Category Archives: General News

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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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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