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'Student Workshops' Archive

Reduce distractions with Clutter in Office 365

Posted July 18, 2016

We’ve all heard advice on how to better manage our email (here’s some we especially like). One of the most common suggestions is to reduce the amount of email landing in your inbox. But how? See that Clutter folder just below your Inbox? Maybe you turned the feature off, or maybe you’re reading this message from your Clutter folder (if so, great!)  If you’d […]

Email & Calendar in Office 365

Posted June 2, 2016

We hope you’ve been able to take a bit of time to familiarize yourself with Office 365 for email and calendar. Our 5/22 launch was successful, and we’re writing today to remind you of our support resources and learning opportunities, and also to update you with answers to a few frequently asked questions: Many of […]

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference Begins Today 5/18!

Posted May 18, 2016

LITS welcomes 100+ speakers and participants from many partner institutions across the country and around the world to the 5th annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference! The conference begins at 1:15pm today, May 18th, and ends at 5:30pm on May 19th. Several Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore colleagues are participating as speakers. Please […]

Office 365 Demo 5/4

Posted May 3, 2016

Curious about what your new email and calendar will look like? Leaving campus for the summer and want a preview before our late May launch? Join us for a live demo of Office 365: Wednesday, 5/4 • 4pm • Thomas 110 We’ll address common tasks and new features, with time for Q&A, in 30 minutes or […]

Tech Talk: Transitioning to Office 365 5/10 4-5pm

Posted April 29, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, from 4:00 to 5:00 in the Quita Woodward Room, Thomas Hall. In this tech talk, Andrew Mantuano, LITS Outreach and Education Coordinator, will introduce Office 365. In addition to offering a robust, cutting-edge email and calendar experience, Office 365 functions as a synergistic, full-featured online productivity suite that provides tools for collaboration […]

Take an Email Vacation 5/21!

Posted April 7, 2016

The College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21. Sit back, relax, and take an Email Vacation! (We expect to keep downtime to under 24 hours.) It’s not too soon to start planning your trip. Consult our FAQ, browse through Weekly Features, or join us for […]

Office 365 Demo 4/5 4pm

Posted April 4, 2016

Curious about what your new email and calendar will look like? Leaving campus for the summer and want a preview before our late May launch? Join us for a live demo of Office 365: Tuesday, 4/5 • 4pm • Thomas 110 Wednesday, 5/4 • 4pm • Thomas 110 We’ll address common tasks and new features, with […]

LITS Launches Office 365 Learning Opportunities!

Posted March 28, 2016

In late May 2016, the Bryn Mawr College community will begin using Office 365 as the new email and calendar platform. We know this is a big change, and we’re pleased to offer a rich program of learning opportunities that will help ease your transition and help you become familiar with some of the new and exciting supported […]

Tech Talk TOMORROW 3/8: Medieval Nuns on WordPress – Reanimating a Bryn Mawr Manuscript

Posted March 7, 2016

Tech Talk: Medieval Nuns on WordPress – Reanimating a Bryn Mawr Manuscript March 8, 2016 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Quita Woodward Room, Thomas Hall. Visit the event page to register. As a graduate assistant in Special Collections, Nava Streiter built a website to present a medieval manuscript that contains prayers and music for a series […]

Tech Talk: Teaching with (by Adding to) Wikipedia 2/16 4:30pm

Posted February 9, 2016

The Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education and LITS are pleased to partner with the Wiki Education Foundation to discuss​ how and why instructors might consider building Wikipedia assignments into coursework. Tuesday, February 16th at 4:30 p.m. Quita Woodward Room To register: http://brynmawr.libcal.com/event/2222922 Jami Mathewson, Educational Partnerships Manager at Wiki Ed, will introduce the resources […]

LITS Support for Student Organizations

Posted February 3, 2016

Need resources to communicate with your student organization? Preserve your organization’s history? LITS is here for you: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/5506 Need assistance with setting up or using these resources? Call or visit the Help Desk, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7400.

January Workshops and Tech Talk for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students!

Posted January 5, 2016

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to join us for a number of academic technology related events this month. For more information and to register, click on the event title in the list below or go to our Academic Technology Events Calendar (Links not working? Cut and paste this URL into your […]

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