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Safer Internet Day 2019 is here. This yearly observation is a call for all Internet users to help create a better Internet that provides a safe space for people of all ages to collaborate, learn, share, and grow. This year’s theme is “together for a better Internet.”

Part of keeping the Internet safe is protecting ourselves and our communities from Internet threats and scams. Read Full Article →

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Posted February 6, 2019 by Rob McCurdy

“The difference between good and great is just a little extra effort”– Clarence “Biggie” Munn, MSU Football Coach With another semester underway, we can’t help but reflect on how far we’ve come. MSU IT is now comprised of an integrated IT team that built and maintains one of the most advanced university data centers in…Continue Reading →

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Safer Internet Day 2019 is here. This yearly observation is a call for all Internet users to help create a better Internet that provides a safe space for people of all ages to collaborate, learn, share, and grow. This year’s theme is “together for a better Internet.”

Part of keeping the Internet safe is protecting ourselves and our communities from Internet threats and scams. Read Full Article →

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It’s a new year and a new opportunity to make the most of MSU IT. Now that the holiday fun is finished, take some time before spring semester gets into full swing to learn a little more about technology available to students and how MSU IT can assist in utilizing it. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Video Production Workshops, Feb. 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 4

Could you benefit from learning how to make videos? MSU IT’s video production team hosts a series of workshops at no cost for staff and faculty. These workshops are designed for complete beginners and teach the skills to successfully conceptualize, film and edit video. Whether your needs are for interviews, course instruction or something else, you’ll have the tools necessary to create a quality video product. Read Full Article →

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From Motor City to Motown, Detroit is emblematic of technology innovation and artistic revolution. It should come as no surprise that this eclectic city was chosen to join cities like Venice, London, Bengaluru and Melbourne via the Global Science Gallery Network (GSGN).

Among the Science Gallery installations, one may find unconventional combinations of themes like infection, love and music—and others that showcase emerging research and ideas from the worlds of art, science, design and technology. Read Full Article →

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A quote from Chris Brandenburg about technology in farm equipment.

As the world trudges forward, industries that are unable to change are often left in the wake. Video rental, land-line phones, print news — these are just a few examples of technological models that have been rendered nearly obsolete by emerging technologies.

Tech seems to be a safe-haven and even a growing career field. Read Full Article →

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MATLAB's logo and icon

Michigan State University and MathWorks, in coordination with the MSU Tech Store, are happy to announce a new and more effective way for Spartans to access MATLAB toolboxes at MSU.

What is MATLAB?

MATLAB is a software platform that enhances teaching and research for MSU staff, faculty, and students. It combines a desktop environment optimized for analysis with a programming language that expresses matrix and array mathematics directly. Read Full Article →

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The latest update of the MSU App is now available for download from the Apple and Google Play stores. This update adds CATA bus information to the Maps section of the app, under the new Bus Routes tab. Features of the Bus Routes tab include:

  • Clicking on a bus route will show the route on the map.
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October is the 15th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month

We live in a world with data at our fingertips. Easy access to information makes our lives easier, but it also leaves us more points of vulnerability if our data is not handled properly.

At MSU we are keenly aware of the need for data safety, and we take steps to ensure that we are offering best in class solutions to data safety. Read Full Article →

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Submitted by Kevin Floyd, 
Security and Support Manager at Michigan State University Human Resources

Editor’s Note: MSU HR has been steadily moving away from hosting their own server and infrastructure and moving towards a centralized model. The following case was an optimal time to make another move to MSU IT Central Services rather than continuing our efforts separate from MSU IT. Read Full Article →

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You may be familiar with Zoom Meetings as a video conference software, but the university just expanded its license to include Zoom Webinar licenses for all faculty, staff, and student accounts (community IDs not included). Zoom Webinar allows users to create webinar (broadcast-style) web meetings that can accommodate up to 500 participants. Read Full Article →