Networking consortium names Georgetown CIO as President and CEO

Say goodbye to the man responsible for Georgetown’s wireless internet problems. Earlier this week, the Sacramento Bee reported that David Lambert, Georgetown’s Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Services, will leave the University to become the… Read More

MSB finally gets Gmail—and it’s way nicer than everyone else’s

A year after the other schools jumped on the Gmail bandwagon, the McDonough School of Business is making the switch to Google-provided email. And, in the long tradition of MSBers getting way nicer stuff than everyone else, their… Read More

UIS hoping to form working group on adding Google Apps to Hoyamail

Someday… When it was announced that the new Gmail-run Hoyamail system wouldn’t include any of Google’s bells and whistles like GChat, Google Calendar and Google Docs, UIS Director Beth Ann Bergsmark said that a working group would be… Read More

UIS explains why we’re getting minimalist Gmail

Last week, University Information Services gave us some more details of the upcoming switch to Gmail-backed Hoyamail. Just as you were getting giddy about leaving antiquated GUMail behind forever, though, there was this disconcerting announcement: Hoyamail is only… Read More

Monday Madlibs: E-mail Emancipation

Last week, we learned that UIS will finally be making the switch to GMail by the end of the summer. How would you have made the long-awaited announcement? Create a story for “E-mail Emancipation” Adverb Plural Noun Company… Read More

UIS: “I have some good news, and I have some bad news…”

So you won’t be getting any email for a few days… but you will be getting Google! After a couple obligatory delays (first we were told “early January,” then “by the end of the school year”), it looks… Read More

Nevermind about that whole switching to Gmail before graduation thing…

Someday… Way back in October, the University announced its intention to scrap its dated GUMail system for students and switch to Google Apps for Education. They predicted the move would be done by January or February. Everyone rejoiced!… Read More

Where’s the GMail?: New email system takes UIS longer than expected

They’re working on it, ok? Last fall, Georgetown University’s Information Services announced that it would enlist the help of Google to create a new e-mail service. At the time, UIS predicted that the switch would occur in early… Read More

DC government switches to Google too

Great minds think alike. Response to yesterday’s news about Georgetown Gmail has been generally positive. What does everyone think? While it’s good of the school to offer a way to opt out of the Google machine, the choice–Gmail… Read More

Georgetown moving email to Gmail in spring

Welcome to the Borg! Georgetown’s email service is moving to from University servers to Google Apps for Education, which means a couple things for you. It’s all spelled out in an email going to out to students later… Read More