Monthly Archives: September 2008

America’s Top Wired Campuses

The latest listing of top wired universities in the US was revealed recently by pcmag.com and Princeton Review.  In an article on pcmag.com, they showcased the top 20 schools and explained what they were looking at in their surveys of … Continue reading

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Chrome?

For the last 2 weeks, at almost every committee meeting I have been to, the subject of Chrome comes up. Chrome is Google’s entry into the browser arena. To be honest, I am sick of it already. These conversations almost … Continue reading

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One last Twitter update….probably

Wired Campus’ article ("Colgate University Has an Official Twitterer. World Yawns." by Scott Carlson) talks about Colgate University’s "official Twitterer"  Ajay Chahar – a freshman at Colgate. You can check out his tweets at http://twitter.com/colgateunvrsty. As the Wired Campus article … Continue reading

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Facebook – one step too far?

As is usual, I get a lot of thoughts from reading articles in The Wired Campus or the Chronicle of Higher Education. What caught my eye today was "‘West Wing’ Writer Is Working on Movie About Facebook." It seems that … Continue reading

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Aging

Today was a very interesting day. This morning I was teaching my medieval history class and somehow found myself talking about East Germany (I often find myself on tangents). This discussion made me feel very old since one of the … Continue reading

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Historians Recreate Washington

The Wired Campus had an intersting article today – "U. of Maryland Imaging Center Recreates Early Washington." [Note: The article was actuially about UMBC not U. of M.] The article talks about how members of the Imaging Research Center at … Continue reading

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