November 28, 2017
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Ann Greazel, Sarah Carney and Angela McMahon presented at the Accessing Higher Ground (Accessible Media, Web and Technology) Conference in Westminster, Colorado. The conference was hosted by the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)....
August 16, 2017
Jennifer Johnson presented an IT overview for an orientation for grad students from Interdepartmental grad programs—MCDB, Neuroscience, Immunobiology, Genetics, Plant Biology, and BCB on August 16, 2017. During the 45 minute presentation students learned about the multiple IT resources available...
August 03, 2017
Ann Greazel and Sarah Carney presented a webinar called "Luggage Homepage Options". Attendees learned many of the flexible and responsive content layouts for Luggage homepage layouts. During the presentation Greazel and Carney revealed several ways to design the main site page using dynamic...
January 30, 2017
The Biology IT team has released version Suitcase Interim 1.0.1, the new ISU look-and-feel for Drupal and the turnkey academic platform Luggage ISU. This is a responsive, accessible theme that came out of the IASTATE Theme Beta project and collaboration with Iowa State University's...
March 15, 2016
The Biology IT web development team met recently with Zayira Jordan, Iowa State's new web accessibility coordinator, to discuss how to improve the accessibility compliance of the Luggage platform. The team is aiming for Level AA compliance with the world wide web consortium's WCAG 2.0...
December 01, 2015
Below is the presentation given by Levi Baber at the December 2, 2015 Joint BCB Group meeting at Iowa State University. ResearchIT 20151202.pdf
November 11, 2015
Biology IT application developer Angela McMahon made news last week when the Iowa State University team she was on won the National Cyber Analyst Challenge sponsored by Lockheed Martin. They were advised by Jim Davis, an associate professor of information systems; Doug Jacobson, University...
September 24, 2015
Below are the slides and references from the Video WebSIG presentation on September 24, 2015 VideoWebSIG.pdf Accessibility notes about videos on the web Video Embed Field Drupal Module Accessible invisible content Responsive <iframe>...
August 27, 2015
Below are the slides from the Piwik WebSIG presentation on August 27, 2015. Piwik (agreazel & jvandyk) 2015_08_27.pdf
June 25, 2015
Below is the presentation for the June 2015 WebSIG meeting.
March 26, 2015
Below is the presentation given by Michael Hofmockel at the March 26, 2015 Web Special Interest Group meeting at Iowa State University. technical_debt (hofmockel).pdf
February 17, 2015
Sijun Liu, Associate Scientist in the Bryony Bonning Lab, is doing insect virus discovery research on the biocrunch server. "The new biocrunch server makes my work much faster. I can now run assembly programs with much larger data sets. I have recently identified two more novel viruses from the...
December 22, 2014
A flaw in the network time protocol software makes computers susceptible to attackers. Apple released a fix today; please run Software Update to install OS X NTP Security Update as soon as possible.