November 14, 2017, by Tyler Kennedy
Unbeknownst to most UNH students, many popular programs and services are directly funded by the technology fee, which currently stands at $201 for all full-time undergraduate and graduate students at the three UNH campuses. But in order to maintain these programs and to also fulfill the university-wide three percent salary increase that’s been decided upon by the University System of New Hampshire, the proposal for next year’s fee is currently set at $205.
Overall, some of the areas funded by...
May 24, 2017, by Sabrina Meriano
The Academic Technology Support Center (ATSC) is UNH’s walk-up support center for a plethora of software difficulties for any student or faculty member. Need help in removing malware? Want a hand in connecting your Nintendo Switch to the UNH network? ATSC is there to help! It also provides services that include printer setup, computer optimization, general account help, troubleshooting and support in downloading academic apps like SAS and SPSS.
Along with in-person support the ATSC also offers...
May 21, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Last month, Academic Technology announced myPages (referred to as Open Scholar in the article, but will be known as myPages moving forward), a replacement service for the soon-to-be retired Pubpages. Read the article here.
Pages is available at https://pages.unh.edu and is built on Harvard's OpenScholar, a Drupal-based web content management system. For a preview, go to https://openscholar.harvard.edu.
Academic Technology is offering free myPages training to all UNH faculty,...
September 14, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
On Thursday, September 29, UNH Information Technology (IT) and Academic Technology (AT) will partner to host the 2nd Annual UNH Tech Fair. This event is open to all active UNH students, and will feature an opportunity for students to engage IT and AT subject matter experts on their services, products and support.
The UNH Tech Fair will be held from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM on the Great Lawn in front of DeMeritt Hall under the big white tent. Admittance is free. Students will spin a wheel upon entry,...
February 11, 2014, by UNH IT Staff
by Martin England
Last month, the College of Life Science and Agriculture (COLSA) and UNH Information Technology (IT) unveiled a new SuperTEC classroom in Rudman Hall, G89. The classroom was overhauled to include an enhanced audiovisual system, with built-in computers (both PC and MAC), Smart Tablet Monitor, Blu-Ray Player, and automated lighting and shade controls. Before the upgrade, G89 was Lecture Capture Ready, with built-in microphones and a video camera which allow faculty to record...
November 6, 2013, by UNH IT Staff
by Academic Technology Blackboard (blackboard.unh.edu) is UNH’s Learning Management System. UNH IT will upgrade Blackboard to SP 13 (inclusive) on Sunday, November 24 starting at 4:00 AM and lasting through mid-to-late afternoon. During this time, Blackboard will not be available. While complete upgrade details are available at it.unh.edu/bbupgrade, there are several new features of this upgrade we’d like to make sure you know about:
Inline Assignment Grading
Discussion Board Improvements...
August 22, 2013, by UNH IT Staff
by Dan Blickensderfer Blackboard (blackboard.unh.edu) is UNH’s Learning Management System. UNH IT recently upgraded UNH Blackboard to the then-latest available service pack (SP11). While complete upgrade details are available at it.unh.edu/bbupgrade, there are several new features of this upgrade we’d like to make sure you know about:
Making the Content Tab More Useful: Courses and Orgs
Grade Papers without Downloads: Inline Assessment
Discussion Board improvements
Making the Content Tab More...
August 22, 2013, by UNH IT Staff
by Mike McIntire In the ever-changing landscape of technology for higher education, finding the right tool for the job can be daunting. Outside of visiting Academic Technology in Dimond Library, you can also explore these resources on your own, in the comfort of your own space. The IT Resources website is a searchable list of tools that can be filtered by keywords, audience, and intended use. Looking to collaborate with students and an outside presenter online? You can browse the resources and...
August 8, 2013, by UNH IT Staff
by UNH IT Staff
The UNH IT Academic Technology Support Center (ATSC) will be offering training for faculty interested in using iClicker for classroom polling during fall semester. This training will cover how to install and setup the hardware, software, question creation, and also how to guide students in registering and using their clickers. If you plan on using iClickers in your course(s) this fall, you must attend a training session.
UNH IT hosted training sessions in August, and has one in...
May 7, 2013, by UNH IT Staff
by UNH IT Staff
The McConnell Student Computing Cluster will close permanently as of Sunday, May 12, 2013. This action is part of the overall shutdown of McConnell Hall, pending future renovations and reuse of the building.
For the remainder of final exams, other Student Computing Clusters remain on their normal semester schedules, with Kingsbury N130 open 24 hours a day, and locations in the Memorial Union Building (MUB), Dimond Library, and Spaulding open during all building hours.