Subject: News for and about the Internet2 community
- From: "Erin Lodi" <>
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- Subject: ResearchChannel now on iTunes U
- Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 08:54:25 -0800
January 29, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ResearchChannel now on iTunes U
New platform is another cutting-edge way to share research and discovery
with a global audience
SEATTLE - ResearchChannel is reaching out to an ever-widening audience
through Apple's iTunes U, a dedicated area of the iTunes Store featuring
educational content. ResearchChannel viewers can now watch or download
ResearchChannel programs for free through iTunes U at
"We're excited to be able to share the revolutionary research and
discoveries available through ResearchChannel with even more viewers," said
Amy Philipson, executive director of ResearchChannel. "iTunes U also allows
members of the ResearchChannel consortium further opportunity to share their
content with the world."
ResearchChannel is among the first nonprofit organizations to join iTunes U.
Prestigious universities like Yale, Duke and Stanford are already using the
platform to share their lectures, course content and other information in
the same format with which iTunes users are already familiar.
ResearchChannel has worked directly with Apple to make more than 400
programs available today, with more to be added regularly.
ResearchChannel programs examine fascinating topics: exploration of the
planet Mars, how human creativity can boost America's position in the global
marketplace, the role of stem cells in the aging process, bioenergy and
biofuels, state-of-the-art surgery and breakthroughs in vaccine research,
and much more - now easily accessed from both the iTunes Store and
ResearchChannel.org. All of these new discoveries and ideas are shared
through the ResearchChannel consortium: the leading research and academic
institutions which provide programming featuring their remarkable speakers,
researchers and scholars.
ResearchChannel links a growing global audience to the revolutionary
developments, insights and discoveries of leading research and academic
institutions through online, on-air and on-demand distribution formats.
Founded as a way to share breakthrough research with the public, the
ResearchChannel consortium includes world-renowned universities and research
institutions. Programming ranging from technology and science innovations to
fascinating arts and humanities topics is shared in its original form and
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- ResearchChannel now on iTunes U, Erin Lodi, 01/29/2008
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