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October 2016

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

Banner Tip
Users can customize colors in Banner for up to 9 elements such as background canvas, icon buttons and scroll bars. This feature is especially useful for those users who perform testing in multiple instances and want a visual cue that work is being performed in a particular instance. Navigate to File and then Preferences. Click the down arrow icon next to a particular element and a dialogue box with a color map will appear. Choose your desired color. Repeat for as many elements that need to be changed. When complete, press Save.

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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 and classrooms, minimizing the need for students to visit a specific departmental lab. MORE>>>

Don't forget to update your smartphone!

Your smartphone can be compromised just as easily as a computer. If you click on a bad URL or email attachment, your phone can be infected or encrypted with malware. MORE>>>

Starfish 'Go Live' in August

Faculty, staff and students started using the new Starfish Connect and Early Alert system across campus on Aug. 15. MORE>>>

Transition from rusecure to Radford_Wireless to be completed by Jan. 4

To enhance wireless network access, the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) updated the WiFi network list during the summer of 2016. The network named "rusecure" will be discontinued on Jan. 4, 2017. MORE>>>

Technology training offered

Academic Technologies offers a number of workshops each month for faculty and staff. MORE>>>

Classroom upgrades update

DoIT upgrades campus classrooms on a regular basis to provide faculty and students with a technology-rich teaching and learning environment. Many classroom upgrades were completed for the start of school. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Matthew Poor, Desktop Applications Administrator
Matthew PoorThe DoIT staff serves the Radford University 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 Desktop Applications Administrator Matthew Poor. MORE>>>