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

Gen. Michael Hayden joins Georgetown cybersecurity project as senior adviser

Former head of the CIA General Michael Hayden has signed on as a member of a new Georgetown project that seeks to use law, policy, and technology as responses to the issue of cybersecurity, the Office of Communications… Read More

Georgetown CNDLS creates website to help professors keep in touch with students in these snowy times

Georgetown Provost Jim O’Donnell is ever diligent in his (rather unpopular) efforts to keep Georgetown despite the record snowfalls that have forced campus to close for three days in a row. In an e-mail he just sent to… Read More

Despite the snow, Georgetown professor holds class via real-time blog

Maybe none of you liked Provost Jim O’Donnell’s suggestion that Georgetown professors find creative ways to hold class on a snow day, but Communications, Culture and Technology Professor Diana Owen did. When she read O’Donnell’s e-mail encouraging professors… Read More

North Carolina State makes getting coffee even easier, if a little creepy

We know you got three shots of espresso. It’s on tape. This finals season, wouldn’t it be nice to know that the line at Midnight Mug went out the door before giving up a coveted spot on Lau 2?… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Underwhelmed by UIS

Want a shot at your own 15 seconds of internet micro-micro-fame? Start following us on Twitter (GtownVoxPop) and, if you’re connected to Georgetown, we’ll return the favor and you’ll automatically be in the running! Nick Troiano was unimpressed… 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

UIS and Conficker are not so bad

Eat it, Conficker This evening, UIS sent out an email warning students about the much-hyped internet worm known as Conficker. Techies worldwide fear that this bug, which is really, really well designed and may “go live” tomorrow and… Read More

Georgetown’s “new” technology: MyAccess sucks access

The fellows at UIS examine a curious series of tubes Let’s face it: Georgetown and technology don’t tend to get along (the Voice‘s printer printer is defunct and its office is computer graveyard, we’re never getting campus-wide WiFi,… Read More

GW screws up Gmail switch

Looks like GW’s big change from university-run mail to Gmail isn’t going to be entirely painless. Rather than keep the original @gwu.edu address, GW has added @gwmail to the front. So now student emails are student@gwmail.gwu.edu, which is… Read More