Information Technology
November 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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Banner Quick Flow feature

A Quick Flow in Banner allows the user to access a series of Banner forms sequentially and more efficiently. Creating a Quick Flow is a two phase process. MORE>>>

Tips for using the Content Management System to edit websites

Below are several tips for those users who have the responsibility of maintaining university websites in the campus Content Management System (CMS) also known as the Adobe Experience Manager Many (AEM). MORE>>>

Calculating Milestone / Midterm Grades using D2L

People often have questions about how to create a midterm grade in D2L. A calculated Grade Item can be configured as a milestone grade item in the D2L gradebook. A milestone grade allows you to calculate and display a midterm grade based on selected grade items that have already been completed. MORE>>>

Cyber Security Awareness Month and Ransomeware

Each October, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), government agencies and internet security groups sponsor the National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The Radford University Information Security Office chose ransomware as its topic in 2016. MORE>>>

"rusecure" WiFi Going Away Jan. 4 to Complete Transition to "Radford_Wireless"

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

Technology training offered

Academic Technologies offers a number of workshops each month for faculty and staff.
If you need training or would like to request a one-on-one, group or custom technology workshop, contact Academic Technologies at 540-831-7521 or MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Josh Wimmer, Graphic Production Technician
Josh WimmerThe 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 Graphic Production Technician Josh Wimmer. MORE>>>