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IT Matters @ IU

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IT Matters @ IU

Jean Camp

The Jan. 7, 2013, issue of IT Matters @ IU includes news of IU Informatics professor L. Jean Camp receiving over $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Security Division to conduct research designed to give people the information they need to stop a range of cyber attacks. Also in the issue, research from IU, in collaboration with Orange Silicon Valley and DataDirect Networks, has found that data sharing can be faster and more efficient over wide area networks; and news that an IU study is proposing innovative treatment using new technology for addressing developmental coordination disorder. † Full Story >>

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Worldview

The December 2012 issues of IT Matters @ IU announced that researchers from Pervasive Technology Institute would as collaborating partners on a $23.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to address vulnerabilities arising during the process of software development. In other news, an eBay-funded scholarship program created by an IU computer science alumnus awarded $84,000 in awards to seven female technology students at IU; networking experts from IU were recognized by Internet2 for efforts to enhance broadband connectivity and support advanced services and cloud applications; and billionaire entrepreneur and 1981 Kelley School of Business alumnus Mark Cuban gave remarks and took questions during an event sponsored by the IU School of Informatics and Computing and in conjunction with the school's Building Entrepreneurs in Software and Technology competition. † Full Story >>

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IU Data Center

The Nov. 5, 2012, edition of IT Matters @ IU featured Indiana University's announcement that it would replace its Big Red supercomputer with the fastest university-owned supercomputer in the nation. Also in this edition, IU's Board of Trustees approved the merger of the university's School of Informatics and School of Library and Information Science into a single school to be called the IU School of Informatics and Computing; the National Science Foundation awarded a $4.297 million grant to Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, which, along with four other organizations, will improve the practice of cybersecurity for National Science Foundation scientific cyberinfrastructure; and Informatics associate professor Eden Medina received two prestigious awards for her book about an early computer network used in Chile by the Salvador Allende government. † Full Story >>

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Michael McRobbie

In Oct. 1, 2012, edition of IT Matters @ IU, Indiana University announced IU Online, a major strategic investment in online education designed to accelerate the development and delivery of quality online courses and programs at IU's campuses statewide. Also in the edition, The United States Department of Energy awarded Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research a three-year grant to further research and enhance how scientific collaborations across the country handle identity management; the National Science Foundation selected Indiana University as a partner in a grant to create the Science Gateway Institute; and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis celebrated two newly renovated testing facilities with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 12. † Full Story >>

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Robert B. Schnabel

In the September 2012 edition of IT Matters @ IU, the IU Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing announced a school record $18.5 million in grants and awards for research and other sponsored programs during fiscal year 2012, a nearly 40 percent jump over the school's previous high. Also in the edition, IU and Ivy Tech Community College announced a technology support partnership to help college students use technology for increased success; IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research announced that Christopher Soghoian, a fellow at the center, had been recognized by MIT's Technology Review as a 2012 TR35 Honoree; and IU and Schurz Communications announced an innovation challenge for Hoosier undergraduates, graduate students and faculty focused on real-world digital solutions and opportunities for 21st-century media companies. † Full Story >>

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Informatics

In the August 2012 edition of IT Matters @ IU, Indiana University School of Informatics Dean Bobby Schnabel has honored with the A. Nico Habermann Award by the Computing Research Association for his outstanding work increasing the presence of underrepresented groups in the computing research community. Also in the edition, it was announced that IU had received a Campus Technology 2012 Innovators Award for the development of IUanyWARE, a cloud-based service that provides students, faculty and staff with on-demand access to hundreds of software applications; that key software used to study gene expression is now running four times faster thanks to performance improvements put in place by a team from the Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI), the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Technische Universitšt Dresden; and that the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, of which IU is a founding member, recently became the first health care research institute to be named to the InCommon Federation's Research & Scholarship category. † Full Story >>

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energy policy icon

In the July 2012 edition of IT Matters @ IU, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy announced renewal of funding for the Open Science Grid project, providing $27 million from 2012 to 2016, including $3.82 million for IU. Also in the issue, IU entered into a collaborative research and development agreement with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, that will allow IU campuses to work more closely with Crane and with private-sector partners; and a research group at IU Bloomington's School of Informatics and Computing received more than $1.85 million to create the Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing. † Full Story >>

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In the June 2012 edition of IT Matters @ IU, The Sakai Foundation selected its group of 2012 Sakai Fellows, which included three recipients with direct ties to Indiana University: IU's Chris Maurer and Lynn Ward received the honor, along with former employee Lance Speelmon. Also, Indiana University's 2012 Electronic Waste Collection Days event netted 385,000 pounds of computer and electronic equipment for recycling; IU and Pearson announced they would work together to reduce the costs of digital textbooks for students on all IU campuses, including through IU's eTexts initiative, which enables faculty to optionally choose digital textbooks and online exercises at reduced prices for students; and online file sharing and storage got easier and more secure at IU since it began working with cloud content management service Box to provide students, faculty and staff with a secure, Web-based file storage and collaboration platform. † Full Story >>

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BEST

In the May 2012 edition of IT Matters @ IU, four technology-based businesses led by Indiana University students received funding from the inaugural Building Entrepreneurship in Software and Technology, or BEST, competition. Also, IU School of Informatics Dean Bobby Schnabel was appointed to the National Science Foundation advisory committee responsible for providing strategic planning and policy formulation recommendations in the area of computer and information science and engineering; Eden Medina, an assistant professor in the Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing, received a New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and it was announced that IU had been selected as a partner institution in the Council on Library and Information Resources/Digital Library Federation Data Curation Fellowship Program. † Full Story >>

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Brad Wheeler

The April 2, 2012, issue of IT Matters @ IU featured recent accolades received by Brad Wheeler, Indiana University vice president for information technology and chief information officer, with a pair of honors for his leadership in higher education from two notable publications. Also in the edition, a look at the new report, "Supporting Experimental Computer Science" that was produced by the Workshop on Experimental Support for Computer Science during the SC11 conference; announcement that an IU faculty member would be joining Microsoft Research thanks to a specialty in studying how social media shapes peoples' lives; and announcement that an IU expert from the School of Medicine would be blogging for JAMA on the politics of health care. † Full Story >>

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