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More Than Words: A Look at the Many Accessible Technologies at the UMass Amherst Public Library

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You may know that the University of Massachusetts Amherst has a public library. What you probably don’t know is all of the forward-thinking technological gems inside. “UMass culture is about trying new things and taking risks,” Carol Connare, Director of Library Development & Communication told Microsoft New England. “Academic libraries are really changing.” Ethnographic studies […]

Staff Spotlight: Nana Essilfie-Conduah

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Name: Nana Essilfie-Conduah Hometown: London, England Job: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) – Enterprise Client (Windows Intune) – IW Portal Years at Microsoft: 1 Favorite restaurant in the Boston area: Fire & Ice Last thing you Binged: Cortana vs Siri Something cool you’ve worked on recently: The Intune IW Portal mobile redesign. The portal serves […]

KSA Third Thursday: STEAM Expo with Microsoft

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Microsoft is pleased to be hosting the Kendall Square Association’s Third Thursday event tonight, June 19. In partnership with the Cambridge Expanded Learning (EL) STEAM Network, Microsoft New England and the Kendall Square Association will bring people and providers together to collaborate efforts to increase STEAM opportunities for Cambridge youth.  If you’re curious about STEAM […]

3 Not-To-Miss Events This Week at Microsoft New England

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With great weather comes great responsibility – to get outside and walk to cool events! Here are three not to miss this week: 1) Communicating Science (ComSciCon) Workshop 2014  Thursday, June 12 – Saturday, June 14 Twitter: @ComSciCon The Communicating Science (ComSciCon) workshop is an opportunity for graduate students in STEM fields from around the country to […]