From Sony to Samsung, LG to Amazon, Tesla to BMW, and more, companies introduced the latest and greatest emerging tech trends during the recent Annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Tech Den and Student Technology Services (STS) managers, Peeti Sithiyopasakul and Scott Markovich returned to WashU with insights into what is new and exciting, […]
Happy Holidays! On Wednesday, November 22, 2022, we will be shutting Tech Den down early at 2 pm. We will remain closed Thursday and Friday for the holidays. Tech Den will re-open Monday, November 28, 2022, at its normal hours. If you need emergency assistance please contact the service desk at 314-933-3333.
September 29: Phishing Emails
InfoSec Alert: Phishing AttemptThere is a targeted phishing attempt going around that is impacting students. WUIT InfoSec is aware and has mitigated the issue.Please don’t click on any links and report phishing attempts via the “phish alert” button in outlook. You can visit the WashU InfoSec website for more information (https://informationsecurity.wustl.edu/…/using-the…/).
August 25: Wireless Network (WiFi) Certificate Update
WashU IT will renew the wireless network (WiFi) certificate for the networks listed below on August 25, between 7:00 and 7:30 am. While no service interruption is anticipated you may be prompted by your computer or mobile device to accept a new certificate named wireless.wustl.edu. Please accept this new certificate to maintain access to the wireless […]
Food, fun, and TEAM BUILDING at Top Golf
Thank you to leadership for a wonderful event in which we competed in 4 teams. Congratulations to team 234 for winning the competition! This was a great opportunity to build new friendships and strengthen existing ones. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
We are closing early.
This Friday, July 29, 2022, we will be closing the Tech Den at 1 pm for team-building activities. We will reopen at 8 am on Monday, August 1, 2022, at normal business hours. You may leave us a voicemail or email for any questions or concerns and we will get back to you the following […]
A huge thank you to Dr. Okamota
Thank you to Dr. Okamota for donating filament to the Tech Den. This partnership is built to last! Much appreciated Dr. O! Dr. Okamotao leads efforts of the Spartan Light Metal Products Makerspace located in Jubel Hall. For more info on resources, membership, and events please visit https://jubelmakerspace.wustl.edu/
Tasty treats for techs!
Here’s the scoop. WashU IT celebrated their staff with ice cream this summer. Food and fun were enjoyed by all. Thank you to our amazing leadership.
Closed 4th of July
In observance of Independence Day, The Tech Den will be closed Monday, 4th of July. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, during our normal business hours. If you have an urgent issue, please reach out to the WashU IT service desk at 314-933-3333. If you have hardware or software issues with your personal […]
WashU Tech Den hosts Open House
WashU Tech Den hosted its official open house on May 31st, 2022. A homecoming event was hosted to welcome all back to campus as well as give graduates, professional, and non-residential students an opportunity to engage with the staff, space, and resources provided by Tech Den. The showcase included a WashU-themed 3D putt-putt course, tours […]
A Blast From the Past
“I have laptop and desktop computers spanning several generations of technology, and each afternoon this week I brought a different one to the TechDen to assess whether the hardware still worked and what files might still be on them. With Christian and Rachel’s help I was able to move through the long-deferred task of backing […]
IT Security Alert
May 26: Action RequiredRetirement of Passcode option for WashU Two-Factor Authentication Effective Today Effective today, May 26, at 5:30pm CST, Washington University Information Technology is retiring the use of Passcode as an authentication method for WashU Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) to enhance information security at WashU. You are receiving this message due to your use of a passcode to authenticate your WashU credentials within the last […]
Congrats to the Winners of the STS 3D Design Competition!
Grand Prize and Second Place Shiyeon M. (1st) Lilly G.(2nd) Judges Choice Awards Sam N. […]
Scam alert: watch for fake PayPal invoices
Fraudsters are sending fake invoices via PayPal… and some are paying up without thinking twice. These scams most commonly appear as email messages informing you that you have received an invoice via PayPal. If you click the link and pay using your PayPal account, your money will be gone instantly, transferred to the scammer who […]
Tech Updates for #WashU22
Office 365: email and apps Your @wustl.edu email account will remain active indefinitely after you graduate.This means you will keep your WUSTL email account and its contents. To access your email, continue logging in with your WUSTL Key as before, but make sure to keep your Duo app to 2FA into your account. You will […]
The Tech Den has found a permanent home at 6214 Forsyth Blvd and is open for business! Forsyth House (once used as a hub for Sam Fox administrators) was completely renovated and redesigned to meet the technology needs of graduate, professional, and commuter students at the university.
During the university’s COVID-19 response efforts, the Tech Den, launched in August 2020, was developed to bridge graduate student technology support gaps. Through June 2021, the Liberman Graduate Center, located on the third floor of the DUC, provided temporary offices for Tech Den staff and clients. In October 2021, extensive research and renovation efforts were […]
Free SPSS, SAS and MATLAB Software for Students
Students can download SPSS, SAS and MATAB for class work on their personal computers at: SPSS Statistics 28 Download – Be sure to choose from “Products for Student Use Only”. For Mac SPSS downloads, contact firstname.lastname@example.org SAS 9.4 Download – Windows platform only MATLAB Download If you have any issues with downloading, please contact the the […]
Dr. Carter Appointed Chairman of the MTC
We congratulate Dr. Dedric Carter for his recent appointment as the chairman of the Missouri Technology Corporation’s (MTC) board of directors by Governor Mike Parson. Dr. Carter serves as the Vice Chancellor for Operations and Technology Transfer and is a professor of practice in the McKelvey School of Engineering and Olin School of Business at […]
Free SPSS and SAS Software for Students
For the lates software options, visit Software Options for Students. Students can download SPSS and SAS for class work on their personal computers at: SPSS Statistics 27 Download – Be sure to choose from “Products for Student Use Only”. SAS 9.4 Download Please contact Software Licensing for Mac and Linux platforms, or if you have […]
Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The Office of Information Security has provided some great resources and are hosting virtual events throughout the month to learn about how to stay safe online. Learn more on the Cybersecurity Awareness Month page and follow them on Twitter (@WUSTL_InfoSec) for up-to-date notifications about alerts, updates, and additional resources.