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Cyber Security: Education Is the Key

If you haven't yet been a victim of phishing, malware, or other online fraud, statistics show that it may just be a matter of time. With the number of cyber threats growing daily, it helps to be reminded of how you can do your part to combat the risks.

Online Evaluations Provide Insight to Instructors and Students

In the spring of 2011, MIT moved to a completely online subject evaluation system. The new system is more flexible, timely, and accurate and eliminates close to 40,000 paper forms each semester.

Finding the Right IT Tools for Persons with Disabilities

As another academic year comes into view, ATIC staff are out in front, testing IT tools for those who have various disabilities or temporary injuries, such as visual or hearing impairments, dyslexia, or repetitive strain injuries.

Hermes: A Community Shares Its IT Knowledge

If you want a quick answer to a computing question on any platform – Macintosh, Windows, Linux, or mobile – give the Hermes knowledge base a try. It’s at your service around the clock.

IS&T Is on the Move!

The IS&T Help Desk and other customer-facing computing services – such as Accessibility and the Usability Lab – have relocated from Building N42 to Buildings E17 and E19 in Kendall Square.

High Marks for MIT’s New Online Grading System

The new system, which replaces a predominantly paper-based process, will significantly improve the user experience of faculty, department staff, and students. Full implementation is planned for the 2011-2012 academic year.

BigBelly Solar at MIT: Smart Compactors with a Green Streak

BigBelly Solar's trash and recycling compactors use renewable power and information technology to dramatically lower the operating costs, fuel consumption, and greenhouse gas emissions associated with waste collection.


Stopit at MIT: Renewed and Refocused

When an incident of harassment, incivility, or other abuse occurs at MIT through an email, a website, an instant message, or a text message, you can send a report to

Let Your Mobile Phone Be Your Guide: A New Twist on the MIT Campus Tour

Visitors with an iPhone or Android device can download the latest version of the MIT Mobile app, which includes links to the MIT150 website as well as a campus tour with a map, text, and images.

With Move to Kaltura, MIT TechTV Now Supports Closed Captions

Closed captions make videos accessible to those who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as those who use English as a second language.