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Inside this edition

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This edition of LTS News focuses on four important topics that demonstrate the breadth and depth of LTS innovations: Lehigh's leadership in the PennREN project, a call for Digital Faculty Fellows, a case study on the use of our Corona Research Cluster, and students' upcoming transition to Lehigh Gmail.

— Bruce Taggart, Vice Provost

Events

NOV TRAC Writing Fellows: First Five Years
4:10pm
7
NOV Scholar Speaks on "How to Spot a Fake Galileo"
4:10pm
14
NOV How to Get Published
12:00pm
15

Exhibits

Laboratories Invented and Reinvented, a new Special Collections Exhibit
August 19 - December 21, 2013


LTS Seminars

CourseSite Upgrade Previews

Developing a Data Management Plan

Introduction to Lehigh Gmail

Learn more about LTS Seminars


LTS Stat

7th
Linderman's rank as most beautiful college library in America

PennREN Goes Live Enhancing Statewide Cyberinfrastructure Efforts

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LTS' connection to the Pennsylvania Research and Education Network (PennREN) is fully operational. Lehigh is now positioned to achieve up to 10Gbps connectivity to the network. Lehigh's participation in the PennREN project is the result of a February 2010 U.S. Department of Commerce announcement that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania received $99.6 million to build a high-speed state-wide network for research and education. The grant was supplemented with an additional $29 million in private investment... read more


Call for Digital Scholarship Faculty Fellow

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The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries is proud to announce the formation of a newly funded Digital Scholarship Faculty Fellowship. The fellowship provides $5,000 to faculty (of any rank or any discipline) to explore, reflect upon, and create scholarship produced with digital tools and presented in digital form. In collaboration with the Friends, The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning will oversee the Digital Scholarship Faculty Fellowship program... read more


LTS Computing Cluster Stimulates Mechanical Engineering Research

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Edmund Webb III joined the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department as an Associate Professor in fall 2010. His group, including four Ph.D. students, is focused on simulating systems that explore thermomechanical properties at material interfaces. To ensure that his simulations would have the required computational capacity to support research goals, Professor Webb made a significant investment in the University's flagship computing cluster, Corona. This cluster, containing over 1000 CPU cores (AMD Opteron 6128) distributed over 64 separate compute nodes, supports research computing for the university community... read more


Lehigh Students Transition to Gmail

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Lehigh students will transition to Lehigh Gmail by the beginning of the spring 2014 semester. This move meets the demand for an easy-to-use, secure, feature-rich email service with expanded storage capabilities. Lehigh Gmail replaces Lehigh Webmail (IMP), an open source email system Lehigh has used for over ten years. The Student Senate and Graduate Student Senate have endorsed this transition and approximately 1,200 students have already transitioned to Lehigh Gmail... read more

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