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BIONIC Unavailable 5/19 8am-noon

Posted May 10, 2018

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, May 19th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. 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.

Change to Wireless Access 5/21

Posted May 7, 2018

This spring, LITS will be making a change to the way we provide wireless access. On May 21, the BrynMawrGuest wireless network (Currently BrynMawrGuest–Spring2018) will no longer be available. Please move any devices currently using the Guest network to the eduroam secure wireless network by this date. Campus visitors (that are not part of a […]

Moodle Course Shells for Summer and Fall for Academic Year 2018-2019 Available

Posted May 4, 2018

The course shells for upcoming Summer and Fall courses 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 with students who have […]

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference at Bryn Mawr May 23-24

Posted May 2, 2018

The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum for faculty, staff, and students to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning. Conference registration takes less than a minute and is free […]

Graduating Seniors: A Parting Gift from the Library

Posted May 1, 2018

The Library is excited to announce a giveaway for graduating seniors! In an effort to make sure all library materials are returned on time, any senior who has no outstanding library fines and nothing checked out by May 14th will be entered to win one of two reserved parking spaces on the day of Commencement (Saturday, May 19th). Winners will be chosen at random and […]

Information Security Initiatives: Encrypting Desktops and Laptops

Posted April 25, 2018

As part of the College’s continuing efforts to improve our information security, LITS is preparing to deploy full disk encryption technologies to College Windows and macOS devices. On a day-to-day basis, this change will not be noticeable to you.  However, it will better protect the data you have stored on your computer both when you’re […]

College-owned Macs: Software Center Upgrade 4/22

Posted April 22, 2018

Software Center on all College-owned Mac computers will be unavailable from midnight – 1:00 a.m. overnight tonight, April 22. LITS will be updating Software Center, our software management environment, during this time. No action is required on your part. Your computer will automatically update and the Software Center icon will change. You will notice that […]

4/24 Tech Talk: Using 3D Technology to Interrogate the History of Women in Science

Posted April 22, 2018

The History of Women in Science (HoWiS) Project seeks not only to document the vibrant history of early Bryn Mawr graduates who went on to pursue science careers, but to reconstruct their daily experiences in scientific spaces through the use of 3D technology. The project team also hopes to evaluate the various ways 3D technology, […]

Password Resets: Use the Password Reset Site

Posted April 18, 2018

LITS has become aware that password resets done on College-owned windows computers using CTRL+ALT+DEL are not syncing properly. We have opened a support ticket with our identity management vendor to resolve this issue. In the meantime, please use the password reset site if you need to reset your password. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted April 18, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. During our regular maintenance window on April 19, we will be replacing our VPN hardware. Those using the Pulse client on their computers may be asked to upgrade the client. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with […]

Learning Opportunities: College Phone System

Posted April 17, 2018

On the weekend of June 8-10, Bryn Mawr College will begin using a new phone system. This means new phones, new voicemail, and the addition of many frequently requested features. We’re pleased to offer a program of learning opportunities that will help you become familiar with the new system. Download the Learning Opportunities Brochure Q&A […]

4/24 Tech Talk: Using 3D Technology to Interrogate the History of Women in Science

Posted April 16, 2018

The History of Women in Science (HoWiS) Project seeks not only to document the vibrant history of early Bryn Mawr graduates who went on to pursue science careers, but to reconstruct their daily experiences in scientific spaces through the use of 3D technology. The project team also hopes to evaluate the various ways 3D technology, […]

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