8-Week GenAI Challenge – Summer 2024

Join the 8-Week GenAI Challenge presented by CAEN and ITS to unlock the potential of generative AI technologies. Each week, we’ll tackle a new aspect of GenAI, with practical challenges that showcase the power and versatility of UM-GPT and related tools. Starting July 15, expect to spend just 15-20 minutes weekly on engaging tasks. Complete Continue Reading »

Engineering Education Innovation Days: Registration is open!

Michigan Engineering’s second annual instructional knowledge-sharing event, Engineering Education Innovation (EEI) Days, returns on May 13-14! This two-day event, held in-person on North Campus, is open to all and offers several opportunities to attend events and connect with others around the theme of innovative teaching and learning, including:

  • Panel Discussions on Generative AI in
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Professional Development Activity Tracking (PDAT): System updates and new training tracking features

The Professional Development Activity Tracking (PDAT) system, available to all Michigan Engineering employees, has recently been updated. Released just over one year ago, PDAT enables users to view the professional development activities they have completed or attended. The system now enables users to track required training and introduces several new features.

In January 2023, a Continue Reading »

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 »