Category Archives: General News

NEC Phones and Voicemail

The new NEC phone system being deployed at W&L this year allows faculty and staff to access their voicemail messages in e-mail. The system also provides access to voicemail via phone, and some faculty and staff who access messages in this way have encountered delays. The delays can be eliminated in one of [...]

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Network Outage on Aug. 9

Upgrades to major network infrastructure will result in intermittent outages of many W&L IT services for up to 12 hours beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. Many services will be affected, including access to the Internet, the wireless network, e-mail and WebAdvisor, from both on and off campus. Voice [...]

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Fall Academy – Sign Up

Fall Academy Aug. 25-Sept. 5 features dozens of presentations, hands-on workshops and other sessions to enrich your life and provide new skills and insights for teaching and other work at the University.  Sign-up begins today (Aug. 1) at http://go.wlu.edu/fallacademy

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Log-in Process for New BizHubs

A new log-in process is being introduced for walk-up copying in connection with the deployment of new BizHub devices at W&L. Copy Services is training each department on use of the BizHubs, following a replacement schedule announced in Campus Notices.
To make copies on the new BizHub, log in first. You [...]

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Outage on Sunday: Phones, Network

Widespread campus phone and network outages will occur on Sunday, July 27 during a power outage planned by University Facilities in connection with the renovation of the Graham-Lees residence hall. The following systems will be affected by the outages, which will begin about 6 a.m. Sunday and last up to [...]

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Phone Training Every Tuesday

Training on the new NEC phone system is offered  2 p.m. every Tuesday in Hillel 101 (multi-purpose room) through Aug. 19; no sign-up required. The training is offered in conjunction with installation of new phones for faculty and staff, which will continue throughout the summer.
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RightFax to be Implemented June 30

Information Technology Services is in the final stages of transitioning from fax machines to RightFax, W&L’s online solution for sending and receiving faxes. As early as Monday, June 30, W&L fax machines will stop working and RightFax will be the exclusive means of sending and receiving faxes on campus.
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Improved Spam Filtering

The spam-filtering service for faculty/staff e-mail will be updated from 5-6 a.m. Thursday, June 5. E-mail delivery may be delayed during this period.

The new service, Exchange Online Protection, should provide improved protection from phish, spam and other unwanted e-mail, but otherwise will function similarly to the current spam protection.
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Spring Term Festival

Students will showcase their work during Spring Term Festival, noon-2 p.m. on the main floor of Leyburn Library. Come and celebrate with students, and enjoy free giant chocolate cookies and donuts from Pure Eats.
Faculty and students should direct requests for technology assistance to Helen MacDermott (hmacdermott@wlu.edu), Academic Technologies Assistant for Information [...]

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Help for Academic Posters

Making a poster for Spring Term Festival? Come to the Information Desk in Leyburn Library from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 for software assistance, feedback on your design, and assistance with printing. Food and drink served. For more information, call 540-458-4357.

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