Please join the folks at the TLC for a Friday Sandbox session on the new blogging community.  The Friday Sandbox started last year as a time/space where staff could get together and play with new technologies.  All skill levels are welcome and the goal is to experiment, have fun, and learn a thing or two.  […]

There have been many changes on campus this summer and Kade is no exception.  In the beginning of the summer, IT moved the printer, scanner and PC computers out of Kade.  Student printing is available in three locations: Pacific Lab (CF 442), Coleman library and Lab & Media Services (Morse A 101). Kade hours will […]

Idea Fair

April 13, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Please join us the afternoon of Thursday, April 16th for a poster session where participants in the latest pizza process will share their ideas with the larger MIIS community. Ideas include: Coopetition Entrepreneurship Incubator Reconnecting Alumni The Feedback Loop Rebranding of the MPA Program OneMIIS in CS MIIS Bookstore & Information Bar Micro-solutions Following the […]

The unbook club met at Maha’s restaurant on March 9th to discuss our latest concept/book, The Art of Possibility.  This book really struck a chord in the group and the conversations were lively and interesting. The big idea of the book is to change your outlook to create opportunities.  The Zanders use stories to emphasize […]

Starting on March 17th, the pizza process will be hosting innovation conversations every Tuesday at noon in Kade 20 until the Idea Fair on April 16th.  The conversations will be an opportunity for pizza groups and innovators to develop their ideas with the help of some special guest participants. Tuesday, March 17th – Lessons Learned […]

The Pizza Innovation Process is off to a good start. 47 faculty, staff & students enjoyed some pizza and brainstormed ideas to help shape MIIS. To get involved, join the Pizza Process Social Network. The party started with a small group icebreaker activity where teams created pizzas with a topping for each member and a […]

Pizza Process 2009

February 24, 2009 | Leave a Comment

It’s back!  The process that brought us the Digital Media Commons, CNS Second Life and DELCAT has resurfaced.  It’s back with the hope of finding innovative ideas to help shape the institute.  The kickoff event will be an innovation pizza party on March 3rd, 12 – 2 PM in CF 434.  Please RSVP. People always […]

Several members of the staff are planning to participate in a Webinar on Google Applications on January 21 at 11 a.m. in Kade 10.  All are invited!

The “Un” Book Club

January 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Come join the new MIIS “Un” book club! In an effort to continue the dialog started in the engaging in change workshop, a new “un” book club has organically formed through the chatter of yammer.  The group has picked Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell as the first book to discuss. So why is it an “un” […]

Why Wii?

November 20, 2008 | 4 Comments

The unveiling of the Wii in the Digital Media Commons last Friday added a dimension of hilarity, energy, and friendly competition to a successful Institutional Advancement and TLC sponsored event that was designed to blend learning with play and build community among MIIS staff. It also raised questions for some: why are we buying toys […]

Yammer?  What’s that?  Sounds like nonsense… Yammer is a new tool that is currently being used by some staff, faculty and students to stay more connected.  It’s a website, just for folks with a email account, that asks you to answer the question “What are you working on?”.  This is a simple and quick […]

Please join us in welcoming Kristen Byers to the MIIS staff. Kristen will be working with TLC/DMC as a new media development specialist.  Her job is to help MIIS faculty, staff and students tell their stories using digital media. In keeping with the philosophy of TLC/DMC, her role is to work with members of the […]

This video was produced in collaboration between the Advancement office and the Digital Media Commons and presented Friday, October 24th during a tribute dinner for President Yu’s leadership in helping to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and appreciation.

In an effort to increase communication, collaboration and transparency, we have created a website to hold all the resources for the structural change and planning process here at MIIS.  The website includes the videos made by the students, the memos to the community, the strategic planning process (including the student group findings in 2006), Monterey […]

run DMC

September 16, 2008 | 1 Comment

The Digital Media Commons, or “DMC” in campus-speak, was one of fifteen pizza groups established last Fall during the first innovations campaign last year.  The DMC is now a part of the Teaching & Learning Collaborative with an emphasis on innovation and project development supporting academic excellence on campus. Our Mission The mission of the […]

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