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Thanks for attending TechX!

Announcements | Feb 28, 2020 at 1:48 pm

Thanks for joining us at TechX!

On Tuesday, February 25, Information Systems hosted our 9th annual technology fair. TechX provides faculty, students, and staff with a unique opportunity to share and see the many ways that technology is being incorporated into the classroom and throughout our campus community.

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TechX is coming February 25, 2020!

Announcements | Feb 03, 2020 at 3:35 pm

TechXploration has been rebranded TechX and will take place Tuesday, February 25, between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in room 401 of the Benson University Center.

Drop by to see how your peers and other campus community members are using technology in a number of creative endeavors across our campus!

Be sure to register to win a door prize and enjoy light refreshments. Check out the TechX web page for more information about the event and details about the keynote speakers!

Canvas Open Labs

Announcements | Jan 08, 2020 at 4:20 pm

Canvas at Wake Forest logoStop by the Green Room in Reynolda Hall Monday, January 13 and Tuesday, January 14, from 1 – 5 PM to meet with members of the Canvas Implementation Team. Open to all faculty, students, and staff. Get your questions answered, learn fun tips-and-tricks from the LMS Manager herself, and pick up some Canvas swag!

Visit for complete information about the Canvas implementation.


November Creative Exchange

Announcements | Nov 14, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Wubetu Shimelash with cameraJoin us for our next monthly Creative Exchange – an informational conversation and lecture series designed to inspire and ignite creativity and community. Coffee and refreshments are provided!

Friday, November 22, 2019
9:00-10:00am in ZSR Auditorium, #404

For November, we welcome filmmaker, humanitarian, and entrepreneur Wubetu Shimelash. As an entrepreneur, Wubetu Shimelash is the Co-Founder and CEO of Simien Eco Trek (, a company that provides convenient, efficient and unique tour services in Ethiopia for tourists around the world while empowering locals. As a conscious filmmaker, Wubetu Shimelash has produced, directed, and shot several films that demonstrate unique cultural values and perspectives.

Join IS at the WakerSpace on 11/20 for Apple Workshops!

Announcements | Nov 12, 2019 at 1:20 pm

Headshot of Paul Petrogeorge with brown hair, beard and glasses.This fall, Apple announced the release of new operating systems and new features for both Mac and iOS. Join Wake Forest’s Apple Rep, Paul Petrogeorge, in the WakerSpace to learn how to get the most out of these new tools with productivity tips and new features that enhance collaboration. Paul has been with Apple since 2006 and currently works as an Apple Account Executive supporting digital transformation in education and healthcare leveraging the power of technology. The last session of each workshop will particularly benefit faculty and students, focusing on getting creative both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Apple macOS Catalina Tested and Ready for Download

Announcements | Nov 06, 2019 at 3:36 pm

Information Systems staff has tested the new operating system and determined it meets our compatibility and performance requirements. We are confident that macOS Catalina is ready for download and use on Wake Forest allocated computers, however, you should note that older 32-bit applications are no longer supported. Catalina users that require access to MaxQDA, Mathematica, and JMP will need to install the latest versions that can be found at

Additional information about macOS Catalina and how to download the software can be found here.

October Creative Exchange

Announcements | Oct 22, 2019 at 3:26 pm

Information Systems Academic Technology has recently launched Creative Exchange, a new initiative designed to spark creative dialogue and community among our faculty, staff, and students. Every month, there is an informal conversation and lecture about a creative topic happening in our community.

Please join us this month, Friday, October 25th, at 10:30am in the ZSR Auditorium, for a showcase of student short films. These films will be produced earlier in the week by students during Academic Technology’s Halloween Film Festival. During the Film Festival, students will spend a full afternoon and evening scripting, getting equipment training, producing, and editing their very own spooky short film. 

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