Category Archives: General News

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.
Updated Leyburn [...]

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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.
Increased wireless coverage [...]

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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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