The gaming section of Western Michigan University’s Computing Center Lab recently expanded by four new stations adding up to 20 total stations. This expansion creates more availability for students that regularly practice for competitive tournaments or are actively involved in the gaming community.
Last week, the Western Michigan University Office of Information Technology in collaboration with the WMU University Libraries and Department of Geography participated in the 2019 MiCareerQuest Southwest.
In collaboration with Western Michigan University's Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies, Kevin Abbott, the director of the virtual reality (VR) development studio and Leah Barton, a student and VR lab manager, successfully helped develop 3D-printed maps that can help people with visual impairments navigate campus.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated every October, is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity and ensure that all Americans have the tools they need to be safer and more secure online.
Update: Sage Sacket has been featured in Analytics = the future of business, an article in the annual Business magazine.
Almost two years have passed since the Office of Information Technology producer director John Mackenzie came across a very interesting lecture capture solution called Learning Glass.
Congratulations to the Office of Information Technology team of Stephen Kettner, Dan Bracken, John MacKenzie, David Evans and Kevin Abbott for recently completing the 18th season of Bronco Review.
WWMT's Lora Painter had a chance to stop by Waldo Library and chat with Scott Russell and Kevin Abbott about the one year anniversary of the Virtual Reality Lab. The VR Lab came into being through the collaborative efforts of both the Library and the Office of Information Technology.
At the start of each semester the Office of Information Technology sees an increase in phishing attacks aimed at new students and students returning to campus after a break. Greg Lozeau, the Director of IT Security and Privacy, took some time to talk with Maggie Drew, a staff reporter of the Western Herald, about phishing; what it is, what to do if you get phished and how to avoid it.