Monthly Archives: August 2008

Fall semester reminders for faculty

Dear Faculty, Welcome back! I hope you had a great summer break. Just some reminders for the fall semester. – CIS labs now available in VEMS – Sakai Collaborative Learning Environment – Audiovisual services and support – New account requests for non-HMC students – Shared folders on Charlie – Course Mudd Shots – Course mailing […]

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Course and Dorm Mudd Shots

Every semester CIS creates and maintains two web sites for the benefit of the HMC community. The Course Mudd Shots web site contains web pages for each course taught at HMC. On each course page are photos of all of the students registered for the class. While student photos are also available in the Jenzabar […]

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RefWorks News

We have exciting news about our RefWorks license. If you’re not familiar with RefWorks, it is our web-accessible bibliographic database software that is administered by the Libraries. It is similar to EndNote but is completely web-based. RefWorks is available to all faculty, staff, and students at The Claremont Colleges. You can easily create a RefWorks […]

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Digital Humanities Fellowship

The Stanford Humanities Center has announced a Digital Humanities Fellowship for 2009-2010: The Stanford Humanities Center seeks to award one Digital Humanities Fellowship for the academic year 2009-2010 to a junior or senior scholar. The Digital Humanities Fellowship reflects the Stanford Humanities Center’s commitment to supporting new directions in humanities research. The fellowship is intended […]

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Portal upgrade II

The faculty and student portal will be upgraded to version 6.4 on Monday August 18.  Here are some more details about it. The portal is run on an application called Jenzabar internet campus solution (JICS), which in turn is part of a suite of Jenzabar applications that the Claremont Colleges selected some years ago. Contents […]

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Portal upgrade I

Effective August 18, the HMC Campus Portal available at https://portal.hmc.edu will be upgraded from version 4.2 to version 6.4. As you know, the Portal provides information about things like course schedules, class lists, advisees, grade entry (for faculty) and unofficial transcripts (for students). It is part of a suite of software applications that the Claremont […]

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Sakai Upgrade

Sakai Menu Screenshot This weekend we will be upgrading the Claremont Sakai server from version 2.4 to version 2.5. The upgrade will take place on Sunday between 9:00AM – Midnight (August 10, 2008). Sakai will be unavailable during this time. In addition to many bug fixes and a few tool enhancements, you’ll notice a slightly […]

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