Blackboard to undergo scheduled maintenance April 22-23
April 14, 2004
Blackboard will undergo a scheduled outage for maintenance during the break between winter semester and spring term. The system will be unavailable from 9 p.m. Thursday, April 22, until midnight Friday, April 23. This outage has been scheduled to coincide with Commencement. Once maintenance is completed, instructors will still have a few days to finish preparing winter semester grades prior to the submission deadline, April 28 at noon.
An interdisciplinary BYU team recently came together to conduct a research study in Nepal, aiming to measure brick workers’ exposure to pollutants and to assess their respiratory health. The eventual goal is to determine what information, technology and strategies they can develop with the Nepali people to help them improve their well-being.
The NSF recently awarded the cybersecurity program within the BYU Electrical & Computer Engineering department with a five-year, $3.7 million grant called the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. BYU is one of only six schools nationwide to receive the award this year, which recognizes students with technical talent, moral integrity, leadership, and second language skills.