Archive of InfoTech Tuesday issues

This page lists all newsletter headlines from Dec. 4, 2001, through Aug. 19, 2008. Use the following links to jump to specific years.

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2008

Aug. 19, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 33

  1. Updated web search debuts Thursday, Aug. 21 by Neil Erdwien, CTS
  2. Class rosters in iSIS, K-State Online, not on paper by Jennifer Gehrt, LASER Project
  3. Operation PC Aug. 21-24 for residence halls by Rob Satterlee, Housing and Dining Services
  4. Old .org sites targeted by sleazy advertisers by Amy Hartman, Research and Extension
  5. Course-accessibility workshop popular with faculty/staff by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  6. Media Development Center's fall hours by Phyllis Epps, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Don't fall for "Antivirus 2008 XP" rogue software! by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. K-State Online: Tegrity lectures being converted to MP4 format by Molly Small, OME
  9. Feedback: Emergency information link on K-State homepage? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Spotlight: K-State search enhancements: Tabs, format, faster results by Janelle Corkill, CTS
    Word of the week: Degaussing

Aug. 12, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 32

  1. Instant messaging popular with K-State Libraries' patrons by Danielle Theiss-White, K-State Libraries, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Reminder: Course-accessibility workshops for faculty/staff by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Security tip: State Surplus Property disposes of hard drives at no cost by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  4. K-State Online: Reuse your course for fall semester by Amanda Tross, OME
  5. Feedback: Where is my K-State Online File Dropbox? by Amanda Tross, OME
  6. Spotlight: Latest YouTube videos by Wesch on technology, education by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
    Word of the week: Semantic Web

Aug. 5, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 31

  1. K-State Online unavailable during Aug. 8-11 upgrade by Molly Small, OME
  2. Faculty/staff: Accessibility workshops in August-September by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  3. Axio Quarterly newsletter's August issue online by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  4. Security tip: Airports a major threat to laptops by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. K-State Online: How to open Wimba archived sessions to students? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Feedback: How to have better Wimba sessions? by Rebecca Gould, Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: A new, "Cuil" way to search the Internet by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
    Word of the week: viral video

July 29, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 30

  1. eID password-change timeframe for fall starts Aug. 1 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Reminder: July 31 eTip on Intro to Macs by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. August IT training calendar to focus on K-State Online topics by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. eTips to resume in September; send ideas for topics by Cathy Rodriguez, Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 tip: Eye-catching themes, customizable designs by Shalin Hai-Jew, OME
  6. K-State Online: My Profile tool lets students, instructors share personal side by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Feedback: What Word/Office version used in labs, InfoCommons? by Betsy Edwards, Nick Brown, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: MeetUp.com for everyone and all interests by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
    Word of the week: teme, meme

July 22, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 29

  1. OfficeScan Service Pack 1 deployment July 31 will affect clients by Shea McGrew, CTS
  2. Apple's new App Store for iPod touch, iPhone by Eric Dover, iTAC
  3. eTips July 31: Intro to Macs by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. iSIS training classes for August by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Security tip: Shredders important for security by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  6. K-State Online: How to "hide" courses in My Organizer by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Feedback: Common eID password questions by Betsy Edwards, Fred Darkow, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: Manhattan, KS, now in Google Street View by Thomas Kuhn, Betsy Edwards, iTAC
    Word of the week: microformat

July 15, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 28

  1. Major network upgrade this weekend impacts all central IT by Neil Erdwien, CTS
  2. Departments: New K-State website facilitates sharing property by DeeAnna Fugate, Controller's Office, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. iSIS update: Billing notices for fall semester posted today by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. Scanning to optimize PDF accessibility with library scanner stations by Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson, Disability Support Services
  5. Upcoming K-State Online feature: Streaming Flash video by Molly Small, OME
  6. eTips July 22: Microsoft Office tips by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Microsoft Office 2007 tip: Interactive guides ease transition from 2003 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Tips for proper disposal of computer hard drives, other media by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: How to set up new roster for existing course? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Put free Google Analytics tool on central webpages? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: LinkedIn for professional networking by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
    Word of the week: XHTML Friends Network (XFN)

