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Looking for a job or internship in Computer Science? Check out the Computer Science Career Fair at UMass this Friday, Fe...
02/07/2018
Computer Science Career Fair

Looking for a job or internship in Computer Science? Check out the Computer Science Career Fair at UMass this Friday, Feb 9 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) is hosting the Computer Science Career Fair on Friday, February 9th in the Campus Center Auditorium. @EMPLOYERS Interested? Details and registration are available here!

Tech Tip of the Week: Unplug Before leaving
12/21/2017
Unplug Before Leaving – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Unplug Before leaving

Unplug Before Leaving Posted on December 21, 2017 by Kate, School Support Specialist You may have seen the viral Facebook posting from a fire department in Oregon which showed the possible effects of plugging a space heater into a power strip. The space heater caused the power strip to overheat and�...

11/06/2017
Facebook Tech Talk: Employer Info Session at Amherst College | Hampshire College Intranet

Nov 8 at Amherst College: Engineers from Facebook will present a coding and interview prep workshop for those looking to pursue opportunities within the tech industry.

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017 by Sue King Hampshire students welcome! In this Tech Talk, engineers from Facebook will present a coding and interview prep workshop for those looking to pursue opportunities within the tech industry. Facebook offers a number of exciting opportunities for universit...

11/03/2017
Keeping an Eye on Folder Sizes in Thunderbird – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Keeping an Eye on Folder Sizes in Thunderbird

Keeping an Eye on Folder Sizes in Thunderbird Posted on November 3, 2017 by Kate, School Support Specialist It can be handy to be able to look at your email folders and quickly see which ones are using up a lot of your email quota. If you use Thunderbird to access your email it’s really easy to add…

10/26/2017
Expired Password? Don’t Worry – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Expired Password? Don't Worry

Expired Password? Don’t Worry Posted on October 26, 2017 by Kate, School Support Specialist If you’re like me, you like to wait until the last possible moment to change your HampNet password. I always dread the week or two when my fingers don’t just fly automatically over the keys as I log into Hamp...

10/19/2017
A Big Update is Coming to Windows 10 – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: A Big Update is Coming to Windows 10

A Big Update is Coming to Windows 10 Posted on October 18, 2017October 19, 2017 by Kate, School Support Specialist We were greeted this morning by a Windows 10 computer that cheerfully1 reported an update ready to install: Windows 10 v1709.2 On a computer with a solid state drive (or SSD, the snappi...

09/25/2017
UMass Engineering, Computer Science and Technology Career Fair | Hampshire College Intranet

Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology Career Fair happening at UMass this Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Campus Center.

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by Sue King Hampshire students can meet with representatives from more than 100 companies to learn about full-time technical career opportunities, internships and co-ops. This event is for all level students, first year to Div III who hope to work in technical compa...

09/21/2017
Mac Users, Please do not Install High Sierra Yet – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Mac Users, Please do not Install High Sierra Yet

Mac Users, Please do not Install High Sierra Yet Posted on September 21, 2017 by Kate, School Support Specialist Apple is about to release macOS 10.13, known as “High Sierra.” This is a relatively minor feature upgrade from 10.12 (“Sierra”), but has major under-the-hood upgrades. Here’s what you nee...

09/07/2017
Greetings and a Moodle Update from Instructional Tech! – Information Technology

Meet Stephanie, our instructional technologist, and learn about what's new in Moodle for Fall 2017.

Greetings and a Moodle Update from Instructional Tech! Posted on August 3, 2017 by Stephanie Friedman Who am I? Hi, Hampshire College, I’m your Instructional Technologist! I’m here to support the use of technology for teaching and learning. That can mean anything from answering your questions about…

Raspberry Jam in Holyoke this weekend!September 2, 1-5 p.m. at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center...
08/29/2017
Raspberry Jam - Holyoke Codes

Raspberry Jam in Holyoke this weekend!

September 2, 1-5 p.m. at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center.

A Raspberry Jam is a place for the community to share knowledge, learn new things, and meet other people interested in the Raspberry Pi.

A Raspberry Jam is a place for the community to share knowledge, learn new things, and meet other people interested in the Raspberry Pi. At the Jam you can find out more about the Raspberry Pi, learn what you can do with it, and meet like-minded people.Read more →

A new stop-motion animation studio will help support courses, indie filmmaking, and a new student group inspired by Dill...
08/10/2017
Hollywood Animation Alum Builds Stop-Motion Studio at Hampshire

A new stop-motion animation studio will help support courses, indie filmmaking, and a new student group inspired by Dillon Markey's teaching.

