BarCamp participants gather in the morning to select topics for discussion

BarCamp 2018 boosts attendance

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 together for CTC’s half-day event, surpassing the previous year’s attendance … Continued





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An important update on phishing

College campuses across the country, including UNC-Chapel Hill, continue to be high-value targets for phishing campaigns. Access to our digital resources – from research to emails to financial information – is prized by online criminals. For example, phishers often use stolen credentials to receive student discounts on good and services such as Amazon Prime. They are … Continued





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Carolina will retire AFS service

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 of AFS’ use at the University. How retirement was decided … Continued





The front of renovated Dey 205 with easily movable desks and chairs.

Instructors and students benefit from new active-learning classroom

Since February, instructors and students at Dey Hall have benefited from a new active-learning classroom created with a seldom-used approach to renovation. ITS Teaching & Learning and other University groups collaborated to convert Dey 205 and 207 into one larger, modern, flexible classroom that seats 25. A similar project in … Continued





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Fiber improves service for Outdoor Education Center

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 power poles would have been too expensive. Besides, despite being … Continued




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