Unit Updates, July 2013

July 2013 UNIT Updates

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E-Mail Settings Changes: IMAP &SMTP Disabled

In an effort to combat e-mail viruses and SPAM, UNIT has made changes to the e-mail settings.  IMAP and SMTP services are now disabled causing an impact to some Off-Campus users.  If you experiences issues sending/receiving e-mail, please contact the HelpDesk at ex.97777 or support@villanova.edu


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New Lost/Stolen Hardware WebForm

If any Villanova Employee has lost or stolen hardware equipment, please go to the webform below to a one-stop place to begin the report the issue and begin the process. Click Here.

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IT Security Awareness: What is Phishing?

Phishing is the act of sending an email falsely claiming to be a legitimate enterprise in an attempting to trick you into providing private information. Never follow a hyperlink in an email or respond to an email that is asking you to change your password, provide credit card information, provide any personal information, tell you your account may be deactivated, etc.  UNIT will never send this information in an email.  If you are not sure, please contact the HelpDesk at ext.97777 or support@villanova.edu.

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Classroom Technology Upgrades

The classroom technologies team has been busy this summer with classroom upgrades, engineering system designs, creating drawings and working with Purchasing on bulk orders. Recently completed projects include:

  • 6 Bartley Lecture Hall Upgrades (1001, 1010, 2001, 2010, 3001, 3010) -BYOD ready with Lecture Capture/class streaming capability
  • 4 Mendel classrooms updated (115, 256, 258, 260) – BYOD ready with new widescreen projectors
  • Connelly Center Villanova Room and Cinema - new screens and projectors
  • New Mediasite systems (lecture capture/streaming) for EMBA; additional systems installed in Tolentine and Bartley to meet increasing demand. 

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Windows 8 Touch Screen Lab--White Hall

The College of Engineering’s Chemical Engineering Department has renovated a technology enhanced computer lab in White Hall (room 324) for the upcoming 2013 fall semester.  The lab consists of 24 all-in-one Windows 8 touch screen computers that will provide students an area to run the Advanced System for Process Engineering (ASPEN) computer application.

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UNIT Training

UNIT offers many workshops and Lunch & Learns. Review the offerings and register now via the VU Events calendar: Click Here If you cannot attend a workshop, online learning is available for many software topics via Skillsoft Online Learning (formerly Element K.) Contact the Help Desk at ext. 97777 or support@villanova.edu to obtain an account.

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