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IT News

New online courses from Purdue prepare undergraduates for research careers.

New online courses designed to prepare undergraduates for research roles

Four one-credit courses offer students a cross-disciplinary view of research and prepare them for independent research projects and graduate school.

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Don’t get locked out – test your BoilerKey before you need it, enroll in self-recovery

With a new semester underway, faculty, students and staff should review where and when to use BoilerKey and test their BoilerKey to ensure it’s working properly. BoilerKey gives employees and students access to important Purdue sites while adding security to personal and University data.

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Purdue team wins best paper award at national research computing conference

A team advised by ITaP staff received a best student paper award at the 2019 Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference for their work deploying an intrusion detection system on Purdue’s research network. 

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SharePoint users migrated to BoilerAD need to follow special login procedures 

SharePoint users will have trouble using the application while Purdue continues to migrate its computer systems to the new BoilerAD domain. ITaP has instructions to help overcome the issue.

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Faculty to host panel discussion about benefits of Gradescope

Gradescope, which can help reduce the time instructors spend grading, will be the topic of discussion at the Sept. 6 Tech Today event.

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