Grant Award Accelerates Learning and Expands Creativity at Oral Roberts University

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A National Science Foundation grant award is accelerating learning and expanding creativity at Oral Roberts University. In May 2022, ORU received $431,382 in funding to expand its GPU (graphics processing unit) capacity in support of research, education and student success. They are already reaping the benefits of the project. “Students have accelerated their efforts and…

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Great Plains Network Collaborates with SC2, Aiming to Expand Use of Cumulonimbus Supercomputer

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Mickey Slimp, executive director of the Great Plains Network, recently visited the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University to see the Southeastern Center for SuperComputing (SC2) and the supercomputer nicknamed Cumulonimbus, and discuss the expansion of their capabilities. Dr. Karl Frinkle, professor of mathematics, along with retired computer sciences professor Mike Morris, leads the SC2 and the use of…

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SURF-MORe-OFFN Award Extends Oklahoma’s Research Network to Smaller Campuses

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Oklahoma’s Science DMZ is growing again. OneNet and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) received a fourth award to expand the OneOklahoma Friction Free Network (OFFN). The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded OneNet and OSRHE a $1,179,147 Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant to connect four colleges and universities and one research center to…

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Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium Set Sept. 28 Live Via Zoom

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The 2022 Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, live via Zoom. The Symposium is free and a great way to learn what’s happening on the advanced computing side of research and teaching areas. The Symposium is open to faculty and staff, as well as students – graduate, undergraduate, community college, career-tech or…

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Oklahoma Receives $2.1 Million From National Science Foundation to Expand Research Networking and Computing Statewide

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The National Science Foundation has awarded the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, OneNet and three Oklahoma universities $2.1 million in Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grants to expand networking and researching computing across the state. The NSF’s CC* program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed…

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OSU Receives Large NSF Grant to Build New Supercomputer

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Researchers at OSU recently were awarded a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a new supercomputer. This supercomputer will receive $5.7 million in funding, of which NSF will contribute $4 million and OSU will contribute $1.7 million. This award, issued under the Major Research Instrumentation mechanism, is one…

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Oklahoma Christian University Students Learn Supercomputing Skills Thanks to Connection to Oklahoma’s Research Network

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In 2022, five Oklahoma institutions connected to the OneOklahoma Friction Free Network (OFFN), Oklahoma’s research network, through a National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant awarded to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and OneNet. OFFN is a 10 and 100 Gbps research network that provides higher education institutions with a dedicated internet…

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CaRE-MORe-OFFN Award Expands Oklahoma’s Research Network

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OneNet and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) are expanding Oklahoma’s Science DMZ once again. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has generously awarded a $942,263 Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant to both connect and upgrade several smaller rural institutions to the OneOklahoma Friction Free Network (OFFN). Administered by NSF’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, the…

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University of Oklahoma Partners with OneNet to Measure Seismic Earthquake Activity

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OneNet and the University of Oklahoma recently teamed up to deploy a novel new technology that measures earthquakes and other natural disasters. OU researcher Xiaowei Chen contacted OneNet about deploying new research equipment along one of OneNet’s fiber routes for her study. She hoped to gain insight into shifts that happen underground and the waves…

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Langston University Upgrades Supercomputer Lucille, Enhancing Research Engagements

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Over the last year, Langston University and the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment’s Cyberinfrastructure Resource Integration (XSEDE XCRI) team collaborated to enhance Langston’s high-performance computing system at the Langston University Computing Center for Research and Education (LUCCRE), known as “Lucille.” Lucille is a tightly knit cluster of servers configured to provide high-performance and high-throughput…

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