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COVID Update: The Machines are Working But …

March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020 The machines are working, but sometimes we just need a little humanity! Over the past two weeks, our world has changed significantly. Like almost all North American … Read More

COVID Update: 3D Printing

March 22, 2020

Like almost all North American schools (and many around the world), we’ve had to switch the way we teach and learn due to the Covid-19 pandemic. That means significant increases … Read More

Living Our Strategic Vision

June 20, 2019

Over the past year, the University of Toronto, led by our CIO Bo Wandschneider, has been engaged in a deep and meaningful IT strategic planning process. You can read more … Read More

Traffic in a Storm

February 11, 2019

by Marco Di Vittorio Manager, Application Administration Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) Most traffic moves slower during a snow storm. Pedestrian, vehicle and airline routes typically grind to a halt … Read More

Chad Holden

September 16, 2016

It is with mixed feelings that I write to tell you about the departure of Chad Holden from the ACT team. Luckily, however, Chad remains with the University as the … Read More

3D Printing @ the MADLab

June 28, 2016

Here’s a nice article about 3D Printing in our MADLab: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/tPwr74Id5VwgykRhvCmh/full Our colleagues, Erica Lenton and Carolyn Dineen from Gerstein Library, do a very nice job describing what’s involved in … Read More

Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour

March 3, 2016

Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour has recently joined the ITS Project Management Office, and among her other activities, she has been assigned PM responsibilities for the next phase of our Academic Toolbox … Read More

Thank you to Shannonn Kelly

December 14, 2015

As many of you know, Shannonn Kelly came to ACT last year to help provide some initial project management activities related to two ACT projects – technical upgrades to the … Read More

MADLab in the News

September 16, 2015

Check out this Varsity article about student app developers at UofT, and includes a bit about Mike Spears and the MADLab:  http://thevarsity.ca/2015/09/13/building-a-tech-powerhouse/  

Dr. Kimberley MacKinnon

September 8, 2015

I am pleased to let the community know that Dr. Kimberley MacKinnon has accepted a formal role to work with the ACT group, providing us with ongoing scholarly input, expertise … Read More