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Meet Your Colleagues: Fiber Team

The Fiber Team in UIT Communications Infrastructure manages more than 38 million feet of fiber-optic cables that wind around the University of Utah. That's approximately 7,200 miles, roughly the distance from Salt Lake City to Hong Kong.

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uNID password change required for main campus

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Due to a recent security incident, all University of Utah students, faculty, and staff who are not University of Utah Health employees or Epic users will be required to change their uNID passwords by Wednesday, August 5, 2020 — unless you changed your password after Sunday, July 19, 2020.

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Get help with the recent UMail, Office 365 security upgrades

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New and returning members of the U community who are unable to access UMail from your mobile device (smartphone, tablet), desktop computer, or laptop should refer to our online help articles for instructions.

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CHPC server helps create the largest 3D map of the universe

The SDSS map is shown as a rainbow of colors, located within the observable universe (the outer sphere, showing fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background).

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey recently released a comprehensive analysis of the largest 3D map of the universe ever created, in part with data processed at UIT's Center for High Performance Computing. The new results include detailed measurements of more than 2 million galaxies and quasars covering 11 billion years of cosmic time.

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RedPrint: A secure, sustainable approach to campus printing

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RedPrint — administered by Managed Print Services (MPS), and supported by UIT and the U’s IT governance committees — allows users to control when and where their jobs are released, and helps MPS and its clients gain visibility into their print environments in order to make better decisions.

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100+ classrooms to receive lecture capture systems

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With greater emphasis on remote learning as the University of Utah prepares for fall semester, Teaching & Learning Technologies (TLT) is in the process of outfitting approximately 120 general access classrooms with video capture systems.

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5 IT resources to help students through the hybrid fall semester

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From the new MobileU app to the UIT Knowledge Base, here are five digital resources/services that students (and instructors) may find beneficial as the University of Utah gears up for a hybrid fall semester of in-person and online courses.

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IT governance roundup


The Strategic Information Technology Committee (SITC) met on July 14. The IT Architecture and New Technology Committee (ANTC) met on July 27. The Enterprise Web Advisory Council (EWAC) will meet again on August 13. SITC will reconvene September 8, while ANTC will meet again on September 28. The next Teaching and Learning Portfolio (TLP) meeting date is to be determined.

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Security upgrades will impact UMail and Microsoft app users

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Starting in July 15, 2020, UIT will begin implementing Microsoft modern authentication and, in a phased approach, two-factor authentication (2FA) for UMail and university-licensed Microsoft applications. The U's IT professionals should be prepared to help users with the transition.

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