The University of Michigan is revising its information technology security policy to establish a single, comprehensive IT security and information assurance program for the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses and the Health System.
U-M executive officers recently approved changes to several IT policies in the Standard Practice Guide.
Using information technology is integral to how the university conducts its business. The institution provides direction and guidance regarding the fundamental use of IT on its campuses through the following channels:
Beginning with the fall semester, CTools will no longer be available for U-M classes — but Canvas will.
The Michigan IT Symposium Committee is now accepting proposals for conference sessions to be held at the 2016 Michigan IT Symposium.
Staff and faculty are encouraged to submit proposals in the form of posters or interactive presentations that align with at least one of the U-M IT Strategic Goals:
Recognizing that new career pathways require new approaches to education and training, 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.
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.
Data breaches, email scams and other threats to personal and institutional data are on the rise, and the University of Michigan is taking steps to increase the protection of this data by expanding the use of two-factor authentication.
The Blue Jeans online conferencing system now is available to much of the campus community through a partnership between Information and Technology Services and a variety of units that have joined in a cost-sharing contract.
Preparing to use Canvas in the classroom just got a little easier for faculty.
The U-M Canvas Crew is providing in-person, one-on-one support to faculty. The Canvas Crew consists of students and staff from the College of Engineering, Information and Technology Services, LSA and University Libraries.
A certificate upgrade for servers that are used to secure communications on three University of Michigan WiFi networks will require users to accept the new certificate as of May 18.
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 for the University of Michigan. The university now is accepting nominations and applications for the position.
Who doesn't love a good game?
Whether it's an innocent round of hide-and-seek, an immersive video game or a competitive card game, we all enjoy a challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Advanced Research Computing — Technology Services has launched a new initiative aimed at facilitating uninterrupted data flow to meet the needs of researchers across campus.
Blue Jeans conferencing technology now is an option for members of the university community who deal with health records protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
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.