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  • Blackboard Down for Maintenance from 10 pm Fri. 8/13...

    Full Title: Blackboard Down for Maintenance from 10 pm Fri. 8/13 to 1 am Sat. 8/14The UMBC Blackboard server will be down for three hours of scheduled maintenance starting this Friday, August 13,...
    Posted: August 9, 2010 6:32 PM
  • FYI: Bb Courses Older Than FA2004 Will Be Deleted 8/26

    In accordance with the Blackboard Course Retention Policy, all Blackboard courses older than Fall 2004 will be deleted. DoIT has scheduled this removal for Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 5 p.m....
    Posted: August 9, 2010 6:19 PM
  • Server Failure Results in Blackboard Outage

    UPDATE: Service to Blackboard was fully restored at 5:35 p.m. ------------------------------ At 2:50 pm on Monday, August 9th the Blackboard file server crashed. In consultation with VMWare,...
    Posted: August 9, 2010 5:35 PM
  • New Door Access System

    Many people don't know that there is an entire infrastructure of hardware and software behind all the electronic locks that are in use across campus. Whenever someone swipes their UMBC ID in a...
    Posted: August 3, 2010 3:23 PM
  • New Scantron Forms For Fall

    Starting this Fall, the Department of Information Technology will begin using new, green Scantron test scoring sheets that have been customized for UMBC. These forms utilize Campus IDs for...
    Posted: August 3, 2010 2:42 PM
  • New Version of MyUMBC to be Launched August 14th at 10:00AM

    It is hard to believe but the current version of myUMBC is going on 4 years. We launched in summer of 2006 and made significant enhancements in 2008, adding multiple spotlights, and events. In...
    Posted: August 2, 2010 11:23 AM
  • DoIT Extends Summer Blackboard 9.1 Dropin Sessions -...

    Full Title: DoIT Extends Summer Blackboard 9.1 Dropin Sessions - Aug & Sept.Now that the upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 has been completed and summer faculty are using the new version, DoIT is...
    Posted: July 26, 2010 3:48 PM
  • DoIT Linux GL servers and Linux Lab Image for Fall 2010

    The DoIT Linux lab workstations and GL Linux login servers will continue to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 for the Fall 2010 Semester. Release notes, additional information and updates can be...
    Posted: July 19, 2010 10:11 AM
  • EDUCAUSE Next Gen Learning Initiative to Focus on...

    Full Title: EDUCAUSE Next Gen Learning Initiative to Focus on College Readiness and Completion7/14/10 UPDATE EDUCAUSE has moved the first program briefing scheduled for today to July 27 at 4 p.m....
    Posted: July 12, 2010 11:13 AM
  • Take a Two-Week, Online Course in "How to Teach an...

    Full Title: Take a Two-Week, Online Course in "How to Teach an Online Course"Since most faculty teach the way they were taught--and most weren't taught online--the best way to start is to first...
    Posted: July 7, 2010 6:41 PM