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July 23, 2014
  U of C releases D2L mobile appPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary has released an early version of their new mobile application for the new learning management system, Desire2Learn. The app, released on July 12, is compatible with Blackberry, Windows 8, Android and iOS devices.

While the app is still in beta stage, technology integration group manager at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, D’Arcy Norman, said it works as it should.
“It’s there and it’s fully functional, but we’re still treating it as a beta,” Norman said.

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July 23, 2014
  Students to get free access to Microsoft Office Suite with new emailPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary has partnered with Microsoft to change the university’s email system this August. And Microsoft’s throwing in some licensed software with the new service.

With Office 365 — the email service that Microsoft developed for university and business clients — all students will get free access to the Microsoft Office Suite. The Suite includes Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, free of charge.

Students will have license to download and access Office on five devices.

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