News

15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program

15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program Apple has determined that, in a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units, the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and product eligibility is determined by the product serial number. Customer safety is always Apple's top priority, and we have voluntarily decided to replace affected batteries, free of charge.
Jun 20 / 2019

Changes in Discovery Commons' Application Team

We’ve implemented some exciting changes at Discovery Commons. In our effort to constantly improve and ensure we’re aligned with the best practices in technology management, we are restructuring our Applications Team into the Service Delivery Team.
Dec 6 / 2018

Changes to DC room bookings effective July 8th, 2019

Laptops will no longer be available in rooms 3173 (20 seats) and 3287 (40 seats) effective July 8th, 2019. Laptops will continue to be available in the main foyer area of Discovery Commons, as well as in 3281 (44 seats). Starting July 8th, 2019 both rooms will be available for booking as multi-purpose rooms with modular tables and chairs. They will continue to have a projector and a Windows laptop available for presentations.
Nov 27 / 2018

Available Portal Organization Alternatives to the Faculty of Medicine

Blackboard is being decommissioned and will not be available after August 31, 2018. The alternative applications to support administration and collaboration duties include QUERCUS, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive. Please consult the feature summary page: Available Portal Organization Alternatives to the Faculty of Medicine - Feature Summary
Aug 21 / 2018