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March 28, 2006

UThink featured in the Star Tribune

UThink was recently featured in the Star Tribune in an article entitled: "Online combination plate aims to build community." The article begins:

To keep up with rapid changes in Internet technology, the University of Minnesota is offering students, faculty and staff a combination of three popular online services: blogs (written material), podcasts (spoken audio) and amateur digital movies.

"I wanted to see whether we could build a university community out of blogging software," said Shane Nackerud, Web services coordinator for the University of Minnesota Libraries. He supervises the free "UThink" project. "I get calls about it from other universities, because it's a young technology that not many other schools are using."

Read more if you are interested!

Posted by snackeru at March 28, 2006 08:41 AM

Congrats on the press, Shane. I'm one of the graduate students who have embraced the UThink blog site. And I really do feel like I've become part of a community here at UThink. Unexpected, but very welcome...

Thanks, Shane, for a wonderful creation!

Posted by: Carrie at April 5, 2006 01:06 PM
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