Busy bees in the IAC! Academic Community news and announcements....

Intel Platinum Patron Night at IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium
The Intel Academic Community is Platinum Patron of the 2011 IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS). We will hold a plenary session for attendees to network and learn about our free resources to support parallel computing research and teaching. Can’t attend IPDPS? See how you can participate while we live stream from the conference!


TCPP Early Adopter Program Featured School: How Loyola University Chicago is Integrating Parallelism at the Undergraduate Level
This is the first article a series that will feature professors participating in the Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP) Spring Early Adopter Program. Professors at Loyola University Chicago are designing Parallel and Distributed Computing (PDC) modules that are appropriate for each grade level. Learn more about these PDC modules and opportunities to participate in the Fall TCPP Early Adopter Program.

Missed SIGCSE? Catch Booth Demo Videos, Session Talks, and Professor Interviews
See SIGCSE 2011 demo videos, including using robotics and game development to teach parallelism, the Intel® Manycore Testing Lab and high performance biometric recognition. Learn about the newly launched Intel Academic Community MeeGo Program and access our session talks!

Congratulations to the First Round Microgrant Awards for Parallelism Winners!
Learn what it takes to get some cash for your work in the classroom. Round one grant recipients are: David Valentine, Slippery Rock University, USA, Bernd Burgstaller, Yonsei University, South Korea, and Jose Luis Guisado, University of Seville, Spain. The deadlines for round 2 judging is May 4- apply now to get support for your proposal!

Educate Your Students on What Comes Next
Add impact to your classes with real-world software examples, market insights and career connections. The Intel® Software Partner Program is the go-to Intel source for success stories highlighting optimized software, relevant trend reports from Gartner* and Forrester*, and online networking directories that showcase companies and applications. Register today to get connected and better prepare your students for a great career in software!

Join the Intel Cup National Collegiate Software Innovation Contest
Hosted by the Ministry of Education, the Intel Cup National Collegiate Software Innovation Contest (also called the MeeGo Innovation Contest) will boost students’ innovation in software development. The contest consists of an online study phase and an offline project phase that runs from March 2011 to early November 2011. (Participants must be from China to join. The article is in Chinese.)
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