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April 2014 Archives

Spotlight on ITSS Staff: Greg Gustafson

Greg has been providing service to the campus for over 29 years, through special research projects, teaching, and working as a systems administrator and programmer with ITSS.


Posted on Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Spotlight on ITSS Staff: Roger Petry

For over 42 years Roger Petry has devotedly served UMD in a variety of capacities.


Posted on Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 | Permalink | 3 Comments


Spotlight on ITSS Staff: Linda Deneen

Periodically ITSS highlights staff members to let you get to know some of the great people who work to make technology work for our campus. Let's shine the light on Linda Deneen, Director of ITSS.


Posted on Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Campus Telephone Changes

Internet Protocol (IP) phones are increasingly being deployed across UMD.


Posted on Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


School of Medicine Infrastructure Upgrades

ITSS and the School of Medicine are currently working with Facilities Management and our low-voltage contractor to update the telecomm and network infrastructure in the School of Medicine.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Virtual Testing Cluster

ITSS will be re-purposing old hardware for new testing tasks.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Policy Update: Procedures for UMD Server Management

The purpose of Procedures for UMD Server Management is to describe special requirements for server management that apply on the UMD campus.


Posted on Monday, Apr 28, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


ITSS By The Numbers: Student Computing Team

The ITSS Student Computing Team designs, implements, manages and improves ITSS funded student computing areas, which include Macintosh and Windows full access labs, and general access computing areas.


Posted on Monday, Apr 28, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day May 15

Discover what Accessibility Awareness Day is and check out over 30 ways you can celebrate it.


Posted on Monday, Apr 28, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Moodle 2.6 Coming for Academic Year 2014-2015

UMN has been updating its version of Moodle every academic year, and Moodle 2.6 will be the version for academic year 2014-2015.


Posted on Friday, Apr 25, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


New Accessibility Task Force Formed

On April 9, 2014, Chancellor Black created a new UMD Task Force on Accessibility to provide recommendations about Web-based assignment and assessment products and to review the accessibility and equitable use of the UMD Website.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Ten Years Ago in ITSS: Portable ITV Unit Expanded Service on Campus

A decade ago we obtained the capability to create portable "quality of service" (QoS) Internet connections.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Read&Write Gold Tools, Part 3: Study Skills and Research

Read&Write Gold's study skills and research tools include an Online Fact Mapper, Study Skills Highlighters, and a Vocabulary List Builder.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


U of M is Replacing M-Key with Duo

Recently some of you may have received an email from "Identity Management" about a new login key, called "Duo." If you use M-Key, please read this article.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


U of M to Retire UThink Blogs

Please be aware of this important announcement regarding the UThink Blogs system.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments