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Research Computing helps client run large simulations

October 31, 2019

Customer Case Study Tim Weigand is a Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, within the Gillings School of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. Weigand is a client of ITS Research Computing. The Client … Continued

Digital Accessibility Office launches at ITS

October 31, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill now has a Digital Accessibility Office that will offer training, consulting and assessment services to make digital platforms and materials more accessible at the University. The Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) launched July 1 as a team within ITS. … Continued

ITS retires Killdevil research computing cluster

October 31, 2019

ITS Research Computing has decommissioned the Killdevil computing cluster. Users migrated their workflow from Killdevil over to Research Computing’s more modern, powerful clusters, Longleaf and Dogwood. Killdevil served University for seven years Research Computing turned off Killdevil on December 17, … Continued

ConnectCarolina Finance upgraded

October 31, 2019

ConnectCarolina is the system of record for all financial transactions at the University, so when the Finance component was upgraded to the latest version of the software behind ConnectCarolina, it affected 4,500 employees who create hundreds of thousands of financial … Continued

Research Computing launches researcher on cloud

October 31, 2019

Customer Case Study Kathryn Gunn is a post-doctoral researcher in the Neher Lab of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department within the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is a new client of ITS Research Computing. The Client The Neher Lab … Continued

ITS re-architects data to fit the needs of campus

October 31, 2019

It’s no secret that data drives decisions in hiring, admissions, financial aid, grants management and much more. Understandably, schools and units across campus expect to have its data available to them when and how they need it. The Enterprise Reporting … Continued

Enterprise Reporting becomes its own unit

October 31, 2019

In April 2019, ITS Enterprise Reporting & Departmental Systems was moved from ITS Enterprise Applications and became its own distinct operating unit. Enterprise Reporting & Departmental Systems now reports directly to the Office of the CIO. The team has 16 … Continued