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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.

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.

Keith Chan
ITS Profile: Keith Chan of Research Services

June 30, 2010 -

A profile of Research Services graduate student assistant Keith Chan.

Joseph Harrington
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.

Joseph Harrington
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.

Joseph Harrington
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
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).