September 26, 2021

Information Technology

  1. September 13, 2021

    U-M Slack to replace Facebook Workplace on Sept. 17

    Users of Facebook Workplace recently have been notified that the university is moving to U-M Slack as its primary collaboration tool for enhancing workgroup communication. 

  2. September 1, 2021

    No-cost research computing allocations now available

    Researchers on all university campuses can now sign up for the U-M Research Computing Package, a new package of no-cost supercomputing resources provided by Information and Technology Services.

  3. August 25, 2021

    NameCoach pronunciation tool now available in Canvas

    NameCoach, a tool that allows students and faculty to create an audio recording to help peers better pronounce their names, is currently available in all officially provisioned Canvas courses.

  4. August 4, 2021

    Simplified placement exams save time by going digital

    Information and Technology Services, the LSA Language Resource Center and the Registrar’s Office partnered to move four language placement exams to an online format in Canvas.

  5. July 29, 2021

    Migration to Dropbox opens to faculty and staff July 30

    Faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses who have not yet moved from U-M Box to U-M Dropbox can now begin the process using the Self-Service Migration tool.

  6. July 28, 2021

    Google Drive update to affect links to non-Google files

    Google is releasing an update to Drive files on Sept. 13 that will change links used to share non-Google files that were created before November 2017.

  7. July 7, 2021

    Zoom supports new DEI features in latest update

    U-M faculty, staff, and students can now take advantage of new features in Zoom video conferencing that support an inclusive campus environment.

  8. June 29, 2021

    New research computing package supports data-intensive research

    Information and Technology Services has launched a new package of supercomputing resources for researchers and Ph.D. students on all U-M campuses: the U-M Research Computing Package.

  9. June 15, 2021

    U-M begins cloud storage migration to Dropbox

    Starting this month, the U-M community is migrating to U-M Dropbox, which will become the institution’s primary cloud file storage option once U-M Box fully retires in December.

  10. June 9, 2021

    Wi-Fi upgrades to help transform campus network capabilities

    Starting this summer, Information and Technology Services will upgrade campus Wi-Fi so it continues to meet the campus community’s growing demand for fast and secure connections.