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Welcome Back! Fall 2019

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Greetings OpenCUNY participants! Hello, howdy and welcome and welcome back! We hope your semesters are off to a good start! This is your reminder, that our team is here to support you in using OpenCUNY to meet your needs. In this endeavor, we have a collection of resources you might find handy for getting started …

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Event Recap: List of Tools for Managing Your Digital Footprint

Did you miss our event last week on managing your digital footprint? No problem! See the list of tools discussed in the PDF below. Also included are different perspectives on what “we” mean by “privacy” anyway. Enjoy! The OpenCUNY Team   [gview file=””]

[Event] Managing Your Digital Footprint – 4/10

In this presentation we’ll examine the digital footprint you leave behind whenever you connect to the Internet and suggest simple tools for managing that footprint. We will discuss search engines, web browsers, IP-addresses, Incognito/Privacy mode, and more. The event will be held at the Graduate Center on Wednesday, April 10th, 2018 from 4:00-5:30pm (includes workshop …

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OpenCUNY is Hiring!

Dear OpenCUNY Participants, The Doctoral and Graduate Students’ Council (DSC) seeks candidates for the OpenCUNY Coordinator for Organizing and Action. Applications are soon due on March 22, 2019. The OpenCUNY Academic Medium formed in 2008 to provide a student organized, open-source, web platform for the Graduate Center community. The coordinators maintain OpenCUNY to provide access …

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Opportunities & Support Updates

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Greeting OpenCUNY participants! We hope your spring semesters are off to a good start! We also wanted to let you know about some upcoming opportunities for participation, important updates to the platform, and to remind you about some of our recent resources that may be of interest to you! :::OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARTICIPATION::: EVENT: Managing Your …

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OpenCUNY Update: Server Migration

Greetings OpenCUNY Participants, This past week, OpenCUNY moved to a new server. This means that all of the content on all your sites, as well as the files that create the structure for your sites has been migrated from one server to another. To ensure the success of this process, the OpenCUNY team has been …

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Event Recap & Resources: Managing your Digital Footprint

On Monday night OpenCUNY Coordinators hosted an event on Managing your Digital Footprint. At the event we discussed the recent data leak with Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, did a quick recap on “How the Internet Works” to demonstrate when and where we generate data while browsing, and introduced several tools (listed below) to help identify and …

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Managing Your Digital Footprint

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In this workshop we’ll explore the digital footprint you leave behind whenever you connect to the Internet. We will address questions about what digital privacy is and introduce tools you can use to manage your data. We will discuss search engines, web browsers, IP-addresses, Incognito/Privacy mode, and more. The event will be held at the Graduate …

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Join Us: March 28 @6:30pm to Discuss Using OpenCUNY to Support Your Student Group

Join OpenCUNY Coordinators and other student-group leaders for a discussion-based workshop about how to use OpenCUNY’s WordPress-based platform to support your students groups. While we will also cover the technical basics of WordPress, the main objective of this workshop is to think through how to structure your site in ways the bolster the work you …

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