Information Technology

  1. January 18, 2022

    Google preparing to deactivate classic Google Sites this summer

    Google will turn off the ability to edit classic Google Sites on June 1 and will begin deactivating those sites July 1. Google announced its plans to retire classic Google Sites in August 2020. 

  2. January 12, 2022

    ITS highlights teaching technologies for 2022 winter term

    Information and Technology Services has shared five top technologies that support instruction and an inclusive learning environment for the winter semester.

  3. December 13, 2021

    U-M secures data dashboards amid ‘severe’ worldwide software vulnerability

    Due to a worldwide software security vulnerability, all U-M Tableau dashboards — including all COVID-19 dashboards — are temporarily only available to users on the university’s network or using the university virtual private network.

  4. October 26, 2021

    Box to Dropbox migration window closes Oct. 31

    The end of the U-M Box Retirement Project is rapidly approaching, and faculty and staff are urged to confirm that all remaining Box data have been moved to U-M Dropbox before Oct. 31. 

  5. October 11, 2021

    Duo Mobile app getting new look with latest update

    The Duo Mobile application, which is used as a two-factor authentication tool for many online U-M functions, has been redesigned, and the new version is now available.

  6. September 29, 2021

    XR technology ‘brings’ conference goers to iconic U-M space

    As the Center for Academic Innovation prepared for its first annual XR Summit, organizer Jeremy Nelson had an idea: create a virtual representation of the Diag for people to meet, using the technology that was the focus of the event.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.