Hampshire College has a new stop-motion animation studio, thanks to Hollywood animation veteran and alum Dillon Markey, who led the building of it while on a one-year teaching assignment at the College this past year. Markey and his wife, fellow filmmaker Sanda Lozancic, with the help of students, b...

Want to get involved with Hack for Western Mass? There's a Meetup tomorrow night and a Slack team you can join.
08/09/2017
Western Mass Web Developers/ Designers

Want to get involved with Hack for Western Mass? There's a Meetup tomorrow night and a Slack team you can join.

After quick updates on our ongoing projects, we'll discuss upcoming projects and then get hacking to make a difference in our communities. We'll be meeting from 6:00 - 9:00pm on Thursday, August 10, 2

08/08/2017
Event | MassTLC

Looking for a job in tech? This networking night and career fair is happening tonight in Cambridge, MA.

Looking for a job? Just want to network with some of the region's leading tech companies? Join our FREE Networking Night & Career Fair!

Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash at the end of 2020.
07/25/2017
Flash & The Future of Interactive Content

Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash at the end of 2020.

Adobe has long played a leadership role in advancing interactivity and creative content – from video, to games and more – on the web. Where we’ve seen a need to push content and interactivity forward, we’ve innovated to meet those needs. Where a format didn’t exist, we invented one

Want to get involved with Hack for Western Mass? There’s a meetup scheduled this Thursday, July 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the ...
07/10/2017
Western Mass Web Developers/ Designers

Want to get involved with Hack for Western Mass? There’s a meetup scheduled this Thursday, July 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke.

After quick updates on our ongoing projects, we'll discuss upcoming projects and then get hacking to make a difference in our communities. We'll be meeting from 6:00 - 8:00pm on Thursday, July 13, 201

06/29/2017
Hack/Doc at Hampshire: The Sprint Day – CLAMP

The CLAMP Moodle Hack/Doc Fest was hosted by IT staff at Hampshire last week. Hampshire has been a member of CLAMP since 2009 when we started using Moodle for course websites, and the last time we hosted Hack/Doc Fest was in 2011.

PDF annotation, instructor download files, accessibility, plugin and mobile app evaluations, H5P, and Moodle 3.3 review are among the topics that CLAMP queued up during the sprint day for Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Summer 2017.

06/09/2017
Welcome to the New Intranet, Campus Calendar, and Daily Digest – Information Technology

Students, faculty, and staff: have you seen the new Daily Digest? How about the campus calendar?

If you have any questions or feedback about the new Intranet we'd love to hear about it. Log into https://intranet.hampshire.edu and click on the bug icon in the lower right corner to submit a bug report or send feedback.

. The Intranet is a portal-like website that contains information meant for the Hampshire community, which is why it requires a Hampshire username and password to access most Intranet content. The homepage contains a collection of links relevant to the person logged in, and it’s the place to post an...

04/26/2017
ClojureBridge Western Mass in Northampton, MA | ClojureBridge

Interested in Clojure? There's a free workshop happening at Smith College this weekend.

ClojureBridge is a free 1-day workshop aimed at increasing the participation of women in the Clojure community. It will be held at Smith College, on Saturday April 29th, 2017 with a required installfest on Friday April 28th, 2017 in the evening. The workshop is intended both for those new to program...

04/25/2017
Employment Opportunities

Join our team! We're looking to hire a part-time IT office assistant.

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative, liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a part time information technology office assistant.

Students Design Library Apps at Hamp Hack – The Harold
04/24/2017
Students Design Library Apps at Hamp Hack – The Harold

Students Design Library Apps at Hamp Hack – The Harold

in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, was contagious. Hamp Hack – a student-led hack-a-thon – began on Friday night, and lasted 24-hours, ending with judging and awards on Saturday, April 15th in Robert Crown Center at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. Hackers were invited to take a challenge to c...

04/13/2017
Got Backup? – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Got Backup?

Hard disks fail. If you don't back up your data on a regular basis, we can help you get a system set up.

If you’ve experienced a data loss due to hard drive failure, chances are that you’ve got a backup system in place. If you haven’t experienced a data loss, don’t worry, you’ll be a member of the club some day–unless you’re backing up your data on a regular basis.

04/06/2017
Using a Password Manager – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Using a Password Manager

Whether you’re reusing passwords (a definite security risk) or trying to keep track of a multitude of passwords (a definite sanity risk), a password manager is a great help.

03/23/2017
Guarding Against Theft of Electronics – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Guarding Against Theft of Electronics

We have seen several computer thefts this year, from public places as well as offices. What can you do limit the chance of theft, and how can you prepare in case the worst happens? Read on.

