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Tech Prepared: Get Ready for the Christmas Break

December 15, 2010 -

Things you can do to prepare for leaving campus during the break.

2010 Tech Gift Ideas

December 8, 2010 -

Looking for the perfect gadget for under the tree or in a stocking? Start here.

Technology Behind the Scenes: Athletics

December 1, 2010 -

Learn more about how technology is used to support fans, coaches, media and more in Athletics at Boston College.

Qualitative Data at BC

November 17, 2010 -

Learn about qualitative data and how qualitative analysis software available at BC can be very helpful to sort and analyze it.

BC RetroTech: 1995

November 10, 2010 -

Take a walk down Memory Lane and learn a little bit about technology at BC - on the cutting edge in 1995.

ITS Behind the Scenes: Developing EagleTechs

November 3, 2010 -

EagleTechs, BC students employed by ITS, are an important part of the department that ITS staff work with day-to-day to develop their technical and professional skills.

Go "Inside the Mind of a Cyber Criminal"

October 27, 2010 -

Cyber Security expert Patrick Cain spoke about how and why cyber criminals commit their crimes, and what individuals can do to protect themselves.

Disaster Recovery At Boston College

October 20, 2010 -

The Systems Management group helps assure that critical data would still be available to the BC community in the event of an emergency.

Learn About MATLAB @ BC

October 13, 2010 -

Thousands of universities and over a million worldwide people use MATLAB for teaching and research. Learn about how MATLAB is used at BC.

October Is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 6, 2010 -

Learn more about staying safe online during Cyber Security Awareness month, and enter the ITS video contest for a chance at great prizes.

ITS Success Story: Collaborating with BC Law

September 29, 2010 -

Media Technology Services helped coordinate a class held by videoconference across several law schools across the country.

A New Day for BC Web Pages

September 22, 2010 -

ITS' Web Technology group is converting BC's web pages from Serena Collage to the new DayCQ5 platform.

ITS Beyond the Keyboard: Jon Conley

September 15, 2010 -

Technology Consultant Jon Conley has traveled the world participating in philosophical conferences.

ITS By the Numbers: Back To School 2010

September 8, 2010 -

ITS staff and student EagleTech employees were available throughout campus to answer technology questions as students returned to campus.

BC Residence Halls Now 100% Wireless

September 1, 2010 -

During the summer of 2010, Network Services completed a project giving students wireless access anywhere on campus - including all rooms in the residence halls.

ITS in Español: Internet Course Held for Spanish-speaking BC Employees

August 25, 2010 -

ITS staff offered a course on using the Internet to BC's Spanish-speaking employees.

ITS Beyond the Keyboard: John Berardi, Little League, and the Jimmy Fund

August 10, 2010 -

ITS Director of Application Services John Berardi spends his summers volunteering for Little League to raise money for the Jimmy Fund for the fight against cancer.

ITS Beyond the Keyboard: Beth Dority and the PMC

July 28, 2010 -

Beth Dority, the Director of Open Source Applications, has been riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge since 2006.

ITS Welcomes the Class of 2014

July 14, 2010 -

During FYE sessions over the summer, ITS staff and EagleTech student employees welcome BC's Class of 2014 and their parents.

ITS Profile: Keith Chan of Research Services

June 30, 2010 -

A profile of Research Services graduate student assistant Keith Chan.

ITS By the Numbers: May We Help You?

June 16, 2010 -

Boston College's ITS Help Center, Walk-In Help Desk, and Campus Technology Resource Center are in demand all year, but especially as the academic year comes to an end.

ITS Behind the Scenes: Commencement Week with MTS

June 2, 2010 -

Boston College's Media Technology Services department (MTS) plays an important behind-the-scenes roll in the many events scheduled during Commencement week.

Blade Runner

May 19, 2010 -

Michael Bourque became head of Boston College’s Office of Information Technology, with its staff of 200, in January 2010. Over two days in early spring, he led @BC on a tour of the University’s main data center in St. Clement’s Hall—from the former chapel’s 24-hour skybox command post and multi-tasking blade servers to the rivers of wiring beneath the floor.

Joseph Harrington Name President-Elect of ACUTA

May 6, 2010 -

Joe Harrington, who has worked at Boston College for the past 20 years, including the past 6 years as Director of Network Services, was recently named President-Elect of the Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA).