IT News @ Virginia Tech
- Mar 12, 2018 Free event to help inspire students to dream big Virginia Tech's Division of Information Technology is teaming up with InclusiveVT, the College of Science, and the College of Engineering to organize a unique event called "Hidden Figures: Into the Future," which will bring middle and high school students from the region to campus on March 19 and 20.
- Feb 26, 2018 Supporting Restricted Research at Virginia Tech To prepare Virginia Tech for changes to federal government regulations on controlled research, this secure online environment has been created.
- Feb 19, 2018 Virginia Tech selects Zoom and Kaltura as new video tools Zoom and Kaltura will replace existing instructional video tools at the end of the spring semester.
- Feb 13, 2018 Undergraduate students asked to participate in Student Technology Survey 2018 Undergraduate students are asked to participate in a survey that will help Virginia Tech learn how to provide students with better information about technology services.
- Jan 19, 2018 More-secure passphrases replace passwords beginning January 29 notice about password complexity changes
- Jan 19, 2018 Keeping track of your eduroam (WiFi) password is about to get easier This is a notice regarding changes to network password changes
- Jan 18, 2018 Virginia Tech Google accounts will no longer use a separate password; Google apps move to VT Login service on January 29 G Suite for Education applications to move behind VT Login service on January 29th. Users will no longer need a separate password to access their VT Google applications.
Division of IT - Twitter
Mar 22, 2018
The @VaCyberRange is calling for proposals for its 1st Annual Virginia #Cybersecurity Education Conference to be held at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA on August 14-15, 2018. Proposals are due by May 11. https://virginiacyberrange.org/call-for-proposals … #CyberVA
Mar 22, 2018
Today at 1140 Torgersen from 3-5, come by to check out the new Innovation and Outreach studio for faculty! @VT_TLOS trainers, support staff, and instructional design specialists will be on hand to show you the resources available. #instructionaltechnology #snacks
- Mar 21, 2018
Mar 21, 2018
Drop by tomorrow between 3 & 5 to check out the newly redesigned TLOS Innovation and Outreach Studio - it's all faculty all the time over there now! https://twitter.com/VT_TLOS/status/976531467269439490 …
Mar 21, 2018
I got to peek in on Ring Dance preparations last night - it's going to be lovely! https://vtnews.vt.edu/email/pages/ringdance18.html …
Mar 21, 2018
Zoom videoconferencing has launched at #VirginiaTech. Anyone with a valid VT PID can begin using Zoom. https://vt4help.service-now.com/sp?id=kb_article&sys_id=1c56da51db5c9fc41c1e86171b961980 …
Mar 20, 2018
Hmm...some of you weren’t too sure about what #VTGivingDay is, but A for effort. Correct answer: The best day ever, today, where all Hokies (yes, you) can give back to #VirginiaTech to make it an even better place. http://vt.edu/givingday pic.twitter.com/0wCp24v9ol
Mar 20, 2018
Thanks to all who came out for Hidden Figures: Into the Future, and went out on tours in the rain and sleet! And thanks to the volunteers, the rocketry club, to TeAirra Brown, and @VTScottMidkiff - your dedication shows.
IT Events Calendar
- Apr 16, 2018 Torgersen Hall 1100 Deep Learning Workshop This workshop will provide an introduction to deep learning using various software packages available on the Huckleberry cluster (2 hours), followed by a hands-on data lab (2 hours). Users are encouraged to bring own data so that they can attempt to connect the methods of deep learning to their own research. The workshop will cover the following topics: - Basic use of the Slurm scheduler. - Running Jupyter notebooks on Huckleberry. - Linear Regression using Tensorflow. - MNIST digits recognition using Keras. - Introduction to Distributed Deep Learning - Exercise with PowerAI-DDL
- Apr 26, 2018 Torgersen Hall 1100 Intro to ARC Systems This class will provide an overview of high-performance computing from a beginner's perspective. It will cover the following topics: 1) What is supercomputing? 2) Why is supercomputing or parallel computing important 3) Key terminology and concepts in parallel and supercomputing 4) What do modern supercomputers look like? 5) Theoretical background for parallel computing Any or all interested parties are welcome. Participants are not expected to have any background or familiarity with supercomputing or even programming to attend this session. This session provides an overview of the high-performance computing (HPC) resources managed by Advanced Research Computing(ARC) followed by a hands-on introduction to the user environment. This session also provides an excellent opportunity for less experienced HPC users to acquaint themselves with the systems available at Virginia Tech and become more comfortable with their use.
- May 03, 2018 Torgersen Hall 1100 Introduction to Deep Learning with TensorFlow and Keras TBD