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'Behind the Blue': University of Kentucky Smart Campus Initiative Continues to Gain Momentum

January 16, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 16, 2020) — The University of Kentucky launched the Smart Campus Initiative in 2019, involving students and faculty from across the campus looking at new ways of teaching and learning, among other objectives.

 

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UK, Gen.G, JMI Team up to Host Speaker Series Focused on Esports

January 15, 2020

As part of the next step in its innovative plan to be a global leader in connecting esports and higher education, the University of Kentucky — along with its partner Gen.G — is kicking off a national speaker series, devoted to the broad range of issues associated with esports and gaming.

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Get a New Device Over the Holidays? Don’t Get Locked Out of myUK

January 14, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2020) — University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) reminds students, faculty and staff bringing new devices on campus to update their trusted device for Two-Factor Log-In. New devices can be added as a trusted device in account manager (https://ukam.uky.edu) under the Two-Factor Log-In tab.

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ITS Phishing Alert | Multiple Phishing Campaigns Targeting the University

January 13, 2020

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2 Models for Powering your Esports Program

January 13, 2020

Keuka College, a small school in New York’s Finger Lakes region, has had an outsize influence on colleges with Esports. Keuka was one of the first colleges in New York to compete in video-gaming (initially with donated equipment) and the first Division III school to launch a varsity team.

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UKY Student Film Festival Entrants
UKY Student Film Festival Fall 2019

December 10, 2019

On December 6th, the Media Depot held the ninth UKY Film Festival at the Gatton Student Center Cinema where student filmmakers were celebrated and emboldened. The film festival kicked off with the Ricoh Scholarship Video Contest which awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarship money to students. The scholarship awards went

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ITS Phishing Alert | Account Activity & Attention: Work and Study

December 10, 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of two email scams targeting the University where the sender attempts to convince the recipient to click a malicious link. These scams ask the recipient to update their email account or learn more about a job offer. These phishing emails appear to come from compromised UK email accounts.

 

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ITS Phishing Alert | December Invoice

December 09, 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of an email scam where the sender asks you to listen to a voicemail message. This scam attempts to convince the recipient to click the malicious link. The phishing email appears to come from a compromised UK email account.

 

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UK ITS, Media Depot Introduce Virtual Reality Room

December 05, 2019

by Nicolas Hughes

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) and Media Depot @ The Hub in the William T. Young Library are introducing a new experience — a virtual reality (VR) room.

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ITS Phishing Alert | Gift Card Request

November 26, 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of an email scam where the sender appears to be a University Executive asking the recipient to purchase gift cards. This email is a scam.

 

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