Information Technology

Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference: 14-16 November 2014 Call for Proposals

Bucknell University, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host its first annual international digital scholarship conference. The theme of the conference is “Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Faculty Research” with the goal of gathering a broad community of scholar-practitioners engaged in collaborative digital scholarship in research and teaching.

Show/Hide Password on College Web Login Page

To make it easier for phone and tablet users to log into web resources such as Moodle and the Amherst website, IT has enabled a show/hide password function on its web login page.

By default, your password is hidden on the web login page:

Summer Research Gatherings and Workshop

If you are staying on campus this summer, Academic Technology, the Library, and the Writing Center provide a number of opportunities to enhance your research skills and meet with other students outside the lab and study carrel. Whether you are a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow, continuing your research from a spring Mellon Tutorial, working on a faculty project, or getting a head start on your thesis, you’ll find an opportunity of interest.

Pioneer Valley Soundscapes - Five College project explores connection between sound and place

Pioneer Valley Soundscapes is a project that explores the connection between sound and place by documenting the musical communities and acoustic terrain of the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts.

The films, recordings, and images are produced by students at Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst through semester-long collaborations with local musicians and partnerships with area communities.

Microsoft Releases Security Update for IE Zero Day Vulnerability

Microsoft has released a patch via Windows Update to fix the recently discovered security vulnerability ("IE Zero Day") in Internet Explorer. The patch is available for all affected versions of Internet Explorer on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of  Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. In a surprise move, Microsoft also released the patch for Windows XP after telling the world that it would no longer patch XP after April 8th of this year.

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