Virginia Universities Obtain Faster Connections to Internet2® Network
revisedinternet-2logoInternet2® and Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Research Infrastructure Alliance (MARIA) announced on July 26, 2012, that universities throughout Virginia now have access to two, 5 Gigabit per second(2x5G) direct Internet2 connections that will enhance university-based researchers’ ability to collaborate on “Big Data” scientific research with national and global counterparts.

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4-VA Biology Conference a Grand Success

iStock_000004306483XSmall_1Between July 15-17, 2012, educators from the 4-VA partner schools met to discuss course redesign strategies to assist faculty in overcoming bottlenecks that can prevent biology students from continuing their studies into higher-level courses.  View the presentations given at the conference, including the introduction to the day delivered by Governor Bob McDonnell.