Chris Jones (’13), intern for ITS and recent Lafayette graduate, worked closely with John Fulton, Director of Network and Systems, on the OpenUC pilot project this past academic year. Because of Chris’s creative programming, participants in the OpenUC project will be able to more easily use the system on their mobile devices using the Bria [...]
The ITaL Faculty Committee assisted in the development of the newly instituted Teaching with Techology Grants Program, and reviewed 10 proposals to the program for the 2013-14 academic year. The following 7 grants were awarded for a total of $25,000: Chip Nataro, Associate Professor Chemistry: Student Response Systems in General Chemistry Ed Kerns, Eugene H [...]
There were 47 new accounts created this semester, bringing us to a total of 965 users on campus. Congratulations to the 10 people who received Certificates of Completion in 16 different lynda.com courses this semester. Below is a list of the top viewed courses for the spring semester. If you’re interested in viewing any of [...]
John Fulton, Director of Network and Systems, and Chris Jones, Lafayette Computer Science Major and ITS Student Programmer, are doing a webinar on Tuesday May 14 2013, 1-2 PM, on the state of the Unified Communications Pilot and how it applies to BYOD, using unified communications in the classroom, and open source development opportunities for [...]
Since November, the Metzgar Renewable Energy Project has been monitoring and converting wind & solar energy to provide electricity to the Metzgar maintenance building. After a summer lightning storm, Nicole Catino ‘13 and Stacey-Ann Pearson ‘15 were tasked by program director, Dr. David Veshosky, with troubleshooting the wind turbine and solar data streaming systems at [...]
Since Wednesday, March 13, ITS has received an increased number of support requests from users experiencing failed log in attempts to the following services: Webmail Moodle Banner Self Service Google Docs Lynda Qualtrics Degreeworks Maxient JSTOR University Tickets Leopard link To resolve this issue, ITS recommends deleting “cookies” in your web browser(s) [Firefox, Safari, Chrome, IE]. [...]
DegreeWorks is a new web-based degree audit tool accessible through Banner Self Service from the Student Services & Financial Aid tab. The tool will help faculty advising students as they progress towards degree completion. The application has three key features: Worksheets that display all degree requirements and classes taken to satisfy each Worksheets showing requirements [...]
Files stored on the network (“U” drive, “P” drive, etc) otherwise known as Novell, have been migrated and should now be accessed using Samba. Documentation on how to access your files using Samba is available at http://help.lafayette.edu/samba. If you are are unable to access your files using Samba please call the Help Desk.
Information Technology Services is announcing a new Teaching with Technology Grant Program to encourage and financially support faculty who are interested in exploring new ways of improving their teaching through innovative pedagogical strategies augmented with technology. As part of the IT Master Plan adopted in March, this program will be an annually funded initiative offered [...]
The Monroe@ Living Learning Community is hosting a “Learn to Code” event on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The event will be held at 638 Monroe St; visit the Lafayette Calendar for the full event details.