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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)…


Highlights from the HBCU Technology Conference 2021: Doing Together What We Can’t Do Alone

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Collaboration, innovation, and adaptation are some of the themes addressed at the HBCU Technology Conference 2021 on Sept. 28th and 30th. This conference is the first of its kind, dedicated to the unique challenges Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) face in keeping up with technical advancements…


Celebrating Juneteenth: Internet2 Teams Up With the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library For a Special Musical Juneteenth Program

Internet2’s Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) teamed up with the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library for a special webinar today celebrating Juneteenth, Moving Forward: Juneteenth 2021. Juneteenth commemorates the date of June 19, 1866, when the last enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, were informed of the Emancipation Proclamation a…


In the Media: Study Analyzes Infrastructure Needs of HBCUs, TCUs and HSIs

A nationwide survey conducted by the Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) in collaboration with Internet2 determined that there is a strong need for broadband infrastructure support and to prioritize workforce training and development investments for minority-serving institutions. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recently interviewed members from the MS-CC to learn what…


Survey Results: Broadband Infrastructure Support, Workforce Development are Key Issues Facing Minority-Serving Institutions

291 respondents across 144 minority-serving institutions completed the survey; 57% cited funding/resources and 17% cited staff/institutional support as the two biggest barriers to achieving their high-performance computing cyberinfrastructure goals HUNTSVILLE, Ala., and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 17, 2021 – A nationwide survey conducted in December 2020 by the Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure…


A Conversation With Internet2 Community Member Carrie Regenstein

By Taleitha Pytlowanyj, Internet2 Program Manager

Throughout her career, Carrie Regenstein has been a leader in higher education IT and an advocate for women in IT. One of Carrie’s passions has been to focus on ways new technologies can serve students, faculty, and staff. Her path began as an academic technologist and led to her becoming…


Internet2 Announces Winners of 2017 Gender Diversity Award and 2017 Network Startup Resource Center-Internet2 Fellowship

By Sara Aly, Senior Communications Manager

Women IT professionals in research and education receive funding to attend the 2017 Internet2 Global Summit event in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2017 — Internet2 today announced six recipients of the Gender Diversity Award and two recipients of the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC)-Internet2 Fellowship ahead of its annual meeting, the…