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MIT admits 650 talented and diverse students through early action
December 19, 2012Changes in admissions process keep pace with rise in applications.
MIT Connect: explore the world of MIT through social media
December 3, 2012Want to know what’s up at MIT? Check out MIT Connect, an innovative social media portal recently launched by MIT’s Communication Production Services in collaboration with the News Office.
OEIT's role in fostering open education: an interview with Vijay Kumar
October 31, 2012The director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology discusses OEIT's role.
Open Education on the Move: An Interview with Vijay Kumar
September 20, 2012Director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) discusses some of the key concepts propelling the open education movement.
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New application expedites student appointment process
August 22, 2012
Macintosh and Windows Users: Keeping Current with Microsoft Office
July 16, 2012IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Upgraded versions offer better performance, integration, and compatibility.
Online courses help you learn MIT applications
July 12, 2012The beauty of online courses is that you can pick up skills as needed, anytime and anywhere. Recognizing this, IS&T’s Training Team has been full steam ahead, creating web-based courses to help community members learn and use MIT applications.
Wiki archiving process under way
June 6, 2012As part of an effort to improve the performance and usability of the MIT Wiki Service, IS&T will begin an annual archiving of wiki spaces starting this summer.
ARTEMiS brings art to teaching of science and engineering concepts
June 4, 2012ART for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science an initiative launched last summer through MIT’s Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT).
Set for launch: student hourly appointment application
June 1, 2012Web-based application that automates creating and making changes to hourly paid student appointments at MIT goes live on June 6.
Casper Suite centralizes Macintosh management
May 29, 2012IS&T is planning a multistage rollout of the Casper Suite — a comprehensive platform for managing Mac OS X computers. This software will enable IT administrators at MIT to oversee inventory, software distribution, settings and security.
Explore the Learning Center, MIT’s home base for training
March 30, 2012The MIT Learning Center marks another milestone: EHS compliance training and STARweb courses from the Office of Sponsored Programs have recently moved to this online locale.
The scoop on Coeus: It’s not just for grants.gov proposals
March 12, 2012Coeus is equally useful for preparing and routing other grant proposals, whether they are going to industry, foundations or federal agencies.
Behind the scenes with adMIT ONE
March 5, 2012adMIT ONE – the Institute's centralized box office – is a popular campus resource for student groups and DLCs that are offering events.
MIT's open wireless networks will be retired in 2012
February 2, 2012As a protective measure, MIT plans to retire its open wireless networks, MIT and MIT N. After the change, users will have three wireless options on campus: MIT GUEST, MIT SECURE and MIT SECURE N.
MIT iPhone and Android apps provide access to many Libraries' services
January 19, 2012Download the free MIT Mobile Android or Mobile iPhone app and gain access to many MIT services, including several offered by the Libraries.
Personalize your online training with lyndaCampus
January 11, 2012This enhancement to lynda.com — the popular online library of training videos — provides MIT community members with profiles that enable them to view their lynda.com history, bookmark courses, and create Certificates of Completion for courses viewed in their entirety.
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IS&T offers limited support for Windows Phone 7, will end support for Windows MobileSubscribe
December 9, 2011IS&T now offers limited support for Windows Phone 7 (WP7), Microsoft's latest mobile platform. All four major cellular providers carry Windows Phone 7 devices.