Why does MSDN AA exist?

Technology skills are increasingly important for success of students and for continued leadership in technology arena. The MSDN AA program supports and advances the learning and skills in the areas of technical design, math, science, engineering and technology, by making the latest Microsoft developer and design software and tool and learning resources at an economical…

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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…

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Day of .NET in Central Ohio – April 19, 2008, at The Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH (off exit 50 on I-71).

The Central Ohio Day of .NET is a day-long mini-conference organized by Developers for Developers.  The event is a FREE day of technology discussions devoted to helping the local development community improve their technical skills.  The event will cover topics from smart client development to testing to getting the  most out of the Patterns &…

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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…

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MSDN Events/Power Series*

Glimpse the future of Web development with a tour of the hot new features in Visual Studio 2008. See how to power up your Silverlight solutions using AJAX and wrap it all up in easy to work with ASP.NET server controls. Plus get a sneak peek at Microsoft code-name “Astoria” which enables you to easily…

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Webcast Series- Visual Studio Team System 2008

  When: Every Thursday Want to learn more about Visual Studio Team System without having to leave your own home or office? We deliver 1-2 interactive webcast sessions designed to provide you with a solid understanding of how Team System’s role-based tools support the entire software development team, including architects, developers, testers, project managers, and…

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On-ramp for IT Pros for Windows Vista Adoption with a Springboard Series

Adopting a new OS can be very challenging; it can be one of the hardest things that IT Pros implement for their organization. The benefits though, can outweigh the pain with the right assistance throughout the adoption process. Springboard Series is available on the Windows Vista TechCenter: www.microsoft.com/technet/springboard Aimed at IT implementers the Springboard Series…

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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 http://imaginecup.com/MyStuff/SampleITQuestion.aspx, once you sign-up for the IT competition. Sign-up at http://imaginecup.com/ for the quiz per the following schedule availability Quiz Date Day GMT…

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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…

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Imagine Cup competitions for Student Career development

I talk to technology students in Universities across the Midwest and am often asked: What kinds of technology jobs will be available in the future? What skills should I learn in college to prepare for the jobs? With the growth of disruptive technologies and the Wide adoption of Web 2.0 technologies, it is imperative that…

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