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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, […]

College-owned Macs: Software Center Upgrade 4/22

Posted April 13, 2018

Software Center on all College-owned Mac computers will be unavailable from midnight – 1:00 a.m. overnight on Monday, 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 […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted April 11, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

Driver & Firmware Updates on College-owned Dell Computers

Posted April 2, 2018

LITS has added a new utility to Dell computers to ensure that drivers, bios, and firmware remain updated.  This is necessary to address security and stability concerns. Dell Command | Update is configured to check for updates once a month, and may occasionally place a pop up message in the lower right corner of your display. […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted March 28, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

New Phones Have Arrived!

Posted March 27, 2018

The College’s new phone system – including servers, system hardware, and all desk phones – has arrived on campus! Installation will begin in April and continue through May. Pictured here is the standard desk phone that most employees will receive. Want a preview? Take a look at the brochure and quick reference guide. Stay tuned for […]

Updated: Phone System Unavailable 3/27 6-7am

Posted March 23, 2018

Updated 3/27 10:45 a.m.: This morning’s phone system work (moving and removing existing hardware) went smoothly. No system restart was required. The College’s telephone system has been operating normally all morning; no downtime was necessary.   The College’s telephone system will be unavailable on Tuesday, March 27 from 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. LITS will […]

New College Phone System Launches June 11

Posted March 19, 2018

As you may know, LITS will be replacing the College’s 25+ year-old telephone system this spring. We will be making this change on the weekend of June 8-10, 2018. During this time, the College’s phone service will be unavailable. Beginning June 11, you will use your new phone and interact with the new phone system. […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted March 14, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

Change to Laser Printers (does not affect copiers) 3/12

Posted March 9, 2018

On Monday, March 12th an automated process is scheduled to run that will make updates to campus laser printers. This change does not affect any of the copiers – it only pertains to network printers. This change should not impact you. However, on occasion individuals may find that they are unable to print to a […]

Resolved: BIONIC Unavailable

Posted March 1, 2018

Update 7:45 a.m. BIONIC and all PeopleSoft functions are now available. ___ BIONIC and all PeopleSoft functions are currently unavailable. LITS is working as quickly as possible to address the issue. At this time it is unknown how long this work will take. Updates will be posted to the LITS Blog as more information becomes available. Contact the […]

Staff Development Day (3/14) Schedule Announced!

Posted February 28, 2018

All BMC staff are warmly invited to attend the 5th annual Staff Development Day, sponsored by LITS and the Staff Association. This event is an afternoon geared towards staff members’ professional and personal development. Spend a part of Spring Break gaining new skills and sharing knowledge with your colleagues! When: Wednesday, March 14th from 12 […]

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