DreamSpark is a new program that launched today (Feb 18th) at Stanford Univ. with Bill Gates giving the keynote. If you're a student you get

  • Windows Server 2003
  • Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition
  • SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Expression Studio including FrontPage Expression Web, Blend, Design and Media
  • A one year subscription to XNA Game Studio Creator's club

For full information, check out https://downloads.channel8.msdn.com/ and watch Max Zuckerman's interview with Bill Gates

Kudos to the academic team for making this worldwide program happen!