News Update :: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

News

Research Mega-Nets to Deploy Next-Gen Energy Science Net

The Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and Internet2, two of the U.S.’s leading higher education and scientific research networks, formed a partnership to deploy a high-capacity nationwide network to support D'E’s scientific research...

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Penn Mixes Biz, Tech Education to Train 'Learning' Execs

The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education is partnering with its Wharton Business School to offer a program designed to educate the “chief learning officer” (CLO) in an organization...

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ETS, Mercer, to Develop Tests for Community Colleges

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) signed its first-ever agreement to develop assessment tools specifically for the community college environment...

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Cornell Tech May Lead to Miniature High-Def Projectors

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a laser technology that could lead to the ability to project high-definition television images from devices the size of cell phones...

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MIT Program Spurs Interest in Minority Engineering Careers

Sixty-two high school juniors completed MIT’s Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES) program this summer, a rigorous six-week session at MIT’s Cambridge, Mass., campus where students studied biology, calculus, chemistry, physics, and engineering design, among other science, engineering, and computer science courses...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

AT&T Antes Up for U. Central Florida Battlefield Sim Program

AT&T Inc. donated $50,000 to the University of Central Florida (UCF) to help fund graduate work in the live simulation technologies field...

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Nebraska Alums Sign Identity Theft Protection Service

The University of Nebraska Alumni Association picked LifeLock, an identity theft service, to protect communications with its 185,000 alumni throughout the U.S. Developers of the services tout its ability to “stop the crime before it happens” by acting as an anti-theft third-party on behalf of the membership...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Techlearn 2006
in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 10-13, 2006

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

Events Calendar

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