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Edulix eNews

Edulix eNewsletter - September 2000

In this Issue:

1) Our New Partners University of Southern Queensland and Nanyang University (Singapore) Offer Application Fee Waivers
2) Edulix Partners with B2B services market place, ServiceByNet to enable members bid on projects across the globe.
3) Teaching/Research Assistantship, Scholarship & Post-Doc Alert
4) New Features and Useful Hints in Using Edulix.com
5) Upcoming Features
6) The Last Word.

1) Our New Partners

Please welcome our new partners, University of Southern Queensland and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

a) University of Southern Queensland, Australia. 

Edulix and the University of Queensland have reached an understanding where the University of Southern Queensland will offer application fee waiver for 5 (five) students who are members of the Edulix community. Applicants should directly send their completed application materials  to the University of Queensland. Only when they have submitted a completed application material directly to the university, applicants should send e-mail to our scholarships department at [scholarships@edulix.com ] with the heading "USQ Application". Edulix will then work directly with the university to confirm that the applicant is Edulix community member. As per our memorandum of understanding with the university, the first 5 completed applications will receive application fee waiver.

We wish potential applicants success and express our thanks to USQ, which has generously offered these opportunities.

Please visit them at:

http://www.usq.edu.au 


b) Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) 

Edulix and the Nanyang Technological University have reached an understanding where NTU will offer application fee waiver for 5 (five) students who are members of the Edulix community. Applicants should directly send their completed application materials to NTU. Only when they have submitted a completed application material directly to the university, applicants should send e-mail to our scholarships  department at [scholarships@edulix.com ] with the heading "NTU-Singapore Application". Edulix will then work directly with the university to confirm that the applicant is Edulix community member. As per our memorandum of understanding with the university, the first 5 completed applications will receive application fee waiver.

We wish potential applicants success and express our thanks to NTU, which has generously offered these opportunities.

Please visit them at: http://www.nanyang.edu.sg  

c) Existing Partners:

The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB), European MBA Program.  Founded in 1898, the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB) is a leader in developing and refining the way business is conducted around the world. Researchers from Chicago have earned more Nobel Prizes for their contributions to economic sciences than all business schools in the world. University of Chicago GSB offers an executive MBA Program that takes place at its European Campus located in Barcelona. 

Please visit them at: http://gsb.uchicago.edu/dynamic.asp?nNodeID=144 

United Sates International University, San Diego, California USIU maintains campuses in San Diego, Irvine, Mexico City and Nairobi. USIU has a huge international student presence making up almost 45% of its student body. Available programs include education, international business administration, management, information systems, liberal arts, etc. Additionally, both graduate courses in Education and Business may be taken on-line. 

For more information, please visit their web site at:
http://www.usiu.edu.  

The Indian School of Business.
Located in Hyderabad, India, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has been conceived as an outstanding international business school that will, equip business leaders to meet the management challenges of the future. Please visit them at: http://www.isbindia.org 

2) New Partnership with B2B Service Provider - ServiceByNet

Edulix Partners with B2B services market place, ServiceByNet to enable members bid on projects across the globe.

Edulix members wishing to gain valuable experience in writing and debugging programs, transcribing, translating documents, designing and building web-sites and interact with customers across the globe can now do so and earn money through the Online Bidding Marketplace for Services, ServicesByNet. Interested Edulix community members can go to ServiceByNet's web site and register as either buyers or sellers of freelance services. ServiceByNet is currently marketing its freelance services marketplace to college students across the US. 

http://www.servicebynet.com 


The Edulix management team feels strongly that Edulix members possess outstanding world-class skills in IT and related fields and such partnership should help them realize the benefits of their much-sought skills. 


1) TA, RA, Scholarship & Post-Doc Opportunities Alert

The following opportunities are currently available for Fall 2000.

TA/RA Assistantships

1) RA Position in EE at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

ME and EE candidates with genuine interests in the MEMS (Microelectr0-Mechanical Systems) field and proper background are welcome to apply. Projects will involve micro fabrication of surface and bulk micromachined sensors and actuators. Contact Prof. Chang Liu (changliu@uiuc.edu / 217-333-4051) immediately (Deadline Oct 1, 2000).


2) University of Washington

Dr. Vikram Jandhyala of the Electrical Engineering Department of U Washington has RA available starting Fall 2000. Preference is given to students interested in pursuing a PhD in computational  electromagnetics, however MS students are also encouraged. Research areas include applications of Computational Electromagnetics in signal integrity, high-speed circuits and devices, rough surfaces and random media, and radar cross section. For more information, contact Dr. Vikram Jandhyala at jandhyala@ee.washington.edu

3) Western Kentucky University 


WKU awards in-state tuition rates for all resident graduate students including international students. For more details, please visit their site at:
http://www.wku.edul.  


4) Wesleyan University 


WU is accepting applications for participation in the seventh class of the Wesleyan Freeman Asian Scholars Program. Twenty-two qualified young men and women will be selected, two from each of eleven countries--The People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. For more information, please visit their sites at:
http://www.admiss.wesleyan.edu/freeman.html

5) University of Evansville 


UE is awarding $1000-6000 scholarship to International students. For more information, please contact: J. Ignacio Vega, Director of International Admission at iv2@evansville.edu.  


6) VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY 


VU is awarding $1500 to half tuition scholarship for international students. For more details, please contact the International  Admissions
Counselor at Erin.Goffette@valpo.edu


7) Minot University 


MU is awarding 12 Foreign Student Tuition Waivers. For more information, you may visit their web site at: 
http://www.misu.nodak.edu/admin/intl_broch.html 

3) Useful Hints in Using Edulix Services

In response to the most popular requests in Edulix message boards that involve short-listing of universities and their various programs for would-be applicants, some of our expert panels are working on comprehensive information package that list details of programs, available teaching and research assistantships, application fees and reputations.

Currently, a comprehensive package for applicants to electrical engineering programs is available. Click here to access the list. 

Similar packages are under preparation for Computer Sciences, Business, Bio-Informatics, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.

4) The Last Word

Thanks to you, the community members, Edulix is right on track in increasing its registered membership to the critical 10,000 mark by year's end. We do intend to add more functionalities and content to  meet the demands of you, our valued members.

Edulix Management Team

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