Tag: Accessibility

Top Articles of Winter 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on March 30, 2017
Top Articles of Winter 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the third Maritime Innovations Conference at UMass Dartmouth, UMass Medical School’s partnership in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, UMass System earning the 2016 Leading by Example (LBE) Award for sustainability efforts, student successes, and many more. But what are […]

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Top Articles of Fall 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on January 5, 2017
Top Articles of Fall 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the launch of the Grey Heller Student Center Mobile Experience, Innovation and Web Accessibility efforts, Transition from Cognos to Summit, Project Management Workshops, student successes, and many more. But what are the top 3 articles of […]

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Innovation and Accessibility: The UMass System Office Focuses on a Dual Approach

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by on December 20, 2016
Innovation and Accessibility: The UMass System Office Focuses on a Dual Approach

It is early November and a conference room in the UMass System Office’s Collaborative Services Facility is filled with staff from every department within the President’s Office. Those who cannot attend in person are present via a web conference. They are all intently reviewing a presentation about proposed regulations from the Department of Justice (DOJ) […]

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UMMS Works to Improve Web Text for People With Cognitive Disabilities

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by on September 8, 2016
UMMS Works to Improve Web Text for People With Cognitive Disabilities

UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is conducting research to determine if simplifying text for people with cognitive disabilities improves their understanding of what they read online. “We want to prove that their comprehension increases after they read simplified text,” said John Rochford, MS, director of the Shriver Center’s INDEX program and instructor of […]

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The Top Three Articles of Spring 2015

Filed in Featured, General by on June 23, 2015
The Top Three Articles of Spring 2015

Over the spring, UMass On The Move has highlighted happenings from across the campuses on efficiency and innovation. Our stories are read more and more with over 50% additional total page views with each passing season. Thank you to all of our readers and authors for their continued support. The top three articles of spring 2015 […]

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