July 8, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 27

  1. Switching from PC to Mac? Tips from All Things Digital by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Apple retail store launches in Kansas July 11 by Eric Dover, iTAC
  3. K-State Online unavailable Aug. 8-11 for upgrade by Scott Finkeldei, Office of Mediated Education
  4. eTips July 16: Using toolbars in Microsoft Word 2003 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Cruise-ship cellphone calls expensive; check other options by Eric Dover, iTAC
  6. Microsoft Office 2007 tip: Quick Access Toolbar by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Confidential data found on state surplus computers by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. K-State Online: Changes planned for fall? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Training offered for Leopard OS for Macs? by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Some universities' textbooks to be on Kindle by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
    Word of the week: 3G, 4G

July 1, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 26

  1. K-State IT in the news: Food webzine, cyberbullying, digital media program by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Researchers: New requirements for NIH grant recipients by Marty Courtois, iTAC
  3. Microsoft Office 2007 tip: Microsoft Office Ribbon by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Security tip: Provide "full headers" when reporting e-mail scams by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. K-State Online: How to print class-attendance worksheet with photos? by K-State IT staff
  6. Feedback: Is this an e-mail scam? by Aimee Hagedorn, Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: Instructables, the "World's Biggest Show & Tell" how-to site
    Word of the week: Pretexting

June 24, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 25

  1. "Upgrade K-State: Tell Us What You Need" report available by Amanda Tross, OME
  2. iSIS student accounts ready to use July 1 by Jennifer Gehrt, LASER Project
  3. iSIS update: Video overview of Student Center by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. Microsoft Office 2007 tip: Microsoft Office Button by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. PureText software tool: Text without formatting by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Scam e-mails still causing problems; see recent examples by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: How to print course roster, add photos? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Feedback: Trend Micro antivirus "on campus" or "off campus" setup? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and Shea McGrew, CTS
  9. Spotlight: Questions from parents, students about IT resources by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
    Word of the week: DO-IT (Disabilities, Oportunities, Internetworking and Technology)

June 17, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 24

  1. Manhattan Tornado Update on K-State TV, Web by Traci Taylor, ECC
  2. Kansas Regents Network/TELENET 2 receives equipment grant by Sue White, Kansas Regents Network
  3. June 18-19 K-State Online 8.0 training sessions rescheduled by Molly Small, OME
  4. June 12 eTips "Microsoft Office Tips" moving to July by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Security tip: K-Staters receive IRS phishing scams by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  6. K-State Online: How to add attendance feature to course? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Feedback: How to add one navigation list to multiple webpages? by Janelle Corkill, CTS, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: CatPack webpage updated, now includes Mac software by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
    Word of the week: vishing

June 10, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 23

  1. PuTTY, secure FTP solutions for Unix changes by Betsy Edwards and Fred Darkow, iTAC
  2. K-REx system now uses K-State eID/password single sign-on by Betsy Edwards and Marty Courtois, iTAC
  3. Secure FTP settings for Dreamweaver, Contribute by Betsy Edwards and Sarah Silva, iTAC
  4. Faculty/staff: Register now for K-State Online 8.0 pre-release training by Molly Small, OME
  5. Students-only June 19 K-State Online 8.0 pre-release training by Molly Small, OME
  6. eTips winding down this week with Microsoft Office Tips by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Stolen university computers underscore data risk by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. K-State Online: How to add e-mail signature in a course? by K-State IT staff
  9. Feedback: Where to find new minimum wage, previous IT words? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Reading list sent to incoming freshmen at Berkeley by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
    Word of the week: SCADA

June 3, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 22

  1. Weather warning channels don't include emergency text messaging by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Weather tools recommended by K-State IT staff by Eric Dover, iTAC
  3. K-State Online 8.0 pre-release training June 18-26 by Amanda Tross, OME
  4. eTips June 12: Microsoft Office Tips by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Security tip: New e-mail scams trick two K-Staters by Rebecca Gould and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  6. K-State Online: Wimba Live replaces Live Lecture, adds features by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  7. Feedback: Access to online K-State Calendar? Unix log-in still secure? by Betsy Edwards and Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: Seven words for making better PDFs by Amy Hartman, Research and Extension
    Word of the week: CAPTCHA by Betsy Edwards, iTAC

