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2021 T-CART Grant Program – Call for Proposals

The 2021 T-CART Grant Program provides funding for faculty summer projects to explore new and existing technologies with the potential to enhance teaching, scholarly, and creative work.

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Kaltura is our new video hosting platform

In preparation for a full rollout of Kaltura this spring, Information Systems and the Instructional Technology Group are hosting multiple sessions of a faculty training workshop, Getting Started with Kaltura: A Brief Overview, in December. Join the Kaltura Support team in a virtual session to learn what you can do with your media content.

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Students, Beware of Recent Social Engineering Messages regarding Employment and Payroll Solicitations

Please be aware of the heightened level of social engineering messages (i.e. phishing scams). Specifically, students have recently reported receiving phishing emails regarding employment opportunities, survey invitations, COVID-19 paid surveys, and attachments containing paychecks from “payroll”. Red flags include poor grammar and incorrect spacing/capitalization. Some of these emails even appear to come from a WFU… Read More »

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Announcing Google Workspace, everything you need to get it done, in one location

Google is rolling out Google Workspace, a rebranded and enhanced version of G Suite. Google Workspace includes all of the productivity apps! In the coming weeks, you will see new four-color icons for Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Meet, and the collaborative content creation tools like Docs, Sheets, Slides that are part of the same family.

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What You Need to Know About Copyright Infringement

Annually, the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires all colleges and universities to inform students of the possible consequences of copyright infringement as outlined by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  Read the information here.

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Welcome to the Demon Deacon family, Class of 2024!

Need tech assistance while moving in? Check out the following ways to get help quickly and safely!  Live Chat with a Service Desk representative M-F, 8am-5pm, at help.wfu.edu.            Call 336-758-4357 (HELP) to speak with a Service Desk representative.  Email help@wfu.edu to message a Service Desk.  Use AskDeac, our online self-service tool, for researching solutions or… Read More »

New Password Management Portal and Requirements for WFU Users

Starting with the next time you are due to change your WFU password, you will notice a couple of changes. Campus users will now be required to change their password once a year, rather than every six months. With this extended timeframe, it is important to strengthen the sophistication of our campus passwords. These new… Read More »

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New way to request assistance with scheduling a large video conference

To facilitate requests for hosting large video conferences, we’ve created an easy-to-use form to gather as much information about your event as possible, as early as possible. We ask for your cooperation in using the AskDeac Common Request Form to Schedule a Large Video Conference going forward. As a reminder, large video conferences are generally… Read More »

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Welcome to the Deacon family, Class of 2024!

WFU Information Systems (IS) is your one-stop for all things computing.  We recently sent you an email with important information to assist you as you join the Deacon family! Simply visit google.wfu.edu and enter your WFU username (username@wfu.edu) and your password to access your student Google account and all GSuite apps, including Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar,… Read More »