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Update on File Storage Services

January 17, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Welcome to the New Year! This is the first of a series of updates about our goals for the 2018-19 year. File Storage (Infrastructure & Security, goal #2) One of our ongoing infrastructure goals is to migrate data storage from on premise systems to cloud systems. Why would we want to do that? There are […]

Service Reminders for Spring 2019 Courses

January 4, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Sakai Spring 2019 Sakai course sites were created on January 10th and have been populated with faculty and students. If you have not yet requested your ubercourses, this would be a good time to do so. If you’re having trouble finding and organizing your sites in the new Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks […]

Fall 2018 update from the CIO

December 21, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

I hope that your Fall semester is winding down to a good end and that it was a productive one. Here at CIS we have had our heads down, working hard on a lot of different things, so I thought it was time to give you a Fall update. New Faces The best and most […]

Welcome Molly Reeves

October 22, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

CIS welcomes Molly Reeves, our new Information Technology Analyst. She recently earned a B.S. in Mathematics, minoring in Computer Science and Humanities. Molly is taking part in the Math-CIS service initiative that aims to streamline services offered to the Math department faculty and staff. During this initiative, she will be working closely with both departments. […]

Welcome Aashita Kesarwani

October 22, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

CIS welcomes Dr. Aashita Kesarwani in the Scientific Computing Specialist position Academic and Research Computing Services is delighted to welcome our new Scientific Computing Specialist, Dr. Aashita Kesarwani. Aashita recently graduated with a PhD in Mathematics from Tulane University and is an Indian Institute of Technology alumna. She is actively involved in the data science […]

Welcome Samantha Washington

October 22, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

CIS welcomes Samantha Washington in the Technical Analyst position. Samantha Washington is the newest member of our User Support Services Team.  She is originally from Illinois and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign but has been living in California for the last five years.  She comes to HMC from the corporate world where she […]

Service Reminders for Fall 2018 Courses

August 24, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

Sakai Fall 2018 Sakai course sites have been populated with faculty and students. If you’re having trouble finding and organizing your sites in the new Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Sakai Sites. As part of the College’s website accessibility initiative, we have added a link to the HMC Accessibility web […]

Patricia Carpenter Promoted to Manager of USS

August 21, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

I’m excited to share that effective July 2018 Patricia Carpenter has been promoted to User Support Services (USS) Manager in CIS. Patricia came to Harvey Mudd in September of 2015, where she started in USS working at the CIS HelpDesk, doing a great job of coordinating the support efforts of the team. Prior to her […]

Summer Project Updates

June 28, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

When school lets out for summer,  the pace quickens at Computing and Information Services. The academic break means time to work on projects that may otherwise disrupt the academic schedule. It also means we have our summer interns to work closely with us on projects and tasks. Here’s a brief look into some of the […]

Charlie & Alice to the cloud

May 17, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

One of CIS goals for 2018 is to move material currently stored on our Windows file servers (called “Charlie” and “Alice”) to a cloud storage option. We are beginning an initiative to move most of the files on Alice and Charlie to Google Drive. There are a number reasons we would like to move stored […]