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AI in the Classroom Featured in Breakout Sessions and Posters on May 29

Part of the May 29, 2024 Emerging Tech Dialogues: Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education symposium, Rob Vanderlan and colleagues from the Center for Teaching Innovation will discuss with their audience some of the disruptions and opportunities posed by generative AI tools in the classroom.

Reminder: Transition to Strong NetID Encryption Requires Some Account Holders to Update Passwords

Starting March 12, 2024, Cornell will begin enforcing strong encryption for Cornell NetID passwords. Some Cornell accounts that are not yet configured for strong encryption for password protection need to be updated before the change takes place. Updating an account to strong crypto is triggered by the account owner changing the NetID password using the Cornell Manage Your NetID webpage.

Jungles, Chatbots, and Bears, Oh My! An AI Perspective for Everyone May 29

Break-out sessions and poster presentations foster participant engagement through pilot project, use cases, and interactive demonstrations during the May 19 Emerging Tech Dialogues: Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education event.

Sarah Christen, CIT Deputy CIO for Infrastructure, Profiled by Internet2

Recently, Internet2 awarded CIT's Sarah Christen their "Cloud Superhero Award." Sarah's career has spanned 25 years of service and leadership in the Cornell IT community, a new role as Cornell's Deputy CIO for Infrastructure, and founding the Internet2 Cloud Forum, which has served an important role fostering a supportive and collaborative community in higher ed IT. In this conversation, Sarah discusses what the Cloud has to offer higher ed, the future of the cloud in research and education, and why it's critical to foster an active and vibrant

Current Top Ten Hot IT Topics

Looking to find out more more about key IT@Cornell services? This list is updated periodically to reflect topics most in demand by those in the Cornell community.

Degree Audit Platform Available to Select College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Majors in Coming Months

The Degree Audit (Stellic) platform is Cornell's Ithaca & Cornell Tech campuses’ upcoming online degree management, planning, and auditing tool. The platform, which has been in development since fall of 2023 will launch later in 2024 to advisors and students within a small subset of CALS programs.

NYU Vice Provost for AI and Technology in Education Clay Shirky Shares Insights in Afternoon Keynote on May 29

Clay Shirky, the New York University Vice Provost for AI and Technology in Education, will give the afternoon keynote address for the May 29 Emerging Tech Dialogues: Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education event. 

TeamDynamix Will Upgrade to Version 11.9 on Saturday, May 11, 2024

On Saturday, May 11, 2024, TeamDynamix will be upgraded to version 11.9. This release will introduce several new and enhanced features.

Reduce Background Noise in Microsoft Teams with New Feature

A new voice isolation feature will be available in Microsoft Teams to improve background noise suppression on Monday, May 13, 2024.

IT Security Special Interest Group (SIG) Agenda for May

Cornell security liaisons, technical support providers, and those interested in learning more about security-related topics are invited to join the monthly IT Security SIG meeting.

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