April 12, 2021

Information Technology

  1. March 29, 2021

    XR @ Michigan 2021 Summit to focus on extended-reality issues

    The XR @ Michigan 2021 Summit will bring a virtual audience from all around the world onto a virtual events platform to hear about and discuss the potential and challenges of extended reality.

  2. March 25, 2021

    U-M Library upgrading technology to improve user experience

    An upcoming overhaul of the platform that allows users to find, request and borrow materials will bring changes to U-M Library services and interfaces.

  3. March 15, 2021

    U-M to migrate from Box to Dropbox this spring and summer

    The university will migrate its cloud-data storage from U-M Box to U-M Dropbox beginning this spring. U-M Box, the university’s primary cloud-data storage option, will go away Dec. 1.

  4. March 10, 2021

    2021 Hacks with Friends seeks proposals by March 17

    All information technology professionals working at U-M are welcome to participate in the virtual 2021 Hacks with Friends. Pitches may be submitted through the end of March 17.

  5. January 26, 2021

    Microsoft Teams available for videoconferencing, collaboration

    Faculty, staff and students at Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn have a new option for videoconferencing and team-based collaboration: Microsoft Teams at U-M. It is available at no additional cost.

  6. January 13, 2021

    Dell to be U-M’s new strategic supplier for computer hardware

    Dell Technologies has been selected as U-M’s new strategic supplier for computer hardware, which includes laptops, PCs, monitors, keyboards and other equipment. The contract goes into effect Jan. 18.

  7. November 23, 2020

    U-M planning to retire BlueJeans videoconferencing May 1

    U-M will retire the BlueJeans videoconferencing platform across all of its campuses by May, as BlueJeans has experienced a significant falloff in use that corresponds with growth of the Zoom platform.

  8. October 12, 2020

    Study Spaces helps students succeed while social distancing

    The university has launched Study Spaces at U-M, a web-based space reservation system to help students find and reserve designated individual study spaces or computer stations on North and Central campuses.

  9. October 8, 2020

    University launches Virtru to make Gmail even more secure

    Information and Technology Services has announced that U-M students, staff and faculty on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses have access to Virtru, an enhanced email security tool.

  10. October 7, 2020

    Dropbox Team folders with unlimited storage now available

    Faculty, staff and students on U-M’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses as well as Michigan Medicine now have access to Dropbox Team folders with unlimited storage.