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August 2014

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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
Remember to lock your computer when stepping away from your desk. Windows users – click the Windows Key & L to lock your computer.

Banner/Cognos Tips
Did you know…..that if you are in Banner INB, you can use the F5 key to bring up a pop-up window that will list the last 10 forms that you have used in the current sessions.

Did you also know…..that you can schedule your Cognos reports to run at a certain time on a certain day? If you would like to learn how, contact the Data Warehouse and Reporting team.

Accessibility Tip
Do not use color alone to convey meaning. Use an asterisk (*) or other symbol.

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DoIT fans out on campus to provide Welcome Weekend technical support

The Division of Information Technology's (DoIT) Technology Assistance Center staff will be on campus to provide support to incoming residential hall students as they move in. MORE>>>

DoIT offers helpful "Start of School" tips for RU faculty and staff

DoIT offers several helpful tips to faculty and staff about the start of the 2014 school year. MORE>>>

Wireless network access changes completed

This summer, Network Services has been working on the design, testing and implementation of a new wireless network access control product called Identity Services Engine (ISE), to replace Clean Access. MORE>>>
Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe Acrobat Pro, comes to RU

In March 2014, Radford University entered into a three-year agreement with Adobe giving faculty, staff and students access to the Creative Cloud solution. MORE>>>

Free Microsoft Office for RU students

Radford University students get a subscription to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus at no cost for Windows PCs and Mac computers. MORE>>>

New classroom facilities added

DoIT upgrades campus electronic learning spaces on a regular basis to provide faculty and students with a technology-rich teaching and learning environment. MORE>>>

Internet Explorer 11 upgrade across campus anticipated

To ensure that the web browser on campus systems are secure and compliant with new web standards, DoIT will soon upgrade to the latest version of the Microsoft browser Internet Explorer 11 on university-owned PCs. MORE>>>

DoIT engineers new campus RU Digital Cable TV System

They said it couldn't be done. Actually it can. DoIT just did it. MORE>>>

MyRUID is available

DoIT has rolled out enhanced account management tools. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Zdenek Jakoubek, Applications Developer

Zdenek JakoubekThe 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 Applications Developer Zdenek Jakoubek '04. MORE>>>