The Lonestar Education And Research Network (LEARN) is a consortium of 40 organizations throughout Texas that includes public and private institutions of higher education, community colleges, the National Weather Service, and K-12 public schools. The consortium, organized as a 501(c)(3), connects these organizations, and over 500 affiliated organizations, together with high performance optical network services to support their research, education, healthcare and public service missions. LEARN is also a part of a national community of research optical networks, and provides Texas connectivity to the national and international research and education networks.
LEARN's Vision: To be the premier organization providing advanced network services for research, education, healthcare and economic development throughout Texas. LEARN will be a national model for organizations that serve institutions of higher education. We will provide leadership in creating global networking initiatives.!
Recently the National Science Foundation (NSF) held it’s NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure and Cybersecurity for Cyberinfrastructure PI Workshop in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 2-4, 2017. The workshop provided an opportunity for NSF award recipients to meet in-person, exchange project findings, interact with national cyberinfrastructure experts and collaborate across program areas, project areas, and project regions. Read more
During the past year, LEARN has continued to build partnerships to enhance the strategic value of LEARN to Texas. Highlights from the past year include... View Annual Reports