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Archive for March, 2012

Analytics Update

Posted on: March 30th, 2012 by LAURIE RICHLOVSKY

In response to requests submitted by Academic users, we have implemented significant updates to the General SLcM reports in Analytics. All Enrollment and Admissions reports now contain student contact information including email, cell phone and standard address. Two new reports were introduced to assist with administrative processes in the Deans’ and Chairs’ offices: A Status […]

Calling All Ole Miss Tweeters!

Posted on: March 29th, 2012 by Robby Seitz

The university’s list of social media links has grown steadily since we began posting them in 2009. We have Facebook groupies, Twitter tweeters, WordPress bloggers, and there are probably others that we don’t yet know about. (If your page needs to be listed there, let me know!) With the upcoming Ole Miss iPad App, people […]

WebIDs Available for UM Parents

Posted on: March 27th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

As a parent or guardian of a college student, have you ever wanted to pay your student’s bill online?  Opt in to receive UM campus emergency notifications and weather alerts?  View your student’s academic data?  With the launch of WebIDs for parents, parents can now access pertinent information on their student and perform actions such […]

WebMail for Students Moving to UM Google Mail

Posted on: March 15th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

In June 2011, a committee was formed to consider a University of Mississippi (UM) partnership with Google to offer Google Apps for Education to students.   Google Apps for Education offers email, document creation, calendar services and home pages to use in private and collaborative projects. In September 2011, the committee requested input from the university community […]

End of an Era – Compaq Server Retired

Posted on: March 1st, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

March 2, 2012 will mark the end of an era within the University Data Center.  On that date, the Compaq ProLiant 6000 server that once powered the University’s E-form system will be officially retired from service.   This server was first put into production service in early 2000 and has served the University without any major […]