How to List Posts by Category in a Post/Page

By Michelle Renee Morales|March 27, 2017|Tech Tip|0 comments

This tutorial will walk you through how to list posts by category in a post/page using the List Category Posts plugin. Please note: this tutorial requires the List Category Posts plugin and Administrator privileges. If you have built a site on the FI network, this plugin will come already installed and will only need to be activated on your site. For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org

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Event Recap: “Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education”

By Allison Guess|March 27, 2017|Event Recap|1 comments

On Monday, March 6, 2017 from 2-4pm, the Futures Initiative held its most recent event in the University Worth Fighting For series with the roundtable discussion, “Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education.” Organized and moderated by Allison Guess, PhD student in Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geography) and Doctoral Fellow with the Futures Initiative, we were delighted to welcome a full panel of extraordinary and groundbreaking speakers, an attentive

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How to Choose a Theme

By Michelle Renee Morales|March 20, 2017|Tech Tip|1 comments

Every WordPress site comes with a pre-installed Theme. The Theme dictates the way your website looks. Themes are extremely important because they provide control over the look and presentation of the material on your website. It’s important to keep in mind that when you change the Theme of your site you change the aesthetic without changing the core functionality, i.e.  all of your pictures, images, links and other content still

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Spring Symposium: Pedagogy, Research, and Social Change

By Danica Savonick|March 14, 2017|FI Events|1 comments

The University Worth Fighting For Spring Symposium: Pedagogy, Research, and Social Change Monday, April 3 William P. Kelly Skylight Conference Room 10 – 6 Public Google Doc Join faculty and students from this year’s team-taught courses, Futures Initiative Peer Mentors, and the Humanities Alliance for this daylong symposium celebrating their work that connects student-centered learning to institutional and social change. Please RSVP here. This is especially important if you will

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How to Edit Menus

By Michelle Renee Morales|March 13, 2017|Tech Tip|0 comments

This tutorial will walk through how to edit your site’s Menu. For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org 5 Easy Steps Basic Information The site Menu outlines the structure for your site. It is extremely important because it determines how users will navigate the content of your site. The Menu can be used to highlight the most important components of your site. Some possible Menu items include:

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ARC Student Research Praxis Awards 2017-2018

By Mike Rifino|March 7, 2017|Uncategorized|0 comments

As part of its effort to encourage student research, the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) will be offering a number of Research Praxis Fellowships for the coming academic year 2017-2018. The Awards are valued at $4,000 each and are for one semester only. To be eligible, you must be a full time registered doctoral student who has completed the First Exam but not yet completed the Second at the time of

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How to Use Widgets

By Michelle Renee Morales|March 6, 2017|Tech Tip|0 comments

This tutorial will walk you through how to add widgets to your site. Important Note: to work with widgets you must have Administrator privileges on your site. For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org 6 Easy Steps Basic Information Widgets are a great way to add content and features to your WordPress site sidebars (header, footer, etc.) WordPress comes with default widgets including Recent Posts, Search,

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FI App: Getting Started Tips

By Michelle Renee Morales|March 4, 2017|FI App|0 comments

In my last post, I announced my FI research project, which aims to build a tool that can benefit both the FI and broader CUNY community. Specifically, the project focuses on building the FI Events Mobile Application. As a quick reminder, the goals of the project are the following: Build an Android Mobile App that displays FI events, which provides greater access to information Share the code publicly to enable

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