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New online education program brings high-demand topics in technology to the world

By | April 2, 2021

The Continuum program, launched in Fall 2020, offers continuing online education for everyone from high schoolers to engineers already established in their careers taught by faculty in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Michigan. Courses range from introductory classes designed for high school students to specialized classes for those already established in their careers to keep up-to-date… Read More »

U-M rolls out new eco-friendly workstations

By | April 1, 2021

The Michigan IT Steerage Committee is happy to announce a new, high-end desktop workstation for use in both the academic and medical center environments across the university.  Introducing the Future Object-Oriented Laptop, a brand-new technology designed to be more “green”—sustainable, biodegradable, and using fewer heavy metals and less electricity to create and to operate—than contemporary workstations. Included in… Read More »

UM-Dearborn is launching the first artificial intelligence master’s program in the state

By | March 31, 2021

The program is hoping to address a major need for qualified AI systems developers. Artificial intelligence is so rapidly transforming a huge array of industries that companies are facing challenges filling positions requiring advanced knowledge of AI systems. One of the reasons for the shortage of workers may simply be a shortage of AI graduate programs. While many… Read More »

World-class robotics complex opens

By | March 30, 2021

The facility will accelerate future of advanced, more equitable robotics and mobility. As robots and autonomous systems are poised to become part of our everyday lives, the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Co. are opening a one-of-a-kind facility where they’ll develop robots and roboticists that help make lives better, keep people safer and build a more equitable… Read More »

U-M computer chip wins against 500+ hackers

By | March 29, 2021

MORPHEUS technology from the University of Michigan emerged unscathed from a DARPA virtual hackathon. An “unhackable” computer chip lived up to its name in its first bug bounty competition, foiling over 500 cybersecurity researchers who were offered tens of thousands of dollars to analyze it and three other secure processor technologies for vulnerabilities. MORPHEUS, developed by computer science… Read More »

Michigan Medicine will add Edge Chromium browser to CoreImage Windows computers

By | March 2, 2021

On Wednesday, March 3, Health Information Technology & Services will begin installing Microsoft’s Edge Chromium web browser on CoreImage Windows computers. Internet Explorer (IE) will continue as a standard option, and Google Chrome will still be available. Eventually, IE will be going away in favor of Edge Chromium. HITS strongly recommends that Michigan Medicine users make the switch to Microsoft… Read More »