ITS contributes to Operational Excellence

August 22, 2019

ITS has contributed to UNC-Chapel Hill’s Operational Excellence initiative that seeks to create a high-functioning administrative operation. Operational Excellence, which aims to identify efficiencies, cost avoidance and potential revenue sources to help fund the University’s strategic investments, began in fall … Continued

Campus embraces Zoom video conferencing

August 20, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff and students have taken advantage of Zoom video conferencing since the technology became available campus wide in August 2018. During the 2018-2019 fiscal year, more than 8,000 unique users hosted in excess of 50,000 Zoom meetings … Continued

Digital Services preps for cloud environment

August 14, 2019

ITS Digital Services is preparing for a possible transition of hosting its web services from local servers to a cloud environment. The services that could transition to the cloud include web.unc.edu, sites.unc.edu and the University’s homepage (unc.edu). These WordPress services … Continued

Digital Services curates Web Dot sites

August 12, 2019

ITS Digital Services is managing the volume of web.unc.edu sites to ensure only updated, accurate information is found on University sites. Web.unc.edu is a web publishing service that enables campus individuals to create their own website. The widespread availability of … Continued

Digital Services pilots new WordPress theme

August 9, 2019

ITS Digital Services has created and is piloting a new WordPress theme modeled after the redesigned unc.edu website. The UNC Modular Theme is for official University departments. The redesigned unc.edu website launched in February 2018. Representatives with several University departments … Continued

Researcher Kathryn Gunn relies on Research Computing

August 8, 2019

Customer Case Study Kathryn Gunn is a post-doctoral researcher in the Neher Lab of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department within the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is a new client of ITS Research Computing. The Client The Neher Lab … Continued

Researcher Tim Weigand relies on Dogwood computing cluster

July 31, 2019

Customer Case Study Tim Weigand is a Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, within the Gillings School of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. Weigand is a client of ITS Research Computing. The Client … Continued

ITS adopts Raspberry Pi computers to monitor data access speeds

July 29, 2019

ITS Infrastructure & Operations implemented a new approach to monitor data access speeds for its clients by using Raspberry Pi single-board computers. Infrastructure & Operations’ new approach is to run scripts on Raspberry Pi computers. These scripts keep track of … Continued

ACC Network launches in August using ITS-installed fiber

July 26, 2019

This August will see an exciting new opportunity for the UNC-Chapel Hill athletic programs – on August 22, the ACC Network will debut after years of planning, negotiating and building.  Announced in 2016, the ACC Network (ACCN) is a collaboration between … Continued

ResNET brings Stream2 to campus residents

July 25, 2019

ResNET, in collaboration with Carolina Housing, has enabled students living on campus to stream cable channels from their mobile devices with the implementation of Stream2. Stream2 allows on-campus residents to stream 80 cable channels from their mobile devices and record … Continued