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Reaching Over 12,000 Students in 2021: The Presidential Primary Sources Project

In its 2021 season, the Presidential Primary Sources Project reached over 12,000 students. Connecting over 200 classrooms in over 40 states to National Park Service rangers and presidential historians across the country, the Presidential Primary Sources Project offers high-quality distance learning opportunities. The project is a partnership between the…


Internet2 Names Charlotte Bewersdorff of Merit Network Winner of 2021 Rose-Werle Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2021 – Internet2 today announced that Charlotte Bewersdorff, vice president for community engagement at Merit Network, is the 2021 Rose-Werle Award recipient. The award honors extraordinary individual contributions that have made demonstrable impacts on the formal and informal education community by extending advanced networking, content,…


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…


Internet2 Partners with the U.S. National Archives & Presidential Libraries to Offer Summer and Fall Distance Learning Series

By Therese Perlowski, Internet2 CAP Program Manager With summer camps going virtual and schools reopening in the fall uncertain, the need for high-quality and accessible distance learning is greater than ever.  In response, the Internet2 Presidential Primary Sources Project is partnering with the U.S. National Archives and several presidential libraries to…