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Feedback sought, listening sessions scheduled, as University reviews the needs of a digital learning environment

Big data research with Hadoop and Spark focus of Purdue, National Science Foundation workshop Dec. 5-6

Once envisioned as an open online classroom, MOOCs now enhancing education on campus 

Purdue team among three finalists for prestigious supercomputing award

ITaP volunteers assist history-making high school supercomputing team


Want to reduce time spent grading? There’s an app for that

GM-AIMS grants management system moving, impact should be minimal

Partnering with Dawn or Doom benefits campus units, expands conference offerings

ITaP Research Computing releases new tool for interactive data analysis

New anti-virus software available for download from ITaP

Emerging IT Professionals program exposes recent graduates to different facets of IT

NSF awards $3.5 million grant to build powerful web platform for data-driven science

New briefing explores Purdue’s student success tracker Forecast

Cybersecurity officials urge Purdue community to wipe any Kaspersky Lab products off their computers

Purdue hosting NVIDIA deep learning workshop on Oct. 18

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Cyber security in the news and how it affects you


7 ways to bring innovation to your classroom in October

Students come up with novel business solutions for Cisco as part of “data dive” competition

October workshop to cover high-performance computing with Purdue’s community clusters

New research supercomputer offers improved performance, flexibility for diverse computational needs

ITaP bringing technology fairs to colleges, schools and academic departments

ITaP Research Computing lowers price of Data Depot storage service

Wireless display technology gives instructors new ways to interact with students  

That day when your car talks to your fridge and takes you to the store for just the right groceries

MPI programming workshop at Purdue set for Oct. 3-4

OIRAE briefing explores undergraduate core curriculum and students’ time to completion

143 million Americans’ personal information compromised due to data breach at Equifax

Could a fake news article start World War III? And could technology stop it?


New training for SharePoint 2013 basics, lists and document libraries available

BoilerBackpack with Syncplicity storage service retirement now set for Oct. 31

For best results with Purdue’s new email scanning system remember three words: review, release, safelist

Fall workshops offer hands-on introduction to UNIX computing

Internships in ITaP Research Computing’s Scientific Solutions Group boost student success

Dawn or Doom ’17 keynote to discuss benefits, pitfalls of biotechnology

Faculty meeting to discuss new research computing cluster set for Aug. 29

Community clusters drive food science research, education at Purdue 

Big data research with Hadoop and Spark focus of Purdue, National Science Foundation workshop Sept. 12-13

Avoid missing emails you may actually want — review, release, safelist

Pilot session for new SharePoint 2013 basic course available

Purdue hosting workshop on Jetstream cloud resource for science and engineering on Sept. 20

Summer enrollment increases on track to meet Purdue goals

Growing food in space, and in cities where there’s not much space

Open houses to showcase Wilmeth’s active learning spaces

Campus Technology Magazine names Purdue’s Pattern a top innovation of 2017


Two ITaP Research Computing teams win awards at national conference

OpenMP high-performance computing workshop at Purdue set for Aug. 15

BoilerBackpack with Syncplicity storage service retirement delayed

New Purdue email scanning system offers improved protection, reduces bulk email, increases user control

ITaP staff presenting at advanced research computing conference

Students learn about geospatial data analysis, virtual reality through Research Computing summer outreach

Purdue’s investment in active learning goes beyond a new building 

Working for ITaP’s TLT team ‘had a big positive effect on me’ 

OIRAE analysis of repeat courses indicates that while the course grade raises on second attempt, long-term results are mixed


New resource available for GPU-accelerated research computing

New Purdue email scanning system designed to reduce spam and phishing emails

Purdue’s “business intelligence” improvement examined in latest OIRAE briefing

Team of Purdue, Northeastern students to compete at International Supercomputing Conference

REED system available for faculty with contracts that mandate strict IT controls

Want to grade more efficiently or make class time more engaging? Find out how at next Tech Today event 


BoilerBackpack storage service retiring July 31, files need to be moved

Purdue, other Indiana public universities combine purchasing power for best deal on Microsoft products

Two in Research Computing receive gender diversity awards

NSF high-performance computing boot camp workshop at Purdue set for June 6-9

Email from DocuSign could be a phishing scam

New version of Scholar powers meteorology classes

Scam “phishing” emails that look like they’re legitimate Purdue business could make you WannaCry

Envision Center lets moon walker Buzz Aldrin explore Mars without even leaving Earth

Retired Carter cluster was nation’s fastest campus supercomputer

ITaP travel grants available for female students to attend high-performance computing conferences

Habits that lead undergraduates to stay more than four years examined in latest OIRAE briefing

Tips and tricks for cyber safety during your 2017 summer travel

Blackboard upgrade includes new icons, drag-and-drop feature


May-June technology workshops cover Blackboard, Replay, Qualtrics, WebEx and accessibility tools

Big data research with Hadoop and Spark focus of Purdue, National Science Foundation workshop May 18-19

Envision Center collaborates with professor to bring Mars to Purdue

Virtual reality video game developed by chemistry professor, Envision Center and students opens up drug discovery to non-scientists 

Campus community invited to content management system presentations

Didn’t notice Purdue’s main data center moving? That was the plan

Purdue retiring BoilerBackpack storage service as of July 31

Increase in use, decrease in cost at Purdue residences examined in latest OIRAE briefing

Purdue’s community cluster supercomputers propel Hyperloop team’s success

Would you like to play a game? ITaP seeks instructors interested in gamified quizzing app

Classroom innovation helps with both tenure and student success


MPI programming workshop at Purdue set for April 18-19

Purdue phasing VCRs out of classrooms

Virtual reality tools for research, teaching to be highlighted at Envision Center open house

A tour of the Envision Center

Supercomputing partnership yields life-changing science, strong bond between Colombian university and Purdue

How Krannert doubled Weekend MBA enrollment while cutting class time 

Purdue to add BoilerKey two-factor authentication for all faculty and staff in September

Women in HPC group to kick off 2017 event series on March 29

March 30 high-performance computing workshop will focus on GPU programming with OpenACC

Halstead cluster is aeronautics professor’s 21st century wind tunnel

Professor succeeds in protein modeling competitions using Purdue’s community clusters

OIRAE briefing examines Summer Start program’s impact on retention and first semester GPA

Envision Center projects showcased for President Daniels


Professor teaches big data analysis using new, interactive version of ITaP's Scholar cluster

Briefing examines factors that drove unusual drop in Purdue’s first-year retention rate


Purdue students gain hands-on experience with virtual reality at Envision Center

Don't say yes to vishing, beware strange callers asking. Can you hear me? and other yes or no questions

Coffee Break Consultations help Purdue faculty, students use research computing resources

Personal information is like money – value and protect it on Data Privacy Day (and every day)

Botanical Society, HUBzero partner on, an online community for high school student researchers

New Halstead research supercomputer enables groundbreaking Indiana climate study

Time and curiosity make for successful IMPACT classes

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