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Learn IT @ Lunch MFA Session: Followup Resources

Miss yesterday’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “MFA – because a good password isn’t enough” ? A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.

Mobile DukeCard for iPhones & Apple Wallet

OIT is pleased to announce the launch of Mobile DukeCard for iPhone and Apple Watch. The electronic credential allows students, faculty and staff to use their mobile device to access buildings, pay for items on campus, and access events. If you have an Apple device, you can learn more about setting-up your Mobile DukeCard in Apple Wallet at https://oit.duke.edu/what-we-do/services/dukecard.

If you need assistance, please contact the OIT service desk or reference the knowledgebase articles listed on the OIT or DukeCard site.You may read details of the launch at the Apple Newsroom.

Learning the new Mac OS?

Missed the recent Learn IT @ Lunch session on “iPad Productivity”? Check out this lynda.com tutorial “iOS12: iPhone and iPad New Features“. Also, check out the Apple Support playlist on YouTube.

Learn IT @ Lunch Collaboration Tools: Followup Resources

Miss last week’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Overwhelmed by Collaboration Tools?” A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.

Sessions slides and handouts for each of the tools mentioned are available for download via Duke Box.

Our presenters: Katie Kilroy & John Shaw (OIT)

Prepare for the storm – Sign up for Duke IT alerts

As you are preparing for the upcoming storm, we encourage you to sign up for IT alerts (https://status.oit.duke.edu/). OIT will be using this out-of-band method to communicate IT issues, outages, and IT work during the event, as we do for normal IT-related changed and issues.
You have an option for push notifications to a cell number (SMS) and email address, and would encourage you to add one or both.
We will plan on communicating storm-related IT issues in the “Other” category as well as in the categories to which they apply (e.g. networking).
Contact the OIT Service Desk with any questions.

Dukeblue security certificate update

On September 13, 2018, Duke’s wireless security certificate will be renewed by Duke’s IT Security Office. This is standard practice to ensure that the Duke community has the most up-to-date and secure Wi-Fi.

If you use Dukeblue Wi-Fi, please consider the following:

  • Most Dukeblue users will not see any interruption. If you are prompted to accept the new certificate after Thursday, please do so.
  • However, if your device is not centrally managed by IT staff, to ensure no interruption before September 13, download the Dukeblue profile from launch.dukeblue.duke.edu and install it on all your wireless devices. This will only take about two minutes.

If you need assistance, please contact your departmental IT support person or the OIT Service Desk at 919-684-2200.

September Learn IT @ Lunch sessions

Overwhelmed by Collaboration Tools?
Wednesday, September 12
noon – 1:00 p.m.
Room 217 Perkins Library

iPad Productivity
Wednesday, September 19
noon – 1:00 p.m.
Room 217 Perkins Library


Don’t forget to bring a lunch!

Registration is not required.  Lunch is not provided.

Fall 2018 schedule is available: https://sites.duke.edu/training/learn-it-lunch/


New DukeMobile App Launched!

OIT is happy to announce the launch of a newly redesigned DukeMobile app just in time for back-to-school.

Useful for Duke students, faculty and staff, the app now features a searchable interactive campus map with navigation and building information. It still offers a menu of popular and important Duke information like dining, printing, safety, athletics and social media. DukeMobile is available for iOS & Android Smartphones. Find it wherever you download apps.

Duke Faculty TechFair

Faculty TechFair
Wednesday, September 26

Technology Engagement Center (TEC)

OIT is hosting an open-house TechFair for faculty, instructors, and researchers Wednesday, September 26, from 11-2pm at the Technology Engagement Center (TEC). Come for demos, food and to learn quick tips about technology resources for teaching and learning on campus. Featured services include virtual computing, research computing, 3D printing, virtual reality, Learning Innovation services, faculty software and more. No RSVP required, just stop by. However if you would like to participate in a virtual reality or 3D printing demo, please register for these 30 minute workshops: http://training.oit.duke.edu/reg

Please note: There is limited parking on campus and all lots require a parking pass. Please use a departmental parking pass, carpool, or plan to use the new Duke downtown shuttle.

OIT hosts two Tech Fairs in September

Save the date(s)! OIT will be hosting two Tech Fairs in September.

Student Art & TechFair

Faculty TechFair

These events are open house style events –  no registration. Each event will include food, fun and prizes. Look for full details on the Duke Events Calendar soon.

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