Virtual Umbrella Technology Reception Winter 2021

The members of the Umbrella Initiative would like to thank you for joining us at the first Virtual Faculty Technology Receptions held January 6 and 7. These receptions would not be possible without your support and participation.

SAVE THE DATE Symposium 2021 - April 21 and 22.

SAVE THE DATE Symposium 2021 – April 21 and 22.

2021 Faculty Technology Services Guide

Past Umbrella Events

The Faculty Technology Receptions are an annual event hosted by technology organizations from all corners of the University of Chicago. These events provide our faculty, instructors, and researchers the chance to engage with their technology partners to discover how campus IT resources can enhance their goals for teaching and research.


Faculty Technology Services Guide

Here is a list of all of the services discussed at the Umbrella Faculty Technology Receptions for your reference. If you are looking for something you don’t see on this list, please contact us:


IT Services TechBar

Chicago Booth

College IT

Divisional Technology Contact List…

Computer and Hardware Purchasing

Divinity School

Humanities Computing Services

Law School

PSD Computing

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering(PME)

Social Sciences Computing Services

Social Service Administration

IT Services Support

Collaboration and Outreach

About Us

What is the Umbrella Initiative? 
In 2004, a number of campus technology organizations gathered to create events to introduce faculty to the technology services available on campus. The Umbrella Initiative includes a number of local support organizations, including the BSD Academic and Administrative Applications Group, the Center for Research Informatics, Chicago Booth Information Technology, College Information Technology, the Computation Institute, the Divinity School Technology Coordinator, Humanities Computing Services, IT Services, Logan Media Center, the Office of the University Registrar, Physical Sciences Computing, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering(PME), Research Computing Center, Social Sciences Computing Services, SSA Information Technology, the University of Chicago Library, and the Visual Resources Center.


Faculty Technology Receptions Co-Chairs
Valerie Archambeau, IT Services; Jason Edelstein, IT Services; Cheryl Walker, IT Services; Astrid Fingerhut, IT Services.

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