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Get Help with TechTutors

March 22, 2017

OIT offers free hands-on application support during scheduled appointments.

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Web of ideas and minds binds Duke's campus

March 15, 2017

Visualizations of the Scholars@Duke database map our university’s scholarly connections.

Vincent Conitzer: The AI Debate Must Stay Grounded in Reality

March 9, 2017
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More than 400 enter Duke Box "quest" to try new platform and win prizes

February 28, 2017

Congratulations to our final winner, Mary Key of Duke Medicine - Pulmonary. She won an Amazon Echo out of the more than 400 Duke Box "quest" entries. To try out the new Box experience for file storage, sharing, and editing simply visit box.duke.edu

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'Construct3D' conference to explore role of 3D printing in higher education

February 27, 2017

"Construct3D" will take place from May 5 to May 7 at the JB Duke Hotel. This three-day conference will focus how 3D printing can be implemented in higher education, K-12 and community institutions. The committee in charge of the conference is reviewing proposals for talks and workshops. 

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Cybersecurity Threats Growing More Sophisticated

February 13, 2017

Last November, Duke professor Gary Gereffi returned from a research trip to Kazakhstan and was informed by his IT department that his computer had been hacked. Days earlier, a colleague at Harvard University sent Gereffi an email with an attachment to a scholarly paper. Unbeknownst to both professors, malware inflected the attachment, and as soon as Gereffi opened the document, hackers could peer into Gereffi’s computer and steal his data.

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Sharpen Tech Skills Over Lunch

February 8, 2017

Bring a brown bag lunch and hear from technology experts about tools and tips that can simplify a workday.  Learn IT @ Lunch, a free series of seven workshops organized by the Duke’s Office of Information Technology, is offering new sessions through April 19. Upcoming sessions include “DukeBox: The New User Experience” on Feb. 15 and “Managing Your Online Presence” on March 22.

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Matthew Rascoff Named Associate Vice Provost for Digital Education and Innovation

January 24, 2017

Matthew Rascoff, who has overseen the development and support for online and technology-enhanced learning in the University of North Carolina system, has been named Duke’s associate vice provost for digital education and innovation, Provost Sally Kornbluth announced this week.

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Duke Research Computing Symposium

January 12, 2017

New Frontiers in Data and Computation on January 20, 2017, concludes the three days of the Duke Research Computing Symposium at the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center on Duke’s School of Medicine campus. Register

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Linux training available

January 12, 2017

The Innovation Co-Lab has curated a no-cost Introduction to Linux online course using the Lynda.com online training modules. The complete course is approximately 4.5 hours taught in five modules.

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