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    AP Fordham Watson

    Date added: 05 May 2011

    Fordham University students Abhishek Mehra, left, and Allison Murray, right, join Fordham Prof. R.P. Raghupathi, center, winner of an IBM Smarter Planet Faculty Award, to discuss how university students around the world are working on projects to improve cities, transportation and healthcare. Since it bested Jeopardy! quiz show champs in February, IBM Watson has captured the attention of students around the world. By bringing Watson-like technologies into the classroom, IBM and the winning faculty members are sparking innovation and encouraging students to look at society's tough challenges from a fresh perspective. (Bob Goldberg/Feature Photo Service for IBM)