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New digital-profiling technology is available to researchersThe nCounter Analysis System enables investigators to profile hundreds of targets simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision.UABIT launches new WiFi networksUABIT introduces a faster, stronger, more secure WiFi network that will offer greater convenience for users with BlazerIDs and simplify WiFi access for guests.New Adobe licensing agreement effective in JuneThe new agreement covers its Creative Cloud — comprising products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver — and Acrobat Pro, plus improved home-use rights. Order details are online.Canvas rolling out in select courses this summerCanvas launched May 5 for some and will start June 2 for the 10-week term and June 23 for the Summer B Term. Students will be enrolled in Canvas for courses included in the pilot; all others will remain in Blackboard until fall. Register for training, technical support, request a feature and more on the Canvas Success Site.Protect your personal systems against HeartbleedUAB IT recommends that employees, staff and students who conduct personal business using the Internet change those personal passwords to protect themselves against fraud, identity theft and other cyber-crimes.Daily Canvas training available through May 15Only weeks left until your Canvas course for the summer session will launch, and UAB Online can help ensure you are ready with online, day and evening training through May 15. Register on the Training Calendar page of the Canvas Success Site.UAB to begin transitioning students to MS Office 365UAB will be upgrading students to Microsoft Office 365, a new cloud-based platform, April 30-June 30, to provide more email space and file storage, plus access to Word, PowerPoint and Excel from laptops, tablets and other mobile devices using a single Web interface.Get help with Canvas each FridayWalk-in labs will be offered 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each Friday in the Center for Teaching and Learning to help faculty rebuild online courses. Find additional training opportunities and other support on the Canvas Success Site.Clickers turn lectures into conversationsTwo professors say clickers can especially be valuable in engaging students and encouraging discussion, particularly in larger classrooms. See how you can integrate them into your courses.
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