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‘Dissonance’ speakers discuss conflict & cyberspace

By | April 26, 2017

On April 13, a panel of experts discussed the development of international cyberspace norms. The event was part of the Dissonance, an ongoing speaker series that explores timely topics at the confluence of technology, law, privacy, and security. Watch the recording Event highlights Discussion points included what constitutes responsible state behavior in cyberspace, the differences between physical attacks and cyberattacks,… Read More »

IT4U74: Windows 10 Features and Changes

By | April 26, 2017

IT4U74: Windows 10 Features and Changes. Friday, May 5, 9-9:45 am. Windows 10 will soon be the default operating system for new and rebuilt Windows computers. Jen Mruk (ITS) orients you to the new look and feel, interface updates, Windows 10 storage changes–and options. Learn Windows 10 tips and tricks to enhance your everyday workflow. Register at https://goo.gl/4hJkdu.

Enriching scholarship starts May 1

During the Enriching Scholarship conference (ES) you will have the opportunity to participate in over 100 sessions about effectively integrating teaching and technology. Enriching Scholarship 2017, brought to you by the University of Michigan Teaching and Technology Collaborative, will be held May 1-5 on the U-M Ann Arbor campus. ES is a great opportunity to expand your horizons,… Read More »

Computer Showcase Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day

All U-M faculty and staff are invited to the annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day at Computer Showcase on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. This special sale features the year’s best discounts on select Apple products and much more. Qualifying products will include the new iPad, iPad Pro, MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Mac Pro, Beats by Dr. Dre and… Read More »

Latest Gartner online research

By | April 19, 2017

As a reminder, U-M subscribes to the “Gartner for Technical Professionals” (GTP) online research service, which is available to U-M staff in IT job families. (See the list below for some of the latest relevant GTP research.) To access these documents please log in to the Gartner service via the U-M Library: https://www.lib.umich.edu/database/gartner. Once authenticated, copy and paste the document… Read More »

Rada Mihalcea to present at April 20 WIT CoP

By | April 17, 2017

Thursday, April 20; 3-5 pm; Arbor Lakes North Dome. Have you heard the buzz? Jocelyn Anderson and the Women in IT Community of Practice (WIT CoP) Professional Development Subcommittee planned an exciting topic for this week’s meeting: U-M researcher Rada Mihalcea will discuss semantic analysis and what it tells us about gender preferences in social media. Mihalcea, professor of… Read More »

April 19 seminar on Women in Computing: There Are No Limits!

By | April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 19; 5pm–7pm; Bob and Betty Beyster Building (map) Girls Encoded is hosting a panel of industry representatives to discuss women in computing. Come meet with software engineers and researchers in industry, and ask questions and gain insight from successful women in the field. At this event, you will get a chance to hear about the experiences of… Read More »

‘Dissonance’ explores conflict & cyberspace April 13

As cyberspace becomes more and more central to the international security discussion, states are increasingly searching for common “rules of the road.” Attend the next Dissonance event and join Tim Maurer, fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, as he moderates a panel discussion on the development of international cyberspace norms. The event is free and light… Read More »

2017 MICDE Annual Symposium

By | April 11, 2017

APRIL 18 @ 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; RACKHAM BUILDING, 4TH FLOOR Please join us for the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering 2017 Symposium. The event features eminent scientists from around the world and the U-M campus. The symposium this year focuses on the “New Era of Data-Enabled Computational Science.” Speakers: Frederica Darema — Director, Air Force… Read More »

Join an Educause discussion group

Did you know EDUCAUSE has 60 constituent and discussion groups? Here is just a sampling of the many that are available: As a participant in open, informal “communities of practice,” you will find the responsiveness of an engaged group and a network of professionals. Most groups interact throughout the year via electronic discussions and meet at the EDUCAUSE… Read More »

Register for Enriching Scholarship

By | March 29, 2017

Registration for the 20th Annual Enriching Scholarship Conference begins April 3, 2017. Enriching Scholarship is a five day conference with over a hundred sessions focused on improving instruction and the use of technology in U-M courses. It also covers topics in research, data, productivity, and media. ES 2017 is especially exciting, as it coincides with U-M’s Bicentennial and the 20th anniversary… Read More »

Learn to use digital signage

By | March 20, 2017

Interested in learning more about how to use digital signage at U-M?  The Digital Signage Support page is your one-stop shop for training and support resources, including two digital signage courses offered through MyLinc: DSWE101 Introduction to Digital Signage (30 mins) An introductory eLearning course for Content Managers of digital signs at U-M. This course provides an overview… Read More »

Michigan IT Mentor Program pilot kicks off in March

The Michigan IT Steering Committee recently launched a pilot mentor program specifically for U-M IT staff. As part of the pilot, IT staff can volunteer to be a mentor, or be matched with a mentor, for a four-month period. The feedback from the pilot will guide how the program is set up long-term. Registration for the pilot program… Read More »

Engaging Ideas & Appetizers

By | February 27, 2017

Friday, March 24; 1–3 pm; LSA-ISS Media Center, 2001 Modern Languages Building. Do you want to find new ways to engage students but don’t have a lot of time to search? LSA’s Instructional Support Services-Learning Technologies & Consulting Group (ISS-LTC) is excited to show you six innovative ideas in less than two hours. Each session will last 15 minutes and run several times throughout… Read More »