Announcements

  • Thu. 8/25 @ 1pm

    New to Brown? This guide will make Two-Step Verification easier.

    Two-Step Verification is required for all Brown students, faculty, and staff. If you're new to Brown, you probably self-enrolled in Brown's Two-Step Verification when were prompted to add a phone or device. Though you're already protected, you may be missing some convenient tricks that'll make your life easier. Check out our top tips below.

     

  • Fri. 8/12 @ 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.

  • Wed. 8/10 @ 2pm

    Get ready for the start of the semester by honing your study skills.

    This comprehensive study skills course includes sections about speed reading, note taking, memorizing, and testing.

  • Mon. 8/1 @ 10am

    Dell Recycling Day will be on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

    On August 11th, Dell is offering the Brown community the opportunity to recycle old computing equipment. Recycled Brown-owned equipment will earn the University credits towards new purchases; personally-owned equipment can be recycled as well.

  • 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:

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