Alfred Honorary Member
Published 4 months ago
That appreciation of Alfred isn’t just to be found by students, but also by the board and members of Proto. Since last week, Alfred has officially been promoted to Honorary Member of the association. What seemed like a board-interest presentation to (only) him, quickly turned into a celebration of him. While he was somewhat overwhelmed by the 9 pies the Proto board presented him, the SmartXp was slowly being filled up for this celebration. ‘Even everyone at home knew about it, except for me’ as Alfred is still amazed by the accolading experience. However, he would still soberly claim that he’s just doing his job. ‘I do know the way students are treated is different in some UT facilities’ as he does acknowledge, but he does continue ‘I however am just enjoying my job as well when helping students.’ While Alfred now owns his own personal Sonic Screwdriver, gifted by the board of Proto as part of the celebration, he is however still waiting to add the TARDIS to his inventory. ‘I would still like an official document stating it’ he jokingly says about his new status within the association. So, the next time you’re doing a project, head to the new honorary member and ask about his Room of Requirement. He may just have what you’re looking for. *Text by Robin van Emmerloot*
Changes for members logging in to Proto with their University of Twente account
Published 4 months ago
In order to better protect your personal information, Proto's [Have You Tried Turning It Off And On Again committee](https://www.proto.utwente.nl/committee/819) has worked with the University of Twente's IT department (LISA) to make changes to Proto's log-in systems. ***TL;DR*** Proto won't handle your UTwente password directly as of tonight, but use the UTwente Single Sign-On instead. This means you cannot log-in to the OmNomCom using your student number anymore. If you haven't linked an RFID card yet, be sure you know your Proto username and password before Tuesday. [Check here](https://github.com/saproto/saproto/wiki/The-Proto-Account) for more info on your Proto account. As of tonight you will see a new log-in screen when you click the log-in button on the Proto website. On this screen, you can log-in with your Proto account using the username and password field. If you wish to log-in with your UTwente account, however, you'll need to click the "University of Twente" button on the new log-in page. This will bring you to the familiar *Single Sign-On* (SSO) page of the University of Twente. Here you can log-in to your UTwente account (or, if you were already logged in, you don't have to!) and afterwards, you'll be redirected back to the Proto website. This way, Proto doesn't have to handle your UTwente password (we'll still get your UTwente username, probably your student number, to work with) anymore. Unfortunately, this means using your student number on the OmNomCom won't work anymore, since the UTwente SSO doesn't have an on-screen keyboard. If you were still doing that (because you don't have an RFID card linked to your Proto account), you can use your Proto username and password instead. If you're unsure what your Proto username and/or password are, you can check [this wiki article](https://github.com/saproto/saproto/wiki/The-Proto-Account) for a more detailed explaination. You can request a new Proto password [here](https://www.proto.utwente.nl/password/email) if you forgot yours. If you have any questions after reading this news article, you can ask it to the [Have You Tried Turning It Off And On Again committee](https://www.proto.utwente.nl/committee/819) via e-mail, or via our Slack channel #hyttioaoac-public on the [Proto Slack](https://saproto.slack.com/) (check the Slack banner in the menu!).
Best Creative Technology Teacher of 2016-2017
Published 4 months ago
We are very happy to announce that Chris Vermaas has won the education prize. You might know him from his courses in module 1 (interactive visualisation) and module 8 (animated narration). He has left a deep impression on all of us with his view on fonts, photos and posters. All of us will probably remember the 'bring a photo' assignment where we had no clue at all what we had to do. In the lecture he would find things about our photos that we hadn't even thought of. Congratulations Chris, we hope to see you at the central education presentations!!!