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October 2015

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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
Never click a link in an e-mail that purports to be from your bank. Phishing e-mails are getting harder to recognize, and criminals are focused on getting access to your password to empty your account. Learn to identify phish in this month's security article.

Banner Tip
From any form in Banner INB, press F5 to bring up a 'Go To' box, then type a different form name, press Enter to go to the new form. To close the window, press F5 again.

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Division of Information Technology
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NEW: Brightspace (D2L) Pulse mobile app

The Pulse app, provided by D2L, is a way for students to receive real-time activity updates from their D2L courses. MORE>>>

Classroom assistance with mobile devices and other technologies

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is here to assist faculty and students with laptops and other mobile devices in the classroom. MORE>>>

Computer lab and software availability

In order to provide students with access to university licensed software in more locations, DoIT has installed a common set of software in all computer labs, minimizing the need for students to visit a specific departmental lab. MORE >>>

The phishing scourge
Learn to detect and avoid phishing scams. MORE>>>

D2L minor version upgrade

Learn more about the enhancements and bug fixes made to D2L during the September upgrade. MORE>>>

Technology training offered

Academic Technologies is offering numerous training opportunities to support RU faculty and staff in the months of October and November. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Allison MacFarlan Maier, Information Security Officer
Allison MacFarlanThe 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 Allison MacFarlan Maier. MORE>>>