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The Office of Information Technology is pleased to welcome Drew Chiles as our new Project Coordinator.
On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, beginning at 12:01 AM CST, IT will begin an upgrade of Blackboard Learn to the latest stable release. During this maintenance, blackboard.olemiss.edu will be offline. We expect Blackboard Learn will be available on Wednesday, December 23. However, we will make every effort to complete this work as quickly as possible […]
Degree Audit has become a mainstream tool that all Schools and Colleges use and is now an integral part of the undergraduate graduation process. We are happy to report that we had 100% compliance for May graduation with the exception of Pharmacy and Law, which recently came online. We expect all undergraduate degrees to be […]
There’s no end to how automated we can make our lives, from smart houses to cars that can self-park to refrigerators that will create a grocery list from items you scan. This third and final time management TECHNews article will focus on technology that helps us be more productive in our personal lives. We wanted […]
If you are a campus webmaster or the head of a department with a website, I encourage you to review the policy on Accessibility of Technology Services. We have a self-imposed deadline coming up on September 1 to have all of our “official Web pages” pass the error checks in the WAVE: Web Accessibility Evaluation […]
Students can access information about their degree program requirements from three sources: the various academic departments, the printed/online catalog, and Degree Audit. We want to help ensure that the student is getting consistent information.
Have you ever misplaced or lost your phone? Maybe it was stolen? Was your device returned to you? In the wake of recent iPhone thefts, Apple’s free iCloud service, paired with their free Find My iPhone app, offers some peace of mind. The iCloud service and the Find My iPhone app work together to provide […]
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 […]
As noted in an earlier TECHNews article, the University of Mississippi’s (UM) Office of Information Technology (IT ) is a ramp-up site of a new technology from SAP, SAP NetWeaver Gateway (NG). As part of this ramp-up, Errol Sayre, Systems Analyst III, was part of the project team that delivered an iPad application for UM Admissions Counselors. These counselors […]
Over the past couple of months we’ve been collecting suggestions about where to put the next Campus Live Cam. We’ve narrowed down the possibilities from the responses and now we’re back asking for your preference. But first, why aren’t we including all the ideas submitted? Here are the top three suggestions we aren’t offering. Parking […]