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Next Live Cam Location

Posted on: June 10th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

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 […]

SAP/myOleMiss Upgrade Complete

Posted on: April 24th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

This weekend’s SAP and myOleMiss upgrade has been completed, and you may begin using the system.  IT staff will be monitoring the system to assure that all functionality is working properly.

Stay Tuned! – Get Important Information via Campus CATV Channel 10 with WEBUS

Posted on: February 8th, 2011 by mmize

Need to spread the word to the UM community regarding important messages?, Advertisements?, Deadlines?, Alerts?, Student Job Opportunities?,  Hours of Operation?, etc. The Office of Information Technology introduces WEBUS, “a web-based application that enables users to create and publish messages on local access television channels” as well on the internet via a web player.   The […]

Campus Telephone Services and Features

Posted on: February 1st, 2011 by

The University Telephone switch has several features available to enhance office productivity: Automated Directory Assistance – Available 24X7, Dial 8411 from any campus telephone and speak the name of the person or department you would like to reach.  After accepting the entry found, you will be transferred to the number. Voice Mail – Voice Mail […]

Mini Laptops Facilitate Language Teaching

Posted on: September 28th, 2010 by Deetra Wiley

In late April,  the Office of Information Technology (IT) teamed up with the Provost’s Office to purchase 16 Dell Latitude Mini laptops for the Department of Modern Languages. This decision came about from observations in the dissertation titled, “Instructors’ Attitudes Toward the Use of Technology at the University of Mississippi,” written by Dr. Julia Bussade, […]

Podcasting on iTunes U

Posted on: August 20th, 2010 by Penny Rice

Are you looking for ways to enhance your technology skills, learn about various subjects, study different languages, find extra study materials for a class, etc.? Try iTunes U. According to Apple’s Web site, there are more than 250,000 free lectures, videos, films, and other resources from universities and public learning institutions that are available on […]