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A letter from Vice President KyuJung Whang
08/27/2014 - Dear University Community members,
 Several staffing changes have taken place during the past few months within the Division of Facilities Services (FS). These changes were necessitated by departures of some of my leadership team who found new opportunities elsewhere, as well as recent announcements by University Engineer Randy Lacey and Director of Real Estate Tom LiVigne of...
From the Desk of Mary Opperman
07/18/2014 - Dear Colleagues, As we enter the summer, even as we look forward to our vacation plans, work on campus continues. Your colleagues on the Employee Survey Response Team have been busy advancing improvements based on the engagement survey. There are a few updates I’d like to share with you along with a few reminders about some existing programming. A new overview document that...
Two IT@Cornell services retiring in July
06/26/2014 - On July 9, my.Cornell.edu was retired due to an imbalance between low usage and overall support costs. When the website is retired, you see a “sorry” page with a list of links mapping each department tab to its new content location. THE “SORRY” PAGE IS TEMPORARY: It will only be available until the end of the 2014 calendar year. Please bookmark department content in your browser or...
Tech Talk Spotlight
06/12/2014 - Learn how to add and manage content, and how to manage pages in Drupal. Or learn how to use advanced tools and techniques to successfully build data-driven web sites using Drupal. Register now for the one-day Introduction to Drupal class in July or the three-day Drupal 7 Intermediate class for Developers and Content Administrators in August. To receive training announcements, send...
Beyond books: Art in the library
06/12/2014 - Take in the rich culture of Cornell by experiencing art in the Library. Many library spaces across campus host art displays and exhibits; a sharp-eyed visitor may even spot pop-up displays available for just one day. The Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections shows items from the archives throughout the year, and each exhibit can be seen in Kroch Library for...
From the desk of KyuJung Whang
05/29/2014 - It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ben Kuo as the new senior director for facilities management. Ben currently serves as director of continuity, emergency and fire management for Environmental Health and Safety. He recently served Facilities Services as an interim director of Transportation Services. Ben will begin transitioning to his new role on June 2. An...
Tech Talk Spotlight
05/29/2014 - Want to learn how to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics? Register now for the PowerPoint 2013 Basic class scheduled for July 8. To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: join to IT-Training-L-request@cornell.edu. For a complete listing of technical training resources, see www.it.cornell.edu/training. Email questions to...
Switch to eduroam: “RedRover Secure” retiring
05/15/2014 - “RedRover Secure” will be retired on July 15 so that Cornell can focus on providing a single high-value Wi-Fi Internet network, eduroam. Cornell’s unencrypted (non-secure) Wi-Fi service, RedRover, will continue to be available. However, CIT highly recommends using eduroam’s secure network for your Wi-Fi needs. Start enjoying the benefits of eduroam now. • Keep everything...
Finding roots
05/01/2014 - Ever wonder what mysteries are hidden in your family tree? Find out at an “Introduction to Electronic Genealogy I” workshop to be held May 14 at noon in Uris Library’s Classroom B05, and led by one of the library’s experienced genealogy experts: Virginia Cole, reference and digital services librarian. “In this introductory class, we concentrate on the basics of genealogical...
Tech Talk: Did you know Cornell Box keeps improving?
05/01/2014 - All faculty, staff and students have a Box account, and we all recently received an upgrade to 50GB of online storage. You can store, share and collaborate on a lot of files with 50GB! The Cornell Box login page has a new look. If you haven’t signed into your account for a while, check it out now: cornell.app.box.com. Visit the What’s New in Box page at http://www.it.cornell....

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