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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...
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...
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...
Constellation mural at Main Library Black Holes and the Music of the SpheresAround-ish sixth century B.C., so the story goes, a man named Pythagoras sauntered past a blacksmith’s shop and stopped in his tracks. In the varied clang! of hammers against iron, Pythagoras...
Afternoon clouds 'We're at the beginning': Teaching Data Science at Illinois It’s the “sexiest” job of this century. The future looks bright for data scientists. Companies large and small want these skills. And they’re paying for it.Salary ranges vary...
Payroll Scams Thwarted Scan your email junk folder and you may conclude that we can safely add email scams to the small list of certainties in life, right alongside death and taxes. The IRS has warned that the number of e...
Fountain in Oval Allée south of the Beckman Institute The Future of Water Water is arguably the most important resource on the planet. As humans, our dependence upon it is profound.Nations fight over it. Towns are founded near it. Bodies are it; approximately 60% of the...
https://www.facebook.com/hackillinois/ Inside HackIllinois Part II: LiveSunday Morning(ish): 1:07AMI decided to join my friend in hacking together his project, which means I'll be presenting at the closing ceremony this morning at 10:00AM (totally a reason you should...
https://www.facebook.com/hackillinois/ Inside HackIllinois Part I: HistoryThis 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...
Sound frequencies Telling Compelling Stories with the Social Media Analytics Team1.01 billion people use Facebook on an average day. Every second, 6,000 tweets are sent, totaling up to an average of 500 million tweets per day. The amount of content generated by social media can...
Students look at a laptop while monitors around them show assignment Move Around The Classroom With Wireless Presentation TechnologyLecterns hold your stuff. They shouldn’t hold you back.With the wireless presentation technology Technology Services provides in several classrooms around campus, instructors can easily...
Abstract lights at Foellinger Auditorium Student Open House at Research ParkThis 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...
John Towns is Deputy CIO of Research IT John Towns is the New Deputy CIO for Research ITWe are pleased to announce that John Towns has been appointed Deputy CIO for Research IT. He will also continue leading the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) initiative at...
Students looking at a computer Scholar Promotes Peer-to-Peer LearningThis 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...
Students look at 3D computer images at NCSA Art Meets Science at IDEALL 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...
Thumbs up award Debbie Fligor Wins Networking AwardTechnology Services is pleased to announce that our own Debbie Fligor is a recipient of the Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) Collaboration award.The award recognizes and promotes excellence among...
Data tapes at NCSA NCSA Student Intern Showcase By Noah Malmed, Computer Science '15This is the next entry in our series about the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).The Blue Waters article that I posted earlier this week...
Blue Waters Touring Blue Waters, One of the World's Fastest SupercomputersBy Noah Malmed, Computer Science '15The Urbana campus is home to one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, Blue Waters. Last Friday, the National Center for Supercomputing...

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