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.
Starting May 16, eProcurement users will experience a new look and feel for transactions in the M-Pathways Financials & Physical Resources system. This change is part of a larger effort to update several M-Pathways modules to a responsive design and ensures the university maintains vendor support. Review the eProcurement Modernization – Overview of Changes for a complete list… Read More »
Students at the University of Michigan are preparing themselves for life after graduation by participating in the Adobe Student Ambassador Program and taking advantage of the no-cost Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Adobe CCS). Adobe CCS is a collection of over 20 desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, user experience, and more. Summer Nguyen… Read More »
Register today for Hacks with Friends 2022—a fun-filled event where you have two days to break out of your confines, form a team, build a project (or hack) from scratch, and show it off in a competition! This event is open to all IT and technology professionals and advocates who work at the university.
The Michigan IT Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Practitioners welcomes two experts from the disaster recovery field. You’re invited to join them on May 10 and June 21 to learn more about IT disaster recovery. This is a great opportunity for professional development. May 10: Ray Holloman, Determining Recovery Order Ray Holloman, M.B.A., M.S., CBCP, CCRP, MBCI will… Read More »
Thomas Stockwell is a senior application systems analyst programmer with UM-Dearborn ITS. He is responsible for coding and handling database functions. He and his team maintain enterprise applications (Banner Student Information System, DegreeWorks, and WebFocus). He has a passion for playing board games—he and his partner have close to 300.
The Michigan IT Steerage Committee is happy to announce that the university has signed an enterprise licensing agreement to use slacks. Effective April 1, 2023, only khaki slacks will be allowed for all faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint, and Michigan Medicine campuses. Dresses, jeans, kilts, shorts, skirts, and swimsuits will no longer be considered… Read More »
Mark your calendars and make plans to participate in the 2022 Hacks with Friends! This year’s event will be a hybrid two-day event on Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3 at Arbor Lakes. Participants are welcomed to join in person or virtually. HWF is a spirited event open to any and all University of Michigan IT and… Read More »
Hybrid meetings have become the norm as people have returned to campus while others work from home. That’s why Information and Technology Services created a guide to navigate those meetings. See a quick breakdown of the tips and best practices for how to get the most out of your hybrid meetings. The communications toolkit can help you share… Read More »
In order to make events like alpaca yoga, Quidditch matches, improv shows, and pierogi cooking nights possible, student organizations across campus often request funding reimbursement from Central Student Government (CSG) to cover various event costs. CSG’s Student Organization Committee partnered with Information and Technology Services’ Support Services team to improve the efficiency of their processing technique. After successfully implementing a ticketing system using TeamDynamix software, turnaround times have been cut in half.
Jennifer Wilkerson is a lead performance support analyst on the Information Assurance team. She promotes IT security and privacy awareness within the U-M community and her work often involves change management. She loves being outside and walking in her neighborhood as a form of self-care. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and three dogs.
Units across the university use email to market to external audiences, including prospective students and parents, alumni, donors, corporate or foundation partners, and the like. Even where it might be convenient for university units or stakeholders to see our unit activities as separate, other stakeholders and the law see our activities as stemming from a singular source. Learn… Read More »
Alec Thomas is part of the team from the U-M College of Engineering Gérard Mourou Center for Ultrafast Optical Science that is building the most powerful laser in the U.S. Dubbed “ZEUS,” the laser will be 3-petawatts of power. That’s a ‘3’ with 15 zeros. All the power generated in the entire world is 10-terawatts, or 1000 times less than the ZEUS laser.