Announcements

  • Thu. 3/31 @ 5pm

    It's admission decision day!

    We are so excited to welcome our new friends in #Brown2020.

    Here are some tips for you:

  • Thu. 3/31 @ 12pm

    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. 3/23 @ 4pm

    The threat of ransomware is growing. Here's how to protect yourself and what to do if your computer becomes infected.

  • Tue. 3/22 @ 1pm

    Are you interested in supporting women in technology at Brown?

    CIS is starting a working group to empower Brown’s women in technology fields by increasing visibility and creating networking opportunities. Our inaugural “Launch Lunch” on 4/1 will help establish our priorities and identify community needs. 

  • Mon. 3/21 @ 12pm

    Do you have your iPhone set up for Two-Step Verification? 

    Here's a tip for iPhone owners: you can approve your Two-Step notification from your home screen by swiping left on the notification, then touching Approve.

     

    Of course, your phone is still locked, so you'll be prompted to enter your passcode or TouchID (fingerprint) after you do this. Still, it's much faster than unlocking your phone and opening the app.

  • Wed. 3/16 @ 9am

    On Saturday, March 26th, we will be replacing Brown’s voicemail system.

    You will be able to record your new greeting anytime on or after Monday, March 28th; instructions will be sent in an email on March 23rd. These instructions will also include a new temporary voicemail pin (password). If you do not record a new greeting, callers will still be able to leave a message, and they will hear a generic greeting which includes your name.

  • Thu. 3/10 @ 2pm

    Traveling? Here's what you need to know about Two-Step Verification.

    Members of the Brown community are already accessing Brown services from locations worldwide, now protected by Two-Step Verification! Here are some tips to ensure you'll be able to log into important services seamlessly when you're on the road.
     

    If You Have a Smartphone

    A smartphone can be used to verify your login while traveling even if you do not have a data or internet connection. Here's how:

  • Mon. 2/29 @ 10am

    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. 2/19 @ 10am

    Two-Step verification is a security feature for your Brown account; it will be required for undergraduates starting the week of 2/22.

    In case you missed our emails, please note that Two-Step Verification will be automatically turned on for undergraduate accounts at the following dates and times, based on class year:

  • Wed. 2/3 @ 2pm

    Google Spreadsheets offer plenty of built-in functions like SUM and AVERAGE. But did you know you can also create your own functions?

    This tip may seem a bit technical, but with minimal ability to write or copy / paste code (or a friend who knows how to do it), it can save you a lot of time on a project! 

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