Important Changes to MySBmail, MySBfiles and Sparky Taking Place May 25, 2016

May 09, 2016

Three important IT service changes will be made to MySBmail, MySBfiles, and Sparky on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Dr. Patricia Aceves Appointed Assistant Provost for Academic Assessment and Technology-Enhanced Pedagogy

May 04, 2016

Dr. Patricia Aceves was appointed Assistant Provost for Academic Assessment and Technology-Enhanced Pedagogy. In this expanded role, she will lead Stony Brook University’s new Office of Assessment as an integral part of the Faculty Center. 

Woo Issues Call to Action for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

May 03, 2016

Intended to kick off an extended effort during the next year in EDUCAUSE to help people gain usable knowledge of why diversity, equity, and inclusion is important and how to increase it in the higher education IT workforce, Stony Brook CIO Melissa Woo co-authored an article that appeared in the May 2 issue of EDUCAUSE Review Online.

Kozwolski and Torza Win Innovation Lab's 3D the Campus Competition

May 02, 2016

Team Samurai Piledriver took the two top spots in the Stony Brook Innovation Lab's 3D the Campus Competition on April 20, 2016.

VoIP Deployment to Begin May 24

May 02, 2016

SBUDoIT will begin rolling out a new Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) Unified Communications system to all West Campus employees on a building-by-building basis beginning May 24, 2016.

Melissa Woo Named No. 35 on Huffington Post's List of Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter

April 26, 2016

Stony Brook University Vice President for Information Technology & CIO Melissa Woo earns distinction from the Huffington Post for the fourth-straight year.

Stony Brook Launches Student Schedule Builder

April 18, 2016

Stony Brook University launched its new Student Schedule Builder, a project initiated by the Registrar’s Office and Department of Undergraduate Education.

McFarlane Named Student Employer of the Year

April 13, 2016

Manager of Audio Visual Services Jarrod McFarlane was selected as the first-ever Student Employer of the Year at Stony Brook University on April 13, 2016.

Gao, Maini, and Vasadi Receive $1,000 DoIT Awards

April 08, 2016

DoIT awarded three undergraduate students $1,000 prizes from the Richard W. Reeder Endowment Student Excellence Fund on April 8, 2016.

2016 Women's Leadership Symposium Recap

March 25, 2016

Incase you missed it, here's a quick recap of the 2016 Women's Leadership Symposium: Inspiration & Empowerment, A Conversation For and About Women in the Workplace that took place on March 17, 2016. 

Innovation Lab Hosts Virtual Reality Campus Competition

March 24, 2016

The Stony Brook University Innovation Lab will be hosting a competition to promote virtual reality and to encourage students to explore the growing format.

Dr. Melissa Woo Appointed Vice President for Information Technology and CIO

February 25, 2016

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. announced on Feb. 25, that following a national search, Dr. Melissa Woo has been appointed to the position of Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Stony Brook University effective April 4, 2016.

Stony Brook Joins Oracle Academy

February 17, 2016

Students, faculty and staff may now gain access to Oracle books, training, and certification at special educational prices.

From Wired to Wireless: The Mobile Technology Ecosystem at Stony Brook

February 11, 2016

The proliferation of mobile devices has presented the university community with challenges and opportunities that require the coordination of multiple constituencies, chief among them its faculty.

Guest Access on Public Computers Being Disabled Jan. 25

January 19, 2016

In an effort to increase the level of security for the people who regularly use public computers at Stony Brook University, anonymous guest access will be disabled on January 25, 2016.

DoIT to Promote Data Privacy Month at Chillfest on Jan. 26

January 15, 2016

DoIT will have a table at the Chillfest on Tues., Jan 26 from 5pm-7pm in the SAC to promote Data Privacy Month 2016. 

Blue Waters Student Internship Applications Due Feb. 1

December 23, 2015

Blue Waters is one of the world's most powerful supercomputers, capable of performing quadrillions of calculations every second to tackle challenges in astrophysics, chemistry, biology and biomedicine, atmospheric science, and many other fields of research. To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country.

Innovation Lab to Demonstrate Innovative Technologies in the HSC Library Beginning Jan. 19

December 23, 2015

Stony Brook's Innovation Lab will be staffing a table in the HSC Library beginning Jan. 19, through the end of Feburary, to demonstrate 3D printing and health-related models as well as other "DoIT Yourself" ideas. The 3D printers in Stony Brook University’s Innovation Lab are creating medical devices of the futureMedical Daily, which covers the latest health news, scientific trends, and medical information, recently visited the Lab and saw students creating prosthetics that would cost much less than those currently on the market. The Lab is featured in Medical Daily along with the following video.

Microsoft Ending Support for Older Versions of Internet Explorer on Jan. 12, 2016

December 09, 2015

After January 12, 2016, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for older versions (anything below version 11) of Internet Explorer. Only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Internet Explorer 11 is the last version of Internet Explorer, and will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.