Category Archives: General News

Students: Exercise Caution With E-mail

A number of student e-mail accounts have been compromised after the students responded to “phishing” messages. Beware of urgent e-mails with subject lines such as “urgent e-mail upgrade alert” or “your mailbox is full.” Don’t click on links in such messages, and never disclose your password. If in doubt about [...]

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Software Training on Tegrity, More

Here is the schedule of training sessions for the week of Oct. 27 in the Smart Zone, on the main floor of Leyburn Library:

Monday, October 27: Tegrity (video capture) from Your Desktop
Tuesday October 28: Atomic Learning
Wednesday, October 29: Microsoft Excel
Thursday, October 30: iAnnotate

These 10-15 minutes are offered at 10:30 a.m. and [...]

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Evernote, iMovie Training in SmartZone

Informal training sessions continue this week in the Smart Zone on the main floor of Leyburn Library. Sessions are at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day; no sign-up required:

Wednesday, Oct. 22: Evernote, a free tool for organizing digital materials, collaboration and more.
Thursday, Oct. 23: iMovie on the iPad

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ITS Survey – More Prize Winners

Newly selected winners of $20 Dining Services gift certificates are: Andrew Christensen, Law Library; Mary McGarry, Admissions; and Ruth Candler, University Development. The three were selected in the latest drawing from among those who completed a survey from Information Technology Services. Seventeen more prizes are still available, including an iPad, [...]

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Ebola Phishing Scams

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued an alert concerning e-mail scams and cyber campaigns using the Ebola virus disease (EVD) as a theme. Phishing e-mails may contain links that direct users to websites which collect personal information such as login credentials, or contain malicious attachments that can infect [...]

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Faculty-Staff Survey Includes $1,000 in Incentives

What technologies at W&L are working well for you? What services or tools can Information Technology Services add to better support your work?
Let us know by completing an online survey, planned for October 2014. All  participants will be entered in a drawing for these prizes:

Grand prize: A new iPad valued at [...]

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Faculty: Apply for Storytelling Workshop

Are you interested in exploring ways to engage your students by including images, audio and video elements in your instruction? The Center for Digital Storytelling and ITS have partnered together to offer a three-day, hands on workshop in January 2015 to help faculty learn about the pedagogy of digital storytelling [...]

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New Options in The Stable

Now you can run software applications directly in The Stable, without having to first run a virtual desktop. Go to thestable.wlu.edu , then click the “Apps” tab at the bottom of the page.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, click the large plus symbol on the left side [...]

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Printing

Students: still using UGprint for network printing on campus? We’ve updated printing. Go to print.wlu.edu for instructions!

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New Classroom Technology

Dual-screen and wide-format projectors and screens are among the improvements in classroom technology completed by Information Technology Services this summer. Here are the highlights:

Changed layout of Parmly 302 and added dual projection capability.
Updated Leyburn M47 (Versatile Learning Classroom), Huntley 321 and 323 to include wide-screen format projectors and screens.
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