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Microsoft Offers Tips to Agreeable Academics

Psst! Want to make an easy 200 bucks? If you are a university professor specializing in business, math or computer science and are about to present your research paper at an academic conference, MICROSOFT will slip you a check for $200 to cover "travel costs." All you have to do is mention how Microsoft programs helped you in your work. The offer is part of a promotional program called "The Academic Cooperative," which maintains its own website on the Internet academicoop.isu.edu/Colleges/FacultySpeakers Program.html). The website, which runs on the University of Idaho's server, makes no overt mention of Microsoft, but...

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