Michigan Tech just launched a virtual one-stop free shop for all things open-source on campus. Given their mandate to "attract students that are excited about technical freedom and open source," many universities have started a new front in the battle for educational supremacy. Unlike conventional warfare, this is a battle that benefits the public. The more universities share using the open-source paradigm, the faster technology moves forward with all of its concomitant benefits.
Michigan Tech is hardly alone with major initiatives across a broad swath of academia. Open access databases like Academia, OSF preprints, ResearchGate, PrePrints, and Science Open swell with millions of free, open access, peer-reviewed articles.
Michigan Tech just launched opensource.mtu.edu, a virtual one-stop free shop for all things open source on campus. According to their site, Tech Today: