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16
Aug
2022

Bring Your Unique Expertise to InCommon Advisory Committees

By Apryl Motley

InCommon Advisory Committee Nominations Now Open InCommon seeks enthusiastic volunteers to serve on its advisory committees. We invite your nominations for membership, including self-nominations. The window for nominations closes on Friday , October 21, 2022, and new terms start in January 2023. To submit a nomination, complete the Advisory Committee nomination…

16
Aug
2022

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – August 2022 Edition

By Amber Rasche

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. This Week Oklahoma State University Receives Large NSF Grant to Build New Supercomputer (OneNet)Sensor…

15
Aug
2022

NET+ Cloud Services: Shared Values, Shared Benefit

By Sean O’Brien

How can cloud services work well for higher ed and research and education (R&E) institutions? That’s really the point of the new NET+ Guide. It’s designed to be a quick reference for you and your colleagues as you consider cloud services.  Great…

10
Aug
2022

Government Relations Update July 2022

By Matthew Hall, Internet2 External Relations Program Manager

On July 27, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee voted 15-13 to advance the nomination of Dr. Arati Prabhakar, the Biden Administration’s pick to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).  OSTP has been without a Director since the February 2022 resignation of Dr. Eric…

09
Aug
2022

We’re Shaking Things Up for the 2022 Internet2 Technology Exchange

By Amber Rasche

Opting Out of a Keynote and Opting In for More Cross-Audience Exchanges, Reduced Registration Rates, and Increased Scholarships to Support Diversity and Inclusion We’ve all seen it. Some of us have done it.  With the conference keynote only minutes away, a small group of community colleagues is huddled in a…

05
Aug
2022

Establishing the Governance Structure You Need: 3 Tips from NET+ ServiceNow Subscribers

By Apryl Motley

From left to right: Moderator Mitchell Pautz and panelists Mojgan Amini, Katie Rose, and Henry Umansky According to a panel featuring NET+ ServiceNow institutions, good governance models are critical to IT project planning and prioritization in the resource-challenged environment in which the research and higher education community currently operates.  Last month…

03
Aug
2022

Q&A With the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative (I2I) Steering Committee Co-Chairs Emeriti Laurie Burns McRobbie and Marla Meehl

By Taleitha McGuinnis

Laurie Burns McRobbie, former Internet2 staff and now university fellow at Indiana University, and Marla Meehl, manager of network engineering and telecommunications services at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and manager of the Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP), have been deeply involved in the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative (I2I)…

29
Jul
2022

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – July 2022 Edition

By Amber Rasche

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. Community News Recap – July 24-31 SLAC Expands and Centralizes Computing Infrastructure to Prepare for Data Challenges of…