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Students talking Resource Guide for New and Returning StudentsHere are the top 5 things you should know about technology at the University of Illinois to help you get ready for the new school year.1. Know where to get free tech supportContact the...
An instructor teaches a class 2016 Survey of Instructors In Tech Enhanced ClassroomsAt the end of every academic year, Technology Services surveys instructors who use technology-enhanced classrooms.  Instructors are asked to provide feedback on equipment, support, and overall...
Mechanical Science and Engineering Department students in active learning/flexible classroom spaces Classroom Computers Upgrading to Windows 10Summer is the season for upgrades!  Technology Services is pleased to announce that computers in general assignment classrooms are being upgraded to Windows 10 this summer. This upgrade will ensure...
Payroll Phishing ScamA phishing email scam is targeting University of Illinois employees. If you received this message, please delete it immediately. Do not reply to it, and do not click on any links found in this email....
Materials Science and Engineering student laboratories in Ceramics Kiln House. Unraveling the Mysteries of the BrainWhen Michael J. Fox was 30 years old, he started to twitch.In his 2002 memoir, Lucky Man, the actor recounts the moment that would set the tone for the rest of his life. Fox, most famous for his role...
Student uses a laptop on the quad "More classes should be like this": Teaching with KalturaIn 2000, only about 738 million people in the whole world used the internet. By 2015, that number jumped to almost 3 billion people. What changed? According to a piece published by Cambridge...
One of the UI Round Barns at sunset QuickTime for Windows Blocked on May 23Technology Services has information about a security issue that may affect faculty, staff, and students.Beginning May 23, QuickTime for Windows will no longer work on Windows computers joined to the...
A man demonstrates the tesla coil to music at the Engineering Open House 2016 Tesla Coil performance. 'Incredible Fusion': Physics and Art Combine in PHYS 498This article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a...
Lynda.com Graduates Banner Develop Job Skills Without Getting Another DegreeIn 2014, Derek Attig graduated with a Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois. Attig is a born communicator. As a high school student, he was editor of his school’s newspaper. In...
IT Services After GraduationGraduation is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your important files and software come with you after you leave the University of Illinois. All of your...
A Smashing Good Time at the Illini UnionThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a...
History as a StartupA series of children sit at a desk, waiting.They look like they’re in a kindergarten classroom—behind them are bright walls, a sun made out of yellow crayon, a white bookcase in the...
Our Nominees for Student Employee of the Year 2016This Monday kicked off National Student Employment Week. As part of the celebrations, we interviewed several of our student employees who work all over campus, excelling at jobs in customer service,...
Celebrating National Student Employment WeekIntroduction April 11 is National Student Employment Week, and Technology Services could not be more thankful for all of the student employees that make it possible for us to do what we do. While...
Tesla coil image randomly chosen for ransomware story Beware Ransomware ScamA ransomware scam was delivered to University of Illinois email accounts the week of April 4, 2016. If you receive a message with an attachment from someone you do not know, do NOT open the...
Get Mom OnlineWelcome, Moms!There’s a ton of stuff to do on campus and around C-U. But it’s OK to have some internet time, too.That’s why we provide free public WiFi for guests. Follow these...
The Detective with a Thousand FacesOn a sticky summer night, two men walk down a dark alley with murder on their minds. A gruesome crime has just been committed: two women have been killed in their home. There’s a lot of...
A screenshot from the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project Progress Report video Wireless Expansion Progress Report Check out this new video to learn more about the progress of the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project and where the project is headed in the next year and a half.
Social Media Privacy Social media privacy has been all over the news lately. Fusion looked at how companies tracked voters at the Iowa Caucus this year. Digital Trends highlighted the University of Ottawa’s project to...
Students use multimedia at the Union Up Engagement with Kaltura in Compass 2gVideo killed the radio star.  But thanks to Kaltura, video wants to play nice with Compass 2g.You can directly embed Kaltura videos into your Compass 2g course. And you won’t have to leave...

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