May 27, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 21

  1. How to set up eID-password reset by e-mail by Fred Darkow, iTAC
  2. Resources for distance teaching faculty by Molly Small, OME
  3. eTips June 5: Introduction to Wikis by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Security tip: Tips for protecting a stolen mobile phone by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. K-State Online: Access to summer courses by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Feedback: Good time to buy a Mac? Summer free printing? by Chris Loehr, Union, and the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Spotlight: CHECK conference covers higher-ed trends, IT topics by Betsy Edwards and Rebecca Gould, iTAC

May 20, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 20

  1. Faculty/staff get continued access to Adobe software savings by Chris Loehr, Union
  2. Samba network-connection webpage moved; Mac info added by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Media Development Center closed through May 26 for upgrades by Betsy Edwards and Phyllis Epps, iTAC
  4. K-State Online 8.0 release scheduled Aug. 5 by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  5. eTips May 28: Configuring Dreamweaver so FTP works after June 1 Unix upgrade by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Beware of scams related to Myanmar, China natural disasters by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Move columns around in Gradebook? by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  8. Feedback: IT services for retired K-State faculty? by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: 43Folders.com offers improved productivity, less stress by Betsy Edwards, iTAC

May 13, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 19

  1. Central Unix system upgrade June 1 impacts FTP, encrypted log-in, more by Nathan Beemer, CTS
  2. Windows XP SP3 patches available, not urgent by Shea McGrew, CTS
  3. Dell demo today on flex computing to be rescheduled by Eric Dover, iTAC
  4. iSIS online help site has many resources by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. eTips "Effective e-mail and task management" rescheduled to May 20 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Beware of "Free Public WiFi" wireless networks by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Creating a grading scale for Electronic Grade Submission by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  8. Feedback: How to change the program used to open a file? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: The School of Everything by Sarah Silva, iTAC

May 6, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 18

  1. E-mail slowness being investigated by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Leaving K-State? IT things to do first by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. CHECK conference early registration deadline is May 12 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  4. K-State TV programming update for May by Traci Taylor, ECC
  5. May 9 is last day for Electronic Grade Submission training by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  6. No eTips session during finals week May 12-16 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Windows Vista Ultimate now on Student Select program for K-Staters by Chris Loehr, Union
  8. Flex-computing demo May 13 for IT professionals by Eric Dover, iTAC
  9. Security tip: Cyber Security Tips from US-CERT for non-technical users by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Assignment listings by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  11. Feedback: Mac support at help desk? Safari problem with WebMail? by Fred Darkow, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: Virtual commencement for distance education Class of 2008 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC

April 29, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 17

  1. Emergency Text Messaging Service tested today by Molly Small, OME
  2. Online newsletter launched for distance students by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  3. May IT training calendar now online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. eTips May 8: Effective e-mail and task management by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Discount on departmental purchases of Dell computers by Eric Dover, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Laptop security discussion at roundtable Friday, May 2 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Uploading and submitting files in K-State Online by Scott Finkeldei, Tina Deines, OME
  8. Feedback: WebMail upgrade status? New version of Perl? by iTAC staff
  9. Spotlight: Landon Lecture airing on K-State TV April 30, again in May by Traci Taylor, ECC

April 22, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 16

  1. Financial aid module live in iSIS by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC, and Robert Gamez, Student Financial Assistance
  2. April 29 test of Emergency Text Messaging Service by Molly Small, OME
  3. eTips April 30: Tips for making iSIS easier to use by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Electronic Grade Submission system reminder by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  5. IT by the numbers: Student financial aid in iSIS by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Latest Symantec AntiVirus protection for Macs by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Non-K-Staters can join your K-State Online course by Amanda Tross, OME
  8. Feedback: Selecting a low-cost headphone set? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: TechWeb site has digital imaging, tips, training, resources by Brandon Cummins, Research and Extension

