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Suffolk University Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars summer Program

Who can apply:

Students must be current college freshmen or sophomores from historically underrepresented groups*. Additionally, students with a demonstrated financial need, and those who register on DiscoverLaw.org, will be given priority

Interested students must also:
• Articulate an interest in attending law school
• Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
• Commit to attending all seminars, workshops, and activities offered by the SU+PLUS summer program, and webinars during the academic year
• Complete an application packet

Note: Space is limited and not all eligible applicants are guaranteed admission into this summer program. The DiscoverLaw.org PLU S program, sponsored by LSAC

LSAC is dedicated to the idea that the legal profession must reflect the expanding diversity of our society. Through its fundamental skills-focused curriculum, the DiscoverLaw.org
program encourages racially and ethnically diverse students to discover career opportunities in law and choose a path in their undergraduate studies to help them succeed.

To learn more, contact:
Suffolk University
Office of Academic Access and Opportunity
SU DiscoverLaw.org PLUS Program
Tel: 617.994.6863
Fax: 617.994.6864
www.suffolk.edu/SUplus
SUplus@suffolk.edu

*African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Please note: Participation in the SU+PLUS program does not guarantee acceptance into Suffolk University Law School.

VMWARE Labs Spring 2012 Request for Proposals

Security for Virtualized and Cloud Platforms

VMware® invites university-affiliated researchers worldwide to submit proposals for funding in the general area of security for virtualized and cloud platforms. Our research interests in the field of security are broad, including but not limited to the following topics:

  • Homomorphic encryption systems and their applications in cloud environments
  • Security isolation in mobile hypervisors
  • Covert channels in hypervisors
  • Multi-level security isolation guarantees with hypervisors
  • Security implications of GPU virtualization
  • Virtual machine introspection
  • Anomaly detection in virtual desktop environments
  • Leveraging virtualization to improve intrusion detection
  • Secure cloud computation on untrusted platforms

Initial submissions should be extended abstracts, up to two pages long, describing the research project for which funding is requested, including articulation of its relevance to VMware. After a first review phase we will create a shortlist of proposals that have been selected for further consideration, and invite proposers to submit detailed proposals, including details of milestones, budget, personnel, etc. Initial funding up to $150,000 will be for a period of one year, with options to review and recommit to funding subsequently.

Key Dates

  • 16th March — Two page extended abstracts due
  • 9th April — Notification of interest from VMware
  • 30th April — Full proposals due
  • 31st May — Announcement of final acceptance of proposals

Please contact Rita Tavilla, Research Program Manager (rtavilla@vmware.com) with any questions.
All submissions should be sent to vmap-rfp@vmware.com.

Extended abstracts no longer than two pages should be submitted by email to vmap-rfp@vmware.com by 11:59pm EST on March 16th, 2012. 

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