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Make Your Voice Heard; Research Data Management Survey for Principal Investigators

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A task force with representatives from University ITS, the University Libraries, and the Office of Research and Innovation will send a survey next week determine ways to help reseachers.

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Important Changes to Zoom Login

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The method for logging into Zoom will move to Microsoft Azure, the university's single sign-on system (SSO), on Sunday, Sept. 20. This change will increase security for university Zoom users.

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Zoom Training Opportunities for Staff

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Online Zoom training sessions are offered for university staff at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, and at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. Staff are welcome to attend either session.

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Allowing External Users to Join UARK Zoom Meetings

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The default setting for Zoom at the U of A requires authenticated users, but account holders can change settings to allow external community members or a guest speaker to join.

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Laptop Loan Program Accepting Applications

Friday, August 28, 2020

Students with demonstrated financial need can apply for a loaner laptop for the fall semester. Applications are being accepted now with a priority consideration deadline this Sunday, Aug. 30. 

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Zoom Now Available at the U of A

Friday, August 21, 2020

The University of Arkansas has purchased a campuswide license for Zoom. Students, faculty and staff can join and schedule Zoom meetings for up to 300 participants. Zoom is also integrated with Blackboard.

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Outdoor Wi-Fi Expands on Campus

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Throughout summer, IT Services installed more than 25 Wi-Fi access points around locations such as the Greek Theatre, Arkansas Union mall and Champions Hall.

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Student Accounts Upgraded to New Microsoft 365 License

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

New features and tools include creative data visualizations through PowerBI Pro, video and audio conferences, and the ability to record Teams meetings.

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Microsoft Teams Is Default Software for VoIP

Monday, August 17, 2020

This is the first step toward creating a unified platform for campus before Microsoft retires Skype for Business on July 31, 2021.

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Required Data Security and Privacy Training Course for All Staff and Faculty

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The Data Security and Privacy training course was recently issued to all student employees, faculty and staff to provide a foundation of what data needs protection, threats to this data and how to respond.

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