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Announcing the Official Ole Miss App – iPad Edition

Posted on: April 12th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

The University of Mississippi has unveiled a new iPad application designed to engage and connect the university community.  Over thirty UM employees have been involved in the project from many different areas including IT, University Communications, Athletics, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, the Student Media Center, Student Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Human Resources, […]

UM Mobility Survey Participants Win $25 Amazon Gift Certificates!

Posted on: November 15th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

The University of Mississippi (UM)  Office of Information Technology (IT) conducted the UM Mobility Survey in October 2011 to access the mobility needs of the University community.     The survey was open to students, parents, employees, alumni, fans and other interested individuals who were age 18 or older. It was posted in UM Today, OrgSync, Twitter, and […]

UM Mobile Site Reworked

Posted on: October 19th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

The UM Mobile site recently got a completely reworked layout.  Looking more like an app than a mobile website, the new layout features icons at the main and some secondary levels to make navigation easier. Behind the scenes, the visitor’s screen resolution is used to guess which version of the site (mobile or full) that […]

Blackboard Mobile Learn

Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by Penny Rice

Would you like to access Blackboard from anywhere? Now there’s an App for that. Introducing Blackboard Mobile Learn at The University of Mississippi The Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce the launch of Blackboard Mobile Learn, a free mobile application that brings interactive teaching and learning to mobile devices and gives students full access […]

From Paper to Portable – Going Wireless with Mobile Asset Management

Posted on: August 10th, 2011 by Al Ling

An audit of a department’s property inventory can be a lengthy and sometimes frustrating process.  Property auditors from the Office of Procurement Services  arrive at the department, clipboards in hand, ready to search offices, closets, file cabinets, and other areas in an effort to locate all of the assets on their lists.  Once an asset is identified, […]

Protect Yourself and Your Reputation Online!

Posted on: August 6th, 2011 by kfg

THINK before you post, like, tweet or follow. Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter can be lots of fun and a good way to stay connected with friends, but they can also leave you vulnerable to having your identity stolen, your reputation damaged, and even your physical safety compromised. Don’t just do it […]

The iPad 2: The Next Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Posted on: July 13th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

by Matthew Herring, Guest Writer Okay, so it might not be “the” best thing since sliced bread.  But I have to admit, it is pretty close.  Most of you have probably already seen the various iPad 2 commercials on TV.  The sibling of the original iPad, the iPad 2 boasts a smaller form factor than […]

Never Miss the Bus

Posted on: April 14th, 2011 by sshakya1

Oxford University Transit buses are now GPS enabled for real-time tracking, and riders can get bus schedule information  using their computers or smart phones.  Riders can now stay on schedule, plan their travel, and never miss a bus again. The O.U.T. buses’ real-time transit information is made available by NEXTbus, a transit management solution provider […]

Important News About Employee Email

Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by

Faculty and staff email accounts will be migrated from the current email system, to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 by August 1, 2011. Introduction to Exchange Server 2010 The Office of Information Technology (IT) is pleased to announce that faculty and staff email will be migrated from the current email system to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, […]