Information Technology

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. February 15, 2016

    President recommends new VP for information technology

    President Mark Schlissel is recommending the creation of the new position of vice president for information technology and chief information officer for U-M.

  5. January 27, 2016

    Program gives undergraduates use of high-performance computing

    Advanced Research Computing — Technology Services is launching a new program to assist faculty working with undergraduate students on research that requires high performance computing resources.

  6. January 25, 2016

    Program aims to improve network connections for researchers

    Advanced Research Computing — Technology Services has launched a new initiative aimed at facilitating uninterrupted data flow to meet the needs of researchers across campus.

  7. November 2, 2015

    Blue Jeans adds HIPAA compliance to conferencing service

    Blue Jeans conferencing technology now is an option for members of the university community who deal with health information protected under HIPAA.

  8. October 15, 2015

    University starts final phase of project to end SiteMaker use

    Information and Technology Services is entering the final phase of a project to decommission the SiteMaker Web hosting service at the university.

  9. September 24, 2015

    Canvas chosen as successor to CTools course sites

    U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will move all course sites from CTools into a new learning management system called Canvas by the fall 2016 semester.

  10. September 24, 2015

    U-M leads $5M big-data project to widen ‘bottleneck to discovery’

    U-M is leading a $5 million data storage and networking project that aims to improve the ability to analyze troves of data, which could speed discovery and revolutionize the research cloud.