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22
Jan
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – January 2021

By Sara Aly, Internet2 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.  Carnegie Mellon University Promotes Stan WaddellTrusted CI and SCiMMA Complete Engagement…

22
Jan
2021

Now More Than Ever, Leverage Your Tailored Cloud Capabilities

By Sean O’Brien, Director, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services Program As this different kind of year continues to evolve, the Internet2 community continues to navigate the seismic shift in operations that have been thrust upon them and Internet2 continues to focus on helping institutions succeed in delivering on their academic, research,…

22
Jan
2021

Top Internet2 Blogs Reflect a Year of Community Outreach and Growth

By Miriam Finet, Internet2 Web Communications Developer What a year. Rather than focus on the negative, it is clear we need to celebrate that our community knows how to literally regroup. When the COVID-19 pandemic spread in 2020, many of you in the research and education community found ways to…

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 LeMay, Internet2 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…

11
Jan
2021

Next Generation Infrastructure Packet Implementation Underway!

By Scott Taylor, Internet2 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…

11
Jan
2021

Internet2 Issues Call for 2021 Rose-Werle Award Nominations

By Stephanie Stenberg, Director, 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…

11
Jan
2021

Security Scene: January Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 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…

08
Jan
2021

Internet2 Statement on Recent Capitol Hill Violence

By Howard Pfeffer, Internet2 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…