Archive for January, 2009

Reminder: Update Your Profile

Calling all faculty, administrators, and staff–now is the perfect time to check out your profile and make sure it is completely up to date. Make sure you have a picture! Or, if you haven’t created a profile yet, take a few minutes to introduce yourself to website visitors. If you want some inspiration, cruise the […]

Local Navigation Context Clues

If you've been paying close attention to the Gustavus website over the weekend, you've probably noticed that we added a subtle but helpful new feature to the Gustavus Template. Now, each page's local navigation will highlight the page you are currently viewing if it happens to appear in the local navigation. For instance, check out the Classics Events page.

Companion Link Upgrade

This applies to staff/faculty who use the program Companion Link to sync their Google Calendar to their Palm PDA. Due to a change at Google, older versions of Companion Link have stopped working. If this is the case for you, please download and install the newest version of Companion Link. http://www.companionlink.com/downloads/updates.html (Click on the CompanionLink […]

Gustavus, now with 50% more bandwidth

Earlier this afternoon we upgraded the internet connection for the campus from our previous 100Mbit/s to the new 150Mbit/s.

Religion Theses Search

While the religion department has been posting copies of students’ senior theses on its website for a number of years, we recently added a handy search box to the page. Thanks to a little bit of help from some Google technology, you can now search through all of these academic documents. There’s a lot of […]

College Calendar Redesigned

One of the oldest, largest, and most important pieces of the Gustavus website, the College Calendar was just rethought, redesigned, reprogrammed, and released.

Browser share

Since each web browser behaves differently, web developers are always interested in how many visitors are using which version of each of the major browsers. As new versions are released, fewer people end up using older versions of browsers and we have to worry less about our pages looking perfect in some of the less […]

Technology Helpline (IEX) Hours

January Term (IEX) hours Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday: Closed. However, you can still leave voice mail or e-mail Sunday: Closed. However, you can still leave voice mail or e-mail http://gustavus.edu/gts/Technology_Helpline