The Information and Technology Services (ITS) Summer Internship Program is looking for impactful projects for the 2023 cohort to invest in this summer! As the program enters its ninth year, interns have made a difference in many areas of ITS and the Michigan IT Community through cohort projects. Some examples from previous years include: Interns will work on… Read More »
One SMTD department sits squarely at the intersection of technology and performance. Explore the performing arts technology department’s latest endeavors and initiatives designed to deepen their field, make new discoveries, and traverse new frontiers.
The new Classroom in the Round layout and technology in the Central Campus Classroom Building (CCCB) allows instructors to teach in exciting ways different from a traditional lecture hall.
Data Privacy Day (Data Protection Day in the EU) is on January 28! To celebrate at U-M, ITS Information Assurance (IA) is hosting privacy events throughout February. These sessions are intended to raise awareness, promote best practices, and provoke thought and conversation on privacy topics broadly relevant to our community members and society at large. Refer to the… Read More »
A new, innovative academic laboratory space that promotes technology, flexibility and collaboration is coming to the UM-Flint campus. The 15,000-square-foot building will be located north of the William S. White Building on the north end of the Flint campus, and will serve as a home base for the UM-Flint College of Innovation and Technology. CIT launched in fall… Read More »
New activity translating academic research and technology, reported by Innovation Partnerships, a unit based in the Office of the Vice President for Research, ranges in scope from genetic data accessibility to internet interfaces for the visually impaired.
A new attack discovered by the University of Michigan and NASA exploits a trusted network technology to create unexpected and potentially catastrophic behavior.
The University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) celebrated the persistence and excellence of two staff members in 2022. The annual recognitions, announced this year at the November staff meeting, went to Amy Homkes-Hayes, who received the Outstanding Staff Recognition award, and Michael Hess, who received the Peer-to-Peer award. The honorees are recognized for sharing their skills to uplift students… Read More »
Yakshita Malhotra’s work on micro-LEDs could lead to more efficient, higher resolution automotive displays capable of supporting augmented reality applications.
The U-M School of Information (UMSI) DEI Office is launching a website to highlight the school-wide work that has been done from 2016-2021. The website comes as the school’s DEI committee begins gathering community input on priorities for a DEI 2.0 strategic plan, launching in 2023. “We want to share and acknowledge the work of our community — students,… Read More »
On May 16, the Michigan Medicine and U-M Health West radiology departments launched a remote emergency imaging interpretation service. Michigan Medicine’s dedicated emergency radiologists now interpret all overnight and weekend urgent/emergent diagnostic radiology exams for U-M Health West. This provides a vital service to patients who receive emergency room care or are admitted to U-M Health West. Together,… Read More »
John “JJ” Jahn, a project engineer lead with LSA Technology Services, firmly believes in continuing education for audiovisual (AV) people on campus. That’s why he asked the Michigan IT AV Technology Community of Practice in May if there was interest in a course to prepare for the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) professional… Read More »
A new flexible online training program on data science will prepare job-seekers in Michigan and beyond to quickly enter one of the fastest-growing labor markets and advance their careers. The Center for Academic Innovation created the program, “Data Analytics in the Public Sector with R,” for data science and other professionals interested in how public data sets can drive decisions and policymaking in the public sector.
A new NSF-funded project led by UM-Dearborn’s Junaid Farooq could allow the military to use commercial 5G networks without fear of getting hacked. Since the very beginning of the public conversation around 5G — the latest-generation broadband cell network boasting super fast speeds — security issues have been front and center. Most notably, back in 2019, the U.S. and… Read More »
Information and Technology Services (ITS) is offering extended support hours for the fall crunch, now through September 11. If you regularly share support information with your team or your community, ITS encourages you to share this information. The ITS Service Center is ready to serve students, faculty, and staff. Sunday Phone support: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday… Read More »
The University of Michigan has launched Vax Viewer, a user-friendly tool that allows campus community members to submit and view the status of their COVID-19 vaccination information all in one place. Vax Viewer shows community members the information they have submitted, the status of those submissions, and links for uploading vaccination information, as well as how to request… Read More »
Information and Technology Services now offers U-M GitHub Cloud Enterprise. This service brings advanced features of GitHub to users across University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn campuses. Having one enterprise cloud license for all of U-M allows users to access advanced features they may not have under a free instance, like access to GitHub Codespaces, security… Read More »
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.
New modules and functionality will be added to Michigan Medicine’s electronic medical record over the next six years. This three-phase, six-year program will adopt 19 new Epic modules designed to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care for patients and their families.
Complex scams are very real and playing out at academic institutions across the country, including U-M. There are key aspects to all of these scams that you should understand in order to protect yourselves and your data from malicious actors.