So much happened while you were away! And for you new guys, there’s so much to tell you! This newsletter is a good start. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know >>
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Box is the place to store and share your files. We noticed some accounts were bursting at the seams, so we doubled the IU account size. Each individual and group Box account can now hold 100GB of documents, photos, videos, Box Notes, creative projects, and more.
UITS IT Training offers several no-cost ways to stay on top of the latest software. Workshops, classes, webinars, and online learning offer options to fit your needs and schedule.
We want to keep your devices and files safe from hackers, viruses, and assorted technology thugs. To do that, we ask that all returning students with Windows devices run Get Connected Express, a speedy fix that will configure your computer to meet IU’s baseline standards for security and network connectivity.
Get acquainted with Canvas, the successor to Oncourse; Register now for Statewide IT; Presentation: 60 minutes with the National Science Foundation, September 4; Consult with UITS Research Technologies every Thursday beginning 9/4 in the Scholars’ Commons of the Herman B Wells Library from 10am-6pm; App teaches about forces that shaped passage of Civil Rights Act; IU experts teach at African Grid School
On August 21, we’ll unveil the newest version of the popular IU Mobile app — this time backed by the power of One.IU, IU’s one-stop-shop for online services.
Some students in China who have IU Umail email accounts, powered by Google, are having difficulty accessing mail and Google-based services while in China. (This issue also impacts IU offices that need to reach new and existing students in China via their IU email accounts.)
The fall schedule is now live on the UITS IT Training website. Get a head start on the new school year with some short webinars on IU systems like Box, IU eTexts, Windows 8.1, IUanyWare, and ePortfolio.
IU faculty, staff, and students saved over $1M last year on their cellular accounts, thanks to IU’s contract with AT&T.
Cornell University study used Facebook to test whether people take on the emotional states of those around them
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