Middlebury Information Security staff Chris Norris and Paul Dicovitsky are visiting MIIS April 19-21 to give a series of presentations and discussions designed to help us safeguard our data and devices, at home and abroad. Access specific topics, dates, times, and locations.
Many of you may have read about the celebration of educational innovation that took place at the College on April 6 and 7. What you may not know is that the Fund for Innovation is actively supporting innovation on both the Middlebury and the Monterey campuses. A contingent of Institute faculty, staff, and students joined their College colleagues virtually to hear David Helfand’s inspiring talk, followed the next day by a lively faculty panel and demonstrations/presentations on several funded projects at the Digital Learning Commons. Read all about it here.
Sharpen your Interview Skills
May 10th from 10:30-11:30 AM
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 126
Limited to 20 participants.
Are you confident in your job interview skills? If you are uncertain or would like to give the above mentioned a brush up this Learning Workshop is for you!
Staff Council in collaboration with Center for Career and Internships is pleased to offer this workshop to Middlebury Staff. Sign up here or by email to email@example.com.
Middlebury College Observatory and Middlebury Physics will again host stargazing open house nights this spring. These Observatory events are scheduled for Friday evenings, April 28 and May 5, from 9:00 PM until 10:30 PM and are weather permitting.
Jupiter will be in the evening sky on these dates. A variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae will also be visible through the Observatory’s telescopes. The Observatory includes a 24-inch telescope in a dome and smaller telescopes on the roof.
Observatory open house nights are free and open to the public. However, they will take place only if the sky is expected to be mostly clear. Please check the Observatory web site at go/observatory or call the Observatory at 443-2266 after 7 PM on the evening of the event for weather status.
Check out the latest blog posts from the Office of Digital Learning:
- Middlebury Digital Summit
- Design Thinking Blog Post
- Design Thinking Workshop
- Design Symposium at NorthEast Regional Computing Program
- Reflections on the Digital
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There is a SiteImprove extension for Chrome that can help editors catch broken links in their Drupal sites. We are reviewing a module to add this directly into Drupal for people who use other browsers.
- Drupal date 7.x-2.10
- Drupal media 7.x-2.0
- Drupal webform 7.x-4.15
- WordPress Academica theme 2.0.3
- WordPress BE Subpages Widget 1.7
- WordPress CM Tooltip Glossary 3.5.4
- WordPress Disqus Comment System 2.87
- WordPress Hueman theme 3.3.9
- WordPress Jetpack 4.8.2
- WordPress OSM 3.9.1
- WordPress Responsive theme 2.5
- WordPress Sydney theme 1.38
- WordPress WPtouch 4.3.15
Fixes and Tweaks
- Staff who take summer courses in the Language Schools will now display with their staff contact information during the both the summer and academic year on the Online Directory.
- Pages in Drupal with multiple sidebar sub-pages will now show the “[Edit]” and “[Edit hidden]” links at the top of the sidebar region so that extra sidebar page can be removed.
- Fixed an issue with HTML excerpts on the MiddSTART site.
- Creating a new website for the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
- Building out the configuration of our CAS servers in Chef, which is a configuration management system. We have already completed this work for our Drupal, WordPress, MediaWiki, GO, Omeka, and the Course Catalog services.
- Upgrading the Drupal sites for the Davis programs, Dining Menus, and Museum of Art to Drupal 8.
- Integrating Panopto (streaming videos) and Canvas (LMS).