News Update :: Tuesday, July 31, 2007

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UW Madison Goes with Campus Insider as Next CIO
The University of Wisconsin-Madison picked an insider as its next chief information officer after narrowing the field to three candidates. Ronald Kraemer will become CIO and vice provost for information technology, the university announced, stepping up from his role as deputy CIO and associate director of the Division of Information Technology....
Ontario Funds Gaming Tech Degree To Spur Economy
The government of Ontario approved a grant to help local Algoma University College establish the first academic program in computer gaming in Canada....
Online U Research: Popularity of Online Universities Rising
Half of a group of prospective college students who said they would be interested in taking an online course in the next 12 months also said they would like to enroll in a completely online degree program, according to a recent survey conducted by the American InterContinental University Online....
U Florida, IBM, Collaborate on Health Monitoring Tech
The University of Florida and IBM Corp. have jointly developed technologies that they say will lead to devices that can automatically and transparently monitor a variety of personal health indicators....
Missouri Prof To Cement Academic Ties with Industry
The University of Missouri-Rolla appointed Motorola executive Thomas Weigert as its first Daniel C. St. Clair chair in computer science....
Penn State Launches Cable Television Network
Penn State University Wednesday launched Penn State On Demand, a collaboration with cable provider Comcast to provide its 2.4 million Pennsylvania customers high speed access to hundreds of hours of programming produced by the university....
Emporia State Names Chief Information Officer
Emporia State University, whose slogan is "The Center of IT All," has named a new IT chief: Leon Lewis....
Microsoft: No Plans to Set up Bangalore University
Microsoft has no plans of setting up a university in India, the company said in a statement in response to a report in the Times of India newspaper picked up by Campus Technology....

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