New license covers university IT for blind and low-vision users

U-M Information and Technology Services (ITS) maintains licenses for assistive technology software. U-M faculty, staff, and students across all four campuses get unlimited installations of JAWS (screen reader), ZoomText (magnifier), and Fusion (a combo of JAWS and ZoomText), which are necessary tools and accommodations for people who are blind or have low vision. They are Continue Reading »

E3 Grants Program: Accepting Applications

Want to implement innovative strategies for engaging and supporting all learners in Michigan Engineering courses? The new Enhancing Engineering Education (E3) Grants Program invites proposals across a range of innovations in engineering education including instructional practices, course design and content, and instructional technology. Three grant opportunities are available:

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CAEN Student Computing Update for Winter 2024

The following communication was shared via Michigan Engineering Student Announcements on behalf of Mark Giuffrida, Director of CAEN and Director of Information Technology Operations – 1/16/24


Welcome back! Check out some of the recent computing updates featuring CAEN and other related technology services, noted below:

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Faculty Winter Term IT Update

The following email communication was shared with Michigan Engineering faculty on behalf of Dan Maletta, Executive Director of Information Technology, College of Engineering – 1/16/24


Dear Faculty,

Welcome back to the start of the new semester! CAEN has been busy making improvements to support instruction and research. This email contains updates on a number of Continue Reading »

New Campus-wide agreement for Ansys software products

The University recently signed a campus-wide agreement with Ansys. The agreement covers teaching and academic research use of a number of Ansys software products (including Lumerical and Zemax) that are now available to all College of Engineering faculty at no additional cost.

The Ansys products listed below may be used on university-owned computers for non-commercial, Continue Reading »