PC Magazine, in consultation with the Princeton Review, has published a list of what it calls "America's top wired colleges"--and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) tops the list.
The magazine based its rankings on areas such as academics, student resources, infrastructure, and technical support. No. 1 UIUC earned its top ranking by offering courses on topics such as parallel computing and data mining; lending laptops to students; and offering 24-hour telephone tech support, among other reasons.
The magazine's list suggests the technology landscape on college campuses has changed quite a bit in the last two years.
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