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In this 4-hour class, you will learn how to create new documents, edit and format text, navigation techniques, and layout options.

The application deadline has been extended for the diverse student summer internship program, sponsored by the Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion at Cornell. The new deadline is March 1, 2017. Internships begin in June and will run 9 to 10 weeks through August, at 30 to 39 hours per week,...

In coming weeks, CIT will be offering six different classes relating to Remedy at no charge, some with a choice of session times. These include Incident Management training--basic, advanced, and for local administrators; Problem Management; MyIT/Work Order Management; and Remedy Smart IT.

Anyone administering a self-maintained installation of the WordPress content management system should check what version they are running, and upgrade immediately if it is WordPress 4.7.0 or 4.7.1. These are vulnerable to an exploit that is easily run remotely and allows privilege escalation...

Have an upcoming event you’d like included in the events calendar on the new IT@Cornell website? We want to hear from you!

The week of February 20, 2017 CIT will be upgrading our current email routers. This process will take four days as we transition to the new routers. The new inbound email routers will support industry best practices in spam quarantine management. This includes the ability to identify and...

In this course, attendees start by drawing and manipulating simple shapes to create logos. They will also combine text and graphics to create advertisements. The course is designed for graphic designers, or people transitioning into a design job or taking on design responsibilities. The topics...

Starting February 12, 2017, Box users will see a message when they enter Box presenting them with the option to enable the new Box experience. If dismissed, the banner will re-appear every three days. Users who turn on the new experience this way will be able to switch back to the current Box...

On January 25, 2017, representatives of the Concur travel system project provided an update at a CIT town meeting. This video includes a discussion of the implementation process, service components and features, next steps, and Q&A.

Cornell’s PeopleSoft system will be upgraded over the weekend of February 17-20. In order to upgrade, PeopleSoft will be unavailable from 10:00pm Friday, February 17, through the start of business on Tuesday, February 21.

In January, the number of Zoom users was more than double that of WebEx, with more than 2,500 people using Zoom. Help us continue to bring our users over to Zoom and share our upcoming trainings. Online only trainings have been scheduled for February 21, 2017 and March 17, 2017. 

In this 4-hour workshop you will learn how to use Excel 2016 to utilize advanced filtering, pivot tables and charts, vlookup/hlookup functions and using named ranges to more accurately create multiple table references.

The 27th annual regional Educational Technology Day will be held at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Educational Technology Day is free (registration required) and attracts more than 1,600 people annually from the upstate New York area. 

CIT instructional designer Patrice Prusko will be one of the facilitators for the next EDUCAUSE ELI online course: “Humanizing Online Teaching and Learning.” This course is geared toward instructors who wish to...

Data Privacy Day is Saturday, January 28, 2017, and Cornell has signed on as a Champion for the event. This year's theme is "Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust."

Box has updated and improved features of Box Notes to include a new sidebar, simplified layout and navigation, and 19 keyboard shortcuts. There is also a new desktop application that provides instant access to all your notes directly from your desktop, eliminating the need to open a web...

Last week, CIT’s Net-Print team, in collaboration with many IT Service Groups across campus, launched a new version of the Net-Print system. Anyone who uses Net-Print will need to install the new software and printer queues, which became available on January 10.

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