August 22, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
In 1928, University of New Hampshire (UNH) Professor of Zoology, C. Floyd Jackson opened the first summer Marine Zoological Laboratory on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals. Since then, the island has enjoyed steady growth in the area of marine research. The island currently houses research labs, classrooms, dormitories, and hosts summer courses for high school and college students alike.
Back in 2013, Scott Valcourt, Director of UNH IT New and Emerging Technologies, helped secure a grant...
August 4, 2016, by Peter Doughty
Here are the highlights of the 8/6 myCourses Production Release:
Final Grade Exclusion: As part of creating or editing an assignment, instructors can choose whether or not assignments count toward the final grade. This feature allows instructors to provide feedback without an assignment counting toward Gradebook calculations. The option to remove assignments from the final grade can be changed at any time on a per-assignment basis. This feature is only available in assignments; it does not...
July 27, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
This guide walks you through adding or updating your photo via Outlook Web App (OWA). This will change your photo in both the Outlook client and in OWA. Learn how.
June 29, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Sponsored User accounts are intended to provide access to IT computing resources for individuals who do not have a qualifying affiliation with UNH, GSC, or USNH but who do have legitimate business requiring IT access. Read our Knowledge Base article on Sponsored User FAQs.
June 29, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Proofpoint is UNH’s new email gateway. What does this mean for you? It means much less spam and much more control over the email you receive. On Wednesday, July 6, two new features will be turned on. Here are the details:
End User Digest
Think of the End User Digest as a safety net. It identifies email from senders with which it is unfamiliar and allows you to take action accordingly. This feature is similar to your existing Junk Mail folder in Outlook, except it puts the decision-making power...
June 21, 2016, by Peter Doughty
myCourses by Canvas operates on a three-week release cycle through which features are added or updated. Academic Technology Teaching and Learning Support blogs highlights from myCourses’ production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content in the days surrounding a production release.
This round of myCourses updates are, in the words of one community commenter, pretty “ho-hum.” InstructureCon 2016 is gearing up so I suspect that some big changes are being reserved for...
June 21, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
The UNH IT Client Services Onsite Desktop Consulting Service is a program for departments that require assistance above-and-beyond the standard support channels offered by the Service Desk. This fee-for-service program provides value by deploying highly-trained IT consultants into environments with which they become acutely familiar, who become in touch department’s business needs, ensuring each client’s goals and needs are realized.
By leveraging UNH IT for desktop support, departments have...
June 13, 2016, by Martin England
Professor Jeff Stern. Photo by Wendy Freedman, Creative Mornings PKX
As we ready ourselves to explore the wilderness of New England (and beyond) this summer, we are suddenly confronted with one of modern society’s most crippling fears. Snakes? Sharks? Bears? (D) None of the above. The fear of ‘no signal’, albeit wireless and cellular, sends many into full panic.
Our reliance on wireless and cellular technology has risen to points where if our device falls in the lake while we’re on...
May 16, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
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Not sure if your electronic equipment can be placed in a dumpster or if it should go through SEED? What do you do if you need help with equipment that may contain hazardous materials? Use the Decision Guide to determine if you should use SEED to dispose of your surplus electronic equipment. This article from the UNH IT Knowlege Base will inform your decision.
May 13, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
With UNH commencement in sight, it’s a good time to revisit what happens to a student’s accounts and access when they depart the University. Whether it’s via graduation, transferring to another school, or just taking a break from academia, the same rules apply.
Here are some frequently asked questions that come into the UNH IT Service Desk regarding access to IT resources after students leave the institution.
When does my access to UNH IT resources expire?
As a general rule, all departing...