OIT IoT Research Lab Partners with Physics Department for Eclipse

photo of an eclipseOn April 8, 2024, in collaboration with the SMU Department of Physics, the OIT IoT Research Lab will partner in an event that’s been capturing the awe and wonder of humanity since time immemoriala total Solar eclipse! As this 4.6 billion-year-old ball of gas becomes completely blocked by our Moon, join us by gathering at Late Fountain, conveniently situated between the Airline garage and Dedman Life Sciences building, and catch the action—weather permitting—on two large flat screens powered by a reflection telescope and witness this mesmerizing, fascinating, and awe-inspiring phenomenon firsthand.  Continue reading OIT IoT Research Lab Partners with Physics Department for Eclipse

Navigating Academic Requirements: New Tools for Understanding Degree Progress Reports

Two students looking at materials on a laptop.The Registrar’s Office and OIT recently partnered to create new trainings on how to understand both the Degree Progress Report and the Degree Progress Report (DPR) Summary features that are available in my.SMU. These trainings, along with a new explainer video for students, will aid conversations as students navigate their academic requirements. Continue reading Navigating Academic Requirements: New Tools for Understanding Degree Progress Reports

The Spring Skills Sharpener is Coming!

a basket of flowers on a yellow background.Are your tech skills feeling dull or do you just want to discover something new? Join OIT for the 2024 Spring Skills Sharpener training series! From April 15 to May 15, we’re offering over two dozen training courses, both in-person and via webinar, on popular topics like Excel, Microsoft Teams, Wiki.SMU, Adobe Express, and more for our faculty and staff!

Check out our list of sessions now!

Continue reading The Spring Skills Sharpener is Coming!

Infrastructure Improvements for Research and Learning Continue in 2024

NetworkingThe work of installing and maintaining network infrastructure for world-class research and education is a never-ending endeavor. As web services become more and more sophisticated and research data sets become larger by the day, SMU’s network must grow and improve alongside them. 2024 will see both wired and wireless network improvements in many buildings on campus, in addition to other major projects that will enhance services for our entire community. Continue reading Infrastructure Improvements for Research and Learning Continue in 2024