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UMass Lowell Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research

Filed in Awareness, Featured, General by on August 25, 2016
UMass Lowell Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research

NSA, HOMELAND SECURITY RECOGNIZE UNIVERSITY’S EFFORTS IN PROTECTING THE NATION’S ECONOMY AND SECRETS The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security have recently designated UMass Lowell a “National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research,” or CAE-R, in recognition of the university’s intensive cyber-security research and academic programs. “We are thrilled […]

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UMass Amherst Installing Solar Panels to Reduce Emissions and Cut Electricity Costs

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on July 28, 2016
UMass Amherst Installing Solar Panels to Reduce Emissions and Cut Electricity Costs

AMHERST, Mass. ­– The University of Massachusetts Amherst has embarked on a major solar energy initiative that will cut its electric bills by $6.2 million over 20 years and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 31,000 non-metric tons of carbon dioxide. At no upfront cost to itself, UMass Amherst is installing 15,576 photovoltaic […]

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Top Articles of Spring 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on July 19, 2016
Top Articles of Spring 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as our UITS Service Catalog and the CareerWorks website redesigns, making UMass videos more mobile accessible, the President’s Office’s move to Office 365 SharePoint Online, student successes, and many more. But what are the top 3 […]

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Finance PeopleTools and Database Upgrade

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on June 30, 2016
Finance PeopleTools and Database Upgrade

The University uses a single instance of PeopleSoft Financials to manage financial business processes including; General Ledger, Payables, Grants, Contracts, AR, Billing, and Asset Management. PeopleSoft Financials is an Oracle product comprised of many software components. An upgrade of the database and PeopleTools software was necessary to ensure continued Oracle support. At the start of […]

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CRM Strategy a Driving Force for UMass Lowell

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on June 7, 2016
CRM Strategy a Driving Force for UMass Lowell

When the UMass Lowell’s Solution Center opened at University Crossing in 2014, it gave students a convenient, one-stop location to register for a class, pay a bill, or apply for financial aid. But bringing those services together under one roof took more than just a moving truck. Behind the scenes, it required the Information Technology Office to […]

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