My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Security, collaborative, data, teaching: All in summer’s day of work June and early July 2021 means an extensive discussion of security at EDUCAUSE. The theme this year is “Cybersecurity turned inside out.”… Read More »
The pandemic kept many events from happening over the past year, but the 2021 Hacks with Friends (HWF) was not one of them. The first-ever virtual Hacks with Friends kicked off on May 7 with the first of three Friday sessions thanks to the organization and resourcefulness of the planning committee, led by co-chairs Joe Lubomirski (Dearborn ITS)… Read More »
The U-M Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC) was proud to hold the 23rd annual Enriching Scholarship (ES) conference. Hosted by U-M’s Teaching and Technology Collaborative, Enriching Scholarship is a free, multi-day event held annually the first full week of May and focused on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy. The theme was “sharing and celebrating… Read More »
We are excited to announce the creation of the Technology Leadership Community of Practice (CoP)! This new group offers those within the U-M technology community an opportunity to come together with others interested in leadership development, skill advancement, and next practices. The new CoP will create an environment that seeks to discuss, shape, and guide each other through collaboration… Read More »
U-M staff and faculty have new learning and reporting opportunities in My LINC with the addition of LinkedIn Learning courses and data reporting in Business Objects. ITS has partnered with Organizational Learning and Information Quest to improve personal and professional development and help make data-driven business decisions. LinkedIn Learning LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) has been integrated into My… Read More »
The 2021 virtual Hacks with Friends (HWF) kicked off Friday, May 7 with 13 hack teams collaborating to build a project (or hack) from scratch. Join us at 10:30 a.m., Friday May 21, via livestream, on the last day of competition for the first public reveal of what each team has created. Teams will present their hacks in… Read More »
My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Shielding Campus Data from the “Bad Guys” Bad actors just itching to get your data. What’s happening? IT departments and compliance departments are overwhelmed. IT employees are stressed – they are often… Read More »
As U-M employees and community members, we all share in the responsibility to help protect U-M IT systems and data. But how do you do that? ITS Information Assurance has developed a Safe Computing Curriculum that offers IT security and privacy/confidentiality best practices to help safeguard the university’s digital assets.
Hosted by the University of Michigan’s Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TeachTech), Enriching Scholarship is a free, multi-day event held annually the first full week of May. Taking advantage of the remote nature of our collective work, this year, instructors from six institutions, including Miami University, Michigan State University, and the University of Minnesota will present on the ways their teaching… Read More »
Register today and make plans to participate in the 2021 Hacks with Friends (HWF) — a fun-filled event where you break out of your everyday work, join a team and collaborate to build a project (or hack) from scratch to show off in a competition! The 2021 HWF event will take place virtually over the course of the… Read More »
My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. Starting this month, I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Some EDUCAUSE highlights from March Best career advice for women in IT Have you ever said to yourself, “I wish I knew this or someone told me this?”… Read More »
You are invited to a free, on-demand screening of the documentary film Coded Bias—available anytime from April 8 to 14 and a panel discussion of the film April 15. Coded Bias explores the fallout from an MIT Media Lab researcher’s discovery that facial recognition does not identify dark-skinned faces and women’s faces accurately. The film follows her journey to push for the first legislation in the U.S. to govern against bias in the algorithms.