August 27, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
In July, UNH IT asked you to provide feedback on the UNH Computer Purchasing Program. One of the main feedback items we received was the need to improve the Connection UNH Institutional Purchase Portal. UNH IT worked with Connection to improve this site, which now features updated availability status for all items and a list of compatible accessories for each Lenovo model. Connection is committed to reviewing every order to ensure accuracy, but please review the notes for each model. Customers...
August 26, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
A UNH research student works on a project in James Hall.
The Research Computing Center (RCC) deployed a central shared storage system named Rocinante, which was acquired through presidential strategic funding in partnership with the UNH Library, UNH Information Technology, and UNH Academic Technology. This system offers up to 2TB of research storage space to UNH researchers without cost to the individual or unit.
This storage is intended for researchers with a variety of needs including data...
August 26, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
In spring 2019, UNH IT partnered with UNH Academic Technology to identify and implement a University System of New Hampshire (USNH)-wide Apple device management tool. This need arose after Apple led a significant technological shift in the method of deployment for macOS devices that made existing, traditional deployment and management methods used by most USNH institutions outdated.
Through a collaborative process with departmental staff at UNH, Plymouth State University, Keene...
August 14, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Welcome back, students, faculty, and staff! UNH Information Technology (IT) and Academic Technology (AT) provide and support technology for your academic and social lives at UNH. Here are the hours for UNH IT and AT services and support during 2019 move-in weekend:
Location or phone
AT Support Center
Third floor - Main Level
AT On-site Support
August 12, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Photo by Jeremy Gasowski, UNH Communications and Public Affairs
Welcome new and returning UNH students!
UNH Information Technology and Academic Technology provide and support technology for your academic and social lives at UNH.
For new students, we mailed you a Technology Checklist for New Students in spring. In case you missed it, visit the UNH IT Checklist Task Center at my.unh.edu. Many of the items below can be completed by accessing this checklist.
In preparation for the...
August 8, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
The UNH IT Knowledge Base had a new look and many improvements.
UNH IT has migrated its online Knowledge Base (KB) to our TeamDynamix environment to better serve our customers. The new KB allows University community members to search for answers to commonly-asked questions regarding and to gain self-help information about many of the applications and technologies used on campus and is available 24/7/365 from any device connected to the internet.
The KB has a new look and connects...
July 10, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
The UNH Computer Purchasing Program was first introduced in January 2019 and provides students, faculty, and staff with educational discounts on computers and tech supplies.
Over the past six months, the UNH community experienced a paradigm shift from a brick-and-mortar computer store to an online shopping experience. With this switch, self-service shopping for UNH department computers has become a mainstay and reliance on direct contact with an off-campus vendor is required. The...
July 9, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
There have been several improvements to Box @ UNH, including new features and updates to its functionality.
Box Feed: Box Feed is a new feature introduced in the Box @ UNH web interface on http://unh.box.com. Box analyzes the files, folders, and collaborators you and your team interacts with the most to show you the most relevant activity on your data. Your feed can be customized to sort data differently, or hide activity that you don’t want to see, or don’t want others to see.
Learn more on...
July 9, 2019, by UNH Information Security Services
On May 14, 2019, Microsoft announced a zero-day vulnerability impacting some computers with older Microsoft operating systems called BlueKeep along with patches to address the vulnerability. BlueKeep has the potential to be very dangerous as it allows an unauthorized user to connect to and control a vulnerable device, like a desktop or a laptop, without the involvement or knowledge of the device’s user. This capability means that an attack exploiting this vulnerability is “wormable”...
April 25, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Do screens rule your life? Recent studies point to the links between excessive screen time and obesity, irregular sleep, behavioral problems, and impaired social skills (source: https://www.health.state.mn.us/people/tvviewing/index.html). We all romanticize for the days of holing up in a lakeside cabin to enjoy birdsongs, fresh air, and dense novels. But is pulling the plug on laptops, televisions, and mobile devices really the key to a happier, healthier life...