Awards - Microsoft Corp.

COMPANY: Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA, (425) 882-8080,

Grant (1): Four-year, $720,000 grant

DESCRIPTION: Microsoft's research division awarded the University of Wisconsin-Madison's computer sciences department a four-year grant to establish a Data Mining Institute to study the hidden potential of huge databases.

Grant (2): Grant for new computer science lab

DESCRIPTION: Texas A&M University has received a grant from Microsoft for a new laboratory. The grant provides Texas A & M with 22 workstations and software licenses to set up a Microsoft Windows NT Instructional Laboratory in the H.R. Bright Building. The laboratory primarily serves undergraduate computer science courses.


This article originally appeared in the 09/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.