Author Archives: Annaliese Gottschalk, ITS Communications
Weblogin for Atlassian products provides an easier, safer sign-in process
U-M first in nation to offer WiFi 6E; universitywide accomplishment is an investment in the future
The University of Michigan is the first university in the nation to offer WiFi 6E to students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors on the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses. Learn how the WiFi Upgrade Project team replaced more than 16,000 wireless access points (APs) in over 225 indoor and outdoor locations despite a global chip shortage and supply chain disruptions.
WiFi Upgrade: Nearly complete!
U-M Software Directory open for new partners
WiFi Upgrade: LSA buildings and residence halls update
WiFi Upgrade progress on UM-Dearborn campus; remaining LSA buildings and residence halls coming up soon
Whoa, we’re halfway there! Wireless upgrades continue on the Ann Arbor campus.
U-M leading the way in assistive technology testing, design
U-M will be a beta site for Morphic, a new system that makes technology significantly more usable for individuals with disabilities and others who have difficulty using standard digital setups. Morphic is now available on all Campus Computing Sites computers on the UM-Ann Arbor campus. Learn about how Morphic came to U-M, the benefits of Morphic, and how you can provide your feedback on new features as they are developed.
New U-M Software Directory uses universitywide collaborative approach
Classic Google Sites retires 2022, convert to new Google Sites ASAP
SUMIT Reimagined goes online
Security at University of Michigan IT (SUMIT) 2020, ITS’s free annual event hosted during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, goes online for SUMIT Reimagined. This series of informational events where members of the U‑M community can get help from IT experts on a variety of topics is entirely virtual this year. Check out a few of the events below and see… Read More »
API Directory now available to university students
ITS is seeking interns for summer 2020!
Every summer ITS offers a 14-week internship program to students. The ITS Internship Program offers paid, full-time positions to students looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience while making connections in the professional field they are considering for a career. Applications for the 2020 ITS Internship Program are now open. If you know students who might be… Read More »
August 9: Fifth annual ITS Intern Showcase
$1K professional growth grants available to staff
The Voices of the Staff Career Development Fund is now accepting grant applications. This fund aims to support you in enhancing your professional experience at the university by offering grants of up to $1,000 to fund career development and learning and educational enrichment. Grants are available to support your participation in seminars, workshops, apprenticeships, continuing education, and professional… Read More »
MACC network power validation aims to improve reliability
The Network and Data Center (DC) teams recently partnered to perform a power validation for the network devices at the Michigan Academic Computing Center (MACC). The focus of the effort was to conduct a field audit to evaluate the current state of the network device power, identify areas of improvement, and make recommendations for future changes. This validation… Read More »
Profiles in IT: Marissa Taylor ― DEI champion
Michigan IT News recently interviewed Marissa Taylor about her work for the Center for Education Outreach (CEO) within the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Taylor, now a program manager of communication and technology at the CEO, began her career in IT three years ago when she was a graduate student at the U-M School of Information… Read More »
IT leaders gather for day of learning, networking at U-M
IT leaders from U-M and peer academic research universities from the Midwest spent a day of learning and networking at the Michigan League. The Office of the Vice President for IT and Chief Information Officer partnered with Gartner, Inc. to host the Great Lakes IT Leadership Forum on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Ravi Pendse, vice president for IT… Read More »
ITS Information Quest hosts premier Tableau Symposium
The U-M Tableau Symposium hosted by the Information Quest team on August 27 was a great success. Tableau representatives opened the symposium with some background on how Tableau got started and delved into a few example cases which highlighted the ways U-M, and more specifically Michigan Medicine, can leverage the platform’s capabilities. The keynote speaker gave a brief… Read More »