Archives for October 2016

National Science Foundation & Department of Energy’s ESnet Launch Innovative Program for Women Engineers

Salt Lake City, UT – (October 26, 2016) – The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) together with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Science Network (ESnet) today announce the official launch of a Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program. Funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and directly from ESnet, the program funds eight early to mid-career women in the … [Read more...]

National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) PI and Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) PI Workshop Assembled Experts In Philadelphia

National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) PI and Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) PI Workshop Assembled Experts In Philadelphia HARRISBURG, PA (October 26) – The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), in collaboration with The Quilt, a national consortium of research and education networks across the US, hosted the NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) Principal Investigators (PI) and Cybersecurity Innovation for … [Read more...]

KINBER Announces New Officers, Directors and KINBERCON 2017 Dates

HARRISBURG, PA (October 14) – At its annual board meeting, the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) announced its board officers, new board directors and plans for KINBERCON 2017, the organization’s annual conference. “Through the leadership of strong officers and directors, KINBER is poised to continue its record growth and collaborative role as a trusted technology resource and partner in Pennsylvania,” said Wendy Huntoon, KINBER president and CEO. KINBER … [Read more...]

KINBER’S Diversity Efforts Expand IT Opportunities in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA (Oct. 7) -- In the midst of record growth in connections, services and support to organizations across the commonwealth, KINBER has promoted and created several initiatives to increase diversity in the commonwealth’s information technology networking and infrastructure workforce. “Increasing workforce diversity in advanced network and IT in general offers different perspectives and approaches to challenges, which provides sound solutions that ultimately strengthen our … [Read more...]