Archive for 2008

Can’t login to Google Calendar?

When you get the error page, try telling your browser to reload the page. Many users are getting the following error this morning when they try to login to Google Calendar. This service cannot be accessed because your login credentials are not yet valid If you see that error message, just tell your browser to […]

Time-lapse of Ice Rink Replacement

Ice Rink Time-lapse This is a time-lapse video of the Don Roberts ice rink going from the final stages of the 2008 Nobel Conference to the newly repaired ice rink. Earlier this year the cooling system failed and had to be replaced. In this video you can see the removal of the old cooling system […]

Internet Connection Down ( Wed. Night ) [ update ]

The internet connection for the campus is currently down ( 7:00pm Wednesday Nov, 12). It appears to be a problem with our upstream provider. We are working with them now to try and fix whatever is causing the problem. I will try to report back here when I learn more. [UPDATE Thursday Morning] By 1:00am […]

Single Sign On Launched for Google Calendar

In order to improve security and our users’ experience, we have begun to implement a Single Sign On system. With this system, you can log in once and gain access to several of our services without having to log in again. Right now, if you go to you will be prompted with a log […]

Reminder from GTS: Never send your password via email

Gustavus Technology Services would like to remind you that passwords should NEVER be sent via email.  GTS will never need to ask you to email us your password. In recent weeks more and more people have replied to phishing attempts with their Gustavus password.  These phishing attempts are sometimes very authentic looking email messages that […]

2008 Nobel Conference Time Lapse

Download video file: nobel2008.m4v Here is the time lapse video of the 2008 Nobel Conference held in the Lund Arena at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter Minnesota. It was created by taking the images from 3 security cameras that grab photos every minute and combining them into one movie. Also available in iPhone friendly […]

Presidential Gala Time Lapse

Download this video (m4v) Here is the time lapse video of the Presidential Gala held on October 3rd 2008 in the Lund Arena. It is a combination of 3 cameras taking photos every minute. Unfortunately we were unable to capture some of the setup and tear down because our cameras were blocked by the curtains […]

Never send your password by email

I would like to pass along a short reminder to everyone.  Never send your password by email.  Gustavus will never ask you to respond to an email with your password.  Even if we did, don’t respond with your password. What happens if you do respond to a phishing email with your password?  Chances are your […]

Google Calendar up and running

In response to requests for a campus wide calendaring system, GTS has implemented Google Calendar for Gustavus. If you go to you can log in with your Gustavus username and password and take a look. If you are a Faculty member or Student, all your fall term courses have been pre-populated. That has two […]

Commencement Time Lapse

Just like last year, I once again setup a camera to capture images of the 2008 commencement ceremony. Those images were then stitched together into a time lapse video of the entire event. If your computer can handle it, there is a full 720p HD version, a slightly smaller medium resolution version, or a version […]