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Sep 142010
 
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

Computer scientists hope to find the next step for Internet

The National Science Foundation sent $7.8 million CSU’s way so two computer scientists can find the next evolutionary step for the web.

Daniel Massey and Christos Papadopoulos will use the three-year grant to look at security and routing with the Internet. The duo will also work as part of a team, which is made up of professors from a number of universities including:

  • Palo Alto Research Center,
  • University of Arizona,
  • University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign,
  • University of California-Irvine,
  • University of Memphis,
  • University of California-San Diego,
  • Washington University, and
  • Yale University.

Drawing helps PSD buy supplies

CSU’s senior honor society will auction off a 2010-2011 parking pass. All proceeds from ticket sales will help the Poudre School District supply its less-fortunate students with essential supplies.

Mortar Board, the official name of the honor society, will be selling $3 tickets at the Lory Student Center Flea Market on Thursday and Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The winner be alerted next week and CSU’s Parking Services division will help determine which parking pass fits the individual’s needs.

Air society to host ceremony on Oval

In honor of POW/MIA individuals, CSU’s Arnold Air Society will host its annual ceremony featuring the color guard and honor guard.

The Oval will play host to Thursday’s events, which start at 3:45 p.m. and include a 24-hour vigil where someone will sit in a cage every hour to represent the hardships POW/MIA went through.

“Return with Honor,” a documentary, will be shown at 8 p.m. near the Vietnam Bridge on the West Lawn.

People can also participate in the second annual POW/MIA ride on Saturday. More information can be found at http://sites.google.com/site/powmiaride/.

*National Hispanic Heritage Month begins toda*y

Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month at CSU, which will begin with a kickoff ceremony on the Oval today at noon.

The activities, which last from today until Nov. 1, include keynote speakers, panel discussions, movies, plays and puppet shows.

For tomorrow:
Thursday:

  • Noon-1:30 p.m. 

  • Front Range Community College,
Longs Peak Student Center

  • “In spite of Innocence! An Extraordinary Story of Injustice, Survival, and Hope.” Juan Melendez speaks about spending 17 years and 8 months on death row for a crime he did not commit.

— Collegian Staff Report

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