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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • 100 Gigabit Network Proposal Gets Federal Funding

    The national broadband plan promoted in March by the Federal Communications Commission just received a federal boost. A group of national research and education networking organizations will be the recipients of $62.5 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

  • Brown U Expanding Use of Google Apps

    IT support at Brown University is spending the summer migrating its campus community to Google Apps for Education. The university projected that the move could save a million dollars a year.

  • U Toronto Students Design Small Satellite with MathWorks Software

    A laboratory at the University of Toronto has designed and simulated nanosatellite control systems using software from MathWorks. The project to develop the high-performance attitude control systems engaged graduate students working alongside engineers from the Space Flight Laboratory at the university's Institute for Aerospace Studies.