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ITS Weekly - 24 February 2017

Headline of the Week:  It’s An Online Day
I was up early to check out snomageddon and to get a jump on some grading. Despite the best of intentions, I was seduced into checking my Facebook feed. A friend whose kids go to the Pine Island, MN school district had shared a post of a tweet from
Tamara Berg-Beniak, Superintendent for the Pine Island, MN School District.

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ITS Weekly - 27 January 2017

Headline of the Week: Truth and Social Justice
The extended Luther community is a wonderful thing of which to be a part. One gets to interact with new students every year. One gets to engage with extraordinary faculty and staff. I also get to enjoy the ideas and questions from many other Luther graduates.

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ITS Weekly - 17 January 2017

Headline of the Week:  Understanding Mental Health Through Speech and Writing Analysis
It was just one year ago that a number of folks from our team attended a class on Mental Health First Aid taught by Stu Johnson. One of the things we learned in that class is that demand for mental health services by our students continues to grow as students in greater numbers come to college with issues.

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ITS Weekly - 6 January 2017

Headline of the Week:  Automation Implications: An Elephant in the Room
The break between Christmas and New Year’s was fantastic. It was full of family and friends and outings and relaxing. For me relaxing includes reading and/or studying something new. I am grateful for this year’s alignment of dates, holidays and break. Bring on a new year!

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ITS Weekly - 16 December 2016

Headline of the Week: eThink KATIE and ExploranceBlue Course Evaluation System Complete First Full Semester
Sitting quietly in a study carrel outside Olin 202, waiting for the last student to complete the Thursday morning 8:00am final for CS140B, I thought about another couple “firsts” worthy of “Thank you! Thank you!”

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