First spotted on David Farber's IP List
So it sounds like the 300 students who receive this grant have to take the MS C# class which replaces the C++ course. Pretty sleazy...
There is a student site about this. Following is a quote from CNET and a link to the CNET article.
Microsoft's grant has strings attached?Microsoft's grant has strings attached? - Tech News - CNET.com
By Margaret Kane
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
August 16, 2002, 9:59 AM PT
update A collegiate grant from Microsoft has created an uproar after one of the recipients agreed to require a class in a Microsoft programming language as part of the deal.