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Box update email is legitimate

September 24, 2018

Some Duke Box users may receive an email from Box reminding them to update their vesion of Box. This email is legitimate, though some concienscious Box users have expressed concern of its legitimacy. The email has been vetted by Duke's IT Security Office and is safe. 

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Faculty TechFair Sept. 26

August 24, 2018

OIT is hosting an open-house TechFair for faculty, instructors, and researchers September 26, from 11-2pm at the Technology Engagement Center (TEC). Come for demos, food and to learn quick tips about technology resources for teaching and learning on campus.

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FEMA's 'Presidential Alert' test postponed till Oct. 3

September 17, 2018

Don't be surprised if your phone (and everybody else's) goes into a panic in the near future -- that's on purpose.

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Download This: Six Helpful Duke Apps

September 10, 2018

Free mobile apps help Duke users stay safe, navigate campus and pay for parking

Overview of Services

Work better with colleagues on- and off-campus with collaboration and communications tools - from chat to web conferencing, email to sharing sites, OIT has a solution to build your workflow.
Download more than 100 software packages available to staff, students and faculty for free or at a steep discount. Browse for your favorites or find new tools.
Get access to the tools you need to work, study or teach. Your Duke NetID & password and Office365 email are the keys to technology at Duke.
Take steps to protect yourself from IT security threats. Stay one step ahead with antivirus and malware protection, data loss protection, password management and more.
Create a new website for your department, group or course. Or develop an app. OIT has tools to do-it-yourself, or you can hire experts on-campus to make your vision reality.
DukeCard is your official Duke ID. It gives you access to buildings and facilities like the gym and library. You can also pay for everything from dining to vending machines across campus.
Get work done with printing and labs. OIT has dozens of ePrint locations, plus physical and virtual computer labs across campus. Make your next big project amazing with specialty labs like the Co-Lab maker-space and the Multimedia Project Studio (MPS).
Host virtualized operating systems, servers and storage systems across campus. These cloud-based options prevent hardware failures and can expand your computing, hosting and storage power at Duke. 
Connect to Duke from anywhere. Access Duke's robust wireless and wired data network throughout the university. Use VPN to connect from off-campus or Eduroam to connect all over the globe.
Get cutting edge technology to help you teach and learn in the 21st century. OIT can help with lecture capture and streaming, learning management systems, and course websites.
Set up your department using automation tools for Duke-wide IT systems. IT staff and system administrators can coordinate authorizations, virtual computing, performance monitoring, HR & finance systems, and more through automation and IT systems.

3D Printing Everywhere

Duke has one of largest 3D printing "farms" in higher education. From desk baubles to medical device prototypes, students, faculty and staff are experimenting with 3D printing and creating innovative objects. You can 3D print at no charge via the web-based system anytime. Once you have a short tutorial, submit print jobs online and pick up your creations at one of our three locations on campus.

Duke Blue Devil visit the Rubenstein Arts Center 3D printing studio

Technology Engagement Center (TEC) - A full studio is located in the Telecom building on west campus. More than 55 3D printers from basic to very advanced are available in this fully-staffed facility.

Rubenstein Arts Center - Come visit our newest studio at the Ruby. 3D printers, a laser cutter, and an advanced sewing maching are availalbe in this student-staffed studio work space.

Lilly Library - East campus won't be left out. Lilly Library hosts a small bank of 3D printers ready for your next creation.

 

 

Events

Sep
25

Digital Health Studio Night

September 25, 2018 -
4:30 am to 6:30 am
Sep
25

DVS Workshop: Building Blocks for Reproducibility: RStudio and Git

September 25, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Sep
25

DVS Workshop: Adobe Illustrator for Diagrams

September 25, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Link service desk

The LINK Service Desk

The link service desk

Help is steps away. Visit the LINK service desk in the lower level of Perkins Library to answer all of your IT questions. You can even borrow equipment like chargers, iPads, and GoPro cameras. 

 

Diversify IT

Diversify IT

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The Diversify IT group holds networking events, discussion groups, speakers and outreach events with the mission to increase diversity in the IT workforce at Duke. Join us!

Life on the fringes: Amy Schmid talks "extremophiles"

Research Computing Minute Marvel

Amy Schmid describes her research in the 3rd domain of life, the archea of "extremophiles", bacteria-like organisms that live in high salt and other extreme environments. Oh, and she needs research computing to get the job done.