Category Archives: General News

Law Academy planned for Aug. 4-6

“Videoconferencing Options on Campus,” “Fundamentals of Sakai,” “Classroom Technology Orientation,” and “Introduction to Box” are among the sessions offered during Law Academy, scheduled for Aug 4-6 in Sydney Lewis Hall.
To view all sessions and to register, visit go.wlu.edu/lawacademy.  All staff and faculty are welcome to attend.
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How to Keep Your Browser Safe

Internet browsers like Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome all use browser plug-ins to add specific capabilities – for instance, Adobe Flash Player and QuickTime Player. These plug-ins need to be kept up to date to prevent browser-based breaches or compromises. To check your browsers, visit the Qualys BrowserCheck site […]

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2016 Digital Storytelling Workshop – New Dates

A three-day digital storytelling workshop, originally scheduled for January 2016, has been rescheduled for Feb. 24-26, 2016. Academic Technologies will conduct the workshop jointly with the Center for Digital Storytelling (http://storycenter.org).
The workshop will focus on using iPads to create a three- to five-minute digital story. Participants will craft and record […]

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Google Chrome Security Warning

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 (e.g. SharePoint). See below:

Information Technology Services is in the process of updating the certificates for SharePoint and other sites. […]

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Printing System Saves Trees, Money

Students have saved more than $1,000 a month, on average, as a result of a printing process implemented this academic year by ITS.
Students use a direct-print or web-upload method to send their documents to BizHub devices located throughout campus.  But PaperCut, the tool that has managed student printing since the beginning […]

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Box Contest Winners Announced

Assistant Professor of Art Andrea Lepage, and student Ryan Grant ’16 have been named winners of Information Technology Services “Think Outside the Box” contest.
The contest was held over the last month to solicit examples of how Box, W&L’s Web-based cloud service for file storage and collaboration, is “simplifying your life.”
Andrea […]

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PHISH from retired ITS employee

The email you may have revived from Dan Newhall a retired ITS employee is a PHISH attempt. Please do not click the link in the email. If you did click the link in the email contact the ITS Help Desk at X 4357 so we may assist you in changing […]

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Do you receive an unexpected document?

There have been some recent PHISH attempts that have virus-laden Word documents attached. If you receive any unexpected documents, please use the free VirusTotal scanner to check the document before opening! Upload the document to https://www.virustotal.com to check.

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ITS Overhauling The Stable

We’ve heard your concerns about the reliability and functionality of The Stable, and are reassessing the service, with changes planned this summer.
In a recent survey, more than 80 faculty and staff commented on The Stable (thestable.wlu.edu),  W&L’s virtual desktop and application streaming service. Many of the comments included complaints about speed and […]

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Wireless Update Early Friday

If you’re using the W&L wireless network on Friday, you may be prompted to accept a new “certificate” as a result of an emergency upgrade by ITS.
To continue using wireless, accept the certificate by pressing the “connect” or “continue” button; this should be a one-time procedure and you will not be […]

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