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Celebrate Digital Learning Day with STAC and STS

By quintsmith on February 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

WashU IT and Student Technology Services (STS) are celebrating Digital Learning Day on Thursday, Feb. 28. Digital Learning Day is a great time to explore the ways that we can use technology to enhance learning. The Student Technology Advisory Council(STAC) is sponsoring this year’s event at the S...

Week of Jan. 14 – M*Modal Upgrades

By mtiede on January 14, 2019 in Uncategorized

Through the week of Jan. 14, WashU IT will be upgrading M*Modal to address lag and other performance issues. There will be no downtime, and no action is required for this update. Computers will not require a restart, and computers that are powered off will receive the update when the computer is ...

A Big, Sincere Thank You!

By Aisha on January 14, 2019 in Uncategorized

  To our valued users and partners,   Thank you for trusting us to deliver your IT services. We take pride in knowing that we provide technology services to a community that is dedicated to advancing research to change the world, delivering world-class patient care, and educating the be...

WashU IT Hosts 4th Annual Winter Party

By quintsmith on January 10, 2019 in Uncategorized

WashU IT held our fourth annual winter party last month at Tropicana Lanes in Clayton. The event was an opportunity for staff members to celebrate another successful year and enjoy each other’s company outside of the office environment. Special thanks to our IT Administration team for working har...

Shop Safe – CyberSec Tips for Safe Online Shopping

By Aisha on December 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

The weather, the crowds, and the deals are just a few things that can make online holiday shopping irresistible. Not only can shopping be completed in a few simple clicks, but you can complete your entire shopping list from the comfort of your sofa. Still, each year cyber criminals find new ways ...

LMS Update: Blackboard to Canvas

By quintsmith on November 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

Halfway through the Fall semester, 760 faculty and over 10,000 students are using Canvas for their primary Learning Management System.  Right now courses can use either Canvas or the legacy system, Blackboard.  Come Summer 2019 Blackboard will no longer be available for active teaching and all co...

STS Students Develops Website to Honor Danforth Campus Trees

By Aisha on November 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

The WashU Office of Sustainability recently unveiled a new website that catalogs and highlights trees of merit across the Danforth campus. The site, trees.wustl.edu, was created by DevSTAC students! DevSTAC is an ‘interdisciplinary group’ of students that develop and integrate emerging technology...

You’re Invited to an Open House

By Aisha on September 27, 2018 in Announcements, Uncategorized

We’re celebrating the opening of the campus’s newly renovated and constructed IT building! Who: The WashU Community (students, faculty, staff) When: Tuesday, October 2 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. 4480 Clayton Ave.   It’s been a long road but the renovation and construction of the new ...

WashU IT Leading the Transition from Blackboard to Canvas

By Aisha on September 27, 2018 in News & Events, Uncategorized

The WashU IT Canvas team has been very busy this semester, and it doesn’t look like things will slow down anytime soon! The team has been actively engaged in planning and preparing our WashU community for the launch of Canvas, the university’s new, online Learning Management System (LMS). Canvas ...