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Archive for November, 2015

Conversation with Lisa Kraus, In the New Body project director 12/3 4:30pm

Posted November 30, 2015

Please join us on Thursday, December 3rd at 4:30 p.m. in Thomas 224 for a conversation with Lisa Kraus, In the New Body project director and former member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company. Through an informal discussion with Matthew Feliz, co-curator of Trisha Brown: (Re)framing collaboration, Lisa will reflect on her experiences dancing in […]

New Email/calendar Service: Microsoft 365 Coming May 2016

Posted November 30, 2015

Friends and Colleagues, I would like to thank all who participated in our decision process for their thoughtful insights. Many students, faculty, and staff gave their time and voices to our focus groups, interviews, open forums, and written feedback opportunities. We are pleased to announce that Microsoft 365 will be the email and calendar platform replacing Zimbra […]

Moodle: Spring Course Shells Now Available

Posted November 20, 2015

The course shells for Spring 2016 are now up and available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they preregister for it. If you have information you wish to share with students during the registration period (e.g., sample syllabi, reading lists, answers to frequently asked questions) […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 18, 2015

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. 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.

Resolved: EZ-Borrow Unavailable

Posted November 12, 2015

Updated 11/12 11:45am: This issue has been resolved; EZ-Borrow is now available. EZ-Borrow is currently unavailable. This is a system wide issue that is currently being addressed. Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

EDUCAUSE Webinar on Student and Faculty IT Experience & Expectations 11/18

Posted November 12, 2015

Join LITS colleagues for a group viewing of this EDUCAUSE webinar: Students and Faculty on Their IT Experience and Expectations: 2015 ECAR Findings Date: November 18, 2015 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Location: Canaday 314 Find out what faculty and undergraduate students from colleges and universities worldwide have to say about their technology experiences and expectations. […]

Minor Change to Login Screen on College-owned Macs

Posted November 11, 2015

LITS has added text about the College’s acceptable use policy to the login screen on College-owned Macs. This will change the look of the login window for all Mac users, but will not affect functionality. The text reads: “In using this computer and your BMC account, you indicate your understanding of and agreement with: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/AcceptableUse.htm” We […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 11, 2015

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. 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.

Resolved: Major System Outage 11/4

Posted November 4, 2015

Updated 11/6 9:30am: This issue is resolved. The outages we experienced on 11/4 were caused by a hardware failure (a switch on a set of virtual servers). Restarting the switch resolved the issue; we are in communication with the vendor to learn more about why the switch may have failed. Please report any problems to […]