Category Archive: Institutional News

Vendor Demonstrations for Administrative Information Systems

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All are invited to attend vendor demonstrations to help us compare the current administrative systems we use for financial management, payroll and human resource management, student services, and advancement against other software. Overview… Read More

Google Apps now available through the Course Hub

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We are pleased to announce that instructors can now create Google Apps folders for their classes via the Course Hub. The following short video shows the process: The Course Hub will create the class folder and share it with the instructors, students, and audits groups for your course section. The Hub also makes it easy […]

New Cloud File Storage: Welcome to Your New “Home”!

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Microsoft’s OneDrive file storage system has just been turned on for all staff, faculty, and students on the Middlebury campus and at MIIS.  Now that our e-mail has successfully moved to the cloud, we turn next to Middfiles “home” folders.  Don’t panic!  You’re not in this alone — we’re here to help.  To take advantage […]

2016-2017 Thanksgiving and December Holiday Schedules

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Thanksgiving Break: Will begin at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday, November 23 and will end at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, November 26 (regular operations resume Sunday, November 27.)     December Break:  Will begin at 5:01… Read More

To upgrade your mac or NOT

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Apple is currently offering macOS 10.12 (Sierra) as an update.  ITS does not currently support Sierra and recommends against installing this new operating system at this time.  “Sierra” hasn’t been around long enough to have been thoroughly tested with all applications in use on campus.  Please see http://go.middlebury.edu/sierra for more information. We recommend upgrading to […]

@MiddInfoSec: “Middlebury College!” A Well Crafted Phishing Attack Looks to Come from the College

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Over the past couple of days Middlebury College has been the target of a well-crafted  phishing campaign. Phishing messages are email messages designed to trick you into divulging your username and password. In this case, the phishing messages were written so that they looked like they were sent from Middlebury’s Department of Public Safety. An […]

Facilitated Conversations Go Virtual

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Envisioning Middlebury committee members engage in a brainstorming exercise. As part of Envisioning Middlebury, we have been holding facilitated conversations since last spring to capture a wide range of answers to the questions… Read More

Envisioning Middlebury: Panel presentation – Tuesday, July 12 – Immersive Learning and the Future

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Tuesday, July 12, · 4:00 p.m. · Wilson Hall Join us for a panel moderated by Susan Baldridge, provost, discussing the value of immersive pedagogy, whether and how it’s changed in the last 100… Read More

Notes for Google Apps and OneDrive Project Presentation

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Cloud Services: Google and Microsoft Goal: provide better (cloud-based) services to the community Infrastructure Storage Available from anywhere Private, secure, encrypted Scales to demand Access to info Collaboration and sharing Familiar and consistent Why are we doing this? Better consume

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Panopto Pilot Proposal

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Evaluation Video has become a platform for course work and new pedagogies, co-curricular projects and more. It is also becoming a tool for internal and external communication (including for College governance). Our current solutions do not meet the expectations and

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