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Microsoft Introducing a New Way to Manage Email Clutter (May 22, 2015)

In between useful email and junk email, there's a range of messages that aren't totally without value, but are a distraction from the most important things we need to focus on. These emails can be... read more

CU Blogs: *New* blogs, not used for course instruction, will cost $100 per year (May 22, 2015)

Starting July 1, a $100 annual fee will be charged for all *NEW* blogs that aren't slated for university course instruction (class blogs, student portfolios, etc.). Blogs that are associated with a... read more

CU Blogs changes effective this July (May 21, 2015)

A series of communications are scheduled to inform blog owners about changes, explain steps they need to take to minimize disruption, and encourage them to take action. TSPs, please watch for... read more

CU Blogs: CampusPress will retire 70+ themes (May 21, 2015)

CampusPress (previously edublogs) will turn off more than 70 themes that are no longer supported. Many of these themes do not display correctly, are non-compliant with accessibility standards, and... read more

SharePoint SIG meeting 5/27 (May 19, 2015)

The next meeting of the SharePoint Special Interest Group (SIG) will be May 27, 2-3:30, 226 Weill Hall.  Remember, you don’t have to be a SharePoint guru to attend. The SIG is open to anyone... read more

Tech Training: Building a Complete Solution for a SharePoint Site (May 15, 2015)

Want to learn how to build a complete solution for branding a SharePoint site? Register now for the new SharePoint Online – Branding and User Interface Design class scheduled for July 13. This course... read more

Learn Mobile App Development on (May 14, 2015)

Have a great idea for an app but don’t know where to start? Check out these free courses in mobile app development and distribution.   Create an iPad Web AppDiscover how to create an... read more

Great Turnout for Networking Breakfast with Hal Craft (May 14, 2015)

“Whether they’re conscious of it or not, leaders of an organization set the culture. People watch what you do and how you do it, and that establishes the culture and behaviors of the... read more

Lively ITReads Book Group Discussion with Author Roxi Bahar Hewertson (May 14, 2015)

“When leading other people, you should be focused on their success and not your own…because their success is how you will be successful.” On May 12, Roxi Bahar Hewertson discussed leadership in a... read more

Visitor Wi-Fi's friendly interface and Cornell branding met with enthusiasm (May 14, 2015)

CIT is happy to report that the new user-friendly interface for the Cornell-Visitor Wi-Fi service has gone live at Rhodes Hall. If you haven't seen it yet, stop by and give it a try. The new design... read more

Enhancements made to Remedy’s Business Service List (May 7, 2015)

Changes were made to Remedy in order to support the rollout of additional IT Service Management functionality, most recently the use of Change Management. Previously Remedy showed a generic list of... read more

IT@Cornell Representation at the ET4Online International Symposium (May 6, 2015)

In April, Patrice Prusko, an instructional designer in academic technologies, attended the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (ET4Online) in Dallas, TX. According to... read more

IT@Cornell Conference Website (April 30, 2015)

The IT@Cornell Community Conference will be held Thursday, June 25. Registration will open in early May. In the meantime, please visit the conference website to view the schedule and see what’s new... read more

Visitor Wi-Fi simplifies Internet access​ in time for Reunion (April 30, 2015)

On June 1, just in time for Reunion, Cornell will launch a new Wi-Fi network to simplify connectivity for alumni and visitors. The network, aptly named "Cornell-Visitor," will provide a... read more

Security alert: Nepal earthquake relief scams (April 28, 2015)

After a natural disaster, such as the Nepal earthquake, phishing emails, websites, ads, and other media about the tragedy inevitably begin to appear. These are often created by scammers to grab your... read more

CIT provides video support for Charter Day Weekend events (April 24, 2015)

CIT's Event Support and Media Production Services group helped with the streaming of six live events for Charter Day Weekend, including: Cornell and the Joy of Discovery: Any Person, Any... read more

CIT providing video support for Charter Day Weekend events (April 24, 2015)

