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Beta version of the new Online Catalog now available
The beta version of the new online catalog is now available at http://catalog.olemiss.edu . If you have any concerns or notice any issues contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Following are some of the features we would like to highlight. We have two catalogs in an academic year, Fall and Spring. While the catalog defaults to the current [...]
Communicating Academic Structure Changes
Students can access information about their degree program requirements from three sources: the various academic departments, the printed/online catalog, and Degree Audit. We want to help ensure that the student is getting consistent information.
Mobile App Review: Mailbox
Before you head out of town after the spring semester, you might take a look at Mailbox App as an alternative email app to use with your UM Gmail account. We know you are busy this week, so let’s get to the point. The Good Swipe Gestures – The goal of Mailbox is to quickly “get [...]
Protect your UM Passwords!
The University email system has been inundated lately with phishing emails. These take various forms and purport to come from both people and groups you know. This illuminates one key point the IT security awareness presentation emphasizes, that the “From” part of an email message is easily forged by criminals to lead you into believing a message comes from a legitimate source.
Accessibility and the Classroom
In a December 2012 post to the TechNews blog, Deetra Wiley wrote about web accessibility and the importance of insuring that university websites and web services are available to everyone, but the requirements of accessibility are not restricted only to the administrative side of the university. We also have an obligation to insure that academic [...]
Laptop Theft: Anything But Uncommon
According to University Police, 17 laptops have been reported stolen on the Ole Miss campus since August 2012. It's important to keep in mind that this number doesn't reflect stolen smartphones or tablets, only laptops. With technology doubling every 2 years, there are multiple ways to keep yourself, and your mobile devices, protected. The best [...]
Ole Miss vs. Wisconsin on truTV Friday, 11:40 a.m. CT
Everyone is excited about our re-emergence into NCAA March madness this year! Game time is set for Friday, March 22 at 12:40 p.m. ET (11:40 a.m. local time) on truTV. Ole Miss just completed an exciting 66-63 win in the SEC Conference game over Florida, and Wisconsin is just off a 50-43 loss to Ohio State in [...]