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Archive for the ‘Web Applications’ Category

MapBox – Custom Maps, Easy

Posted on: July 24th, 2013 by Andrew Henry

MapBox makes creating custom maps a breeze. From the website you can easily create a map that can be embedded in a webpage, but that is just the beginning. There are endless possibilities of what you can do with the MapBox tool.

Teacher Evaluations Benefit Teachers and Students

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by sshakya1

About Teacher Evaluations Teacher evaluation responses should provide useful feedback on teachers’ performance that helps instructors improve their teaching skills.   Also, these responses may help decision makers make important decisions about development, tenure, promotion, compensation and awards.  Teacher evaluation results may be used by future students to gain more insight on a course as they […]

The New Online Catalog is Now Available

Posted on: May 16th, 2013 by TERRIE THOMPSON

The new online catalog is now available at http://catalog.olemiss.edu . If you have any concerns or notice any issues, contact us at catalog@olemiss.edu. Following are some of the features we would like to highlight: We have two catalogs in an academic year, Fall and Spring. While the catalog defaults to the current catalog, you can view […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Search Application is Better than Ever

Posted on: December 4th, 2012 by abscott

  Sai Kiran Vudutala is a computer science graduate student whose goal was to make searching the university’s website better and easier.  The new Search application, available on the UM home page, is better than ever.  Until now, it was often difficult to find specific things on the UM Website because the old search relied […]

Request Your UM Transcript From a Mobile Device

Posted on: July 27th, 2012 by fmathew

Transcript requests have recently been added to the mobile-friendly version of the myOleMiss portal.  Students can conveniently request official and unofficial transcripts on their mobile devices by visiting myOleMiss and selecting the request a transcript link in the list of mobile friendly myOleMiss services available to them. This service is consistent with the transcript request […]

WebMail for Students Moving to UM Google Mail

Posted on: March 15th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

In June 2011, a committee was formed to consider a University of Mississippi (UM) partnership with Google to offer Google Apps for Education to students.   Google Apps for Education offers email, document creation, calendar services and home pages to use in private and collaborative projects. In September 2011, the committee requested input from the university community […]

New Event Calendar

Posted on: February 25th, 2012 by Robby Seitz

A new Event Calendar lets people both enter their events and announcement them through UM Today, all in one step.

IT’s Errol Sayre Featured in the SAP Community Network

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

As noted in an earlier TECHNews article, the University of Mississippi’s (UM) Office of Information Technology (IT ) is a ramp-up site of a new technology from SAP, SAP NetWeaver Gateway (NG).  As part of this ramp-up, Errol Sayre, Systems Analyst III, was part of the project team that delivered an iPad  application for UM Admissions Counselors.  These counselors […]