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Monday, May 11, 2015 - 1:44pm

The following new systems/services will be available to members of the Dartmouth community in 2015.

Spring 2015

Secure Data Backup: We will begin rolling out a new backup service to faculty in the Arts and Sciences to ensure that their data is always protected against computer loss or hardware failure. We will contact all Arts and Sciences faculty directly with information about this service when it becomes available.

Streaming TV: We will begin testing a new system that allows students who reside in on-campus housing to stream TV shows on demand via Comcast’s...

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Monday, May 11, 2015 - 1:41pm

As part of our ongoing commitment to protecting your data and identity within the Dartmouth Community, Information Technology Services will make several changes in the coming months to improve the security of Dartmouth’s data, as well as the usability of systems that protect our data. These changes are briefly described below.

In Spring

International Student Accounts: Starting April 7th we provided incoming international students with accounts in our directory system. This is approximately one month prior to all other incoming students. With this change, international...

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Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 2:51pm

In case you missed us in March, Dartmouth's cyber security experts will offer two more sessions of the popular "Staying Safe After the Anthem Breach" seminars.

In light of the recent Anthem Health Insurance security breach that affected 80 million accounts, the ITS Security Team will present an all-new cyber security seminar for Dartmouth faculty, students, and staff. No registration required.

We'll offer the same workshop on two different dates:

Wednesday, April 8, 11:00-noon in Haldeman 041

Friday, April 24, 2:00-3:00 pm in...

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Monday, March 9, 2015 - 4:38pm

In light of the recent Anthem Health Insurance security breach that affected 80 million accounts, the ITS Security Team will present an all-new cyber security seminar for Dartmouth faculty, students, and staff. No registration required.

We'll offer the event on two dates:

March 12, 2-3pm: Location: Silsby 028

March 25, 11-noon: Location: Silsby 028

Learn about credit monitoring and other tools you can use to protect yourself and your family, understand the motives behind cyber attacks, and determine risks to personal devices and data.

Contact us ahead of...

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 2:41pm

ITS Web Services worked with project staff to update design, improve usability, and clarify language on critical Dartmouth gateways.

By Elizabeth Kelsey, Editor of Interface

When Dartmouth’s Admissions Department needed to update its website, the project posed unique challenges.

“Content redevelopment for large websites is always more time consuming than one initially imagines,” says Katie Santos-Coy, who served as Admissions’ Associate Director for...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 3:51pm

George Morris joined ITS as Director of Research Computing in January. Before arriving at Dartmouth, George was Chief Information Officer for Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum and Weld Hill Research Center. His role at Harvard included research computing as well as leadership responsibility for the division’s administrative and academic computing services. George has also held scientific informatics leadership positions at biotechs and pharmaceutical firms...

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Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 6:41pm

By Elizabeth Kelsey, editor of Interface

Before Ben Morgan joined ITS Web Services in 2012 as a user experience designer/information architect, he worked as a more traditional architect—the type who designs buildings.

There was, after all, some correlation between the two fields: “My old boss at the architectural firm used to say we have to know a little about a lot,” Ben says. “Our role was to take the electrical engineer, the mechanical engineer, the contractor, and...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 4:15pm

Elizabeth Kelsey, editor of Interface

Adaptive evolution. Space weather patterns. Complex systems. Dartmouth researchers carry out important work in fields including biology, physics, and computer science. In such a fast-paced intellectual environment, scientists need information technology that can keep up with their research. Dartmouth’s new high-speed research network, the Science DMZ, will now quickly transfer the large files associated with the field.

Usually, when we think of a DMZ, a demilitarized zone, we see images in our mind’s eye of neutral territory between...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:43pm

What does a collaborative learning team look like?

Ashley Kehoe, an instructional designer in ITS, gives a first-hand account as a member of the Dartmouth Vietnam Project — a student-driven experiential learning program.

Read Ashley's guest post, “Collaboration in Action,” on Inside Higher Ed's Technology and Learning column....

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 5:48pm

By Elizabeth Kelsey, Editor of Interface

This column originally appeared in The Valley News on Sunday, October 19, 2014

When I returned to Holland after a 10-year absence, I realized how much technology complemented my connections with people.

I traveled to the Netherlands for vacation in July. I once lived there, and the trip was my first time back in 10 years.

As I boarded the plane to Amsterdam, I thought of how much I had changed...

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