Our future is shaped by our past: Recognizing years of service 

Several employees marked anniversaries this month. Whether celebrating 1 year or 25, WashU IT employees are devoted to the success of the institution and their colleagues, and delivering a superior customer experience.  Congratulations to those celebrating milestone work anniversaries, and thank you for all you do to support ImpacT, our IT Strategic Plan, each other, […]

Recent tours offer engineering students a glimpse inside the Research Data Center 

Thanks to recent tours of the Research Data Center on the Medical School campus, nearly 40 WashU students from an infrastructure architecture class had a valuable practical learning experience.    The student tours were led by Craig Hager, Senior Director of Information Technology, and Tim Flynn, IT Critical Infrastructure Technician III.   Saeed Akbani, Professor of Practice […]

Pause to technology purchases and projects involving student data

As we approach the start of the complicated go-live year for  Workday Student, we are asking that schools and units pause the purchase of new technologies or the start of new technical projects that involve student data. This pause is temporary but necessary to ensure no negative impacts to our transition to Workday Student. Further, we […]

OCIO ImpacT Spotlight: New video highlights IT ImpacT efforts 

WashU IT’s Strategic Plan, ImpacT, aims to enhance decision-making by leveraging data through literacy, analytics, quality, and accessibility. Over four years, we’ll advance technology to boost WashU’s competitive edge and transform how we teach, learn, and innovate.   Russell Sharp and Amy Walter from the Office of the Chief Information Officer present “Innovate & Secure: The […]

Research Data Center Tours hosted by WashU IT enhance the student experience 

Thanks to recent tours of the Research Data Center on the Medical School campus, nearly 40 WashU students from an infrastructure architecture class had a valuable practical learning experience.   The student tours were led by Craig Hager, Senior Director of Information Technology, and Tim Flynn, IT Critical Infrastructure Technician III.  Saeed Akbani, Professor of Practice […]

At-a-Glance Team Documents 2023 Updates

Newly updated team-focused IT at-a-glance documents are here, offering an introduction for new and existing IT staff who want to learn about WashU IT. These materials are quick references about services each team provides, offer background about how to request work, as well as information about team leadership, and how to view active work different teams have […]

WashU IT teams and area nonprofits celebrated another successful Thinksgiving event hosted by Filament

WashU IT teams celebrated another successful Thinksgiving event with area nonprofits and other businesses and organizations, hosted by Filament. Filament is a company that designs and organizes meetings and other types of forums for area corporations and organizations.  Four teams with representatives from across WashU IT and Workday Support helped area nonprofit organizations design solutions. […]

ImpacT in-person event draws nearly 300 to Holmes Lounge

Nearly 300 people attended a recently held in-person awareness event in Holmes Lounge on the Danforth campus highlighting ImpacT projects and programs. A photo gallery showcasing the excitement is available for viewing below. The event was a vibrant manifestation of our commitment to placing our faculty, staff, and students at the forefront of all our […]

WashU IT teams celebrate second year as part of Filament’s Thinksgiving event to help area nonprofits 

Teams from WashU will again come to the table with ideas to tackle challenges during an annual Thinksgiving event hosted by Filament. The event allows partnering organizations such as WashU to assist area nonprofits as they seek solutions for complex problems.   Filament is a company that designs and organizes meetings, including workshops, creative training sessions, […]

June 12: PaperCut Mobility Printing Now Available

Washington University in St. Louis uses a print management system called PaperCut to allow students to print from their own laptops to locations across campus. PaperCut Mobility Printing simplifies printing from bring your own device (BYOD) and other end-user managed devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops. WashU users can easily find and set up printers independently, […]