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student looks intently at laptop while surrounded by more laptops Become a Digital Shield: Student Opportunities at Illinois in Cybersecurity This 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 unique perspective...
Lake Michigan shoreline seen from a drone flying above. Trees, sand and water. A Tale of Two DronesTwo Illinois researchers use drone technology to answer fascinating questions about the past and future of our state   This article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student...
laptop screen on wooden desk with green plant in white pot New Faculty and Grad Students: Web hosting optionsIf you're a new faculty member or graduate student, you're likely to need web presences for at least three distinct types of work: teaching, research, and communication. We're here to help you...
7 onsite consultants standing against a wall at the Illini Union A Man, A Plan, No Van: My Hour with Onsite ConsultingThis 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 unique perspective on...
7 technology services employees smiling and standing by the accelerator machine Tech Services staff assist Vet Med with installation of new linear accelerator for cancer researchThe College of Veterinary Medicine (Vet Med) recently installed a state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam® linear accelerator, used by radiation oncologists in cancer treatment and research. It is a level...
five people in front of a large grandfather clock at the Illini Union Smart City Illinois: Building Empathy with Better InfrastructureA team of Illinois undergraduate researchers collaborate with the city of Champaign to bridge the gap between data and people and re-envision technology infrastructure towards a smart city future...
Alma Mater wearing a cap and gown What happens to my University Email after Graduation?: Your IT Services questions answered */ Last updated on May 1, 2019 Congratulations! Graduation is just around the corner and navigating all the final to-do’s for the culmination of this chapter of your life can be quite daunting...
computer nodes lit up in blue and green Research IT: Connecting Researchers to TechnologyResearch IT: Your Expert for Technology-Based Research at Illinois Research IT works closely with researchers to advance processes and facilitate research breakthroughs using technology across the...
The Evolution of Dance and Technology: "Mosho", the AppThis 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 unique perspective on...
echo dot on stack of books New pilot project puts free Amazon Echo Dots into the hands of 200 Illinois students Written by: Mariana Seda, Technology Services   The Social Research and Technology Innovation Lab (SRTI) at Technology Services is exploring how helpful and effective virtual assistants can be for...
social media platforms in tiled form The Social Media Macroscrope: a simpler way to conduct social media data research and analysisIllinois team develops a comprehensive, user-friendly tool for improving social media research and invites the wider research community with open access. Written by: Mariana Seda, Technology...
Two-Factor Authentication GET ADDITIONAL PROTECTION FOR YOUR DATA! Illinois uses the Duo 2FA service to help protect data with Two Factor Authentication. Start using 2 Factor Authentication now.  1. Check. Are you enrolled...
screenshot of the research IT portal home page Research IT Portal compiles resources, news, and opportunities for researchers in one comprehensive toolScreenshot of the Research IT Home Page - searchable database of resources, news, and opportunties for researchers.  Whether it’s software to analyze or manipulate data, extra computing power for a...
three students working on laptop and man with prosthetic arm Accessibility in the Digital AgeThe University of Illinois is developing a new IT Accessibility Policy that will make a foundational impact on inclusivity and accessibility for higher education Written by: Mariana Seda, Technology...
CERN image for ATLAS Experiment Cables High-Throughput Computing at Illinois  A collaborative pilot effort to host an accessible, highly-efficient computing resource on campus Written by: Mariana Seda, Technology ServicesPhoto credit: The European Organization for Nuclear...
Illustration by Bryan Lin, Graphic Design '20 Creating the Ultimate User Experience Written by Mariana Seda, Technology ServicesIllustration by Bryan Lin, Graphic Design '20 This is part one of a two-part series about Technology Services Usability and Accessibility Testing Services...
Illustration by Bryan Lin, Graphic Design '20 The Internet of Things (IoT): An Intro to your Jetsons Lifestyle Written by Mariana Seda, Technology ServicesIllustration by Bryan Lin,  Graphic Design '20 Although the flying car is still a far-off dream for high-tech aficionados, many other technologies from...
illustration by Karolina Malaczynska Connecting Technology and Compassion at Carle Illinois By Meghan McCoy, English, '18 Illustration by Karolina Malaczynska, Graphic Design, '18 Doctors worldwide are known for their years of education, training, and literal life-saving skills. As...
I-Guides welcome new students Resource Guide for New Students This guide has been updated and is accurate for students starting in Fall 2019. Technology Services would like to congratulate and welcome all new students to Illinois! We’ve put together a list...
crew lifting Alma Mater statue Custom Group Training Through FAST3: How One Team BenefittedLike many units on campus, Facilities and Services (F&S) encompasses several teams that must work together to accomplish their goals. These groups share resources, equipment, technology, and...

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