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Microsoft OWA Mobile App Retiring May 15
April 24, 2018
On May 15, Microsoft will retire the OWA Mobile app.
The OWA app will stop working on your phone or tablet on May 15. If you depend on your phone or tablet for access to Duke email and calendar, please make other arrangements before May 15.
Sakai Upgrade May 12
April 24, 2018
On Saturday May 12, 2018, Sakai will be unavailable between midnight and 6:00 am EDT while the Duke Sakai Team performs an upgrade.
All existing sites and their content will be retained.
DukeFlyer 2.0 launched
April 20, 2018
On April 17, OIT launched DukeFlyer 2.0 as a way to submit and manage digital signage content at Duke University. A notice was recently sent to DukeFlyer users about changes and new features of the system. Learn about DukeFlyer 2.0 at https://flyer.duke.edu.
Changes to anti-virus software at Duke
April 10, 2018
Duke’s license for Symantec Endpoint Protection software is coming to an end and the software must now be removed. Please work with your local IT support or uninstall the software yourself.
It's a Virtual World
March 21, 2018
You are probably not aware of it, but you are using virtual machines – also known as VMs – every day. Virtual machines emulate a standardized computer, making it easier to move compute jobs between the whirring metal boxes in large computer server rooms and the cloud.
How I became a poster child for tax ID fraud
March 15, 2018
I received such a letter on March 9, 2016. Someone had taken the liberty of filing a tax return on my behalf. And while I dread doing my taxes every year and would love for someone to do it for me, I’d prefer to have my refund deposited into my bank account, not someone else’s.
MFA added for students
March 14, 2018
Students will be required to use Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), or 2-step verification on some services beginning April 17 for added security.
Using Drones to Feed Billions
March 5, 2018
As our population continues its rapid growth, food is becoming increasingly scarce. By the year 2050, we will need to double our current food production to feed the estimated 9.6 million mouths that will inhabit Earth.
3D printed hearts improve surgical care
March 1, 2018
Duke surgeons are collaborating with units across campus to diagnose and treat hearts with the help of an emerging technology: 3-D printing.