Category Archives: General News

Do you receive an unexpected document?

There have been some recent PHISH attempts that have virus-laden Word documents attached. If you receive any unexpected documents, please use the free VirusTotal scanner to check the document before opening! Upload the document to https://www.virustotal.com to check.

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ITS Overhauling The Stable

We’ve heard your concerns about the reliability and functionality of The Stable, and are reassessing the service, with changes planned this summer.
In a recent survey, more than 80 faculty and staff commented on The Stable (thestable.wlu.edu),  W&L’s virtual desktop and application streaming service. Many of the comments included complaints about speed and […]

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Wireless Update Early Friday

If you’re using the W&L wireless network on Friday, you may be prompted to accept a new “certificate” as a result of an emergency upgrade by ITS.
To continue using wireless, accept the certificate by pressing the “connect” or “continue” button; this should be a one-time procedure and you will not be […]

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Box Training Announced

Training in the use of Box, W&L’s easy-to-use tool for file storage and collaboration, will be held at 10:30 a.. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the Smart Zone:

Monday, April 6: Five Skills to Hit the Ground Running with Box
Tuesday, April 7 (1:30 p.m. only): Uploading and creating Content in […]

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Don’t lose your files – try Box!

Avoid an end-of-semester meltdown, and use Box to make sure your term papers and other important files are protected. Box, online cloud storage for the W&L community, provides up to 50 gigabytes of private storage that is accessible from nearly any device and any location, on or off campus.
Box lets […]

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HelpDesk Seeks Student Workers

Apply for this great opportunity by March 17 at http://go.wlu.edu/helpdesk
As a HelpDesk Technician you will:

Gain extensive experience in customer service and communication.
Learn about computers and networks in a real-world environment.
Practice thinking about concrete problems in an analytical manner.
Have relevant work experience to talk about in an interview.

 

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Digital Sign

Advertise your W&L-sponsored event on Leyburn Library display by sending jpg attachment to help@wlu.edu

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Special Collections Benefits from Box

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An occasional series of profiles of faculty and staff, focusing on their use of Box @ W&L, a new Web-based tool for collaboration and file-sharing.
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Byron Faidley of Special Collections
Special Collections and Archives at Leyburn Library needs to share files with researchers and collaborators both inside and outside the University. Current […]

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Anthem Message

Many employees received e-mail from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today regarding a cyber-attack experienced by the company. Human Resources confirmed this morning that the e-mail is legitimate. For more information, consult the Anthem website www.anthemfacts.com or contact W&L Human Resources.

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New titles added to Safari Books online

Nearly 1,400 new titles have been added on to a list of thousands of eBooks on Safari Online Books, free for W&L faculty, staff and students. Here are a few of the new titles:

• Beginning C++
• Beginning iPhone Development, Seventh Edition
• Eco-friendly Innovation in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks
• Emerging […]

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