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In a recent survey of our campus in regards to UM Today, many reported that their primary reason for not reading it is that there were regularly too many messages that were not relevant to them. Let’s work together to fix that!
One of the biggest challenges in helping students who are at risk of academic failure is identifying them early enough in the term to make a difference. While there are many data points that can be used to predict a student’s success or failure, the most valuable is the insight offered by a caring instructor who has first-hand experience with the student. Find out how you can help with Academic Alerts.
Last November, the Office of Information Technology (IT) and University Communications requested feedback from the campus community on UM Today, a software framework for collecting, organizing and sharing announcements primarily among University of Mississippi (UM) students, faculty, and staff. We were pleased with both the number of responses (almost 900) and the quality of insights […]
Notifications from cell phones can be distracting. Whenever attempting to unwind for the evening, loud notifications from devices can become bothersome. To remedy problems with the device providing loud notification sounds, “Do Not Disturb” can be set up so that most sound and vibrations can be stopped for a period of time. To enable “Do […]
As the newspapers are filled with stories of reduced funding and mid-year budget cuts, access to up-to-date financial information is critical for deans, chairs, department heads, and other signatory officers. Taking advantage of the speed of the SAP HANA database that was implemented one year ago, the Office of Information Technology (IT) proudly announces the […]
A few small but significant enhancements have been added to the features of Final Grade Submission in myOleMiss. They are designed to help instructors know the status of grade submission for their different course sections. Special thanks to Dr. Dan Mattern who made this enhancement request; we are glad to be able to make it […]
Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to log service hours OXFORD, MS. – Each year the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement compiles service data from across campus to submit an application for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes exemplary service efforts and the community-campus partnerships inspiring […]
As a new or existing employee, there may come a time when you need to update your contact information (office/personal telephone numbers, addresses, emergency contact, etc.). Find out how to access and update your contact information, as well as your communication preferences. ACCESS YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION You may view and update your own office information or […]
In previous UM Today daily emails, you may have seen the same messages too many times. Maybe, you couldn’t tell what was new. In the new layout, your daily UMT email will be similar to what you see when you log into UM Today. Here are some new features along with a review of the […]
In 2008, the staff appraisal process was moved from a paper-based system to an online electronic system, which is what is being used now. Due to substantial staff appraisals to be reviewed and approved each year, new ways were sought to handle the load and make the process more conducive to the University community. Per […]