Great report! Just a few more links to engage the readership a bit more directly:
The Internet2 Detective (many people are connected to Internet2 and don’t know it!)
Presentations from the recent Fall 2008 Internet2 Member Meeting highlighting advances in:
Ironically Internet2 works as well as it does because of the relatively small number of users. This means that even in educational institutions that have been a part of the effort from the beginning it is unknown to most students and faculty. So an article like your can provide a great service making people aware of a remarkable resource that exists somewhat hidden right under their noses!
All the best. – Kim