DotCIO News & Announcements

  • MathWorks to Offer Complimentary MATLAB Seminars

    Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:16 -- wentod

    All Rensselaer faculty, staff, researchers and students are welcome to attend two complimentary MATLAB seminars which are scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 1. The event will feature two technical sessions presented by MathWorks Application Engineer Mehernaz Savai, as follows:

    Session 1: Top 10 Productivity Tools in MATLAB

    10:00am – 11:45am
    Jonsson-Rowland Science Center, Room 2C22

  • New web email client available

    Thu, 09/11/2014 - 14:36 -- rigby

    Have you tried the new Roundcube web-based email client?  Roundcube has improved attachment-handling, faster uploads, enhanced security, Rensselaer address search, and a new look and feel.

    DotCIO has made Roundcube available to all IMAP email users at http://roundcube.rpi.edu.  Note that all faculty and staff with email on the Renssealer Exchange server will continue to use the Exchange client and are not affected by the Roundcube update.

  • MathWorks Application Engineer to Offer Consultation Sessions September 10

    Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:23 -- wentod

    On Wednesday, September 10, Balaji Sharma from MathWorks (MATLAB and Simulink) will be present from 10:00AM to 5:00PM in the VCC conference room (VCC 301) and will be available as a resource for academic content development and as a liaison with MathWorks. Faculty members, instructors, and teaching assistants are encouraged to reach out to Balaji to discuss the usage of MATLAB, Simulink, and other MathWorks tools for their curriculum development needs.

  • VOIP, Voicemail System Upgrades Scheduled for August 4

    Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:37 -- wentod

    Rensselaer's voice over IP (VOIP) and voicemail systems are scheduled to undergo network infrastructure upgrades between the hours of 9:00pm and 9:30pm on Monday, August 4.

    During this time period, access to both the VOIP system and voicemail will be intermittently unavailable. Users may experience call drops, no new calls can be generated or received, and voicemail will not pick up any missed calls made to subscribers.

  • Instructors Encouraged to Request Fall 2014 LMS Course Sites Now

    Mon, 07/14/2014 - 14:47 -- wentod

    Attention, all RPI Learning Management System (Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP12) instructors, designers, and TAs! If you are planning on having a LMS (Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP12) course site for the Fall 2014 semester, you are encouraged to request your course site now by completing a LMS course request form, providing as much detail as possible.

    A couple of tips for requesting course site(s) appear below.

  • Scheduled Network Maintenance to Result in Brief Service Outage

    Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:39 -- wentod

    Starting at 9:00pm on Thursday, July 10, DotCIO will be installing new networking hardware, which will result in a 15-minute interruption in service.  The services affected by this outage include Exchange email, Windows Domain Authentication services, AirWatch Mobile Device Management, and SharePoint Services.

    During this brief outage:

  • Lenovo ThinkPad T440s Ultrabook Selected for Fall 2014 Mobile Computing Program

    Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:07 -- wentod

    Rensselaer's Mobile Computing team is pleased to announce that the 2014-2015 Mobile Computing Package, which includes a Lenovo ThinkPad T440s Ultrabook laptop computer, will be available at a purchase price of $1,620 to those incoming freshman and transfer students who will be coming to Rensselaer for the Fall 2014 semester.

    Please refer to the Mobile Computing website for complete details about this great new package!

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