ITS News

From Swab to Dashboard — The Journey of COVID-19 Testing Data and Reports

March 02, 2021

Determined to start Spring 2021 safely, the university announced students would need to complete entry testing for COVID-19 as well as required 

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ITS Phishing Newsletter | February 2021

February 11, 2021

It is important to always be on the lookout for potential phishing attacks. See below for examples we've seen at UK over the last month, including hints that can help you recognize a phishing email.

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UK hopes new Esports gaming lounge attracts future students

February 09, 2021

While gaming once was a solo activity, it’s grown to become a whole world of competitors, both online and in-person.

University of Kentucky has invested thousands in a new Esports lounge on campus to grow with the times and hopefully attract future students.

“It’s like a gaming wonderland,” Thomas Bailey said.

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Providing Quality Advising With New Advising Hub 2.0

February 08, 2021

To enhance technologies for student service professionals and faculty at the University of Kentucky, the Information Technology Service's (ITS) Enterprise Applications team and Student Success have partnered to launch Advising Hub 2.0. After extensive design, beta testing, and customer feedback, 2.0 officially replaced the previous version of Advising Hub that was decommissioned Feb.1. 

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ITS Phishing Alert | POST PART TIME JOB

January 25, 2021

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of a fraudulent job posting scam where the sender has impersonated a Lexington business. This scam attempts to convince the recipient to email for more information and then may ask for personal information. Example:

 

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ITS Phishing Newsletter | January 2021

January 11, 2021

It is important to always be on the lookout for potential phishing attacks. See below for examples we've seen at UK over the last month, including hints that can help you recognize a phishing email.

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Rick Phillips Speaks on Outdoor Wi-Fi Expansion

December 17, 2020

Outdoor Wi-Fi Expands Access for College Students

Social distancing guidelines highlight a new role for outdoor connectivity on higher education campuses.

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ITS Phishing Newsletter | December 2020

December 15, 2020

 

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New Call Transfer System for Main UK Phone Number

December 08, 2020

Starting Dec. 15, 2020, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) will implement a new call transfer system, Parlance, for the main university phone number (859-257-9000).

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Inaugural Call For Art For Cornerstone Digital Media Wall

December 02, 2020

A new innovation space on campus, The Cornerstone, has recently opened its doors, creating endless possibilities for students, faculty, and community members alike. 

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