Keep Teaching: Week In Review
(March 27, 2020)

While no one expected this week to be perfect, we did not anticipate that this unprecedented new era would get off to such a smooth and incredible start. Though not without some predictable rapid growing pains, we’re witnessing absolutely heroic instructional work—this has been a great first week.

Nicely done, SMU faculty! 

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(March 27, 2020)

Keep Teaching: New Faculty Support & Collaboration Forum

365_Keep Teaching ChannelIn order to better facilitate communications and collaborations with faculty as SMU’s goes online with instruction as of Monday, March 23, 2020, OIT – in partnership with the CTE and other campus academic support units – has created a Keep Teaching Microsoft Teams site.  Continue reading Keep Teaching: New Faculty Support & Collaboration Forum

Faculty Senate Recognizes OIT members with Outstanding Staff Award

Merlin Wilkerson and James Pan with their Award
Merlin Wilkerson and James Pan with their Outstanding Staff Award

Each year, the SMU Faculty Senate recognizes several outstanding staff members across campus who make an incredible difference for faculty.  This year, two OIT Academic Technology Service Directors (ATSDs) were recognized with this honor.  Continue reading Faculty Senate Recognizes OIT members with Outstanding Staff Award

SMU Shines at SC18 Supercomputing Conference in Dallas

SMU students, staff, and faculty discuss ManeFrame 2 at SMU's booth at SC18.Various SMU faculty and OIT HPC staff annually attend the international conference known as “Supercomputing.”  The location of this year’s Supercomputing 2018 (SC18) conference in Dallas at the same time that SMU’s own investment and ascendance into a regional supercomputing powerhouse offered an opportunity for SMU to not merely attend—but, in the form of our own booth, to proudly showcase our research work and to assert SMU’s place among computational peers. Continue reading SMU Shines at SC18 Supercomputing Conference in Dallas

Introducing the New Campus Technology Idea Form

Bright Tech Ideas

Have you ever had a technology idea which could improve experiences at SMU?

Are there software solutions which would offer clear advantages and opportunities across multiple schools or business units?  Do you ever recognize opportunities to advance SMU’s capabilities with innovative hardware or cloud systems?  If you have ideas which require new technologies or new technology capabilities, please keep reading! Continue reading Introducing the New Campus Technology Idea Form