Tag Archives: professional development

Registration now open for Enriching Scholarship 2019: Where teaching and technology meet

By | April 3, 2019

Enriching Scholarship is a free, four-day event from May 6-9, 2019, that focuses on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy. More than 80 workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, and other events will take place all across campus during the four days of Enriching Scholarship 2019. The opening keynote is sure to be… Read More »

Go-and-Sees provide a learning experience for Michigan Medicine IT staff

A fairly new opportunity for HITS and Michigan Medicine IT employees are “Go-and-Sees,” interactive events that offer staff members a chance to gain hands-on knowledge and experience regarding other Michigan Medicine areas by visiting those labs, clinics, or offices.  During a typical Go-and-See, participants learn the ins and outs of that department and the roles of the employees. These… Read More »

Call for speakers at Community of Practice meetings

Do you have expertise in a particular subject matter? Are you looking to improve your presentation skills in an informal setting? Michigan IT Communities of Practice (CoPs) are groups where like-minded IT professionals share information, experiences, and ideas around a particular topic in support of the university’s missions. Our CoPs are regularly searching for engaging guest speakers on… Read More »

Check out Tech Talk Tuesdays at Computer Showcase

Computer Showcase Tech Talks are back at a brand new day and time! This regular series of workshops is designed to help you discover new tech and make the most of the tech you already have. Join us for demos and tutorials on hardware, software, apps, and products that might just change your world. Who: Open to allWhen: Tuesdays at… Read More »

AWS training at U-M March 20

The College of Literature, Science and the Arts, in partnership with the Amazon Web Services at U-M team, is pleased to announce a free, hands-on cloud computing workshop. Join us on March 20 at The Ross School of Business, classroom R1210. Register. NOTE: Computers will not be provided, so please bring a laptop to this event. Agenda 9:00… Read More »

Women in HPC launches mentoring program

Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) has launched a year-round mentoring program, providing a framework for women to provide or receive mentorship in high performance computing. Read more about the program at https://womeninhpc.org/2019/03/mentoring-programme-2019/ WHPC was created with the vision to encourage women to participate in the HPC community by providing fellowship, education, and support to women and the organizations… Read More »

2019 HEDW Conference registration is now open!

By | February 20, 2019

The U-M ITS/Information Quest Team (IQ) is hosting the 16th Annual HEDW 2019 Conference right here in Ann Arbor, April 14-17, 2019, at the Ann Arbor Sheraton on Boardwalk. The Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum (HEDW) is a community of higher education representatives dedicated to sharing knowledge about data management, best practices, data warehousing designs, institutional reporting strategies,… Read More »

Google and Box classes for spring/summer 2019

The ITS Collaboration Team has announced its schedule for Google and Box classes for the spring/summer of 2019. All classes will be held in Wolverine Tower, training room G010. ITS_GOOC100, Introduction to G-Suite, Friday, March 8, 2-3 p.m., Register ITS_GOOC101, G-Suite Using Mail and Calendar, Monday, March 18, 1-3 p.m., Register ITS_GOOC102, Working with Drive, Friday, April 5, 1-3 p.m.,… Read More »

Data for Public Good Symposium Feb. 19

By | February 13, 2019

From understanding the influence of congressional members’ Twitter accounts to discussing why the global crude oil price rose again after 2016, the second annual Data for Public Good Symposium will showcase the unique ways in which students, faculty, staff and community members have analyzed and assessed data to benefit others. The conference takes place 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb.… Read More »

A look back at the 2018 Michigan IT Symposium

Now in its fifth year, the Michigan IT Symposium continues to be the premiere event that brings together IT staff throughout the university to share ideas, meet new people, and reconnect with former colleagues. This year, more than 425 IT professionals from across U-M came together on November 28–29, to celebrate the expertise, innovation, and talents of the… Read More »

Takeaways: Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Annual Conference

I recently returned from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Annual Conference. My boss asked me how it went. I replied that every single session was useful. That impressed both of us! Everything. I mean, quite literally, EVERYTHING. It’s all good, and there is nothing they offered that I didn’t want to see. You can see the program… Read More »

CSCAR offers free workshops starting in January 2019

By | December 13, 2018

Beginning in January of 2019, Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research (CSCAR) will offer most of its workshops free of charge to U-M students, faculty, and staff. CSCAR is able to do this thanks to funding from U-M’s Data Science Initiative. Registration for workshops is still required, and seats are limited. CSCAR requests that participants please cancel their… Read More »

Save the date: Hack with Friends March 7–8, 2019

Plan to attend! Hacks with Friends takes place Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Ross School of Business. Hacks with Friends (HWF) is a spirited two day hack event for IT professionals across the University of Michigan where you are encouraged to break out and have some fun doing what you do best. Pitch… Read More »