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Monitor newsletter Apr 5, 2023
Showcase your skills: No cost Adobe courses and badges

UITS news for April 5, 2023

Showcase your Adobe skills and earn a badge

Prepare for your future with no cost Adobe tutorials and earn a digital badge along the way. Short, self-paced online modules help you create stunning presentations, visually compelling resumes, or more engaging social media content.

Sign up for the no cost courses and earn your Adobe badge

 Still time to register for LAN War 39

Test your gaming skills at LAN War 39, a bring-your-own PC gaming event on April 15, 10am-10pm, at Hodge Hall on the Bloomington campus. For $20, you’ll get food and drinks, an event T-shirt, and prizes. And you may even win the tournament!

Presented by UITS and Gaming@IU, the event has occurred in the fall and spring semesters since 1999. 

Register for LAN War 39

Learn coding basics and video editing

Build your tech skills. On April 8, learn the basics of video editing with Adobe Premier Pro and earn an Adobe badge. On April 15, learn the basics of coding with Python.

Hosted by the Center of Excellence for Women & Tech, training will be at the Student Building on the Bloomington campus. Lunch will be provided.

See upcoming women and tech events

IU Bloomington CrimsonCard offices moving

A new CrimsonCard office will open on or after April 10 in the Wells Library Learning Commons (room W138) on the IU Bloomington campus. Once this location opens, existing offices located at the IMU (M090) and Wells Library fourth floor (417) will be closed.

Monitor the CrimsonCard website for updates

Statistical and mathematical software changes coming

Beginning July 2023, IU will no longer offer Maple or Amos (an IBM SPSS add-on) software. If you use these packages, you will need to purchase your own copy from the vendors. Contact for more information or help with the transition.

Statistical and mathematical software available at IU

Building Canvas courses faster and easier with new tool

Setting up courses in Canvas is more efficient with a new tool, Course Setup Wizard. Now you can import content from another course, apply a template, or add the customizable IU Home Page.

While not a requirement for instructors, the optional tool helps streamline course design. Faculty input on the new tool is welcome.

Read more about the Course Setup Wizard

Countdown to Statewide IT Conference 2023

The 27th annual Statewide IT Conference will commence in-person and online April 11-13. With the theme, “Advancing the IU Universe,” IU IT colleagues will gather from around the state in Bloomington to discuss the latest tech.

Build your schedule and prepare for cool swag and prizes. An opening reception will be held April 11, 5-6:30pm at the historic McCalla School.

Find out more about Statewide IT Conference 2023

Build your tech skills

On April 8, learn the basics of video editing with Adobe Premier Pro. On April 14, take an in-depth look at Microsoft 365. On April 15, learn the basics of coding with Python.

Lunch will be provided for all three courses, hosted by the Center of Excellence for Women & Tech on the Bloomington campus. 

See upcoming women and tech events 

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