Information Technology

  1. July 11, 2016

    U-M launches two specializations for new generation of data scientists

    The University of Michigan is launching two new series of courses on Coursera as part of its commitment to developing curricula and lifelong learning opportunities for a new generation of data science students.

  2. June 15, 2016

    New on-campus data-science and computational services available

    Researchers across campus now have access to several new services to help them navigate the new tools and methodologies emerging for data-intensive and computational research.

  3. June 8, 2016

    Contract makes Blue Jeans available to most units, students across U-M

    The Blue Jeans online conferencing system now is available to much of the campus community through a partnership with a variety of units that have joined in a cost-sharing contract.

  4. June 8, 2016

    Modern options to replace MTokens beginning this summer

    In an effort to further protect personal and institutional data, U-M this summer will begin replacing MTokens with a new, more flexible two-factor authentication system.

  5. May 10, 2016

    Canvas Crew offering one-on-one support to faculty this summer

    The Canvas Crew, a team of students and staff from several U-M units, will provide in-person, one-on-one support to faculty moving courses to the Canvas learning management system.

  6. May 9, 2016

    WiFi certificate upgrade will require user action starting May 18

    A certificate upgrade for servers that are used to secure communications on three U-M WiFi networks will require users to accept the new certificate as of May 18.

  7. May 2, 2016

    Search underway for VP for information technology and CIO

    The Office of the President has appointed an advisory committee to launch the search for the new position of vice president for information technology and chief information officer.

  8. April 14, 2016

    Canvas helps instructor develop ‘gameful’ approach to teaching

    Using the new learning management system Canvas, English instructor Pamela Bogart created a highly engaged, student-centered learning experience for her cohort of master’s and doctoral students.

  9. April 6, 2016

    U-M, IBM collaborate on data-centric high performance computing

    U-M is collaborating with IBM to develop and deliver “data-centric” supercomputing systems designed to increase the pace of scientific discovery in a broad range of fields.

  10. March 24, 2016

    WiFi improving cell phone calling on the Ann Arbor campus

    Cell phone calling on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus is taking a big step forward as cellular carriers have started to enable WiFi calling on select devices.