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David Young's game collection preserves classic arcade vibe

Time Traveler is a hologram-like game that SEGA released in 1991.

Young, manager of the U’s Downtown Data Center warehouse, enjoys refurbishing “anything that takes a quarter,” and owns all the top games from the early era of arcades — from Crystal Castles to Tron.

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Photos: 2022 UIT Holiday Luncheon

Peter Mo, manager of Data Management Platform Support Services, left, and Amir Masood, systems administrator for UIT's UMail & Collaboration team, at the UIT Holiday Luncheon on December 1

The UIT Holiday Luncheon returned to the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House on December 1 after a three-year hiatus. Approximately 145 UIT staff members attended.

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UIT's Iannucci shares best practices for web accessibility

An illustration of red, yellow, white, blue, and green lines running from the bottom left to the top right, on a dark gray background.

Ensuring that your designs, presentations, social media, venues, websites, and more are accessible completely transforms the events and communications experience for the 26% of U.S. adults who have a disability.

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Aimee Ellett, granddaughter paint birdhouses for Lagoon trail

Aimee Ellett's granddaughter, Blakely, paints a birdhouse.

About three years ago, Aimee Ellett and her granddaughter, Blakely, began painting three to four birdhouses each summer to hang up on the Lagoon section of Farmington Creek Trail and in their yards.

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Photos: 2022 UIT-ITS golf tournament

Mark Curtz takes a shot.

About 60 people turned out for the annual event, which included nine holes of golf, a UIT-hosted burger bar, and prize giveaway at Forest Dale Golf Course. Only one point separated first and second place teams.

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UIT teams reunite for bowling match

UIT Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) organization and Software Platform Services (SPS) employees bowl on September 1, 2022, at the A. Ray Olpin Union.

Two and a half months after they first met for a kickball game, UIT employees from the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) organization and Software Platform Services (SPS) in the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) organization laced up their bowling shoes for a friendly rematch.

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UIT has promoted around 45 interns to full-time staff since 2012

Mitch West, from left, and Doug Kenner laugh while eating lunch during the 2019 UIT holiday luncheon and prize drawing.

Although they could take jobs at well-known private-sector tech companies, UIT student employees often decide to pursue and accept full-time positions in UIT after their internships because the organization offers unique benefits.

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UIT names new leaders for three teams

Dave Packham, from top left, Brian Harris, and Josh Gross, bottom right

UIT is pleased to announce that Josh Gross has been named manager for the Campus Help Desk and Operators team, Brian Harris has been named interim director for UIT Data Management & Analytics, and Dave Packham has been named associate director for Identity & Access Management.

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UIT staff meet for a team-building kickball match

Software Platform Services staff cheer during the UIT SPS and USS kickball game.

About two dozen UIT employees from Software Platform Services (SPS), University Support Services (USS), and a couple of other teams recently met for a friendly game of kickball.

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Last Updated: 4/11/22