CRC Kicks Off Spring 2021 HPC Workshop Series

HPCIf you have been wondering how you can take advantage of the raw processing power of SMU’s ManeFrame II, you’ll have several chances this spring. The Center for Scientific Computation is offering several “hands-on” training sessions this semester. Continue reading CRC Kicks Off Spring 2021 HPC Workshop Series

New Video Course for Sitecore Now Available

With the recent upgrades of SMU websites to newer, more streamlined design templates, the need for new training materials became apparent. After several live training sessions with select campus groups, we are now happy to offer a brand-new training video for those of us on campus who do basic editing in SMU web pages. The new Sitecore for Content Editors course is available below and at

We also hope to restart live webinars and eventually in-person Sitecore training sessions soon. Stay tuned to for future sessions!

Text Mining Practicum Course Returns for 2020

The Office of Information Technology is offering our popular Text Mining Practicum again! Members of the SMU community will gain an introduction to the tools needed for evaluating data from the shortest tweets to the largest repositories of scientific information. Participants will also get an introduction to R and the Tidyverse.

R logoR is a programming language that is used by many academic disciplines to analyze and visualize large amounts of data. The Tidyverse is an ecosystem of libraries built on R that makes it useful for text mining. You don’t have to be a computer scientist to learn and utilize R – In fact, R is becoming quite popular in humanities fields. Continue reading Text Mining Practicum Course Returns for 2020