The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan (AAUM) is proud to announce the completion of the bidirectional data integration of alumni data between the Donor and Alumni Relationship Tool (DART) and Salesforce. Working with the Office of University Development and the ITS DART team, the AAUM Salesforce instance is able to consume and publish alumni data updates… Read More »
A contingent from U-M took part in the first-ever US-RSE (United States Research Software Engineer Association) annual conference. It was held at the University of Illinois Chicago, October 16–18, 2023. Abbey Roelofs and Michael Egan (College of Literature, Science, and the Arts), Srikanth Lavu (Marsal Family School of Education), and Andy Boughton (School of Public Health) attended the… Read More »
Bill Fluharty is a support specialist with UM-Dearborn Information Technology Services. He enjoys working with people on campus and helping create the best work environment for everyone. He spends time with his wife watching his three daughters playing soccer and watching them grow up right before his eyes.
The U-M Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC) is excited to share the official Getting Started with Generative Artificial Intelligence: U-M Instructor Guide with campus. The guide is differentiated, portable, and easy-to-use. It reflects the variety of new GenAI resources available, ranging from custom U-M AI tools, GenAI workshops, and a new U-M GenAI website.
On August 21, 2023, the University of Michigan launched what we believe to be the first accessible web chat interface to send prompts to GPT-4 and other large language models — U-M GPT. This application is designed for accessibility according to international standards, optimized for usability with common assistive technology, and built without the barriers found in some… Read More »
The Michigan IT Mentor Program has fostered a vibrant community of technology enthusiasts at the University of Michigan for the past five years. With a steadfast commitment to connecting individuals passionate about technology, the program continues to expand its reach to various groups across the university. Offering year-round, diverse mentorship options, including short-term, long-term, and group mentoring, this… Read More »
The University of Michigan has mandated that passwords for all UMICH (Level-1) accounts be changed by the end of Sept. 12. An email informing faculty, staff and students across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, as well as Michigan Medicine, was sent from Ravi Pendse, vice president for information technology, and Sol Bermann, chief information security officer.… Read More »
Michigan Stadium has had a busy summer preparing for a new season of Michigan Football. From scoreboards to Buddy’s Pizza, there are new experiences awaiting fans, including improved cellular service. Two carriers worked with Information & Technology Services (ITS), Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC), Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Facilities and Operations (F&O), and Michigan Athletics IT to… Read More »
Ray Khamo, senior technical business systems analyst at HITS, works to ensure that Michigan Medicine’s default communication software runs smoothly. On his days off, you might find him on the green aiming for the perfect shot or cooking a feast for friends and family–his trusty friend, Beau, not far behind.
Abbey Roelofs is a research software programming lead for LSA Technology Services. In her role, leads a team that does custom software and hardware development for researchers within LSA. She enjoys reading, making stuff, and being outdoors (which usually involves walking, biking, gardening or kayaking).
On June 20, STAC-Core reviewed and approved the STAC Charter FY24. After serving as chair for one year and vice chair for one year, Cassandra Callaghan, chief information officer, School of Dentistry, passed the chair leadership position to vice chair Carrie Shumaker, Dearborn chief information officer. Cathy Curley, chief information officer, College of Literature, Science and the Arts,… Read More »
Student Life and CAEN (College of Engineering IT) are co-sponsoring an institutional membership in the HighEdWeb Association for the next year. As the name suggests, the HighEdWeb mission is “to educate digital professionals who work at higher education institutions.” It is an international organization that includes many of our peer institutions, including those in the Big Ten. Some… Read More »
Though there has been much progress towards LGBTQ equality, this community has inherent risks online that other communities do not face. As experts in Cybersecurity, and strong LGBTQ allies, ITS Information Assurance wants to ensure those at risk of online harassment and crime have the information they need to protect themselves.