Denison University to Join ' Internet2 '; Commemoration Set for September 27
Posted: September 26, 2001
Denison University has scheduled a program celebrating its technological journey beyond today's Internet to "Internet2." The event is set for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 27, in the Physics Auditorium of the University's F.W. Olin Science Hall.
Internet2 is described as a consortium of some 180 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet. Internet2 is recreating the partnership among academia, industry and government that fostered today's Internet in its infancy.
The primary goals of Internet2 are to create a leading-edge network capability for the national research community, enable revolutionary Internet applications, and ensure the rapid transfer of new network services and applications to the broader Internet community.
Denison is joining Internet2 as a Sponsored Educational Group Participant (SEGP) through the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).
The agenda for Thursday's program is as follows:
More about Internet2 can be found on the consortium's Web site at: http://www.internet2.edu/
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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