Category: "Academic and Research Computing Services"

Staffing Changes in CIS

January 29, 2020, by Joseph Vaughan

Just before the winter break, we made some staffing changes I wanted you to know about. Dr. Aashita Kesarwani, whom many of you know, received a promotion to Scientific Computing and Data Science Specialist.  Aashita has been knocking the ball out of the park in her position, offering workshops on machine learning that are in high […]

CIS Services Reminders for Spring 2020

January 15, 2020, by Elizabeth

Sakai Spring 2020 Sakai course sites were created 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 Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your […]

Service Reminders for Fall 2019 Courses

August 28, 2019, by Elizabeth

Sakai Fall 2019 Sakai course sites were created 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 Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your […]

ARCS Team Presents Poster at Educause ELI Conference

May 6, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

The Academic and Research Computing Services (ARCS) team presented a poster titled, “Digital Humanities: Integrating Scalar into an Undergraduate American Studies Course” at the Educause ELI Conference on Feb. 21 in Anaheim, CA. The team investigated students’ experience using Scalar, an open-source scholarly publishing tool that can be used to create media-rich content, in LIT 179X Zora Neale Hurston: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Academic and Research Computing Services: A New Name for ETS

January 17, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

We are thrilled to announce our new group name, Academic and Research Computing Services or ARCS for short. Our new name reflects the expanded services that we now offer to the HMC community. This includes more support for research computing, as well as instructional design services. The arrival of our new instructional designer, Dr. Yi […]

Prof. Bill Daub Awarded XSEDE Research Allocation

January 17, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

Harvey Mudd College’s computational chemistry lab has been awarded supercomputing resources to support two senior thesis studies on density functional theory (DFT) calculations applied to ketal and ortho ester Claisen rearrangements. The award (165K core hours + 2 TB disk space) is worth about $8,000 for the first year and renewable based on the needs […]

CIS Welcomes Chu Oguejiofor in the Research Computing Internship Position

January 17, 2018, by Joseph Vaughan

Academic and Research Computing Services is delighted to introduce our new Research Computing Intern, Chu Oguejiofor. Chu is a Ph.D. student at CGU, studying data science and analytics. He holds a M.S. degree in Business Analytics from Kent State University and B.S. in Computer Science from California Lutheran University. Chu has an excellent background in […]