News Update :: Tuesday, January 2, 2007

News

Microsoft: Time to 'Panic' in Search for CompSci Workers

MIT and Microsoft officials marked the end of an eight-year education technology research partnership by citing several discouraging statistics, including the high dropout rate of students studying engineering and the dwindling number of engineering graduates coming out of the U.S...

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Finance Lab Propels Villanova to Top of 'Most Wired' List

Villanova University was ranked the “Most Wired” college in the country in a joint survey by PC Magazine and the Princeton Review...

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Mobile Students Push Colgate to Extend Wi-Fi Off Campus

Colgate University is starting to provide live Wi-Fi services off campus and into the downtown of Hamilton, N.Y., in response to the increasingly digital lifestyle of its students and the proliferation of wireless devices on campus...

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UI, Berkeley Profs Test Collaboration Virtual 3-D Stage

Two computer science professors from the University of Illinois and the University of California at Berkeley teamed up with a choreographer to stage a live dance performance in 3-D video, even though the dancers were in two different parts of the country...

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Penn State System Solves 'Who Is J. Smith' Puzzle

Penn State researchers have developed an automated system that can determine which “J. Smith” is authoring papers on computer science – the one who teaches at Penn State or the one who teaches at M.I.T – as well as whether “J. Smith” is John Smith, Jane Smith, Joanna L. Smith, or James H. Smith, Science Daily reported. ...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

University of San Diego Latest to Join CalREN Net

The University of San Diego (USD) connected to the California Research & Education Network (CalREN), the latest higher-ed institution to join the research network...

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SNHU Launches 'Dense Deployment' Wireless Network

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), in Manchester, N.H., said it had fulfilled its mandate to provide mobile network access to “every seat in every classroom across campus.”...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Educational Technology Research Symposium
in Austin, Texas, February 5-6, 2007

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