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The Evolution of Wireless Networking at UMD

Campus wireless needs have changed over the years and ITSS continues to improve service.

Posted on Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 | Permalink | No Comments

Drupal Update - February 2015

The School of Fine Arts site has been launched. A list of who will go in next has been identified. Dreamweaver templates have been developed. A process for coordinating with external consultants is in place. And training is available.

Posted on Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 | Permalink | No Comments

Staff Update

We are pleased to announce that we have recently hired Rebecca (Becky) Nelson into an End User Support staff role. After joining ITSS in a temporary position last fall, Becky started full time with ITSS in January.

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 | Permalink | No Comments

Web Accessibility Training

Here's your chance to learn Web accessibility with instructor-led online courses. The UMD Accessibility Task Force recommends that all UMD developers complete this training, which covers key areas of accessible Web development.

Posted on Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 | Permalink | No Comments

7 Things You Should Know about IT Accessibility

This quick read from EDUCAUSE provides essential information on accessibility, including potential implications and opportunities.

Posted on Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 | Permalink | No Comments

Drupal Update - December 2014

The SFA pilot migration is well underway; Dreamweaver templates are in the final stages; and new training and online resources are available.

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

January 3: Scheduled ITSS Data Center Outage

Find out what is planned for and what will be affected by the upcoming maintenance outage.

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Fall 2014 Student Evaluations

Learn what's new this semester to ensure evaluation forms are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Posted on Monday, Dec 1, 2014 | Permalink | 1 Comment

Preparing for Spring Semester

Depending upon what you would like to do with your class (e.g., try Moodle), now may be the time to start preparing for spring.

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

US-CERT Alerts Users to Holiday Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns

US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) reminds users to remain vigilant when browsing online this holiday season. E-cards from unknown senders may contain malicious links. Fake advertisements or shipping notifications may deliver infected attachments. Spoofed e-mail messages and fraudulent posts on social networking sites may request support for phony causes.

Posted on Monday, Nov 24, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments