Nick Terry Awarded Professorship

Three Senior Faculty Members Awarded Professorships
Professor Nicolas P. Terry, co-director of the Center for Health Law Studies and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Health Law, has been awarded one of two professorships provided by the Chester A. Myers Endowment. Professor Terry is an internationally recognized scholar on eHealth. His research interest lies primarily at the intersection of medicine, law and technology. Recent scholarship has concentrated on technologically-mediated health care (including telemedicine), privacy of medical information and the use of technology to reduce medical error. Educated at Kingston University and the University of Cambridge, he began his academic career as a member of the law faculty of the University of Exeter in England. He joined the School of Law in 1980, where he has taught torts, products liability, health care law, eHealth, Internet law and insurance law ever since. During the 1996-1997 academic year, Professor Terry was on leave from the law school and served as director of legal education for LEXIS-NEXIS. He is a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and holds the secondary appointment of professor of health management & policy at the Saint Louis University School of Public Health.

Congrats to Nick!

Creative Commons Goes Internationally and Restructures

Creative Commons Expands Internationally & Restructures Its Key Management Team
Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a body of creative works free to share and build upon, today announced the launch of Creative Commons International. Incorporated in the UK as a nonprofit organization, Creative Commons International will provide support to the global network of collaboration partners of Creative Commons who have taken on the responsibility of translating the Creative Commons licenses.

Google Desktop Search For Enterprise

Google releases enterprise desktop search tool | InfoWorld | News | 2005-05-18 | By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Service
The workplace tool, called Google Desktop Search for the Enterprise, is expected to be available for free download on Wednesday at

Google decided to develop the product because it received many requests for a workplace version of the consumer desktop search tool, said Matthew Glotzbach, product manager for the Google Enterprise group.

With Google Desktop Search Enterprise an admin can configure and deploy GDS across the enterprise and includes enhanced features like encryption of index files. You can find the admin guide here.

Question: Will any teknoids deploy across their law school? I think this would be a great tool for helping faculty and staff manage their information. Of course there is always Copernic.