Iowa State University’s Computation Advisory Committee (CAC) recently approved a $24,264 funding request to create a physical space on campus where students with disabilities will have access to assistive technology resources.
The project proposal for an assistive technology lab — spearheaded by university Digital Accessibility Coordinator Cyndi Wiley — was outlined during a CAC meeting on March 28, and requested committee financial support to create a location dedicated to accessibility resources, peer mentoring, and community building for Iowa State students with disabilities.
Through a joint effort between the Iowa State University WorkCyte Program and Information Technology Services (ITS), two spaces on campus have been turned into dedicated Workday training rooms for faculty and staff in preparation for the project’s July 1 go-live date.
After more than a year of planning and implementation, Project Neptune, an ambitious initiative to retire and replace many of Iowa State University’s legacy systems and decommission their servers, has been completed.
Iowa State University’s first public website service will shut down at the end of the year, and with the help of a collaborative effort between Information Technology Services (ITS), the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will be replaced with a newer, more streamlined web resource.
Insook Wessels, a systems analyst with Information Technology Services (ITS), was honored as one of the recipients of a 2018 Professional and Scientific Team CYtation Award this week for contributions to the development of “OneApp,” a new scholarship portal for Iowa State students.
As part of an effort that will help protect university information and personal data from security breaches, Iowa State University Information Technology Services (ITS) recently completed a campaign to enroll faculty and staff into its new Okta Multifactor Authentication (MFA) protocol.
In order to better protect personal information, Iowa State University account holders are encouraged to move away from sending attachments by email, and instead share files through the university’s preferred platform, CyBox.
As part of Information Technology Services' (ITS) continued efforts to improve customer service and security, Iowa State University’s Data Center will undergo a network redesign over the next three years. The change will better protect user data and more closely align the Data Center with industry best practices.
Iowa State University’s Durham Data Center is expecting to see significant operational savings moving forward, following recent construction of a new modular wall designed to better control airflow within the facility.
Less than a year after the implementation of identity and access security platform Okta, the Iowa State University community has experienced a nearly 50 percent decrease in the number of staff and student accounts compromised by phishing, following a seven-year high in 2017.
All university offices — including those located in Durham Center, ASB, and the Communications Building — as well as the IT Solution Center and all other non-essential services, will be closed Dec. 24 and 25, and Jan. 1.
Formerly known as the Learning Spaces Team, Information Technology Services’ newly renamed Audiovisual Experience Team (AVXT) hopes to connect with Iowa State’s campus through engaging technology experiences in classrooms and beyond.
A new $1.6 million High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster, called NOVA, was celebrated by the Iowa State University community at a dedication ceremony held Nov. 29.
NOVA was installed in the Durham Data Center in October to strengthen and support computing-based research and education on campus. Held in Durham 206, the Nov. 29 ceremony welcomed university researchers and stakeholders to learn more about NOVA, see the new cluster, and hear from university leaders about High Performance Computing at Iowa State.
Iowa State University’s Computation Advisory Committee (CAC) recently approved a $50,000 funding request from the College of Design to purchase a robotic arm to advance teaching within the Department of Architecture.
A new $1.6 million High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster, called NOVA, was recently installed in Iowa State University’s Durham Data Center to strengthen and support computing-based research and education.
An email-based extortion scam claiming possession of explicit personal information is circulating around Iowa State, and University account holders are encouraged to strengthen their security measures to prevent being targeted.
Several Iowa State University accounts were recently compromised and used to send emails to other members of the university community, asking them to visit various websites where they were prompted to enter Net-IDs and passwords.