Gaming Conference Cruise for $650

Are you interested in learning about Gaming technologies? Sign-up for a game development conference aboard the Disney Wonder Cruise ship, departing from Port Canaveral, Florida from April 26-30, 2009. get additional details about the conference at and sign-up at The registration costs are listed at as Registration Costs: Registration for the conference…


Enhance your resume with communication and influence skills

Microsoft® Student Partners Program is now recruiting current US college students for campus marketing and technology evangelism roles for  the 08-09 school year. Marketing reps plan campus events around our consumer technologies such as Windows Live, Zune, & Office Live Workspaces, while our Tech Reps plan events around our developer and IT offerings such as…


Large and compelling real world datasets for teaching and research

The Microsoft Enterprise Consortium is a joint program between the Department of Information Systems in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (Walton College) and Microsoft Corporation (MS) and is aimed at providing  access to large and compelling real world datasets for both teaching and research to support business…


DreamSpark – Students get your FREE software here

Microsoft is Jump Starting the student developer with an offering of FREE developer tools. Just for being a student, you get professional-level developer and design tools as a download, at no-charge and with no strings attached.  The DreamSpark offering of software compliments MSDNAA program and MSDN AA program continues in its current form. There has…


Live@edu Mashup contest

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Research RFP: Human-Robot Interaction: "Robots Among Us"

HRI is a large field with many active research projects in universities and other labs around the world. But much of the research to date has been focused on the robot and human somewhat in isolation from the broader computing environment around them. Our intention in this RFP is to focus attention on the general…


Microsoft Research RFP: Computational Challenges of Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS)

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) aims to correlate patterns of genomic variation with phenotypes such as response to drugs, disease, aging, or the expression of genetic disorders. The National Institutes of Health sees GWAS as “laying the groundwork for an era of personalized medicine.” Microsoft Research seeks to aid researchers, scientists and clinicians in this endeavor….


Latest and greatest development toolset Visual Studio 2008 Releases

Visual Studio 2008 with .NET Framework 3.5, is the next generation of Microsoft’s award-winning development tools and focuses on enabling rapid application development, enhancing collaboration among development teams, and providing development tools support for the latest platforms.  For the first time, developers have full tools support for Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system and…


IT Challenge Competition

The IT challenge is an online quiz that highlights the art and science of developing, deploying, and maintaining IT systems that are efficient, functional, robust and secure.  Sample Quiz Questions are available at, once you sign-up for the IT competition. Sign-up at for the quiz per the following schedule availability Quiz Date Day GMT…


Software Design Competition

The North American Software Design Competition is a team-based competition to create an innovative software application around the Imagine Cup theme to “Enable a sustainable Environment for all” The SDI is about motivating students to take their knowledge and skills, combined with their passion and flex their innovation muscle in applying them outside of the…