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Wind energy at dusk in Illinois Cooking a Universe According to Dr. Felipe Menanteau, all of human learning is driven by two fundamental questions.“‘Where did everything come from?’ and ‘Are we alone?’ are what we humans...
Changes to SSHAs part of the University of Illinois' ongoing battle against cyberattacks, Technology Services is implementing changes to how people who are away from campus connect to on-campus resources....
Frequency A Tribute to Jerry Lawson, Video Game PioneerThis 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...
A student participates in a flash mob Get Cool Stuff and Save Money as an Illinois StudentThis 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...
A student uses a 3d printer Become A Maker With CUC Fab LabThis 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...
Cultures in petri dishes What Makes Us HumanIn a lab in Ireland, mice are drowning. Well, to be fair, it’s not so much that they’re drowning as that they are refusing to swim. The water is too big, their muscles are too small, and no one is...
cybersecurity Keeping Your Data Private1,042,000,000,000. That’s the number of Tweets that have been archived by the Library of Congress since 2006. An additional 400 million Tweets are archived daily. Not only does the U.S. government...
A student studies her laptop What An Illinois Cybersecurity Scholarship Can Do For YouJanuary 28th is National Data Privacy Day. Illinois is one of a handful of institutions to receive support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for students interested in studying cybersecurity...
A montage of W2 forms Set up 2FA to get your W-2If you are a University of Illinois employee there's something important you need to know ahead of tax season.In order to help protect valuable data like your electronic tax statements or your...
Students talk together at the University of Illinois Students Explore Data, Career Opportunities at SAS DayWhen Alan Kessler, B.S., Actuarial Science ‘13, was an undergraduate at the University of Illinois, he was doing what all students do: figuring out where he wanted to work after graduation. Given his...
Students watch laptop together CaptureSpace Upgrade Makes Recording and Sharing Videos EasierTechnology Services is pleased to announce that we have upgraded the Kaltura CaptureSpace Lite desktop recording application to the full-featured CaptureSpace. This upgrade makes it even easier to...
A decorated graduation cap 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 crucial...
Students walk across snowy quad The Technology Behind Dial-A-CarolThis 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...
Students walk on the quad in the fall Meet the New Course ExplorerThis 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...
Snow on the Main Quad Set Up Password Recovery Before You Leave for Winter Break Leaving for Winter Break? Set up password recovery at identity.uillinois.edu before you go! With password recovery, you can reset your password by text message, a voice call to a phone number, or by...
Two kids are very excited to use a laptop. Do Not Let Your Password ExpireEvery NetID password at the University of Illinois expires annually. You will be locked out of your email, campus WiFi, and a variety of services if you do not set a new password before your old...
A discussion section at Illinois Serving Customers Better with the KnowledgebaseRing, ring, goes the telephone, its shrill twang bouncing off the basement walls of Reynholm Industries.“Hello, IT,” answers a polite, but disconcerting, voice. It’s a bit off...
A student looking at her phone in front of Foellinger Auditorium New App Makes Using Illinois Compass 2G easierTechnology Services is pleased to announce that a new mobile app has been released that can be used to access Illinois Compass 2g course content. The new app is called Bb Student, and it will replace...
Increased Security for Off-campus Computers Will Help Thwart CyberattacksAs part of the University of Illinois' ongoing battle against cyberattacks, Technology Services is implementing changes to how people who are away from campus connect to on-campus resources. These...
Champaign-Urbana from the air Networked Urbanism and the New CitizenThis 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...

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