Author: Andy Jeglic

Andy's Bio
Andy Jeglic Andy is the Communications Manager of MSU IT Services. When he's not showcasing MSU's technology, he can usually be found playing music, running, or watching football.
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The MSU App logo (a mobile phone next to text that reads "MSU App"

The MSU App has undergone a significant redesign for all iOS users.

Over the summer, MSU IT worked hard to gather input from students about the MSU App. This input was critical to the creation of this redesign and continues to honor the legacy of the MSU App as a student-inspired project. Read Full Article →

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Have you visited the MSU IT SharePoint site?

This site is the central hub of #TeamMSUIT, and gives team members easy access to: 

  • Professional Development Resources 
  • Organization Charts 
  • The “What’s New in IT?” newsletter 
  • Event Listings 
  • Policies & Procedures 
  • IT Documents & Resources 
  • Communication Best Practices 
  • Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Tutorials 
  • Team-Specific Sub-sites 
  • Job Postings 

We encourage all MSU IT team members to regularly check this site for updates. Read Full Article →

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Photo: Michael Hudson, director, Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities speaking at the MSU IT Digital Accessibility Conference after the DigitalX announcement.

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University is blazing a new path in the field of digital accessibility with the formation of a new Digital Experience Team, known as DigitalX. Read Full Article →

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In preparation for the upcoming school year, University computer labs will be undergoing software upgrades. Each lab will be unavailable for less than a day during the upgrades, which will be phased in through August 23.

Closings have been scheduled with consideration to class schedules and lab activities. If there are questions or concerns, the IT Service Desk can be contacted via ithelp@msu.edu and (517) 432-6200. Read Full Article →

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The Digital Access and Inclusion Conference, in alignment with Global Accessibility Awareness Day, was held on May 16, 2019. The conference was designed to inform about the value of accessibility for people with disabilities in digital media and the information technology field.

The audience also heard from MSU IT leadership about accessibility at MSU and the launch of the DigitalX team, which is designed to lead accessibility at MSU and provide holistic digital-experience support. Read Full Article →

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The Spartan helmet over a circuit-board background and the text "Making IT Happen."

Six months into the MSU Ideas challenge, a platform for faculty and staff to propose solutions to improve the university, MSU IT is ready to announce the five winning ideas selected for further review.

The question posed by MSU IT to the university community was, “What can Information Technology do to improve the faculty, researcher, staff, and student experience?”

Twenty suggestions were submitted to the committee for review. 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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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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