Michigan IT invites you to get out and learn about technology around campus. Take a break and make time to join Michigan IT to network, socialize, and discover firsthand the technology across the university that drives innovation and helps make U-M leaders and best! There are some fun and interesting events coming up in February and March: the… Read More »
The U-M Teaching and Technology Collaborative is excited to announce the 26th annual Enriching Scholarship (ES) conference to be held virtually, May 6-9, 2024 (add to Google calendar). The conference is free for all members of the U-M community. The 2024 call for proposals is now open! This year’s theme is “Surveying the Now.” The theme aims to highlight the ways technology has changed… 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 »
Registration is now open for the 25th annual Enriching Scholarship conference, taking place May 1-2, 2023. Enriching Scholarship is an opportunity for instructors, and those who support instruction on all U-M campuses, to share ideas and connect with one another. The theme of this year’s conference is, “Taking the Lead – Dancing with Disruption in Higher Education.” Sessions will… Read More »
We are excited to announce the creation of the Collaboration & Productivity Community of Practice! Collaboration and productivity services (like Google Workspace, Slack, Dropbox, and more) are widely used and critically important across the university community. They support cooperative work through real-time collaboration and discussion, shared access to resources, and the facilitation of day-to-day tasks, like the creation… Read More »
John “JJ” Jahn, a project engineer lead with LSA Technology Services, firmly believes in continuing education for audiovisual (AV) people on campus. That’s why he asked the Michigan IT AV Technology Community of Practice in May if there was interest in a course to prepare for the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) professional… Read More »
Join Dr. Ravi Pendse, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at U-M, for a conversation with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the president of Estonia from 2006-16. The conversation will cover the intersection of technology and government, cybersecurity, and more — President Ilves was in office when Estonia was a victim of a massive cyber-attack, believed to have originated in Russia, in 2007.
Fourteen teams of creative and technology-minded staff members from across U-M collaborated in person and online at the eighth annual Hacks With Friends (HWF). The event, which took place on June 2 and 3, 2022, was the first in-person Michigan IT event to take place since HWF 2020, which was held just prior to the pandemic.