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  • August 9
    On August 8, 2018 Moodle was updated from version 3.3 to 3.5 for the 2018-19 academic year. We also moved to the new default theme called Boost.
  • February 17
    Receiving technical support is easy at Lewis & Clark College.  Simply contact the IT Service Desk.
  • July 25
    Lewis & Clark’s Office of Educational Technology sponsored a workshop to teach students how to use virtual reality technology in film. Sabrina Cerquera BA ’20 used the technology to plan and execute an original project, taking her creative work from concept to reality.
  • June 22
    Beginning Monday, June 25, users on our domain may opt in to the new, updated Gmail. Similar to the recent update to Google Calendar, the new look is primarily cosmetic, but also comes with some new functionality.
  • January 8
    Google has recently updated their calendar interface to enhance the overall user experience and help folks manage their time more efficiently.  
  • September 26
    Information Technology recommends you do not upgrade your computer operating system to MacOS “High Sierra” until our operations team has completed testing with our existing applications. Please do not upgrade without an adequate backup and rollback plan.
  • September 12
    This summer we’ve refreshed Resource Lab equipment and software.
  • August 14
    We received positive feedback from instructors who made use of PearDeck during our Spring 2017 polling software trial. Moving forward, we have decided to continue our site-wide license of PearDeck, meaning the full version is available to all users within our domain: if you have an email address, then you can use PearDeck!
  • October 17
    Spear Phishing Campaign! Do Not Click!
  • September 28
    Information Technology recommends you do not upgrade your computer until our operations team has completed testing with our existing applications. Please do not upgrade without an adequate backup and roll back plan.
  • July 27
    Ransomware is a serious threat to our organization’s data.  Learn what it is, what it does, and how you can protect yourself.
  • July 14
    It came to the attention of Information Technology late last week that Google was catching  email reminders regarding the need to change your password in their spam filter.  The result was that people’s passwords expired with little or no advance notice. Since learning of this issue, Information Technology has identified why the emails were being caught as spam and have changed our process to resolve the issue.
  • April 4
    We are reviving the LC Google User Group in the form of a monthly update newsletter detailing Google Apps news and updates as well as information specific to Google Apps for Education at LC.
  • March 28
    Lewis & Clark Faculty are invited to join us this May for a week dedicated to effective use of technology in your teaching and research. We offer over fifty sessions with a mix of everyday topics, emerging trends and discussions on successful application. The Institute follows a conference format organized in tracks. Click here to register.
  • March 7
    Phishing schemes are on the rise!
  • Classroom 2
    January 14
    Details of classroom equipment upgraded or replaced by Information Technology during Winter Break.
  • September 2
    Google Groups are automatically created for curricular classes and other administrative groups. These groups are used as email lists and to collaborate with other Google Apps. The process for making manual additions to these groups has changed.
  • October 6
    IT is undergoing a reorganization, including the creation of a single point of contact - the Service Desk, a Project Management Office, and new Educational Technology and Operations divisions.
  • September 11
    Beginning this Fall 2014 term, IT has moved checkout of Laptops and other IT Sandbox items (styli, tablets,etc.) to the Service Desk checkout area, located on the lower level of the south wing of the Watzek Library.
  • January 27
    Don’t forget about information security when it comes to your smartphone or tablet. Just like your computer, being wise about how you use and maintain your mobile device will help protect your personal information and privacy.
  • January 23
    Information Technology has replaced the computers used in all classrooms across the Fir Acres campus. 
  • January 23
    Beginning this term, registered students will no longer need to use an enrollment key to enroll themselves in their Moodle courses, but will instead be automatically enrolled based on course registration.
  • November 1
    phishing email is currently circulating around campus that attempts to compromise your account by requesting your username and password.
  • September 4
    Over the Summer, the staff in Instructional Media Services worked on over $500,000 worth of projects. Find out about our new arrivals as well as what’s on the way.
  • August 28
    This Fall we introduce a new layout for the Lewis & Clark Information Technology homepage.
  • August 28
    As Fall classes begin, we want to make sure that Faculty receive the support they need. We are offering drop in hours for immediate, on-site assistance for EdTech-related inquiries.
  • May 9
    In order to enable a smooth transition from Infonet to WebAdvisor, we have decided to postpone taking Infonet out of service until after Summer 2013.
  • April 2
    Classroom computer login changes.
  • October 20
    Options for storing data for the Lewis & Clark community.
  • September 1
    We’re excited to announce that Lewis & Clark has entered into a Microsoft Campus Agreement providing a campus-wide site license for the latest versions of Microsoft’s operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite. The agreement gives L&C faculty and staff access to the latest versions of this software free of charge.


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