If you have ever stepped inside one of the Digital Unions (link is external) , then you would know that one of the most unique features of the spaces are the student workers. They are a valuable resource and are able to help students, faculty and staff attempting to use technology in the space.
We spoke with Ilona Jalics, a student employee for the DUs, about her passion for technology as part of our #OSUWomenInTech series.
Can you describe what you do in your job at the Digital Union?
Matilde D’Arpino, a visiting scholar for CAR, spends a lot of her time doing research, but she also assists and collaborates with the Buckeye Bullet team. We had a chance to talk to her about her passion for STEM as part of our...
As the Chief Information Security Officer of Ohio State, Helen Patton manages a Security Operations and Services team, as well as oversees information Risk and Control Governance across University units.
We had a chance to talk to Patton about her experience working in information security, how she landed in the technology field and what her favorite memory has been while working in the industry.
Can you describe your day-to-day job?
My title is Chief Information Security Officer and that means some of my job is related to policy for information security related work and the governance...
After tallying the student votes from the live pitch event and our committee scores, we have selected the winners of our spring 2016 student project development grants.
Polina Brodsky – RoboZoo
The goal of RoboZoo is to introduce middle school students to programming, engineering and teamwork through a hackathon in which they design and build robotic animals. They will do this by holding a 2 day make-a-thon for middle school students, where they will build a robot petting zoo. Students will be introduced to programming in Scratch with a sample project. Then in groups of...
Apple is coming out with the 9.3 iOS update, and it will shake up education in a big way. It comes with a whole host of features aimed at allowing schools to integrate iPads more seamlessly into their education experience.
While there is no official release date, based on previous releases the new update can be expected sometime late February, early March (link is external) .
So, What’s New?
The biggest buzz surrounding this launch is the iPad sharing feature. This allows schools that cannot meet a 1:1 student-to-iPad...
Searching for an audio studio on campus? Need to print a poster for your class project? Or maybe you just need a convenient place on campus to drop by and use a computer. The Digital Unions have you covered for these features (link is external) and many more.
For our next women in technology story at Ohio State, we caught up with Queenie Chow, manager of the Digital Unions.
Whether you are someone who fills out a bracket with your friends every year for March Madness or you don’t usually watch basketball, our mini-bracket competition is designed for all students. You don’t have to be a college basketball whiz for a chance to win some cool technology products.
Join us in store on March 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. to fill out a mini-bracket, snack on popcorn and win small prizes by shooting some hoops in our demo space, which will be transformed into a mini-basketball court.
The mini-bracket will require you to predict the Final...