Category Archives: General News

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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Wireless Improvements

Recognizing the increasing importance of mobile technologies, ITS continues to make significant investments in the wireless network on campus.  During the summer, ITS:

Replaced wireless access points in Elrod Commons and Woods Creek apartments
Added support in some locations for 802.11ac, the newest generation of wireless technology in popular use.
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IT Enhancements on Campus

A faster network, improved wireless, updated BizHub printer-copiers and improvements in classroom technology and computer labs are among many IT improvements that will benefit faculty, students and staff this fall. Here are the details:
 

Upgraded Network
A high-performing and reliable campus network is the single most important IT resource identified by faculty [...]

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Connect to Wireless

Students: Use wireless.wlu.edu to connect to the secure wireless network at the University . This will help ensure you take advantage of wireless improvements made over the summer. #wlu18

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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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