Archive for the ‘UM Today’ Category
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!
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 […]
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 […]
Summer is almost here and, if you are not teaching or enrolled in classes or if you are traveling, you may want to disable the daily UM Today email summaries. To do this, sign in to myOleMiss and choose “Preferences” from the upper right of the UM Today listing. Once here, you should see an […]
A new Event Calendar lets people both enter their events and announcement them through UM Today, all in one step.
The Office of Information Technology and University Brand Services have been working to develop a new and improved event calendar that is integrated with UM Today. Up until now, there has been no connection between events posted in UM Today and those added to the Ole Miss Event Calendar. In several weeks, the new calendar […]
The Office of Information Technology (IT) is planning for the next round of enhancements to Ole Miss Today (OMT) and needs your ideas. The following suggestions were generated from a focus group with student leaders. Please feel free to comment on these ideas and offer any additional ideas that you have by sending email to […]
Instructors, advisors, and academic administrators – Are you having trouble getting the attention of your students? If yes, then here is a new communication method to try. Last fall, a new service was deployed in myOleMiss that allows you to send email and / or SMS text messages to students. That is, you can send […]