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Redesigned app is a must-have for employees, students and guestsThe free app for iOS and Android improves on many of the most popular features of the original UAB app, including profiles with all the information you need to get around, get connected and get things done.Carver delivers the 100 promised wins for ITA draft of the IT Strategic Plan is online, and the community is invited to review it through June 24 and provide feedback on the SPARK site.What can Canvas do for you? Find out March 30-31Talk with fellow faculty who are using learning technologies successfully and get training tailored to your skill level during the two-day event.LMS learning portal gets new, updated look beginning in MarchIn addition to greater visual appeal and simpler navigation, the UAB Learning System will have added support for Macs, additional browsers and mobile devices.New recruitment system enables faculty candidates to apply onlineThe Office of the Provost has implemented an electronic faculty recruitment system, UAB Faculty Jobs, which will allow faculty candidates to apply online. Requests to recruit faculty and offer proposals are managed and housed in the new system.UAB launches new-look front doorThe site’s navigation structure has been updated, and heavily visited links can be accessed directly from the home page, making it easier for users to find the information they seek.Free cloud storage available for employeesUAB IT has debuted a cloud storage service for faculty and staff. UAB employees can now register for a Microsoft OneDrive account, which provides 1TB of cloud storage and allows file sharing.Online journal to explore policy, research, best practices in literacyThe UAB School of Education's new MidSouth Literacy Journal will provide a platform for researchers and teacher practitioners to disseminate research in areas of reading, writing, financial, mathematical and scientific literacy.Find out more about core and shared research resourcesLearn ways the services and equipment in UAB Cores and Shared Resources can benefit your research efforts during a poster session 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 18 in the UAB Campus Recreation Center. Register a poster for the event by Nov. 11. A list of current registrants will be available beginning Nov. 3.Technology lets researchers focus on discovery, not paperworkThe Integrated Research Administration Portal (IRAP) is delivering faster processing times and increased transparency throughout the application and protocols process at UAB. Its software tools and newly streamlined workflows have cut as many as 20 days from turn-around times in research administration offices.
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