Enrollment is open for for Winter Academy, Dec. 14-17, featuring workshops and discussions for faculty and staff. Sessions include Migrating to Box, Protecting Your Intellectual Property, Who Are Our Students and What’s New in the IQ Center. See details at go.wlu.edu/winteracademy
ITS has awarded $1,100 in prizes to participants in a student survey that has just concluded. Here are the winners, chosen in a series of drawings.
ITS is very grateful to the many students – more than 40 percent of the entire student body – that responded to the survey. We received many constructive comments, and are already responding to meet the expressed needs.
Grand prize – $500: Kayleigh Rahbany ’19
Four prizes of $50 each:
Bryce Zaremby ’18
Maxwell Piller, Law
Gabrielle Braxton ’19
Hannah Gilmore ’16
Twenty prizes of $20 each:
Singer, Garrett, 17
Charette, Eric, Law
Bartlette, Sarah ’16
Smith-Schoenwalder, Cecelia ’16
Baird, Cooper ’19
Zunk, Skyler ’19
Laubach, Kerriann, Law
Morgan, Margaret ’17
Harvey, Mia ’19
Schaffer, Maddie ’18
Miller, Wilson ’17
Stanley, Jonathon, Law
Hogan, Ashley ’17
Diles, Mitch, Law
Platt, Lizz ’16
Cuenca, Maressa, Law
Sigmon, Wesley ’16
Pupa, Lauren ’19
Hakusui, Ali, Law
Manzoni Ruiz, Socrates ’16
What’s the best way to check email, run software, access files when you’re away from campus? The answer depends on your specific needs. See this guide for W&L students and employees: https://wlu.app.box.com/s/nex50sovzibvf9uixh9gm0qqnl3pspol
First-year students are enjoying significant technology upgrades in the renovated Graham-Lees residence Hall, including flat-panel TV displays, projectors and integrated connections, and now more than 200 wireless access points in the building.
New to Box? Need to review tutorials in a Box User Video tutorial library? Click this link to learn more about Box.
ITS replaced 24 classroom computers this summer and completed major technology upgrades in selected classrooms in Science Addition, Parmly Hall, Huntley Hall and Lewis Hall.
Box, a Web-based file storage tool designed to facilitate collaboration, now offers unlimited storage for W&L faculty, staff and students. Storage on Box, which offers secure storage accessible by computers, smartphones, tablets and other devices, formerly was limited to 50 gigabytes per person.
Box makes it easy to store files privately or to share files with departments, student organizations, classes and individuals both inside and outside the University. For assistance in using Box, accessible at box.wlu.edu, contact Information Technology Services at x4357 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Numerous titles on data mining are among the 2,053 texts added in the last several months to Safari Books Online, available free to all W&L faculty, staff and students.
New titles on data mining include:
Social Big Data Mining
Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning: Value Creation for Business Leaders and Practitioners
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
Data Mining for Dummies
The entire collection available to the W&L community now totals nearly 32,000 books and other texts, including software guides and how-to books suitable for both novices and experts. Access the collection through the W&L library website, or here.
WebAdvisor and Colleague will be unavailable from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, during work to update the applications. Please plan accordingly, and contact the Information Desk (458-4357 or email@example.com) with any questions.
Users of the Google Chrome web browser may notice a security warning in the form of a red “X” in the address bar when accessing certain websites, including some at W&L. See below:
Information Technology Services is in the process of updating the certificates for its internal sites. In the meantime, these W&L sites are safe to use, although you may wish to use Internet Explorer, Firefox or another browser to avoid the security warning.
If you see the Chrome warning when using non-W&L sites, exercise caution and ensure the sites are legitimate.
More details on the Google Chrome security warnings are provided here:
Please contact the Information Desk (x4357 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have concerns or questions.