October 18th, 2007 | Published in Google Research
The world's research and educational infrastructures are tightly intertwined. Research universities enable students to participate in research activities, and research contributes to the vitality of the educational experience. At Google, we also recognize the importance of education to our research and engineering activities. In addition to our own in-house activities, we maintain strong ties to academic institutions through visiting faculty programs and summer internships. In recognition of the importance of education to Google's mission, we also recently organized a Google Education Summit. Mehran Sahami has more to say about this in a recent blog post.