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New Director of Research Computing

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Donald DuRousseau, who has 20 years of technology experience, has joined IT Services as director of research computing on June 29.

Division of Finance & Administration Appointments Research and Innovation University Information Technology Services

Stephen  Tycer Named Chief Information Security Officer 

Monday, June 29, 2020

Stephen Tycer, who has a strong background in corporate IT security, has been named the new chief information security officer at the University of Arkansas, effective today, June 29.

Division of Finance & Administration Appointments Safety & Security University Information Technology Services

WebFirst Conference Now a Webinar Series

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

These seminars will be available through WebEx during the meetings and recorded for future viewing. The 2020 WebFirst Web Series will kick off at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1.

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BASIS and webBASIS Access Limited Starting Today

Friday, May 29, 2020

Starting at 5 p.m. today, webBASIS will be unavailable and BASIS access will be limited until 8 a.m. Monday, June 1. This planned outage is required to convert BASIS data to the new Workday system. 

Division of Finance & Administration University Information Technology Services

Limited Access to BASIS and webBASIS May 29 to June 1

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

WebBASIS will be unavailable and BASIS access will be limited from 5 p.m. May 29 to 8 a.m. June 1 for conversion of BASIS data to the new Workday system as part of Project One.

Division of Finance & Administration University Information Technology Services

New Features in Microsoft Teams

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Microsoft Teams provides a centralized workspace for collaboration, chat and online meetings from any device. Teams is also seamlessly integrated with Office 365 applications.

Division of Finance & Administration University Information Technology Services

Blackboard Updates May 22-23 Include Attendance Tracking and More

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The annual spring Blackboard Learn upgrade will take place this weekend, adding improvements to existing functionality and responsiveness.

University Information Technology Services

New CV Import Feature in Digital Measures

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Faculty can now upload their curriculum vitae to Digital Measures, allowing them to populate their data on the service up to five times faster than if they manually entered the data.

Division of Academic Affairs Division of Finance & Administration Academic Affairs Research and Innovation University Information Technology Services

Keeping Your Off-Campus Video Collaborations Safe and Stress-Free

Friday, April 24, 2020

There are many free resources already available for all U of A students, faculty and staff for video conferencing and staying in touch with fellow classmates or co-workers.

Division of Finance & Administration Safety & Security University Information Technology Services

Work Together With Microsoft Teams: Online Meetings and Features

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Students, faculty and staff can use Teams for the entire life cycle of a meeting. Teams has several features that enhance the user experience before, during and after meetings.

Division of Finance & Administration University Information Technology Services
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