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January 2014 Archives

New Active Learning Classroom on Campus

ITSS has installed a new active learning classroom in Humanities 484.

Posted on Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 | Permalink

Voice Systems Upgrades Complete

Upgrades to our phone and voicemail systems fixed bugs, updated software, reconfigured settings, and provides new compatibility and feature enhancements.

Posted on Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 | Permalink

Google Groups for Courses

Google Groups for Courses provide a place to communicate and collaborate with class members, safely and securely.

Posted on Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 | Permalink

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.

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 | Permalink

Windows 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.

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 | Permalink

Teaching 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.

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 | Permalink

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.

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 | Permalink

ITSS By The Numbers: The Systems Team

The ITSS Systems Team ensures access to computing resources for the UMD campus community.

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 | Permalink

Ten Years Ago in ITSS: Streaming Video

In February 2004 streaming video became a hot topic on campus.

Posted on Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 | Permalink

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.

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 | Permalink

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.

Posted on Monday, Jan 6, 2014 | Permalink