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Tech Talk: Mapping the London Cholera Epidemic

Posted November 30, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Learn about interactive mapping in the classroom! Melissa Pashigian from Anthropology discusses her Mellon Seed Grant project. Pashigian worked with LITS to develop interactive mapping resources and an in-class assignment on the London cholera epidemic of the 1850s. Students examine different historical maps […]

A Celebration of the Ellery Yale Wood ’52 Children’s Book Collection on Monday, December 5, 2016

Posted November 28, 2016

Harry Potter, Narnia, Cinderella, Mrs. Molesworth, and many more are part of the extraordinary collection of children’s and young adult books donated earlier this year by Ellery Yale Wood, Bryn Mawr class of 1952. Please join us for an open house to see some of the highlights from the collection, and then hear reflections on the books from students who have worked with the books; from Kate Thomas and Bethany Schneider in the English Department, who played such an important role in bringing the collection here; and from noted young adult novelist Catherine Gilbert Murdock ’88.

Moodle Course Shells for Spring 2017 Available

Posted November 28, 2016

The course shells for Spring 2017 are now available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they register for that course in BIONIC. For faculty: If you have course information (e.g., previous year’s syllabus, a reading list, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.) you wish to share […]

Tech Talk: The HoloLens and Mixed Reality in the Classroom

Posted November 28, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room The HoloLens is a “mixed reality” device, consisting of a set of goggles and onboard computer processor that can superimpose 2-D and 3-D virtual images (aka “holograms”) onto the wearer’s view of the real world. Join us for hands-on experience with the HoloLens […]

Seen new apps in 365?

Posted November 22, 2016

You may have noticed some new apps from time to time in Office 365 — this week you might have seen Dynamics, Flow, and PowerApps.  In the past and in the future there have been other apps which appear and disappear. Office 365 is a cloud service which Microsoft refers to as “evergreen” which means […]

Tech Talk: The HoloLens and Mixed Reality in the Classroom

Posted November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room The HoloLens is a “mixed reality” device, consisting of a set of goggles and onboard computer processor that can superimpose 2-D and 3-D virtual images (aka “holograms”) onto the wearer’s view of the real world. Join us for hands-on experience with the HoloLens […]

Staff Development Day ’17: We Need Your Input!

Posted November 17, 2016

Attention staff: In preparation for the annual Staff Development Day (formerly known as the Staff In-Service Day), the SDD Planning Committee would like to ask for your input on topics you’d be interested in learning and/or teaching at this year’s event, slated for Spring Break 2017 (exact date and time TBA). Last year’s event offered […]

Laura Surtees Lecture, Classics Colloquium 11/18 4:00pm

Posted November 16, 2016

Laura Surtees, Research & Instruction Librarian and Coordinator of Carpenter Library will be giving the Classics Colloquium lecture this Friday, November 18th! Join us for “It’s a Hard Knock Life: Urbanism and City Living in Hellenistic Thessaly” in Carpenter 21 at 4:30 p.m. Come for tea before the lecture in the Quita Woodward Room at […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 16, 2016

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Give Microsoft Feedback on Office 365

Posted November 10, 2016

Now that you’ve been using Office 365 for a few months, we wanted to make sure you were all aware of Microsoft’s Suggestion Box. Have a great idea for a new feature or improvement? Share your Feedback from within the Mail and Calendar apps. Just click on the question mark in the upper right corner […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 9, 2016

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

BIONIC Unavailable 11/9 5-11:30pm

Posted November 1, 2016

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, November 9th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

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