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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 ...

An Epic Undertaking

By quintsmith on August 22, 2018 in News & Events, Uncategorized

WUSM and BJC are now using Epic, a widely adopted healthcare software suite that manages electronic medical records (EMR), scheduling, and a number of other functions to document, manage and enhance patient care. WashU IT worked with BJC and WUSM on the launch of the software system earlier this ...

July 9: Upcoming Windows Updates for Shared IT Services Computers

By mtiede on July 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

On Monday, July 9 at 7:30pm, we will be updating WashU managed Windows computers (Shared IT Services). Summary of Changes: Windows 10 You will now have access to the action center, located in the bottom right-hand corner. The action center is used to inform you when updates are required, as well ...

University Names Interim CIO

By Aisha on June 7, 2018 in Announcements, IT Staff News, News & Events, Uncategorized

On May 30, Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration Henry Webber, on behalf of Washington University leadership, announced that Executive Director of Shared Infrastructure Ed Welker will serve as interim CIO upon Vice Chancellor and CIO John Gohsman’s departure. Webber noted that university l...