2018 IT Award winners announced

November 15, 2018

The UNC-Chapel Hill information technology community honored its own in late October at the 2018 IT Awards ceremony. The campus IT community celebrated 10 individuals and members of three teams for their outstanding service during the past year. The honorees … Continued

Longtime ITS manager provides key leadership to audits

November 14, 2018

Internal and external audits are an important part of a continuous IT improvement cycle and successfully completing an audit is always a celebrated milestone. During the fiscal year, an ITS project team and many staff members across the organization contributed … Continued

Service Desk offers appointments at SASB North

November 12, 2018

The ITS Service Desk now takes appointments at the SASB North location. On October 21, the Service Desk launched a pilot program to accept appointments at SASB North for students, faculty, staff, retirees and anyone else associated with UNC-Chapel Hill … Continued

ITS supports digital accessibility team

November 8, 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment that includes making its digital resources and services accessible to all users. The University’s goal is to provide proactive compliance with obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) … Continued

‘Phind the phish’ posters continue to capture attention

November 2, 2018

As October’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month comes to a close, we thought it appropriate to share this story, which first appeared in the 2017-2018 ITS Annual Report. Other information security posters have come and gone at UNC-Chapel Hill, but … Continued

ITS highlights achievements in 2017-2018 Annual Report

October 25, 2018

ITS has published its fifth consecutive annual report. The 2017-2018 Annual Report shares the department’s achievements over the past year in enhancing the technology capabilities for the UNC-Chapel Hill campus community. ITS has focused over the past academic year on … Continued

Tar Heel Tech Fair attracts 600-700

October 15, 2018

The third annual Tar Heel Tech Fair drew an estimated 600-700 members of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus community for free food, swag, prizes, information about tech services, and a visit with a 6-foot-tall plush fish. ITS organizes the Tech Fair … Continued

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