Employees at CIRES are able to download or purchase the following software for a free or very low cost: National Instruments – LabView – Free for CIRES Employees Adobe Acrobat Pro – Free Adobe Creative Cloud – $95/year ArcGIS – Free Microsoft Office – Free IDL/ENVI – $3 MatLab – Free Many other titles: https://oit.colorado.edu/software-hardware/software-catalog… Read More

Please help me welcome Rachael Fritchie and Lindsey Brown, our newest CIRES IT team members.  Rachael FritchieCIRES IT Web/Application and Visualization Developer Rachael is joining us from The University of Oklahoma College of Law where she served as their Web Applications Developer for the past ten years.  Before that she worked as a web developer… Read More

Due to a recent security exploit, University of Colorado Information Systems have moved certain tools behind the CU Firewall. These tools include: MyCUInfo (Supervisor Tools, MyLeave, Concur Travel and Expense, etc), Buff Portal Advising, eComm, Salesforce, PeopleSoft HR, the Student Information System (SIS), Degree Audit and Transfer Credit (DATC). Canvas and Zoom, remain unaffected by… Read More

Please welcome Anthony Pirolli, our newest CIRES IT team member.  Anthony is joining our Software Development Team and will help speed up our application timeline. Born and raised in New England,  He is passionate about conservation and the outdoors and loves outdoor activities such as camping, rock climbing, and skiing. Please join me in welcoming… Read More

In case you missed it, or thought it was a phishing attempt we are rapidly approaching a critical deadline for setting up Multi-Factor authentication on your CU email. Even if you never log in to CU email or 365, anyone who has a @colorado.edu email account (i.e., YOU) will need to complete this otherwise you will no… Read More

CIRES users are currently being targeted by a fraudulent email that appears to come from CIRES Director, Waleed Abdalati but is coming from the email: waleed.abdalati.colorado.edu22@gmail.com The Subject Line is listed as “Available ?” Please do not reply to this email and simply delete it. If you are ever suspicious of an email, please do not… Read More

CU Campus Town Hall Video available on request: ciresnews@colorado.edu Chat Transcript:09:00:02 From Katy Human : Welcome, everyone! Please mute for now09:00:24 From Katy Human : Feel free to ask questions here in chat, or by unmuting yourself and asking out loud09:02:01 From Matthew Burgess : Are there any updates on H1-B renewal and change of… Read More

Dear CIRES Community, Covid-19 has altered many aspects of our personal and professional lives. Even when we continue to make significant contributions at work, telecommuting without a definite date for returning to the office may result in feelings of isolation, anxiety, or even depression. These feelings could arise from our limited social interactions, juggling additional… Read More

As remote work continues, please be diligent about maintaining good ergonomics. CU has numerous resources to help you address ergonomic concerns and instructions on how to properly set up your workstation. Please note that home workstation set ups are the responsibility of the employee and CIRES does not provide furniture or equipment.  This training video… Read More