SCinet Seeks to Close Gender Gap in IT Networking
SCinet is working to close the gender gap in network engineering and high performance computing. Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy and the Energy Sciences Network, six professionals from around the U.S. brought their knowledge, skills and abilities to build and operate SCinet for SuperComputing 17 in Denver earlier this month.
Higher Ed More Entrenched in Tech — What’s the Message for CIOs?
Virginia Tech CIO Scott Midkiff tells Education Dive how the answer to that question involves focusing on mission, creating relationships, integrating students into IT programs, and considering students first in ed tech decisions.
Implementing RPKI - It’s Easier Than You Think
George Washington University Principal IT Architect and Network Engineer Andrew Gallo shares this welcome message from a recent Internet2 Technology Exchange hands-on demonstration, part of a year-long effort to increase RPKI adoption in the higher education and research community.
Researchers Look to Patterns to Envision New Engineering Field
Researchers at the University of Illinois are showing how the common interference patterns created when television cameras focus on people’s clothing patterns may hold the key to advancing electronics design to the very limits of size and speed.
Ciena Celebrates 25 Years
Longtime research and education community collaborator Ciena turns 25 in November. Read some of the many birthday wishes sent their way from an impressive lineup of customers and friends.
Don’t miss other recent news:
- IU Cybersecurity Workshop Helps Opposites Attract
- Portable Microscope at UConn Makes Field Diagnosis Possible
- Penn Researchers Working to Mimic Giant Clams to Enhance the Production of Biofuel
- Scientists at NYU Develop Machine-Learning Method to Predict the Behavior of Molecules
- Transparent Solar Technology Represents ‘Wave Of The Future' at Michigan State
- Discovery Lights Path for Alzheimer’s Research at Rice
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New Program to Accelerate Alignment Efforts in Identity and Access Management for R&E Community
The TIER Campus Success Program will provide education and training, access to subject-matter experts, and will facilitate peer engagement. Participants will contribute documentation, presentations, and training on important “lessons learned” for the community-at-large.
Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative: Renewed Commitment to Supporting Diversity and Inclusion
The Gender Diversity Initiative established in 2014 by the Internet2 community has a new name—the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative—and a renewed commitment to increasing the meaningful participation of not only women, but also underrepresented minorities, in information technology for the benefit of the entire research and education community.
Thoughts on a Cyber Security Exercise
A Department of Homeland Security cyber security exercise leads Internet2’s Paul Howell to propose a wider vision of research and education network security—one that includes protecting access to vital cloud resources and the national and regional network infrastructures that provide access to them.
Exploring the Future of Collaboration Technology in Research and Education
Ben Fineman shares his thoughts on where current collaboration technologies are taking the R&E community and how they’re poised to deliver on the promise of creating collaborative experiences that are “better than being there.”
Don’t miss these other recent posts:
- Internet2 Board of Trustees Announces New Members for 2017–18
- CENIC, Pacific Northwest Gigapop, and Internet2 Extend West Coast Agreement
- Trust and Identity November/December Update
- CINO Update
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