April 15, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 15

  1. New features at K-State Open House Saturday, April 19 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Cut down on credit-card junk mail with OptOutPreScreen.com by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Technology open forum Thursday, April 17, at Salina campus by Amanda Tross, OME, and Lynn Carlin, ITS
  4. iSIS training dates now available in May by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Adobe contract finalized; orders being processed by Kathy Leonard, CTS
  6. IDT Roundtable April 17: Deploying Teaching Case Studies for e-Learning by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  7. eTips April 23: Insert Excel spreadsheets, charts into Word by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Security tip: "Secure Remote Access" handout, PowerPoint online by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. K-State Online: Use K-State Online for secure group communication by Amanda Tross, OME
  10. Feedback: Computer recommendations for 2008? by iTAC staff
  11. Spotlight: First-time, live TV coverage of K-State Open House by Steve Smethers, JMC

April 8, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 14

  1. Technology open forums begin today (Manhattan campus) by Amanda Tross, OME, and Lynn Carlin, ITS
  2. Electronic Grade Submission training begins April 14; sign up now by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  3. HRIS upgrade successfully completed by Alma Deutsch, Human Resources
  4. eTips April 16: Getting started with Zoho Creator by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. TechBytes semester review by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Laptop theft in the residence halls underscores the risk by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: The back button and grading essay questions by Scott Finkeldei, OME, and Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Feedback: Setting default e-mail program by IT Help Desk, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: Tech Breaks on K-State TV by Traci Taylor, ECC

April 1, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 13

  1. Reminder: Technology open forums begin next week by Amanda Tross, OME, and Lynn Carlin, ITS
  2. April iSIS training sessions by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. April IT training calendar now online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Reminder: Mathematica 6 presentation April 2 by Kathy Leonard, CTS
  5. eTips April 9: Using the calendar tool on K-State's central website by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. TechBytes April 3: Getting around Final Cut Pro by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. IT by the numbers: iSIS statistics for week of March 21-28 by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Security roundtable April 4: Secure remote access by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: Compose long messages offline by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Student enrollment time by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: South by Southwest Interactive podcasts available by Sarah Silva, iTAC

March 25, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 12

  1. Students, faculty and staff invited to share their technology needs by Tina Deines, OME, and Lynn Carlin, ITS
  2. iSIS update: Fall 2008 enrollment begins by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Fall 2008 semester added to K-State Online by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  4. Mathematica 6 presentation scheduled for April 2 by Kathy Leonard, CTS
  5. Adobe Contract in-progress by Kathy Leonard, CTS
  6. HRIS system offline for upgrade March 27-31 by Alma Deutsch, Human Resources
  7. IDT roundtable March 27: Automated Learning + Gating on K-State Online by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  8. eTips April 3: Color options when using K-State templates by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. TechBytes March 27: Online newsletters by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Security tip: Scam e-mails still causing problems at K-State by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  11. K-State Online: Axio Quarterly, great resource by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  12. Feedback: iSIS tip sheets by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  13. Spotlight:  Wireless Consumer Protection and Community Broadband Empowerment Act of 2008 by Sarah Silva, iTAC

March 18, 2008   No issue published during spring break.


March 11, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 11

  1. No IT newsletter during spring break by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Impact of last week's scam e-mail at K-State by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  3. RSS feeds for new books at K-State Libraries by Dale Askey, K-State Libraries
  4. Mark your calendars for IT events after spring break by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Reminder: "Modifying Styles in Word" eTips March 12 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. TechBytes March 13: Second Life by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. IT by the numbers: iSIS advisor-training statistics by Brian Arthaud-Day, Admissions
  8. Security tip: Fast steps to follow if you responded to a scam e-mail by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: How to share exam questions with other instructors by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Easy way to add videos to webpages? by Betsy Edwards and Phyllis Epps, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: K-State's iSIS implementation continues

March 4, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 10

  1. Another e-mail scam tries to steal your eID password by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. Campus Adobe contract expired Feb. 29; new one coming by Kathy Leonard, CTS, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. March IT training calendar now online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Faculty/staff prices on Adobe Student Licensing end March 15 by Chris Loehr, Union
  5. K-State TV program features for March by Traci Taylor, ECC
  6. TechBytes March 6: Podcasting 101 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Strategic Case for Online Learning in archive by Janice Nikkel, DCE
  8. eTips March 12: Modifying Styles in Word by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. New iPod models: 32GB iPod touch, 2GB iPod shuffle by Chris Loehr, Union
  10. Apple announces updates to MacBook, MacBook Pro computers by Chris Loehr, Union
  11. Security tip: Security roundtable on identity theft this Friday by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  12. K-State Online: How to view course tools being used? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  13. Feedback: K-State's wireless network, text-messaging service by Waldo Berry, iTAC
  14. Spotlight: 2008 Consumer Electronics Show product highlights by Ernie Perez, iTAC

