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April 6, 2016

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

The University of Michigan is collaborating with IBM to develop and deliver "data-centric" supercomputing systems designed to increase the pace of scientific discovery in fields as diverse as aircraft and rocket engine design, cardiovascular disease treatment, materials physics, climate modeling and cosmology.

March 24, 2016

WiFi improving cell phone calling on the Ann Arbor campus

Have you ever tried to make a cell phone call on campus, just to have it fail? You are not alone. Many buildings on the Ann Arbor campus have poor cellular coverage.

Now the ability to make calls on campus is taking a big step forward.

February 15, 2016

President recommends new VP for information technology

Update: The Board of Regents approved this position at its Feb. 18 meeting.

President Mark Schlissel is recommending the creation of the new position of vice president for information technology and chief information officer for the University of Michigan.

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.

Faculty can now access Flux HPC resources in support of undergraduate research at no cost.

October 15, 2015

University starts final phase of project to end SiteMaker use

Information and Technology Services launched the SiteMaker Transition Project in January 2014 and, since then, has been moving, archiving and deleting SiteMaker sites in anticipation of decommissioning the Web hosting service at the end of 2015.

September 24, 2015

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

Buried in troves of data that scientists have gathered, but not yet analyzed, could be key insights to improving cancer treatment, understanding Alzheimer's disease, predicting climate change effects and developing cheaper, clean energy technologies.

September 24, 2015

Canvas chosen as successor to CTools course sites

Following the recommendation of a faculty advisory group, 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.

September 21, 2015

High-speed research data storage now available

U-M investigators involved in data-intensive research are getting a new tool to help them store, manage and analyze large data sets.

Advanced Research Computing-Technology Services on Monday announced that a new service, Turbo Research Storage, is available to researchers on all U-M campuses.

June 22, 2015

Temporary outage during HR systems upgrade

Several M-Pathways Human Resource Management Systems will be offline from 5 p.m. Thursday through 7 a.m. next Monday for an upgrade to enhance security, improve functionality and reduce costs.

June 11, 2015

Universities join to control destinies in digital learning environment

"A world of opportunities."

That's how James Hilton, vice provost for digital education and innovation, describes the possibilities of a consortium of universities, joined together by a desire to create and share digital tools and data, in effort to enhance the learning experience for students today.  

June 4, 2015

U-M hit by email scams to collect personal information

More than 150 people at the University of Michigan have fallen victim to phishing emails, and revealed personal information such as names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, UMICH passwords, and more this week.


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