Category Archives: General News

Package Delivery: Watch for Frauds

Hackers are exploiting the holiday season to send “shipping confirmation” and other fraudulent e-mails, with links or attachments that may trigger viruses and other malware.
Commercial shippers do not send unsolicited emails to customers requesting information, especially account numbers, passwords or personal information. Protect yourself by taking these measures:

Fraudulent e-mails often [...]

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NEC Phone Tip: Missed Calls

NEC phones automatically show when you miss a call: “You have xx missed calls.” You can see a list of those calls by pressing the silver Menu button, then navigating to Call History -> Missed Calls. Press the Menu button again to return to home screen. Completing that sequence also [...]

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Bonnie Luke is Grand Prize Winner

Bonnie Luke, administrative assistant in the Williams School, is the winner of an iPad, the grand prize in the drawing for participants in the Information Technology Services 2014 survey of faculty and staff. More than 400 participated in the survey; ITS will follow up by publishing a summary of survey [...]

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iAnnotate, 3D Scanning This Week in Smart Zone

Informal training will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Smart Zone on the main floor of Leyburn Library. No sign-up is necessary for these 10-15 minute sessions:

Monday, Nov. 17: WLU Forms Builder with Julie Knudson
Tuesday, Nov. 18: iPad-Powered 3D Scanning and Photogrammetry with Dave Pfaff
Wednesday, Nov. [...]

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Prezi, PollEverywhere: This Week in Smart Zone

Information Technology Services will offer 10-15 minute training sessions in the Smart Zone (main  level, Leyburn Library) at 10:30 am AND 2:30 pm. on the following days this week:

Monday, Nov. 10: Spicing up your Prezi with Julie Knudson
Tuesday, Nov. 11: PollEverywhere with Brandon Bucy
Wednesday, Nov. 12: Videoconferencing with Alicia Shires
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Drawing winners named, ITS survey

Information Technology Services has named the winners in the drawing for participants in the 2014 faculty/staff survey. Many thanks to the 452 who participated in the survey. We’ll be following up by publishing a summary of survey results and action items.
Here is a list of winners in the drawing:
 $20 Dining Services certificate 

Brooke [...]

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New Software Guides Available Online

New Software Guides Available Online
More than 1,000 new titles have been added this year in Safari Books Online, available to all faculty, staff and students through a University license. The titles include:

Data Visualization for Dummies
iOS and OS X Network Programming Cookbook
Fundamentals of Strategy Game Design
Adobe(r) Photoshop(r) CC Classroom in a [...]

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Students: Exercise Caution With E-mail

A number of student e-mail accounts have been compromised after the students responded to “phishing” messages. Beware of urgent e-mails with subject lines such as “urgent e-mail upgrade alert” or “your mailbox is full.” Don’t click on links in such messages, and never disclose your password. If in doubt about [...]

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Software Training on Tegrity, More

Here is the schedule of training sessions for the week of Oct. 27 in the Smart Zone, on the main floor of Leyburn Library:

Monday, October 27: Tegrity (video capture) from Your Desktop
Tuesday October 28: Atomic Learning
Wednesday, October 29: Microsoft Excel
Thursday, October 30: iAnnotate

These 10-15 minutes are offered at 10:30 a.m. and [...]

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Evernote, iMovie Training in SmartZone

Informal training sessions continue this week in the Smart Zone on the main floor of Leyburn Library. Sessions are at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day; no sign-up required:

Wednesday, Oct. 22: Evernote, a free tool for organizing digital materials, collaboration and more.
Thursday, Oct. 23: iMovie on the iPad

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