Because of recent news events, the 2014 CIRPA conference in Hamilton, Ontario had a more introspective atmosphere compared to years past. All the same, the conference was full of great information and friendly people, all wanting to share their knowledge and insights on various facets of institutional research. Many of the...

We are celebrating the career and retirement of one of our longest serving servers. “Hudson” is an Intel Xeon E5405 with 16 GB of DDR2 667 ECC RAM. Four Hitachi 147 GB 15,000 RPM SAS drives in a RAID 10 configuration provided 294 GB of storage. Hudson was in service for...

This weekend, Oscar travelled to Montreal the city many consider to be the cultural capital of Canada. Enamoured by the city’s certain je ne sais quoi, Oscar decided to get out and visit some of the sights, including the beautiful Notre-Dame Basilica. Who knew Oscar was such a fan of...