IT Professionals News Archive
Secure UD training relaunched during National Cyber Security Awareness Month
During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the University is renewing the drive for faculty and staff to complete Secure UD training. This initiative is part of UD’s commitment to help employees understand their responsibility to safeguard University information resources in their day-to-day routines.
Education professor uses SMART Slates, Google Docs to better prepare students
Sharon Walpole, a professor in the University of Delaware School of Education, has been turning heads and impressing students with the technology she’s using in her classroom.
In August 2012, Walpole received a UD Transformation Grant, a grant program sponsored by UD Information Technologies (IT) and UD's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTAL) designed to help faculty add instructional models not currently in use at UD, eliminate barriers faculty have identified in their teaching, and help define the next generation of educational technology.
Malware that encrypts files, solicits payment seen on campus
CryptoWall ransomware has been seen on UD Campus. Most important thing you can do to protect your information from ransomware: Back up your files!
NCSAM 2014: UD prepares to scale up efforts to educate campus community about cyber threats
October marks the 11th National Cyber Security Awareness Month. UD IT will be publishing information all month to remind the UD community that "You are a target. Information security is everyone’s responsibility."
University's annual IT Tech Fair scheduled for Oct. 28
University of Delaware Information Technologies (IT) invites faculty and staff to explore the ways technology can help them, their clients and their students by attending the annual IT Tech Fair to be held from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center. Lunch will be provided.
September IT Activity Report Published
University of Delaware Information Technologies has published its September 2014 Activity Report. The report details IT projects since May 1, and provides news about upcoming events.
Research computing news: New high-performance computing cluster, research computing website available
The Farber high performance cluster and a new Research Computing website are now available for the UD research community.
Phoneography: UD's first MOOC
For Jon Cox, assistant professor of art at the University of Delaware, the world is his classroom.
Over the years, Cox has been to all seven continents, and he’s led UD study abroad trips to all of them except Europe. He and his students have worked closely with locals in places like Peru, Vietnam, Tanzania and Cambodia.
Now Cox is inviting the world to come to UD -- he will be the first UD faculty member to teach a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), available to students across the globe.
First Friday Roundtable on Teaching scheduled Sept. 5
The First Friday Roundtable on Teaching, a collaborative University of Delaware program aimed at highlighting varied approaches of teaching, learning and assessment practices, will hold its first event for this fall on Friday, Sept. 5.
This semester's series will focus on teaching increasingly larger classes. However, topics will still be useful and interesting to all UD instructors so everyone who teaches UD students -- faculty, staff and graduate students -- is urged to attend.
New CATV channels: UD announces switch to Comcast cable television
UD switched CATV providers on Aug. 23. TVs connected to the UD CATV network before Aug. 23 need to re-scan for channels.