News Update :: Tuesday, October 31, 2006

News

Baylor Maintains Stance on No Internet Courses

As more universities nationwide add to the 2.3 million students enrolled in at least one online course in fall 2005, Baylor University stands untouched by the online craze, reports the Lariat campus newspaper...

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USDLA Presents Awards in Higher Ed Distance Learning

The U.S. Distance Learning Association presented its 2006 Distance Learning Awards last week...

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UC Davis Study to Plumb Mysteries of Open Source

A research team from the University of California at Davis was awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the open source phenomenon...

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Harvard Joins the Formula One Supercomputing Circuit

Harvard’s Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences (DEAS) plugged in one of the world’s 50 fastest supercomputers, the IBM Blue Gene, which has been clocked at 11 trillion calculations per second...

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Financial Recruiter Antes Up for Top Tech Graduates

A Pennsylvania financial trading firm came up with a novel recruiting method: holding a poker tournament for college technical and science whizes. The Bala Cynwyd, Pa.-based Susquehanna International Group hosted 83 seniors from top colleges and universities around the country to a poker tournament at its headquarters...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Polaroid Donates Tech Archives to Harvard B-School

The Polaroid Corp. has donated to the Harvard Business School’s Baker Library a collection of historical technical artifacts and materials that document its evolution as one of the country’s most innovative businesses...

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GWU Upgrades Financial Info Storage Infrastructure

George Washington University cut a deal with storage giant EMC Corp. to upgrade its entire campus storage infrastructure. GW said it purchased multiple EMC storage systems to support its information lifecycle management strategy in its two datacenters...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Council of Independent Colleges: CAO/CSAO Institute
in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, November 4-7, 2006

Events Calendar

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