IT Professionals News Archive
May 31 is last day of service for UD modem pool
Information Technologies will decommission the hardware that supports dial-up access to the University of Delaware's network on May 31, 2014.
UD Motor Pool's request for service form updated April 7
UD Motor Pool’s new Request for Service form includes a funding widget that will be available on other Web Forms.
Reminder: There are consequences for staying with Windows XP after April 8
IT is beginning to notify people using Windows XP on the UD network about the consequences of staying with Windows XP after April 8.
Microsoft will discontinue support of Windows XP April 8
Microsoft has announced that as of April 8, Windows XP will no longer be supported.
According to Microsoft, after that date, "your XP computer[s] will no longer receive automatic updates."
UD faculty invited to participate in Open Education Week events March 10-15
UD faculty can participate in local and global events March 10-15 to learn more about open education.
Deadline for pre-proposals of 2014 IT Transformation Grants is March 1
University of Delaware faculty members are encouraged to apply for 2014 IT Transformation Grants to transform education with the support of innovative uses of technology. Pre-proposals are due March 1.
This year's grant program combines resources from the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning (CTAL) and IT Academic Technology Services (IT-ATS) to accommodate funding requests for faculty time, graduate or undergraduate student time, software and equipment.
New high performance computing cluster to be built this spring
Based on the number of nodes faculty have reserved so far for a new high performance computing cluster, IT is moving forward with the project.
Changes make brown and teal survey processing faster, greener
The University of Delaware procedure for processing brown and teal surveys has been streamlined to be more efficient, convenient and green. Clients now receive an electronic copy of the results through UD's Dropbox.
2014 Winter Faculty Institute scheduled Jan. 9 in Trabant University Center
The Winter Faculty Institute (WFI) is a one-day event at the University of Delaware designed for faculty to take advantage of the latest research and technological advances in classroom and online instruction. The program changes each year to reflect the latest progress demonstrated by UD faculty, the newest insights from educational research and the latest opportunities presented by technological advances.
The 2014 event will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Trabant University Center on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. A continental breakfast and a buffet lunch will be provided.
Equipment Activity, Request for Service-Facilities web forms to be released
New Equipment Activity web forms allow departments and units to request changes to the status of University-owned equipment, while an updated Request for Service-Facilities form offers new features and automatic interfacing to the Equipment Activity forms.