Feb. 26, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 9

  1. K-State to test Emergency Text Messaging Service Feb. 27 by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  2. TechBytes Feb. 28: Google Tools by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. YouTube video presentation available in IDT archive by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  4. eTips March 6: Use Diigo to collaborate, share online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Union Computer Store has Office 2008 for Mac by Chris Loehr, Union
  6. Security tip: Using Google to identify hacked websites by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Get where you're going -- quick! by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  8. Feedback: Any iSIS training sessions in March? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: Nikon D80 high-end camera available for checkout by faculty by Phyllis Epps, iTAC

Feb. 19, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 8

  1. CDs, DVDs, flash drives no longer auto-play in university labs, InfoCommons, tech classrooms by Nick Brown, iTAC
  2. Webcast Feb. 27: Strategic Case for Online Learning by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  3. TechBytes Feb. 21: Zoho by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. eTips Feb. 25: Firefox add-ons by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Preview of new K-State Online features Feb. 22 by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  6. CHECK call for proposals on IT topics in higher education by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Winners of K-State 2008 IT awards by Aimee Hagedorn and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Trend Micro quarterly meeting Friday, Feb. 22 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: How to round assignment points to a whole number? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Feedback: How to add YouTube video into PowerPoint? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: K-State victory over KU posted on Wildcat Watch, YouTube by Traci Taylor, ECC

Feb. 12, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 7

  1. Deadline for eID password change is Wednesday, Feb. 13 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Transition to new student information system begins by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Degree Audit Reporting System unavailable Feb. 15-21 by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. "Deploying and Managing Dual-Boot Macs" seminar Feb. 14 by Chris Loehr, Union
  5. TechBytes Feb. 14: Adobe Connect by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. New: IDT Roundtable Feb. 19: Popcorn! Popcorn! Popcorn! by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  7. eTips Feb. 20: InDesign by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. ETDR Open Forum Feb. 28 for graduate students by Marty Courtois, iTAC
  9. SMART Board training course Feb. 29-March 1 in Lee's Summit by Kevin Shippy and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  10. Resources for electronic theses, dissertations, and reports by Marty Courtois, iTAC
  11. Security tip: Hints for creating a strong password by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  12. K-State Online: Running advising reports by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  13. Feedback: A way to print separate newsletter items? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  14. Spotlight: Features of new MacBook Air portable computer by Chris Loehr, Union, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC

Feb. 5, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 6

  1. Password deadline is only a week away (Feb. 13) by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Landon Lecture Feb. 11 to be on TV, Web by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. TechBytes Feb. 7 (Thursday): Password security by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Security roundtable this Friday on identity theft, scams by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. Macbook Air demo model available at Union Computer Store by Chris Loehr, Union
  6. eTips Feb. 13: Tips for creating lengthy documents in Word by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Some iSIS training sessions Feb. 6-14 canceled by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Office 2007 converter (beta) for Mac users by Chris Loehr, Union
  9. Computer store special on end-of-life MacBooks by Chris Loehr, Union
  10. Security tip: How to recognize a scam e-mail by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  11. K-State Online: Why some class members show as "Not Enrolled"? by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  12. Feedback: Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for 2007 documents by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: Brad Harwell remembered by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Jan. 29, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 5

  1. Emergency Text Messaging Service now available to K-Staters by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC, and Stephen Broccolo, Environmental Health & Safety
  2. K-State employees: Feb. 1 deadline for mandatory online training by Jerry Jaax, University Research Compliance Office
  3. February IT training calendar now online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Video conferences explore K-State collaboration with Mexican university by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  5. eTips webinar series starts Feb. 5 with "What's an RSS feed?" by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. TechBytes series begins Thursday, Feb. 7, with password security by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. TELENET 2 has enhanced video conferencing by Sue Barton, TELENET 2
  8. Security tip: K-State purchases Microsoft Windows Server CALs by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: Scantron resources by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Change font sizes in web browsers? by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: K-State's "Magic of Painting" broadcast on DISH Network by Susan Jagerson, ECC

