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New Active Learning Classroom on Campus ITSS has installed a new active learning classroom in Humanities 484.
Online at UMD Among the ways to learn how to teach online at UMD are not only Tech Camp but
also consultations with local IDS and ITSS experts, Twin Cities services, and a
Google community group.
Google Groups for Courses Google Groups for Courses provide a place to communicate and collaborate with class members, safely and securely.
Voice Systems Upgrades Complete Upgrades to our phone and voicemail systems fixed bugs, updated software, reconfigured settings, and provides new compatibility and feature enhancements.
Updated UMD Web Site Headers and Footers Available New versions of the UMD web site header and footer are now available for use on
all UMD web sites.
Effective January 1: New University Web Accessibility Standard The
W3C Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG), level AA, now serve as Web accessibility standards for the
University of Minnesota.
Data Privacy Month (January 28-February 28, 2014) Data Privacy Month (DPM) is an annual effort to empower people to protect their
privacy and control their digital footprint, as well as escalate the protection of
privacy and data as everyone's priority. Data privacy is complex, but there are
finite steps you can take to protect your personal and University private data.
XP: Going, going, ... On April 8, 2014, Windows XP will reach its official End of Life (EOL) and
Microsoft will no longer provide updates, security patches, or bug fixes. If you have
a University-owned Windows XP computer, it's time to upgrade.
Policy Update: Security Systems and Surveillance Cameras UMD campus security systems and surveillance cameras are to be monitored
centrally by the University of Minnesota Department of Central Security.
ITSS By The Numbers: The Systems Team The ITSS Systems Team ensures access to computing resources for the UMD campus
Ten Years Ago in ITSS: Streaming Video In February 2004 streaming video became a hot topic on campus.
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