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21
Jan
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – January 2021

By Sara AlyInternet2 Communications Manager Happy New Year! This monthly feature spotlights timely community stories from Internet2 members, celebrating their achievements and sharing important announcements around their efforts to fulfill their research, education, and scholarship missions.  How the University of Utah Protects Your Privacy, Personal DataTemple Researchers Help…

14
Jan
2021

Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan with a Free Mini-Course

By Nayiri Mullinix, SGCI Community Engagement and Exchange Coordinator Are you interested in developing a sustainability strategy? The Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) is offering a free Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan mini-course on March 1-3, 2021 from 12-1:30 p.m. ET each day. Register for the event by February…

14
Jan
2021

Presidential Primary Sources Project: New Sessions Start January 2021

By Jennifer LeMayInternet2 CAP Consultant Register now for the 2021 Presidential Primary Sources Project, which runs January — March of 2021. The Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) is a program that connects students and educators with a free, live, interactive web series where students learn about the nation’s…

11
Jan
2021

Next Generation Infrastructure Packet Implementation Underway!

By Scott TaylorInternet2 Optical Network Platform Manager and Architect January 2021 brought the start of the new year and the beginning of the packet implementation for the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) program. This implementation will bring 100G and 400G capabilities to 48 locations throughout the country, using new…

11
Jan
2021

Internet2 Issues Call for 2021 Rose-Werle Award Nominations

By Stephanie StenbergDirector, Internet2 Community Anchor Program Nomination submission deadline is February 26 Do you know someone who is a leader in advanced networking for community anchor institutions, such as community colleges, primary and secondary schools, state and local government, libraries, and museums? Consider nominating them for the 2021 Rose-Werle…

11
Jan
2021

Security Scene: January Edition

By Adair ThaxtonInternet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Only a few days into 2021, and it appears to be giving 2020 a run for its money. It was naive to hope for a quick improvement, but I remain an optimist! Dark Reading published a rollup of The Coolest Hacks of 2020 that I…

08
Jan
2021

Internet2 Statement on Recent Capitol Hill Violence

By Howard PfefferInternet2 President and CEO The violent attacks at the U.S. Capitol and on our democratic process are incomprehensible. The jarring and disturbing images from that day, particularly the ones of attackers waving or wearing symbols of hate and racism in the halls of the Capitol, stand as a…

21
Dec
2020

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – December 2020

By Sara Aly This monthly feature spotlights timely community stories from across Internet2 member organizations to share important announcements and celebrate achievements in fulfilling their research, education, and scholarship missions. The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is now accepting applications through January 15 for the 2021…

21
Dec
2020

NET+ Update: Late 2020/Early 2021 Highlights

By Sean O’BrienDirector, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services Program As 2020 comes to an end, the Internet2 NET+ team wants to thank the research and education community for supporting our community cloud services program. Here are a few updates of what we’ve been able to accomplish as a community over the…