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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 Office of the President Migrates to Office 365 SharePoint Online

Filed in Awareness, Collaboration, Featured, General by on May 26, 2016
UMass Office of the President Migrates to Office 365 SharePoint Online

Last summer, University Information Technology Services (UITS) faced a decision point – our main document collaboration platform, SharePoint 2010, was going out of support.  We could either migrate to the latest local version (SharePoint 2016), head to the cloud (Office 365), or look at other document management solutions. UITS established six key departmental goals in […]

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HPC Day II at UMass Dartmouth

Filed in Awareness, Featured, General, Innovation by on May 12, 2016
HPC Day II at UMass Dartmouth

Modern science is increasingly dependent on computational methods and resources. This observation is clearly supported by noting the growth in the number of users and the amount of installed infrastructure at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. While the infrastructure is impressive, it is really all about the research. On Tuesday May 17th, the Center […]

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Signature Moment for UMass Lowell’s Pulichino Tong Business Center

Filed in Awareness, Collaboration, Featured, General by on April 28, 2016
Signature Moment for UMass Lowell’s Pulichino Tong Business Center

Manning School’s Virtual Beam Signing Draws Alumni and Donations Dan Grealish graduated from the Manning School of Business in 2014, one year before ground was broken on the school’s future home, the Pulichino Tong Business Center. But thanks to a virtual beam signing webpage set up by Web Services, Grealish was able to leave his mark […]

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UITS Redesigns Service Catalog with You in Mind

Filed in Awareness, Collaboration, Featured, General by on April 5, 2016
UITS Redesigns Service Catalog with You in Mind

A couple years ago, the System Office’s Information Technology Services department rolled out our first iteration of a service catalog website.  It provided a hub for our current customers to browse services by category.  The categories at the time were designed to align with our different levels of support, from cloud to full application management.  […]

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