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08
Apr
2021

Summer 2021: Presidential Primary Sources Project, Truman and Clinton Presidential Libraries Present Free Teacher Professional Development Workshops

By Therese Perlowski, Program Manager, Internet2 Community Anchor Program The Presidential Primary Sources Project is teaming up with the Truman and Clinton Presidential Libraries to host free professional development workshops for teachers this summer. The Intersections of Injustice Institute workshop will take place June 21-25, 2021, and the Presidents…

08
Apr
2021

NET+ Cloud Scorecard April 2021 Update

By Tara Gyenis, Internet2 NET+ Program Development The Internet2 NET+ Cloud Scorecard Pilot Prepares to Launch: Participate to Help the Community Meet Shifting Cloud Needs  The Cloud Scorecard Working Group, convened by Internet2’s NET+ cloud services program, released its final report in February 2021 and calls for additional Internet2…

06
Apr
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Update: 29 Packet Nodes Connected by Forty 400G Links; GDT Install Completes on Schedule

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Network Services Director of Planning and Architecture In the two weeks since we reported the first 400 Gbps backbone connections on the Internet2 network, our team has made substantial progress toward fully deploying the hardware components of the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) platform. GDT…

31
Mar
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – March 2021 Edition

By Sara Aly 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.  US Ignite and Project OVERCOME Select Seven Communities for National Science Foundation-Funded Broadband AwardsFor 20 years, WiSE…

25
Mar
2021

I2 Online Event Identifies Cyberinfrastructure Gaps for Under-Resourced Institutions

By John Hicks, Internet2 Network Research Engineer The Eastern Regional Network (ERN) Broadening the Reach (BTR) working group is focused on learning how best to support smaller, mid-sized, and under-resourced campuses. The campuses include Minority Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Established Program to Stimulate Competitive…

23
Mar
2021

I-Light: Connecting Small Colleges to National and Regional Research Networks

By Therese Perlowski, Internet2 CAP Program Manager Thanks to I-Light, Indiana’s high-speed fiber-optic network for the research and education community, small colleges are receiving help to apply for and receive funding that previously only went to larger institutions. Historically, many federal funding opportunities for academic research have been reserved…