Jim’s Famous! (Jonathan, JA-SIG, and uPortal too..)

Open Source Portal Project Honored as Catalyst

Campustech did a short piece on JA-SIG uPortal winning EDUCAUSE’s Catalyst Award, where they mentioned the award, and then quoted some bits from Jim H…

Jim Helwig, the project manager of the uPortal project at the University of Wisconsin at Madison’s Department of Information Technology, said the project represented the cooperative spirit of higher education.

“It is great to be a part of this,” he said. “This is a great example of higher education institutions working well together and accomplishing a lot…. We should feel proud.”

and Jonathan Markow…

Jonathan Markow, chairman of JA-SIG, said the award “is particularly meaningful because it reflects the robust health and size of our community, as well as the maturity of the uPortal platform.”