News Update :: Tuesday, September 19, 2006

News

YouTube Launches Edu-Only Site; Fordham Law Debuts Vlog

The battle among hosted video services for the rapid-eyeball-movements of U.S. college students is in full swing...

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D'E Funds Higher Ed Institute for Petascale Data Storage

The U.S. Department of Energy (D'E) awarded a five-year, $11 million grant to researchers at three universities and five national labs to find new ways of managing the data torrents expected from the coming generation of supercomputers...

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G-town, IBM Develop Curricula to Address IT Skills Shortage

Georgetown University and IBM Corp., together with George Mason University and the College of Charleston, are collaborating on developing two academic programs to address the demand for information technology skills...

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Three Virginia Schools Honored for IT Innovations

Virginia higher education institutions took two out of the seven Governor’s Technology Awards handed out annually for technology innovators in the state...

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Seton Hall Issues ‘Listening Skills’ Download to Incoming Frosh

Seton Hall University equipped more than 1,100 incoming freshman with a digital audio download of U.S. P'et Billy Collins reading his work...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Oklahoma-Lockheed Pact to Boost Weather Spotting Precision

The University of Oklahoma and Lockheed Martin Corp. signed a joint research agreement to develop radar technology that could triple the warning time for deadly weather and make it harder for dangerous storms to “sneak in under the radar.”...

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Louisiana State U. Signs Agreement for I.D. Theft Protection

Louisiana State University signed an agreement with Equifax Consumer Services Inc. to provide identity theft protection services for students, faculty, and staff...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

2006 Conference on Educational Technology
in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 22-25, 2006

Events Calendar

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