CIT's Event Support and Media Production Services group is helping with the streaming of six live events for Charter Day Weekend, including: Cornell and the Joy of Discovery: Any Person, Any... read more

The Qualtrics User Group: Learn about Cornell's survey service (April 23, 2015)

Whether you're getting started with information-gathering using a survey service, or just looking to pick up some new tips, you can learn about Cornell's university-wide survey service through the... read more

Cornell Yammer groups for online learning, leadership, and more (April 22, 2015)

Since November, well over a thousand members of the Cornell community have had a look at the Cornell Yammer social network, and many have done much more, posting comments, replying to others' posts,... read more

Google Updates Search to Rank Responsive Design Higher (April 22, 2015)

This week Google began boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results. Now searchers can more easily find high-quality and relevant results where text is readable without... read more

New Service: Enterprise Content Management (April 17, 2015)

Cornell's Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is now available to any university unit seeking a secure, on-site service for large-scale document storage, workflow automation, processing, archiving,... read more

Free Drupal Courses on (April 16, 2015)

If you are looking to expand your knowledge about Drupal or are just looking for a refresher you can check out these free online courses at Drupal 7 Essential Training Creating and Editing... read more

WebEx Personal Room Security Tips (April 13, 2015)

Use your Personal Room to meet faster. Located under Host a Meeting, just share the link to your permanent, personalized video conferencing Personal Room and visitors can enter any time you’re in... read more

IT@Cornell Leadership Community Sponsored Session on Intelligent Disobedience (April 13, 2015)

On April 10, over 80 people from IT across Cornell and the national IT Leaders Program attended a session on Intelligent Disobedience.  Susan Washburn, Program Leader and Coach, facilitated the... read more

Cornell Box: Improvements on the way for Preview and Notes (April 10, 2015)

A number of interface improvements will soon make preview mode in Cornell Box even better. Once the change is made, the header will be updated to simplify the number of actions available--primary... read more

Networking Breakfast with Hal Craft (April 10, 2015)

The IT@Cornell Leadership Community presents the opportunity to network with Hal Craft and your IT peers on Monday, May 11, from 9:00am – 10:30am in G10 Biotech. Breakfast will be served. To register... read more

Tax Fraud Alerts (April 10, 2015)

This time of year there are many tax-related scams consumers should be on the look out for. Please be wary of telephone and email messages that demand immediate payment, or request that you provide... read more

Higher-bandwidth HD video increasing NUBB usage (April 10, 2015)

After an uptick in calls from students, to the IT Service Desk, regarding higher NUBB charges than usual, CIT ran an analysis on 10 heavy users to verify that NUBB rollups were working as... read more

Lync 2013 automatically updating to Skype for Business 4/14 (April 8, 2015)

Microsoft has announced that is using Windows Update to change installations of Lync 2013 to Skype for Business beginning April 14, 2015. When the change appears on an individual computer depends on... read more

Yammer Integration with Office Online and SharePoint Online 4/10 (April 3, 2015)

In one week, on April 10, the Cornell Office 365 Team is planning to begin the process of integrating Cornell's Yammer social network with other components of the university's Office 365... read more

IT@Cornell Women at the TechSavvy for Girls STEM Event (April 1, 2015)

On Saturday, March 28, Patrice Prusko, Julia Leonard, Resa Alvord, Michelle Reynolds, and Debra Howell volunteered at the TechSavvy STEM event for girls in grades six through nine, which was... read more

Learn OneNote 2013 (March 27, 2015)

OneNote 2013 is part of the Microsoft Office suite used for taking notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries. The application can be used on a on a desktop,... read more

Register now for an upcoming OneNote class! (March 27, 2015)

Want to learn how to use the key components of OneNote 2013 on a desktop, laptop, or mobile device (iOS or Android) when working in or away from the primary office?  Register now for a 1-day OneNote... read more

IT Trivia Night A Hit! (March 25, 2015)

Yammer login update (March 6, 2015)

Sign Up for IT Trivia Night (February 26, 2015)

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