Archive for January, 2011

Academic Continuity: Defeating the Weather with Technology

Much of the talk on campus these past few weeks have centered around the weather and the record amount of snow we have been receiving.  However, the snow has incited much more than talk.  In an almost unprecedented move, WPI has had to delay or cancel classes more than once this winter!  With such short […]

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Tools we use – Outlook Quick Parts

Filed in Cool Links, How-to, Interesting Technologies by on January 13, 2011 0 Comments
Tools we use – Outlook Quick Parts

Do you find yourself sending the same email over and over again?  Maybe something like, “You can find information on the required readings in the syllabus, located at…” or “This class has the following grade scheme:  Labs – 20%, Quizzes – 20%…” Just a reminder that Outlook users can take advantage of a great little […]

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Tired of performing the same old search? What if the information could come to you?

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Miscellaneous, Showcase by on January 5, 2011 0 Comments
Tired of performing the same old search?  What if the information could come to you?

Keeping on top of news and emerging research can be time a consuming task.  However there are tools out there to help you and make this task simpler!  One such tool is Really Simple Syndication (RSS).  You probably have noticed the RSS symbol (see below) on pages you use frequently. While RSS has steadily increased […]

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