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For a limited time, you can save 20% in-store and online on a selection of HDTVs and head phones. Online only through December 31, you can also save an added 15% on Outlet products, for total savings of up to 60% off original prices.
Visit Bloomington’s IU Bookstore computer store to take advantage of price drops for on-hand inventory. Or, visit the online Apple Store for Education to take advantage of special pricing for IU students, faculty, and staff on all campuses.
The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded the university $15 million over five years to establish the Pervasive Technology Institute, which will lead IU to a new level of achievement in developing advanced information technology and informatics innovations and delivering their benefits to researchers, educators, students, and society.
IU President Michael McRobbie made the announcement at the groundbreaking for IU’s Bloomington Incubator, a 40,000-square-foot facility, designed to accommodate life science and information technology start-ups, on university property at the intersection of 10th Street and the Ind. 45/46 Bypass. The Pervasive Technology Institute will be one of the first tenants of the Incubator, scheduled to open in July 2009.
Need technology support over Thanksgiving break? Check here for UITS Support and Services holiday hours.
The Pervasive Technology Institute will host three leading-edge research centers and be one of the first tenants in the Incubator buildings at IU Bloomington and IUPUI.
Students, faculty, and staff on all IU campuses: Let us know what you think of the preliminary draft of the university’s second Information Technology Strategic Plan (ITSP2). It’s important that it reflects your educational and research needs.
IU’s agreement with Dell keeps making it easier for IU students, faculty, and staff to lock in discounts on personal computers and equipment.
Do you need to set up an account on Quarry for a class or edit a file using Emacs? You’ll find instructions in the IU Knowledge Base (KB). The KB is a database of answers to computing and IT questions, and is one of several sources for computing support at IU.
The IU Multimedia User Group (IUMMUG) and IU Flash User Group (IUFUG) invite you to a special digital effects and motion graphics event. Because this is our final gathering of 2008, we’ll start the on-location meeting early so we can also celebrate the upcoming holidays.
The spring STEPS workshop schedule is now online. Be sure to reserve an early seat — you can choose from over 80 topics, ranging from basic computing to programming in SQL, Perl, and XML (the XML workshop is new this spring).
During the final roundtable of 2008, Dr. Judy Qiu will discuss parallel data mining on multicore clusters.
In spring 2009, UITS will retire the Libra Cluster, which has been in service since 2005. Accounts are available on the newer Quarry cluster, a general-purpose Unix computing environment. The Research Database Cluster (RDC) will remain in service.