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IT and Microsoft Staff Spread the Word about Free Microsoft Office!

John Mazzarella | November 17, 2015

Staff from the IT department team up with employees visiting from Microsoft to spread the word that MS Office is free for everyone at UMass Boston!

Bob Weir Joins UMass Boston as Vice Provost for IT

Anna Pinkert | July 08, 2015

Weir has a long record of service in higher education, including 13 years in a similar role at Northeastern University.

Staff Members Honored at Chancellor’s Achievement Awards

Colleen Locke | April 28, 2015

This year’s winners are, from the Classified Staff, Kahrim Wade of Quinn Graphics, and from the Professional Staff, Mary Simone of Information Technology.

UMass Boston Staffer to Explore Online Education Capabilities in Haiti

Colleen Locke | July 22, 2014

Alexandrine Policar, an application administrator and an adjunct faculty member in the College of Management, has received a Fulbright award to work with the State University of Haiti to research and develop an online education program.

Go on Green: UMass System Unveils New Way to Indicate Secure Websites

Office of Communications | May 28, 2014

When logging into WISER or HR Direct, you should now look for the green bar/indicator before the web address.

IT 2013 Customer Service Award Winner

IT Staff | November 04, 2013

IT 2013 Customer Service Award winners were, Eduardo Luciano (Telecom - Runner-up) and Scott Devillafane

Nationally Renowned Identity Theft Speaker - John Sileo

Apurva Mehta | October 08, 2013

A fun, non-technical, inspirational learning experience on your personal information and identity safety and online privacy.

Pearson Partners with UMass Boston on MySpanishLab

Apurva Mehta | September 16, 2013

The World Languages Team is pleased to announce the successful launch of its first Pearson Blackboard Building Block Initiative with MySpanishLab at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

UMass Boston’s iPad Program Draws National Attention

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2013

Last year the university had 15 iPads that went from classroom to classroom on a custom-built cart. The program was so successful that the university will have 40 iPads available this fall.

ITSD CIO’s Award for Excellence 2013

Apurva Mehta | June 21, 2013

Please join me in congratulating Jeeva Arthur, the 2013 winner of the CIO’s Award for Excellence.