Jan. 22, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 4

  1. Panasonic projector demo Wednesday features wireless LAN, auto-rolling filter by Kevin Shippy, iTAC
  2. Spring IDT Roundtable Series starts Thursday, Jan. 24 by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  3. Facebook users being targeted by phishing scam by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  4. Security tip: How to defend against Facebook phishing scams by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. K-State Online: How to create online space for student group projects? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Feedback: iSIS Help website location, advisor training times? by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: What books are information technology staff reading? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Jan. 15, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 3

  1. Text messaging, a new way to contact K-State Libraries by Danielle Theiss-White, K-State Libraries
  2. Macworld conference started today; MacBook Air subnotebook released by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Feb. 13 is deadline for spring eID password changes by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  4. Office Mac 2008 Home and Student Edition now available by Chris Loehr, Union
  5. Simplified price structure on Microsoft Student Select products by Chris Loehr, Union
  6. Security tip: Beware of public computers in hotels and Internet cafes by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Creating a hyperlink to your wiki by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  8. Feedback: Free wiki suggested for K-Staters? by K-State IT staff
  9. Spotlight: iTAC Open House last week by Theresa Straub, Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Jan. 8, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 2

  1. IT training site has new website, look, features by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  2. K-State Online is more than a course management system by Tina Deines, OME
  3. iTAC Open House this Thursday, Jan. 10 by iTAC staff
  4. Jan. 11 is deadline for IT award nominations by Miriam Clark, IT Award Committee Chair
  5. Union computer store hours for spring semester by Chris Loehr, Union
  6. Security tip: Security roundtable on passwords this Friday by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Recycle your courses for spring by Amanda Tross, OME
  8. Feedback: How to have all junk mail go to one mailbox? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and James Morrill, CTS
  9. Spotlight: The Metropolitan Opera comes to a theater near you by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Jan. 2, 2008   Vol. 8, No. 1

(on Wednesday due to Jan. 1 holiday)
  1. eID password-change timeframe started Jan. 1 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Netscape browser support to be discontinued Feb. 1 by Eric Dover, iTAC
  3. iSIS training for advisors begins Jan. 23 by Brian Arthaud-Day, LASER Project
  4. January IT training calendar by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Apple seminar Jan. 22: Deploying and managing dual-boot Macs by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and Chris Loehr, Union
  6. IT and university hours continue during winter break by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Course accessibility: Using wikis for coursework by Shalin Hai-Jew, OME
  8. Security tip: "Freezing" your credit information for identity fraud protection by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: Any online training workshops? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Buy Word 2004 for Mac or wait for 2008 version? by Chris Loehr, Union
  11. Spotlight: Review of Amazon's Kindle electronic reader by Eric Dover, iTAC

2007

Dec. 18, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 50

  1. No IT newsletter Dec. 25; publication resumes Jan. 2, 2008 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Holiday schedule for K-State offices during winter break by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Union Computer Store has 10% discount, Zune, iPod promo by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and Chris Loehr, Union
  4. US-CERT tips for shopping safely online by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. eID password-change timeframe starts Jan. 1, 2008 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  6. IT Help Desk, MDC hours during winter break by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Scheduled Umberger power outages to affect IET servers by Daryl Buchholz, Research and Extension
  8. Union computer store hours during semester break by Chris Loehr, Union, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. Course accessibility: Microsoft Word accessibility by Ben Ward, OME
  10. Security tip: Update to QuickTime 7.3.1 to prevent security exploits by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  11. K-State Online: Copy assignments to a new semester by K-State IT staff
  12. Feedback: Semester grades in KATS? by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: More technology gift-giving ideas by Betsy Edwards, iTAC

Dec. 12, 2007 (Wednesday, due to major ice storm Monday-Tuesday)   Vol. 7, No. 49

