ITaP Newsroom

May 

Six ways to address accessibility as part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 

Technology evolution drives Purdue to review learning management systems; faculty, staff, and students invited to participate 

Have an idea for improving your course? Learn how one faculty member got the help he needed.

Scammers, claiming to be Chinese diplomats or authorities, target Chinese and American citizens with vishing

April

New supercomputer gives Purdue researchers easy access to a large GPU-based system

BoilerKey signups in progress, new hardware tokens arrive

Student teams help solve real-world business problem for Cisco in “data dive” competition

Purdue starts data certification program for key reports and dashboards

Regular maintenance, being memory conscious improve supercomputing success

Finals week workshops can save faculty time creating an online course

Classroom, lab computers being upgraded to Windows 10

Women in High Performance Computing at Purdue forming all-women student supercomputing team, encourages students to apply

Blackboard Learn upgrade scheduled for May 12

Computational tools for big data research focus of Purdue, NSF workshop

March

Virtual reality tools for research and learning on display at Envision Center open house

Virtual reality simulator is designed to protect construction workers from falls

Don't let yourself be fooled by 'phishing' schemes

Power outage Saturday night affects most Purdue’s IT systems

Purdue, four partners launch collaborative cybersecurity operations center

Replay app makes a game of becoming a wine expert

High school students see glimpse of the future at Dawn or Doom 

Students invited to participate in campus IT Challenge Day with $4,000 in prizes

Envision Center hosts series of “coffee hours” for faculty, staff interested in virtual reality  

Purdue team offers biomedical sciences big data science boot camp using ITaP Research Computing resources

Purdue researchers invited to attend NSF-sponsored Science Gateways Bootcamp

Spring Data Dive competition registration now open to students across campus

Dawn or Doom conference book available, organizing committee taking speaking and collaboration proposals 

Nine ways to get started with teaching online over spring break

February

New templates for Blackboard Learn designed to help instructors create courses quickly

ITaP and SAP host women in IT panel discussion, networking event for students

Colombian undergraduates gain hands-on experience managing supercomputers through ITaP Research Computing

With upgrade, Software Remote applications should launch and run faster

MOOCs help Purdue program expand reach to middle and high school students

March 6 high-performance computing workshop will focus on GPU programming with OpenACC

College of Education creates competency-based online program, where graduates have to show what they know  

Briefing examines use of the Wilmeth Active Learning Center for academic year 2017-18

ITaP Research Computing to host Symposium for Research Data Technology March 1

Purdue phone replacement project starts rolling

January

Here are some easy, practical tips for Data Privacy Day

PAL Service Alert update: connection issues resolved

Hardware design flaws Meltdown and Spectre mean users should be overly cautious

Research Computing staff helps students, postdocs get started with high-performance computing

February workshop to cover high-performance computing with Purdue’s community clusters

Big data research with Hadoop and Spark focus of Purdue, National Science Foundation workshop Feb. 7-8

January and February workshop offers hands-on introduction to UNIX computing

Active Learning Community of Practice gives faculty space for sharing ideas

Purdue’s economic impact in Indiana totals more than $2.1 billion

NSF OpenMP high-performance computing workshop at Purdue set for Jan. 9

2017 Stories