Software Carpentry Workshop

Academic Information Technology Services is pleased to announce a Software Carpentry workshop on computer programming and data management. This upcoming workshop is a hands-on, two-day event that covers the core skills needed to be productive in a small research team. Short tutorials alternate with practical exercises, and all instruction is done via live coding. Led...

Mule Works Joins Game Night at the Miller Library!

    Games, pizza and prizes… need I say more?! The Colby community is invited to come to Miller Library for Game Night from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, where there will be: YouTube Karaoke * Laser Tag * Mini-golf Virtual Reality in the MuleWorks Lab Twister * Giant Jenga * Giant Connect Four Board...

Upcoming Adobe Webinars

January 31, 2019- Faculty & Staff Access to Adobe Software- Webinar You may have heard of Acrobat or Photoshop, but there is much more to learn about Adobe Creative Cloud!  Learn what Adobe software you have access to through Colby’s campus agreement with Adobe. In this session, Steven Watson, Adobe Senior Customer Success Manager, and...

Fall 2018 Qualtrics Users’ Group Lunch

Qualtrics is an industry-leading online survey service that provides an easy way for Colby faculty, staff, and students to create online surveys and analyze the results. Join Academic ITS as we welcome Elizabeth Seto, Assistant Professor of Psychology, who will share her knowledge on using the Qualtrics Online Survey tool for collaborative research with students...

We are Makers! A Virtual Reality Study Break

Are you tired of studying? Brain dead from memorizing too much information? Come to MuleWorks on November 13, 2018 for a fun study break.   Covering for a colleague taking a bathroom break you find yourself in front of a mysterious console with a green screen monitor showing a pixelated live image of an unknown...

We are Makers! A Halloween Laser Cutting Event

This Halloween, learn how to laser cut your very own Halloween keepsake! Come and learn how to create a vector file that can be used with the Laser cutter to print at the end of the session. Candy will be provided! Date: October 31, 2018 Time: 6-8pm Location: Mule Works Innovation Lab on the Miller...

Mule Works Open House, October 5th, 2018

Drop by the Mule Works Innovation Lab Open House on October 5th! Mule Works is a makerspace on the Street in Miller and is open to students and faculty from every discipline. Visit to explore new interactive technologies, including: Virtual Reality (VR) 3D Printing Laser Cutting 3D Scanning

Summer 2018-Staff Training Opportunities

Interested in summer learning? Check out these offerings from Academic ITS! Looking for WordPress Sessions, click here.   Questions? Contact teched@colby.edu

Summer 2018-WordPress Help Sessions for Staff

Need to update your website on Colby.edu? Come by the Miller Davis Classroom for an open work session where you can work on your website with Academic ITS nearby. We will be available to answer WordPress questions about: Creating new pages and posts Changing your site navigation Updating content Adding PDF’s and images And, much...

We are Makers!  Print Your Face: A 3D Printing Event

Join Academic ITS in the Mule Works Innovation Lab to create a small 3D model of your own face and then 3D print it! Take a picture of your face and our student tutors will teach you the steps to get your face 3D printed. Since 3D printing takes time, you will need to return to...