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Do your part to protect sensitive data from online scams

Two-Step Login with Duo adds a second layer of security for your personal information and financial dataand it’s required for all IU employees by February 2

Note: Sponsored affiliates are also required to use Two-Step Login. If you sponsor a computing account for a contract employee, a consultant, or another individual, please be sure they are aware of this change.

To sign up, go to: (login required)

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New year, new opportunities for IU Bloomington students with a techy streak

The Center of Excellence for Women in Technology has two new internships available

Are you an undergraduate (male or female) with prior leadership experience, strong communication/project management skills, and a knack for social media? Passionate about technology to boot? 

Then this internship as a social media special interest group lead might be right up your alley.

For more details and to apply >>

CEWiT is also seeking a graduate intern for a program evaluation position. Help the team achieve program goals by adding your tech know-how.

For more details and to apply >>

Instructors, students: Introducing Top Hat classroom response system

This new teaching platform creates an interactive lecture experience with slides, Q&A, and custom content.

Top Hat features include:

  • A modern, easy-to-use interface for authoring and managing content, polls, and results
  • Instructional content and results stored in the cloud and accessible from any location or device
  • Support for learning activities both inside and outside the classroom
  • One-click grade and enrollment synchronization with Canvas 

Learn more about Top Hat and create an account >>

Learn more about classroom response systems >>

Join the Global Game Jam

Get creative with fellow gamers at this global online gaming event

The Global Game Jam is a game creation event taking place worldwide (think of it as a hackathon focused on game development) January 20–22. IU will host a site in Franklin Hall on the IU Bloomington campus.

Join forces with the Women in Game Design (WIGD) group, fellow IU students, and local game designers to create a game within 48 hours.

No programming experience necessary: the WIGD will demonstrate game design software before the jam officially begins. 

For more details and to register >>

Faculty: Prepare your students with short tech trainings

Get everyone up to speed with IT Training's Student Outreach service

Now you can easily connect your students to tech training and resources using IT Training's Student Outreach service. IT Training instructors will provide a short, in-person training session to benefit your class, while informing students of support options.

This service is available in person at IU Bloomington and IUPUI, and can be arranged online for any IU campus.  

To arrange a quick training session, fill out the request form at

Questions? Contact UITS IT Training.
Phone: (812) 855-7383 (IU Bloomington) or (317) 274-7383 (IUPUI)

Got big data? Join IBM, NVIDIA leaders to learn more

IU hosts workshop for people interested in high performance computing, big data analytics, and life sciences

Are you a high performance computing (HPC) professional? Do you work in big data analytics or life sciences? Join NVIDIA and IBM leaders for a special event on Tuesday, January 26, about industry trends and solutions. 


  • Brad Davidson, NVIDIA senior solutions architect
  • Janis Landry-Lane, IBM worldwide program director for genomic medicine
  • Jane Yu, IBM worldwide team lead, translational medicine solutions

For more info and to register >>