Carolina rolls out Zoom

August 31, 2018

Zoom web conferencing is now available to all UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff and students. The University has licensed educational pro accounts, enabling users to host online meetings with up to 100 participants. Anyone with an active Onyen can create a … Continued

BarCamp 2018 boosts attendance

May 29, 2018

Carolina Technology Consultants boosted engagement among the University’s IT professionals and facilitated discussion of the latest technologies at the group’s annual BarCamp unconference on May 17. BarCamp drew 50+ More than 50 technologists from across the University and beyond came … Continued

Carolina will retire AFS service

April 23, 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill will retire the Andrew File System (AFS) on November 13, 2018. The statement is simple. More interesting and intricate, however, are the prudent steps the campus is taking to assist users through the decommissioning process and the history … Continued

Fiber improves service for Outdoor Education Center

April 2, 2018

Down the hill and through the woods, Carolina’s Outdoor Education Center on Country Club Road needed more reliable and less expensive phone and internet service. The center’s carrier wasn’t promising service improvements any time soon, and leasing an energy company’s … Continued

Lunches celebrate ConnectCarolina users

March 21, 2018

ITS Enterprise Applications has launched another round of “Most” Lunches to recognize hands-on users of ConnectCarolina and to learn from attendees what works and what can be improved in the ConnectCarolina system. The monthly lunches also enable peer-to-peer sharing of … Continued

Digital Services creates Arts Everywhere website

March 16, 2018

In January, ITS Digital Services delivered a new custom WordPress website to the University’s Arts Everywhere group. The website provides Arts Everywhere with the comprehensive platform the organization needs to communicate about the initiative — what Arts Everywhere is, its … Continued

New tool for exam scanning saves time and resources

March 8, 2018

Since rolling out a new exam-scanning system last semester, ITS cut the average wait time for instructors as well as ITS’ own staff time to provide the service in half. Launched on campus in Fall 2017, InstructorTools by DigitalDesk also … Continued

New website showcases Carolina Planning

March 2, 2018

The new Carolina Planning website better serves the department’s needs while also attracting attention. Since ITS Digital Services created and launched the WordPress website for the Department of City and Regional Planning in October, other UNC-Chapel Hill departments have been … Continued

ITS ResNET collaborates on Carmichael makerspace

January 23, 2018

A new makerspace is now available to students, staff and faculty at Carmichael Residence Hall, thanks to a collaboration between ITS ResNET, Carolina Housing, BeAM, OASIS and the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Launched Fall 2017 The 3,000-square-foot center, called Blue Makerspace, … Continued

Alertus Desktop Notification now available on campus

December 13, 2017

The newest addition to the Alert Carolina Emergency Notification System is now available for desktop and laptop Windows and Mac OS computers on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Alert Carolina is now offering the Alertus Desktop Notification client to campus as … Continued