IT Professionals News Archive
September IT Activity Report Published
University of Delaware Information Technologies has published its September 2014 Activity Report. The report details IT projects since May 1, and provides news about upcoming events.
Research computing news: New high-performance computing cluster, research computing website available
The Farber high performance cluster and a new Research Computing website are now available for the UD research community.
Phoneography: UD's first MOOC
For Jon Cox, assistant professor of art at the University of Delaware, the world is his classroom.
Over the years, Cox has been to all seven continents, and he’s led UD study abroad trips to all of them except Europe. He and his students have worked closely with locals in places like Peru, Vietnam, Tanzania and Cambodia.
Now Cox is inviting the world to come to UD -- he will be the first UD faculty member to teach a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), available to students across the globe.
First Friday Roundtable on Teaching scheduled Sept. 5
The First Friday Roundtable on Teaching, a collaborative University of Delaware program aimed at highlighting varied approaches of teaching, learning and assessment practices, will hold its first event for this fall on Friday, Sept. 5.
This semester's series will focus on teaching increasingly larger classes. However, topics will still be useful and interesting to all UD instructors so everyone who teaches UD students -- faculty, staff and graduate students -- is urged to attend.
New CATV channels: UD announces switch to Comcast cable television
UD switched CATV providers on Aug. 23. TVs connected to the UD CATV network before Aug. 23 need to re-scan for channels.
MS Office free for UD students: UD participating in Microsoft Student Advantage program
UD is participating in Microsoft Student Advantage program that allows UD students to download and use MS Office at no additional charge while they are enrolled in UD classes.
Third VSCSE workshop
From Aug. 25-26, UD will host its third summer workshop organized by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering (VSCSE). The two-day workshop will cover all aspects of visualizing data from a broad variety of domains.
Protecting UD's Data: Secure UD training being rolled out to employees this week
Information security is more important than ever. With everyone more reliant on computer accounts and on data stored on computers, hackers are becoming more determined to steal and misuse that data.
To keep up with this developing information technology landscape, this week the University of Delaware is launching its Secure UD training program.
Kroll changing its website for UD subscribers
Kroll Advisory Solutions has made some changes in its services for UD subscribers.
Secure UD training to be rolled out to employees beginning June 16
Beginning on June 16, UD will roll out the training portion of its new Secure UD information security awareness program.