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February 2013


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Division of Information Technology
P.O. Box 6888
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: (540) 831-5173
Fax: (540) 831-6217

IT Security Tip
Don't allow someone to snoop on your computer while you are away. Always lock your computer when leaving it unattended. To automatically lock your PC before stepping away, press and hold the Windows key and the L key.

IT Tip
Confused? Need help but don't know whom to ask? Press the F1 key on the top row of your keyboard to see the program's built-in manual. Almost every program has one, even if you don't see a Help menu.

Accessibility Tip
When using Photoshop CS5, see how your graphic appears to people with various types of color blindness by clicking on View/Proof Setup.

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DoIT unveils mobile website this winter

Radford University will be a leader in higher education this spring with the launch of a fully mobile-optimized website. MORE>>>

New storage array boosts H:drive capacity

In response to a growing need for additional storage space on university H: drives, DoIT announces the availability of a new storage array that will dramatically increase H:drive capacities. MORE >>>

RU phone system upgraded successfully by DoIT Network Services

Two new Cisco routers were installed to handle all inbound and outbound calls as Network Services successfully completed a major upgrade to the campus phone system. MORE>>>

DoIT upgrades more RU classrooms

DoIT upgrades the classrooms at RU regularly to provide faculty and students with a technology-rich teaching and learning environment. MORE>>>

Banner Operations Committee update

The Banner Operations Committee (BOC) has been chartered for almost two years and has been busy and productive. MORE>>>

Telephone billing system undergoes upgrades

Auxiliary Services completed the implementation of the new monthly departmental telephone billing statements. On Dec. 1, 2012, the improved bills were emailed to the budget manager for each department for the first time. MORE>>>

New access forms available on the DoIT website

Several access forms have been updated recently to ease their completion and to include additional information required from the requestor. MORE>>>

Telephone services manager retires

Telephone Services Manager Gail Stephens retired as of Jan. 24. Her friends at DoIT wish her well and thank her for her dedicated service to Radford University. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Jonathan Mayer, Assistant Manager of Printing and Vending Services

Jonathan MeyerThe DoIT staff serves the RU community by providing service and technical support to faculty, students and staff. Each month we introduce the campus to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate the use of today's amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce Assistant Manager of Printing and Vending Services Jonathan Mayer. MORE>>>