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  Welcome to the Consortium of Universities
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area is a cooperative arrangement in postsecondary education that is designed to permit the sharing of academic resources by member institutions and to offer qualified students the opportunity to enroll at other institutions for courses not available on their own campus.
Consortium grades for Howard students are received in the Office of Records and are automatically recorded on the student's permanent academic record.
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area consists of American University, The Catholic University of America, Gallaudet College, George Mason University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Howard University, Marymount University, Mt. Vernon College, Trinity University, University of the District of Columbia, and the University of Maryland.
www.consortium.org /policies_and_contacts.asp   (3079 words)

 International Process Research Consortium (IPRC)
The purpose of the consortium is to project future needs and trends in process research over the long term (five to ten years in the future).
Consortium members include internationally recognized experts from all over the world as well as organizations in such divergent domains as manufacturing, consulting, and research.
The consortium is a group of internationally recognized experts in process research and development who will meet over the next two years to create a roadmap, a projection of process research needs and trends in the long term (5 to 10 years in the future).
www.sei.cmu.edu /iprc/news.html   (1885 words)

 The Boston Consortium
The Boston Consortium for higher education acts as an external resource in creating a collaborative environment that inspires member institutions in the development and practical implementation of innovative cost management and quality improvement ideas.
The Boston Consortium for Higher Education is pleased to announce Suffolk University as its newest member.
Suffolk has been participating in the Consortium activities over the past year and on June 8th was nominated and voted as an official member by the Board of Directors.
www.boston-consortium.org   (204 words)

 New School University Libraries - Consortium Libraries
The Research Library Association of South Manhattan (also known as the "Consortium") consists of the research libraries at The New School, New York University, Cooper Union, Cardozo Law School, the New York Academy of Art, and the New York Historical Society.
The consortium was established in order to increase access to research resources for matriculating students and faculty teaching in degree granting programs at these institutions.
The Consortium member libraries and research centers are listed below with accompanying descriptions of their collections and services.
library.newschool.edu /consortium   (867 words)

 Unicode Consortium
The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization originally founded to develop, extend and promote use of the Unicode Standard, which specifies the representation of text in modern software products and standards.
The Consortium maintains a set of official policies with regards to patents, the stability of the Standard, and Unicode's trademarks, logo and copyright material.
The Unicode Consortium sponsors an occasional Bulldog award given to various personalities for their "outstanding personal contributions to the philosophy and dissemination of the Unicode Standard".
www.unicode.org /unicode/consortium/consort.html   (351 words)

 What is the TEI Consortium?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In December of 2000, a new consortium was established to sustain and develop the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI).
The Consortium has executive offices in Charlottesville, Virginia in the USA, and hosts at Brown University, Oxford University, the University of Virginia, and a collaborative group based in Nancy, France, that includes ATILF, INIST, and Loria.
The Consortium is managed by a Board of Directors, and its technical work is overseen by an elected Council.
www.tei-c.org /Consortium/index.html   (206 words)

 ObjectWeb - Amibition and Scope
The consortium is an independent non-profit organization open to companies, institutions and individuals.
The purpose of the consortium is to achieve strength through unity.
The consortium gives an extra push in the right direction by facilitating communication between people, increasing the projects visibility and providing hosting infrastructure.
consortium.objectweb.org   (584 words)

 Consortiuminfo.org Sponsored by Gesmer Updegrove LLP
To learn how GU can help you form a consortium, optimize your standards strategy, or address intellectual property rights issues, contact: andrew.updegrove@gesmer.com.
Here we present a guide to understanding and evaluating whether a given consortium is the right one for you......
Consortium participation can be expensive in terms of cash and human resources.
www.consortiuminfo.org   (1252 words)

 Contact AUSI
The role of the AUS Consortium is to move AUV technology from its current state of prototype systems to a level where the potential user community has evaluation data available to make decisions as to the applicability of these systems for their program needs.
The AUS Consortium as a Consortium of Institutions: The AUS Consortium is a member organization composed of individuals, institutions and organizations that seek to collaborate and engage in the programs and activities of the organization.
The Directors and Officers of the Consortium shall be indemnified by the Consortium to the fullest extent permissible under the laws of this state.
www.ausi.org /Consortium/consortium.htm   (3668 words)

 Global Accords Consortium
Consortium of Global Accords for Sustainable Development is committed to “reducing the gap between knowledge and policy”.
Through innovative uses of advanced information technologies, the mission is to create new knowledge coupled with novel form of institutional synergism to facilitate transitions toward sustainability.
Operationally, the Consortium focuses on enabling mechanisms and institutional innovations.
web.mit.edu /gssd/consortium   (68 words)

