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Message 1493595 - Posted: 22 Mar 2014, 20:39:08 UTC

Greetings!
Since this is the wish list, and I'm pretty sure this doesn't exist, I thought I'd plop it down here.

I'm a long-time casual user and 211,005 SETI credit. I recently discovered that I have a shortage of volunteer (community service) hours to be allowed to wear a volunteer service cord at my university graduation. I suddenly wondered if there was a precedent for having some of these CPU hours vetted. Our university uses Noblehour to log hours, and credits must be verified by someone that can verify my participation in volunteer/community activities (through email).

Has anyone heard/seen of something like this being done? It almost seems a shame that we can subtly do so much for science but cannot seem to "count" it.

Comments most appreciated!
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John McLeod VII
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Message 1511221 - Posted: 2 May 2014, 11:39:23 UTC - in response to Message 1493595.

Normally, service hours are hours that you personally spend doing something. Perhaps fixing a bug or two?
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