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March 25, 2015

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Faces of ITS: Mark Reed of Research Computing

March 24, 2015

Mark Reed Title: Research Associate, ITS Research Computing Number of years with ITS: 11 Personal: Lives in Durham with his fiancé, Sandy. They have six grown children and three grandchildren. Education: Ph.D., masters and bachelor’s degrees in physics from UNC-Chapel … Continued

March 8th email outage and important changes to Heelmail

March 5, 2015

​WHO All users with @live.unc.edu (Office 365) email account WHEN Sunday, March 8 from 8AM – 4PM WHAT Information Technology Services is making a change to how email logins are authenticated. There will be an email outage on Sunday, March … Continued

ITS scientist embraces role in solar fuels research

March 5, 2015

Shubin Liu, a Senior Computational Scientist with Information Technology Services’ Research Computing unit, has enthusiastically contributed for the past five years to the first phase of University-led research into advancing solar energy technologies for producing solar fuels. Research now in … Continued

Networking tackles The Internet of Things

February 19, 2015

Discussions abound these days about The Internet of Things—this interconnection of all our gadgets, appliances and computing devices that can share information. Those conversations, though, usually have to do with consumer privacy and business security issues or future marketing opportunities … Continued

Priscilla Alden: Favorite part of job was the people

January 29, 2015

Priscilla Alden retires January 30 after 9 ½ years as Assistant Vice Chancellor for User Support & Engagement at Information Technology Services and after 15 years overall with UNC-Chapel Hill. That’s longer than any of the ITS leadership team has … Continued

CloudApps service provides quick-start for Web application development

January 22, 2015

When the ITS Middleware Services team rolled out Carolina CloudApps on October 20, campus users expressed excitement that ITS provided a managed platform for developing Web applications. The Carolina CloudApps platform allows campus faculty, staff and students to request development containers via … Continued

A Look at 2015: Frances Dykstra talks ConnectCarolina

January 15, 2015

  Some 100-plus days have passed since ConnectCarolina went live on October 1. Frances Dykstra, Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Enterprise Applications, led the tremendous University-wide effort to develop finance and human resources/payroll modules to enable the campus to benefit … Continued

Carolina introduces voicemail-via-email

January 13, 2015

Since UNC-Chapel Hill started providing the service last summer, some 400 campus phone customers have opted to add a feature that enables them to receive audio voicemail messages via email. ITS began offering unified messaging as a convenience to campus … Continued