 The Consortium: Your Partners in Technology
The Consortium, a recruitment and technology services company, offers more than a cumulative half century of experience in providing both permanent placement and contracting.
The Principals of The Consortium were the managers and driving force behind one of the Washington area’s largest and best-known recruitment companies.
The Consortium is pleased to announce another concept unique in this industry- a Board of Advisors to assist us in areas where consultation is prudent.
www.consortiuminc.com   (220 words)

 Consortium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A consortium is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organisations or governments (or any combination of these entities) with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal.
Another example of a successful consortium is the Five Colleges of Ohio of Ohio: Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Kenyon College, College of Wooster and Denison University.
EADS itself is a merger of Aérospatiale-Matra of France, Daimler-Chrysler Aerospace of Germany, and Construcciones Aeronáuticas of Spain, which were originally separate partners in the consortium, owning 37.9%, 37.9%, and 4.2%, respectively.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Consortium   (570 words)

 National Emergency Management Association
The National Homeland Security Consortium is a unique, one-of-a- kind group of key state and local organizations, elected officials, the private sector and others with roles and responsibilities for homeland security prevention, preparedness, response and recovery activities.
The National Homeland Security Consortium is an outgrowth of those initial discussions regarding the need for enhanced communication and coordination between disciplines and levels of government.
The Consortium is now a recognized entity by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and works in partnership with other federal agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control.
www.nemaweb.org /?1325   (305 words)

 Georgetown Consortium Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Students must formally register with the Consortium Coordinator at Georgetown University’s Registrar’s Office by the start of the semester for any course the student intends to take through the consortium at a participating school.
The GU Consortium Coordinator sends the pink copy of the form to the visited school’s Consortium Coordinator for entry of the information into that school’s registration system.
Should it be necessary to drop or withdraw from a consortium course, students must follow the same Add/Drop rules and calendar as they would for dropping a Georgetown course.
www.georgetown.edu /registrar/03A/consortium.html   (1260 words)

 The Currents in an RFID Pool
Officially, the consortium's mission is to speed up adoption of RFID, used to track goods in manufacturing or in the supply chain, by making licensing of RFID-related intellectual property less of a hassle (see BW Online, 8/9/05, "RFID's Second Wave").
When the consortium becomes operational, probably in early 2006, its member companies might be able to bargain not only with their own patents but also with other members' patents.
More important, the consortium is a volunteer organization, so its members don't have to place all of their RFID patents into the pool.
businessweek.com /technology/content/aug2005/tc20050810_7703_tc024.htm   (1219 words)

 NOJH at The University of Akron :: Consortium
Meeting twice a year, the consortium would bring representatives from each participating institution together to share information on collections, archives, research opportunities, or to discuss useful cooperation on current projects.
Furthermore, the consortium would solicit and coordinate the use of research funds, organize major research projects, set schedules and timetables for the completion of sponsored research activities, and create outlets for finished research including conferences, colloquia, and publications on Northeast Ohio history.
The potential benefits of forming a Consortium of Northeast Ohio History are manifest, and such an innovative body could serve to foster the development of similar organizations nationwide.
www3.uakron.edu /nojh/consortium.htm   (959 words)

 ICIS2005 - Doctoral Consortium
The Consortium provides doctoral students working on their dissertation research with an opportunity to share and develop their research ideas, to explore issues related to academic and research careers in the Information Systems field, and to build relationships with other IS PhD students from around the world.
As the costs for the Consortium continue to escalate, the Las Vegas Conference Committee has felt compelled to require attendees to pay a small portion of the costs of running the Consortium.
Each student selected for the Consortium is expected to attend all Consortium meetings and activities, from the opening on Thursday evening to the close at noon on Sunday.
icis2005.unlv.edu /consortium.htm   (1090 words)

 Concord.org - The Concord Consortium
The Concord Consortium is a nonprofit educational research and development organization based in Concord, Massachusetts.
The project is developing new materials that use highly interactive molecular dynamics and quantum mechanics models, and embed these models in learning activities that are appropriate for both core science courses and specialized courses teaching biotechnology and nanotechnology workplace competencies.
In developing these materials, the Concord Consortium works with its partner, Middlesex Community College, Bedford, Massachusetts, as well as its feeder high schools, additional community colleges (including Roxbury Community College, Parkland College, and Wachusetts Community College), biotechnology and nanotechnology companies, and CORD, an educational non-profit in Texas, which will provide national dissemination.
www.concord.org   (232 words)

 Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee Funding - School Attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Connecticut Consortium on School Attendance is a multi-year, collaborative effort of local school districts and statewide agencies focused on improving school attendance in Connecticut through better use of data.
During this time, Consortium members worked together to examine existing policies concerning attendance and collection of attendance data; explored technological enhancements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting information on attendance; and identified promising practices for improving student attendance and strengthening the capacity of local educators to use attendance data.
The JJAC seeks to expand school district membership in the Consortium to increase the number of school districts that contribute data to the Consortium-wide attendance database and participate in Consortium meetings and activities.
www.opm.state.ct.us /pdpd1/grants/jjac/JJACFunding/SchoolAttendanceFunding.htm   (1112 words)

 PfP Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes |
The Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes is a voluntary association of institutes of higher learning in defense and security affairs that is financially supported by the United States, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
The Consortium is an "in the spirit of PfP" activity that seeks to support the security priorities of its financial stakeholders and those of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The Consortium Steering Committee (CSC) is the policy implementation body of the Consortium and meets twice yearly.
consortium.pims.org   (638 words)

 AITC Consortium - Constitution and By-Laws
Therefore any Consortium Regional Representative may apply for various grants administered by the consortium but the regional representative may not personally financially benefit from involvement in said grant.
Section B: The books and financial records of the Consortium will be internally audited at the close of the fiscal year and at any other time deemed necessary by the Executive Committee.
Section A: The purpose of the Partners of the AITC Consortium will be to serve in an advisory capacity as part of the Agriculture in the Classroom network.
www.agclassroom.org /textversion/consortium/constitution.htm   (1960 words)

 ASSETS 2006 - Computers and Accessibility
The consortium provides a great opportunity to doctoral students to share and discuss their research with other students and a panel of established researchers.
Students submitting papers for the Doctoral Consortium may submit a different (and more complete) piece of work for the Student Research Competition, but may not submit the same work to both the Doctoral Consortium and the Student Research Competition.
The best Doctoral Consortium contribution will be chosen by a panel of established researchers by looking at the quality of both the research and the presentation given at the consortium.
www.acm.org /sigaccess/assets06/doctoralconsortium   (826 words)

 TEI: Yesterday's information tomorrow
The TEI standard is maintained by a Consortium of leading Institutions and Projects worldwide.
The Guidelines are the chief deliverable of the TEI Consortium, along with a range of tutorials, case studies, presentations, and software developed for or adapted to the TEI.
Electronic Text Editing Electronic Textual Editing is a volume of essays jointly sponsored by the Modern Language Association and the TEI Consortium, and scheduled for publication in paper form in late 2005 by the MLA.
www.tei-c.org   (373 words)

 WSU - Appeals: Consortium Agreement
The budget figures provided on the Consortium Agreement will be utilized to determine the student's financial aid award for the period of time covered by the Consortium Agreement.
One of the advantages of cross registration through the SOCHE Consortium Agreement is the grades and hours for the courses completed at the visiting school automatically transfer to Wright State University at the end of the quarter/semester.
I have requested a Consortium Agreement be established between the Financial Aid Office's at Wright State University and a visiting college/university.
www.wright.edu /admissions/finaid/appeals/consortium.html   (1591 words)

 Library Consortium Frequently Asked Questions - Schools & Libraries (USAC)
The library consortium’s budget must be completely separate from the budget of any school (including, but not limited to, elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities).
For services procured by and used by the library consortium at its own site or location, the library consortium shall use the discount level applicable to the school district in which the library consortium is located.
For services procured on behalf of all of the eligible member libraries that are part of the consortium, each consortium member must use the discount calculation that applies to their entity (either outlet/branch or system), sum the consortium member discounts, and divide by the the total number of consortium members.
www.sl.universalservice.org /reference/library.asp   (671 words)

 PlanetLab: Consortium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The PlanetLab Consortium is a collection of academic, industrial, and government institutions cooperating to support and enhance the PlanetLab overlay network.
The PlanetLab Consortium is managed by Princeton University, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Washington.
The Consortium employs a support staff that is responsible for providing operational stability of the PlanetLab infrastructure; developing, hardening, and deploying software that enables the research community to contribute to PlanetLab; pushing the PlanetLab architecture with an eye towards longevity; and promoting continued growth of the PlanetLab infrastructure and community.
www.planet-lab.org /consortium/overview.php   (420 words)

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