Monthly Archives: January 2011

CIS deploys new copiers

Last week, CIS replaced the Canon copiers located in Platt (in front of the Registrar’s office) and Kingston 138 with two Sharp MX-4101Ns as the replacement copiers.  These copiers are color, full-featured copiers with duplexing, saddle-finishing, stapling, extra large paper trays, and scanning-to-PDF functions. There is no charge for scanning. You can also print directly […]

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Security Breach

There are moments that every CIO and IT administrator dreads.  One of them, possibly highest on the list of dreaded moments, is when a system administrator comes to you and says “one of our servers has been compromised”.    When that happens, you must immediately start thinking about technological, legal and social issues all at […]

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January Audiovisual News

Over winter break we renovated several classrooms and meeting rooms with new video projectors. The Green Room and Platt A/B both received new Epson video projectors. While the video projectors that we removed were not particularly old, they did not work well with all laptop models. So we’re excited to be able to replace them […]

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Class of 2015 in Facebook App

The class of 2015 students are now joining the Harvey Mudd College Facebook application. Login in to welcome them at Here’s a map showing where they come from: View HMC Early Decision 1 January 2011 in a full screen map

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LabSTOR update

Harvey Mudd College is a member of a consortium called LabSTOR.  In fact, we helped set it up, along with Allegheny, Middlebury and Occidental.  LabSTOR uses Apache software called VCL (Virtual Computing Lab) that was originally created at North Carolina State University.  It is designed to allow remote access to computing environments that include applications […]

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