October 29, 2007 -- The Ethernet Alliance University Program (EAUP) has added new members, including Arizona State University, Columbia University, Eastern Illinois University, Institute Industrial IT, Information Technology Experiential Learning Lab (ITELL) Instructional Networking Labs (Syracuse University), Johns Hopkins University, Pennsylvania State University, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, and The University of Southern California.
The EAUP also announced that it has extended the deadline for its first annual White Paper Challenge Program, to February 28, 2008. The winning university and student representative will be awarded a cash prize and will have the opportunity to present the paper at the Interop Las Vegas trade show, to be held April 27 - May 2, 2008.
The white paper program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of universities that are members of the EAUP. The goal of the program is to provide university students with the opportunity to present academic theories that promote the advancement of Ethernet technologies, and apply those theories in a real-world setting. The white paper program also offers students a chance to begin networking with industry professionals for career and mentoring opportunities.
"Our goal in the EAUP is to bridge the academia with the industry by encouraging collaboration, and our White Paper Challenge Program helps with our goal," " comments Val Oliva, chair, EAUP.
For rules and additional details about the EAUP White Paper Challenge Program, click here.
To apply for free membership to the EAUP, click here.