This fall get the tools and the knowledge to keep you safe online, have fun in the process, and enter our contest to win one of several prizes!
Wed. 9/30 @ 12pm
Fri. 10/2 @ 8am
On September 30th, Apple released its newest operating system, El Capitan (Mac OS X 10.11).
We're evaluating the final release of El Capitan for compatibility with Brown's computing environment and upgrading our systems where necessary.
Although the "beta" version appeared to work well in Brown's computing environment, we do not yet recommend upgrading because there are usually issues with the first release of any new operating system. We've heard of the following issues occurring after an upgrade:
Fri. 10/2 @ 8am
What do you want to learn this month? Take your pick of these excellent tech workshops and events, including a number of events for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We will continue to update this list if new events are scheduled.
Thu. 10/1 @ 9am
On October 9th at 3pm in Salomon De Ciccio Family Auditorium, please join us in welcoming Michael Dell.
Michael Dell is the Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer of Dell, Inc. After founding Dell in 1984 at the age of 19, he was the youngest CEO ever to earn a ranking on the Fortune 500. He will be joining us at Brown University for a conversation followed by Q&A as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series: Leadership in Technology.
No backpacks or large bags allowed.
Wed. 9/23 @ 10am
When we announced Brown's Adobe Creative Cloud for personally-owned computers, some of you told us that it was missing a feature you needed: cloud storage.
Now, Brown's Adobe Creative Cloud license includes cloud storage and collaboration. This addition provides us with more than just storage: it allows us to log into mobile apps and work seamlessly between different Adobe products.
Wed. 9/16 @ 11am
We're hiring! Here are our current job openings in Computing & Information Services; you can apply at the links below.
Wed. 9/2 @ 12pm
Students - we heard you! Last year, you told us that setting up PAWPrints on your computer was difficult, so we made some improvements.
Over the summer, we upgraded PAWPrints to make it easier for you to print from your own computer without having to go through the arduous printer setup! There are now two new ways to get a file into your PAWPrints queue:
Tue. 9/1 @ 12pm
Mon. 8/31 @ 9am
We announced Brown's Lynda.com license in July and less than two months later, the Brown community has earned 200 certificates!
Looking for inspiration? These are the most popular Lynda.com courses completed by Brown faculty, staff, and students. Get started by clicking any of the links below or by visiting brown.edu/lynda.
Fri. 8/28 @ 2pm
We're pleased to announce the following additional software in our software catalog: Microsoft Office 2016, FileMaker Pro 14, and SimEvents Toolbox.