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You’re invited! Join a Quantum Networking discussion with Joaquin Chung

You are invited to join Information and Technology Services (ITS) in welcoming Joaquin Chung to campus for a presentation on Quantum Networking, cutting-edge research, and one of the future technologies in campus network computing. His talk is entitled, “Design and Implementation of the Illinois Express Quantum Metropolitan Area Network.” The event will be held at 2 p.m. on… Read More »

Interns Telling Stories, Chapter 3

By | June 8, 2023

Chapter 3 of the ITS LinkedIn Newsletter, Interns Telling Stories, by Adria Shines, Yu-Jin Choi and Josephine Anderson in collaboration with Kat Hanchon, Daki Ravinder and Achaia Murphy went live this afternoon. The new chapter features an interview with Christopher Eagle, strategist and enterprise architect for Information and Technology Services, along with a piece highlighting accessibility services through the Knox Center.  The full newsletter is… Read More »

U-M Professors discuss how societal impacts compare to technological advances

By | June 6, 2023

Ross School of Business professor Nigel Melville and Ford School of Public Policy professor Shobita Parthasarathy recently participated in a Faculty Q&A on a U-M podcast, Business and Society with Michigan Ross, to answer questions about the rise of AI and its implications. Melville and Parthasarathy have studied the popularization of AI, as well as what it means… Read More »

The Future of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Exploring oceans and bringing closure to families

By | June 6, 2023

Many know that much of the Earth’s oceans remain undiscovered. Not as many may know, however, that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in 2014 helped scientists to learn more about what happens on our ocean floor.  While the search for MH370 has been unsuccessful, it did unearth valuable information about underwater landscapes, from ridges and volcanoes… Read More »

Week 2 of Intern Newsletter

By | June 1, 2023

Chapter 2 of the ITS LinkedIn Newsletter, Interns Telling Stories, by Adria Shines, Yu-Jin Choi and Josephine Anderson in collaboration with Kat Hanchon, Daki Ravinder and Achaia Murphy went live at noon today. The new chapter features an interview about the the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) team with Director Brock Palen and a piece on U-M’s WiFi networks.… Read More »

UM-Dearborn and new Tableau enrollment dashboards

New Tableau enrollment dashboards which allow self-service access to enrollment data are now available by visiting UM-Dearborn’s Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IRE) webpage. Tableau, the tool used to create the dashboards, is provided to Dearborn at very low cost by ITS-Ann Arbor, which installed and supports the enterprise tool. IRE is a part of UM-Dearborn’s Information Technology Services… Read More »

You’re invited! Join the ITS Town Hall with President Ono

By | May 15, 2023

You are invited to be part of the ITS Town Hall with University of Michigan President Santa Ono on Friday, May 19 at 3:30 p.m. You can access the virtual town hall using this Zoom link. President Ono will be speaking about topics ranging from the university’s Vision 2034 to the recently announced Campus Plan 2050 – in addition to other technology-related topics. This will… Read More »

Physician-aided AI improves detection of acute respiratory distress syndrome

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a deadly critical illness that has a high mortality. However, recognition and diagnosis of ARDS is often missed or delayed, and patients do not receive evidenced-based care when ARDS goes unrecognized. To help physicians identify ARDS faster and more reliably, researchers at U-M’s Max Harry Weil Institute for Critical Care Research and… Read More »

Call for impactful internship projects

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 »

Privacy events focus on child safety in a smart home and ethics in tech

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 »

UMSI staff awarded for outstanding work and peer-to-peer mentorship

By | November 10, 2022

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 »