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

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 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

Office of the CIO highlights 2016-2017 accomplishments

September 2, 2017

During the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the Office of the CIO and its units led efforts on the Carolina Service IT Work Stream, provided Adobe Creative Cloud to students and faculty members, and launched a project portfolio. The groups within the … Continued

ITS Digital Services expands custom web development

November 22, 2016

ITS Digital Services and UNC Creative have begun collaborating to streamline web development work on campus. This new arrangement, which has been in pilot testing and officially takes effect January 1, will enable UNC Creative to focus on its design … Continued

CarolinaGO continues to expand

April 6, 2016

  CarolinaGO, the official University mobile app for UNC-Chapel Hill, is now used by some 10,000 members of the campus community. The app enables students, faculty and staff to easily access resources such as dining options, a campus map, walking … Continued

Student liaison details collaboration between ITS and students

September 28, 2015

In this guest blog post, Brent Comstock, Managing Director of the CarolinaGO mobile app and student body representative to Information Technology Services leadership, discusses the growing collaboration between ITS and Carolina students. Comstock is a UNC-Chapel Hill junior and a … Continued

ITS boosts collaborations with students

December 11, 2014

Over the last 1½ months here at ITS News, we’ve introduced you to some industrious students who are doing cool things in information technology with ITS and elsewhere on campus and beyond. Sophomore Brent Comstock, for one, inspires all of … Continued

One Carolina student worker’s path to her dream IT job

December 2, 2014

Anne McCarthy recently landed her dream job as “happiness engineer” at San Francisco WordPress.com manager Automattic Inc. after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in May with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She finished school in just three years despite also working … Continued

ITS Web Services chief: Working with students invigorates

November 21, 2014

Collaborating with students is one of the best parts of the job for Billy Hylton, ITS Web Services manager. “We’ve worked a lot with students,” he said. “I have student employees and I’ve also worked with several students on projects. … Continued