Announcements

  • Thu. 7/7 @ 11am

    summer trip check listSummer has arrived and the open road beckons. You've made your plans -- flight, hotel, dog, car -- but do they include your mobile devices?

  • Tue. 5/31 @ 1pm

    The following list includes technology-related trainings offered by various campus groups.

    As always, we recommend following the links to confirm the time and date in case anything changes. If we missed something, tweet us @ITatBrown or email cis@brown.edu. We will continue to update this list as new events are scheduled.

  • Fri. 5/27 @ 3pm

    Starting June 1, 2016, canvas.brown.edu will look different.

    The Canvas home page will have a better responsive design suited for smaller screens and smartphones. There will be very few functionality changes, however, the landing page and global navigation will look different. In the “New UI (user interface)”, look for the following changes:

  • Thu. 5/26 @ 4pm

    Brown students have a reason to smile: upgraded wifi in every residence hall.

    In 2013, students came to us with an issue: Brown’s once-adequate wifi was no longer meeting their needs. Several factors were causing our wifi to lose ground:

    • a proliferation of mobile devices, which frustrated their owners by over-reporting the availability and strength of networks

    • an increase in data-intensive content such as streaming video

  • Tue. 5/24 @ 6pm

    On Saturday, June 4th from 6am-6pm, some systems and services will be in read only mode during an equipment change. 

    You will still be able to access and view content in these services during the change, but you won't be able to edit, delete, or add content. Some services may be available earlier than 6pm; we will update an alert on this alert post as we complete the work.

    The following services will be affected:

  • Thu. 5/12 @ 9am

    In June, CIS will be transitioning to a new product for Lecture Capture, Panopto.

    Lecture capture allows you to record your lectures in specified classrooms. Panopto software can also be used on your own computer or mobile device to create videos for courses.

    Panopto has high-quality video and a great mobile app for viewing videos on smartphones and tablets. Panopto will be launching in June.

    We welcome you to join us at a demo! Come see Panopto in action in MacMillan 117 at one of the following times:

  • Fri. 5/6 @ 3pm

    If you will be graduating or have already graduated, please read the information below carefully to understand the impact of your graduation on various services including your Brown email.

    Prefer to use a non-Brown address?

    If you primarily use a non-Brown email account, please be sure your non-Brown address is listed as your preferred account in your Brown Alumni Online personal profile, or you may miss future updates about your services. To add your non-Brown email address:

  • Tue. 5/3 @ 9am

    The following list includes technology-related trainings offered by various campus groups.

    As always, we recommend following the links to confirm the time and date in case anything changes. If we missed something, tweet us @ITatBrown or email cis@brown.edu. We will continue to update this list as new events are scheduled.

  • Wed. 4/20 @ 4pm

    Replace your smartphone? Tired of Two-Step phone calls? This tip is for you.

    If your phone looks like this, Two-Step Verification is probably the last thing on your mind! Luckily, when you get a replacement, it's easy to set up again.

  • Fri. 4/8 @ 2pm

    Our next Institute for Teaching and Technology starts on May 23rd. Apply now!

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