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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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Teams Tuesdays

Join MSU IT each week for a 30 to 45-minute session on how to make the most of Microsoft Teams. Each week will feature a new conversation on an aspect of what Teams can do and how to accomplish it. There will be time for a question and answer session and announcements of new features as they are added to Teams. 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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Employees from Michigan State University shared tricks of their trade to show women a path to hands-on careers.

Throughout this spring, MSU employees are volunteering their time to Women in Skilled Trades (WIST), a program co-founded by MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities (IPF) Analyst Carol Cool and Tori Menold of Granger Construction. Read Full Article →

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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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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 →