Registration is open for Hamp Hack, an interdisciplinary hackathon for Five Colleges, happening at Hampshire April 14 an...
02/13/2017
Hamp Hack | An Interdisciplinary Hackathon

Registration is open for Hamp Hack, an interdisciplinary hackathon for Five Colleges, happening at Hampshire April 14 and 15.

Hamp Hack is the first and only interdisciplinary hackathon for the Five Colleges in the Pioneer Valley. The aim is to provide students with a platform, to give thier ideas an escape velocity into reality. Register now!

02/02/2017
Six Signs it is a Scam – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Six Signs it's a Scam

It must be phishing season–several examples of scam emails have come my way this week. Here are six clues to look for to figure out if it’s legit Hampshire email.

01/20/2017
Employment Opportunities

We’re currently seeking two awesome people to join our IT team at Hampshire!

We’re looking for a full-time Instructional Technologist:
https://jobs.hampshire.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=541

And a part-time Assistant:
https://jobs.hampshire.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=542

Please apply and/or share if you’re interested.

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative, liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for an instructional technologist for the office of information technology.

Even tech-savvy Gmail users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique
01/17/2017
Even tech-savvy Gmail users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed. How does it work? The hacker will first send you an email, which includes an attachment, acco...

12/19/2016
Power Down Over Break – Information Technology

Remember to unplug your devices before leaving for break!

Power Down Over Break Posted on December 19, 2016 by Rae-Ann Wentworth The IT Department would like to remind you that we live in New England where winter storms can cause power outages. These outages can sometime create problems in electronic equipment. Please take steps to minimize any problems, a...

12/08/2016
When Windows 10 Doesn’t Play Nice with our Networks – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: When Windows 10 Doesn't Play Nice with our Networks

When Windows 10 Doesn’t Play Nice with our Networks Posted on December 8, 2016 by Kate, School Support Specialist We were stumped this week by a Windows 10 computer that had to re-register with our wireless network every day. Turns out it’s a “feature” that was turned on in Windows 10. Our Wallace n...

11/17/2016
Cleaning out your Thunderbird Address Book – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Cleaning out your Thunderbird Address Book

Cleaning out your Thunderbird Address Book Posted on November 17, 2016 by Kate, School Support Specialist If you’ve been using Thunderbird for a while it has probably built up a good-sized address book for you. Cleaning it out every now and then is a good practice to avoid making addressing mistakes...

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11/04/2016
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Tech Tip of the Week: Hampshire Wireless Network Security
10/20/2016
Hampshire Wireless Network Security – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Hampshire Wireless Network Security

Hampshire Wireless Network Security Posted on October 20, 2016 by Kate, School Support Specialist iOS 10 gives hints about how to make Hampshire wireless networks more secure. What’s that about? If you have a device that runs iOS 10 you may have noticed that it offers hints for improving the securit...

10/06/2016
macOS Sierra – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra Posted on October 6, 2016 by Kate, School Support Specialist If you have a Mac you may have noticed the offer to upgrade to the latest version of the operating system, macOS Sierra. Here’s our breakdown on whether to upgrade. [Note that with the introduction of Sierra, Apple has changed...

09/09/2016
New to Hampshire? IT Tips. – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Are you new to Hampshire? We have some tips to share with you...

New to Hampshire? IT Tips. Posted on September 9, 2016September 9, 2016 by Kate, School Support Specialist If you’re new to the Hampshire campus there are a few things we know might trip you up. Here are some of the issues that we typically see problems with at this time of year. Having Trouble Prin...

09/06/2016
[email protected]: What's New in Moodle for Fall 2016

What's New in Moodle for Fall 2016

A new role in Moodle called “Temporary Enrollment” will allow faculty to manually give students access to their Moodle sites (in the event of a slow-processing registration, for instance) while providing safeguards and reminders to ensure that official registrations get processed. This will prevent…

09/02/2016
Changes to Eduroam – Information Technology

Tech Tip of the Week: Changes to Eduroam

Changes to Eduroam Posted on September 2, 2016 by Kate, School Support Specialist If you have previously connected to Eduroam, we want to let you know about a change that may require your attention. If you’ve never connected to Eduroam, time to find out about it. About Eduroam If you look at the wir...

08/16/2016

Webmail Unavailable This Evening:

webmail.hampshire.edu will be unavailable from 7-11 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, August 16. This downtime is part of a scheduled upgrade to the webmail.hampshire.edu server.

07/28/2016
Google Apps for Education at Hampshire – Information Technology

Rolling out Google Apps for Education at Hampshire

Google Apps for Education at Hampshire Posted on July 28, 2016 by BobC What if you could easily share a document with a co-worker, Five College colleague, committee member, or student? What if you could both edit the document at the same time, roll-back to previous versions, and never have to worry…

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