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Following the BTOP Money: What to Do After the Grant Arrives
August 4, 2010

Congratulations! You've just been awarded that multimillion-dollar Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant you sweated over for weeks and weeks, and now you can start buildin…

Response to Joint Request for Information from NTIA and RUS
November 30, 2009

This the response to Joint Request for Information from NTIA and RUS concerning the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program and the Broadband Initiatives Program. Comments, which were issued o…

Comments on Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP)
April 13, 2009

DUCAUSE filed comments on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's broadband provisions with the NTIA and RUS in this April 13, 2009 letter. …

National Broadband: Policies and Opportunities for Higher Education
February 12, 2010

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law on February 17, 2009. The broadband initiatives funded in the act ($7.2 billion) are intended to accelerate b…

Higher Education and the Clean Energy, Green Economy
October 30, 2009

© 2009 James L. Elder EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 6 (November/December 2009): 108–109 James L. Elder ( ) is Director of the Campaign for Environmental L…

Stimulus or Hindrance?
August 6, 2009

The University of Maine System wants stimulus money to expand its broadband network, angering a telecommunications company. The University of Mai…

House Subcommittee Questions Whether Broadband Stimulus Programs are Benefiting "Unserved" Communities
March 4, 2010

The House Communications, Technology and the Internet subcommittee held its third oversight hearing today on the progress of the broadband programs created under the American Recovery and Rei…

EDUCAUSE Comments to FCC on National Broadband
June 8, 2009

The members of EDUCAUSE/Internet2/ACUTA are concerned about the inadequate level of broadband connectivity in the United States and the impact this shortage of broadband facilities is having on e…

Cyberinfrastructure opportunities - perspectives on the NSF ARI-R² and MRI
June 8, 2009

June 8 - Web Discussion The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released two new grant solicitations that have implications for the development of cyberinfrastructure at institution…

Universities Angle for Billions to Build Obama's New Broadband Network
April 24, 2009

As the federal government prepares to pour billions of stimulus dollars into increased broadband Internet access, universities are trying to claim much of the money and shape the emerging nationa…