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On the Move is on hiatus

Filed in Featured, General by on April 25, 2017
On the Move is on hiatus

After four years of innovation and efficiency articles, UMass on the Move will go on hiatus as of May 2017. We would like to thank all of our authors across the University system for your contributions.  I would also like to thank Erin Mulcahy for managing the site for the last year and a half.  […]

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The University launches a new Public Records website in accordance with State Law

Filed in Featured, General by on January 26, 2017
The University launches a new Public Records website in accordance with State Law

As a state agency, the University of Massachusetts receives hundreds of public records requests every year.  From Board of Trustees documents to budget and other financial information, each request must be promptly evaluated and filled.  That process often requires considerable staff resources—from the system office and from the campuses. On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker […]

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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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Cognos Retirement Marks Completion of Transition to Summit

Filed in Featured, General by on December 8, 2016
Cognos Retirement Marks Completion of Transition to Summit

The Cognos ReportNet reporting tool is retiring at the end of 2016, completing the transition to “Summit”, the UMass enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence/analytics platform. Although Cognos had become an important part of conducting business in UMass Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell (BDL), the transition to Summit has made use of next generation reporting and […]

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New App Lets Students Create Class Schedules on the Fly

Filed in Featured, General, Student Success by on November 8, 2016
New App Lets Students Create Class Schedules on the Fly

UMASS LOWELL’S WEB SERVICES’ SCHEDULE BUILDER HELPS MAKE REGISTRATION FASTER, EASIER UMass Lowell Nursing major Erin Kilban used to rely on old-fashioned pen and paper when it came time to figure out her class schedule. Like most students, Kilban would log into the Student Information System, browse her course options and start mapping out a […]

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