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Archive for November, 2017

Tech Reminders for Recording Job Talks

Posted November 29, 2017

It’s that time of year again, when academic departments are hosting candidates and organizing job talks. Here are some reminders about how to use Tegrity if you need to record talks and share them with committee members who can’t attend in person: If at all possible, please schedule the talk in a room that is […]

Critical Security Update for macOS High Sierra (10.13)

Posted November 29, 2017

A major security vulnerability has been identified in macOS High Sierra (10.13) only.  College-owned machine will update automatically, but we encourage you to update sooner. To do this visit the App Store, click the Update tab, and apply the security update. LITS encourages all community members with personally-owned Macs running High Sierra (10.13) to apply […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 29, 2017

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

11/28 Tech Talk: Passw0rd SeCur1ty M@de EaSy

Posted November 27, 2017

Often times, our passwords are the only line of defense between our most sensitive data and unrelenting cyber scoundrels with malicious intent. Reinforce your cyber armor by attending this Tech Talk! This will be a judgement-free hour of sharing and learning as we discuss the importance of and methods for creating strong, unique, and memorable […]

11/28 Tech Talk: Passw0rd SeCur1ty M@de EaSy

Posted November 21, 2017

Often times, our passwords are the only line of defense between our most sensitive data and unrelenting cyber scoundrels with malicious intent. Reinforce your cyber armor by attending this Tech Talk! This will be a judgement-free hour of sharing and learning as we discuss the importance of and methods for creating strong, unique, and memorable […]

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference CFPs

Posted November 21, 2017

Submit your proposal by 2/15/18! The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum for faculty, staff, and students to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning. Our definition of blended […]

Adobe Creative Cloud on College-owned Computers: Update Your License

Posted November 20, 2017

If you have Adobe Creative Cloud installed on your College-owned computer, you may have noticed a message upon launching the software warning that it will expire at the end of November. Please update your license via Software Center at your earliest convenience. macOS: under the Serials and Activation section of Software Center, look for “Re-Activate […]

Moodle Course Shells for Spring 2018 Available

Posted November 16, 2017

The course shells for Spring 2018 are now available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they register for that course in Bionic. For Faculty: If you have course information (e.g., previous year’s syllabus, a reading list, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.) you wish to share with students who have pre-registered, […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 15, 2017

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Resolved: Problems with Mail in Office 365

Posted November 9, 2017

Updated 11/9 at 1:00 p.m. Microsoft reports that they have resolved this issue. If you continue to experience problems, please contact the Help Desk. — Some community members have noticed intermittent issues with viewing the body of some or all email messages in Office 365, as well as other mail features not working as expected. […]

Spotlight: What is Multi-factor Authentication? Where and why should I use it?

Posted November 8, 2017

Have you ever had an online service encourage you to enable an additional layer of login security?  Like many of us, you probably thought “my password is good enough,” “that sounds inconvenient,” or “why would I want that?” It’s true you need strong passwords (and a good way to manage them).  But are they enough?  […]

BIONIC Unavailable 11/8 5-11:30pm

Posted November 6, 2017

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, November 8th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

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