News 2008

You will find news that may be of interest to TASSA members here. They are ordered chronologically. You can see the full news article by following the "full story" link at the end of the summary. After viewing the full article, please click the "Back" button on top of the article.

ACM, Infosys create $150K computing award

A new award that will honor mid-career computer scientists for outstanding innovations offers more than a pat on the back -- it also comes with a prize of US$150,000.   full story

Ihsan Dogramaci International Relations for Peace Prize - 2006

Turkish Foreign Policy Institute invites applications for the ihsan DoramacI International Relations FOR PEACE PRIZE to be awarded in April 2006.   full story

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2005

The OECD Science, Technology and Industry (STI) Scoreboard 2005, the seventh in a series spanning over a decade, explores the growing interaction between knowledge and globalisation at the centre of the ongoing transformation of OECD economies. As innovation becomes a key determinant for long-run economic growth and social well-being, the Scoreboard provides a comprehensive picture of countries' performance in the areas of science, technology, globalisation and industry.   full story

Wanted: Foreign Students

Troubled by a precipitous decline in applications, U.S. colleges wonder if they are being shunned for good.   full story

TASSA Policy on Membership Dues & Collection

TASSA Membership & Fundraising Committees prepared a motion in order to collect annual membership dues from TASSA Members on October 19, 2004.   full story