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Wurst Honored by Red Hat for Advocating Open Source Software

April 10, 2017 Posted by: admin

Karl Wurst (Computer Science) has been recognized by the Red Hat, Inc. as one of 21 higher education instructors who are committed to incorporating open source philosophies, methods, and tools into their academic work.

The honorees are all past participants in Professor’s Open Source Software Experience (POSSE), a Red Hat-sponsored cultural immersion in the tools and practices of open source communities that is designed for professors looking for ways to bring their students into active participation in those communities.

The instructors who are honored have proven their commitment to teaching open source through efforts such as running POSSE workshops; creating open source programs at their institutions; contributing materials to the growing open source curriculum base; or speaking about teaching open source at national conferences.

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