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OWL OBSERVER FALL 2008 Archive Edition
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The Owl Observer online newspaper is produced by the Coverage of Public Affairs class, led by Glenn Singer, offered within Florida Atlantic University's School of Communication and Multimedia Studies.  
Additional contributions come from students in News and News Reporting, led by Bob Bailyn.  Please send ideas for stories and news tips to gsinger@fau.edu.
 
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FAU wireless deal could reap millions for university faculty and students
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By TARA DODSON

As financial shadows loom over Florida Atlantic University and cause course reductions, higher tuition and stalled research efforts, unused bandwidth from the 1980s peeks through with much-needed sunshine.

FAU's Board of Trustees revealed to the public in early September plans to lease the university's unused bandwidth space to the technology company Clearwire, reaping tens of millions of dollars to assist students and faculty.

“This is a long-term asset for this university. ... This is a big deal,” said Nancy Blosser, the Board of Trustees chair.

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