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Network data space has increased (TRU Staff)

  Posted on: August 11, 2014

IT Services strongly recommends that faculty and staff keep their important TRU data (including anything student related) on your H:\drive on the network and to encourage you to do so we have increased the size of that space to 5 Gb. There is always a risk when data is saved on a local hard drive that…

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REMINDER – Weekend Changes to TRU-ID accounts and student email

  Posted on: August 8, 2014

This is a reminder that August 8-9th is the weekend when everyone will have a TRU-ID that starts with a “T”. Work for this change will start Friday evening and continue all day Saturday. This is also the weekend that we will introduce a new email system (Outlook) for students. Information about the email change will be…

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New – Voicemail messages to your Inbox option (Staff)

  Posted on: July 30, 2014

There is now an option to have your voicemail messages forwarded to your Outlook email Inbox. The TRU voicemail and Outlook email systems can now be connected so that if you delete a message in one location, it will also delete in the other. For those of you who have your email on devices that…

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MS Office 2013 summer upgrade

  Posted on: July 29, 2014

IT Services wishes to advise you that with the computer refresh cycle this summer MS Office 2013 is now installed on the new replacement computers. MS Office 2013 is also installed in all computer labs on campus as well. All documents created in both current versions MS Office 2010 and 2013 are compatible in the…

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Moving forward with 3D Printing

  Posted on: May 19, 2014

3D (or additive) Printing and 3D Scanning is taking the world by storm. The use of inexpensive tabletop 3D printers and scanners is being popularized by the emergent “Maker Culture” which, according to the Innovating Pedagogy 2013 report http://tinyurl.com/kcl4whz, “emphasizes experimentation, innovation and the testing of theory through practical, self-directed tasks. It is characteristic by…

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Mobile Printing

  Posted on: March 5, 2014

Computer Lab Support has enabled mobile printing for students with iPads and iPhones. Once logged into the Eduroam wireless network, students can choose to print via AirPrint to many on-campus student printers.

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Expansion of Dell Cluster for the Department of Physical Sciences

Dell Cluster

  Posted on: February 15, 2014

The Dell Cluster for existing nodes assembled in early 2008 was in need of upgrading. The department of Physical Sciences along with assistance from IT Services has purchased 4 additional nodes to modernize and expand the Dell cluster that currently exists. This cluster is used in two courses and for the research training of a…

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