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Archive for February, 2013

Faculty Activity – New Custom Reports

Posted on: February 27th, 2013 by amelia

We are pleased to announce recent enhancements to the Faculty Activity interface in myOleMiss.   You can now create custom reports through the Faculty Activity interface. The custom report feature does not replace your annual Faculty Report, but will allow you to leverage the data that has been entered over time into a format for other […]

Using Degree Progress Can Prevent Nasty Surprises

Posted on: February 25th, 2013 by TERRIE THOMPSON

The year was 1997, early spring.  I’d been wrapping up my classwork and was planning on graduating in May.  So I retrieved my printed catalog.  You know, the one I hadn’t opened since I started my degree program.  Imagine my surprise when I observed deadlines for May graduation that were only a month away!  I […]

Save Time and Effort: Collaborate on Box

Posted on: February 25th, 2013 by abscott

Do you ever send a document back and forth between people making corrections each time?  It is my experience, that it is usually hard to be sure which copy is the “good” copy.   Box Collaboration allows users to work on a single document and save it each time so that the entire group can […]

Try Web HD. No Lines. No Waiting. No ‘Hold’ Music.

Posted on: February 18th, 2013 by TERESA MCCARVER

Recently, the Office of Information Technology (IT) migrated to a new call tracking platform named Web Help Desk.   In addition to supporting the needs of IT technical staff with tracking your calls and emails, Web Help Desk allows individuals with a valid UM WebID to submit service requests through a web interface. In addition […]

Box Edit Application

Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by abscott

Instead of editing your document on your desktop then uploading to Box, you can edit it with Box Edit.  Using this application through Box allows you to edit your document and save in two places, on the cloud and on your desktop, with one click. With Box Edit, you can: – Create new documents: Create […]