‘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

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