Comment 233 for bug 836250

In the Intel bug linked above ( they posted two new patches about hardware bugs that seem to have gone into the mainline Linux git yesterday.

Compile and try, anyone?

You are not alone in your frustration with university networks. Follow the advice above and try wicd. It might work better for you (which I don't understand, because in the end, wicd and network-manager are based on the same tools).