  1. Why backups are important by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. Reminder: Friday deadline to complete e-mail/calendar survey by Email/Calendar Needs Assessment Committee
  3. eTips concluded for the semester by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Nominate staff for an IT award by Miriam Clark, IT Award Committee Chair
  5. Course accessibility: Accessibility in Wimba Live Classroom by Bryan Vandiviere, OME
  6. Security tip: Security vulnerabilities in QuickTime by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Get ready for next semester by K-State IT staff
  8. Feedback: Leaving K-State? by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: Wikis by Rebecca Gould, Ernie Perez, iTAC

Dec. 4, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 48

  1. All K-Staters: Take the campus e-mail/calendar needs-assessment survey by Campus Email/Calendar Needs Assessment Committee
  2. Faculty/staff: University-wide mandatory online training by Ashley Rhodes, University Research Compliance Office
  3. Big savings for faculty/staff on Adobe software by Chris Loehr, Union
  4. K-State TV introduces Wildcat Watch short videos by Susan Jagerson, ECC
  5. eTips Dec. 12: HRIS -- Employee Self-Service by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Mac end-of-semester specials at Union Computer Store by Justin Anderson, student Apple rep, and Chris Loehr, Union
  7. Course accessibility: Accessible online courses (part 2 of 2) by Shalin Hai-Jew, OME
  8. Security tip: Updated handouts, presentations from October security event by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: Creating a grading scale by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Personal response systems in classes: Qwizdom, Axio Survey by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Chris Sorensen, a K-State champion of learning using technology by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Nov. 27, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 47

  1. What's happening this week: meetings, deadlines, training by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. eTips Dec. 4: InDesign tip: Making a multi-level list by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. December IT training open for registration by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Departmental Final Cut Studio 2 licensing opportunity by Chris Loehr, Union
  5. Mac how-to: Leopard 101 overview this evening by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  6. Course accessibility: Accessible online courses (part 1 of 2) by Shalin Hai-Jew, OME
  7. Security tip: K-State's SSN policy by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. K-State Online: Define alternative course e-mail address by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Correction to Beyond $10 Printing by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: After Facebook there's Kickstart by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC

Nov. 20, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 46

  1. Faculty forum Nov. 27 on e-mail and IT issues by Michael North, Faculty Senate
  2. Faculty/staff: Download QuickTime to view upcoming video by Ashley Rhodes, Research Compliance
  3. Thanksgiving-break hours for IT Help Desk, labs, MDC by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  4. eTips reminder: Google Tools, 3 p.m. today (Nov. 20) by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Preliminary results from IT newsletter survey by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  6. Electronic Grade Submission system reminder by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  7. eTips Nov. 28: Refresher on Electronic Grade Submission by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Axio Quarterly (K-State Online newsletter) Issue 5 available by Amanda Tross, OME
  9. Course accessibility: Tips for making webpages accessible by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  10. Security tip: Patch 1.1 for Trend Micro OfficeScan by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  11. K-State Online: Viewing statistics and reports by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  12. Feedback: Why e-mail message unexpectedly went to others? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: Holiday gift-giving ideas from IT staff by Betsy Edwards, iTAC

Nov. 13, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 45

  1. Trend Micro quarterly meeting Friday, Nov. 16 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. Nominations open for 2008 IT Awards and Recognition Program by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Wildcat giveaway website has free calendar, wallpapers, more by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  4. Mac GarageBand/Podcasting 101 Wednesday, Nov. 14 by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  5. IDT Roundtable Nov. 16: What K-State Libraries Can Do for You \ Online by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  6. TechBytes semester review of topics by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. eTips Nov. 20: Google Tools by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Course accessibility: Accessibility for live, online events by Shalin Hai-Jew, OME
  9. Security tip: Getting rid of PE_LUDER malware by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Importing events into the Calendar by K-State IT staff
  11. Feedback: Beyond $10 printing; Rec Center's YouTube video by Ernie Perez, Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: JohnElla Holmes, a K-State champion of learning using technology by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Nov. 6, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 44

  1. What IT news do you need? Take the newsletter survey by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Electronic Grade Submission training begins Nov. 12; sign up now! by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  3. TechBytes Nov. 8: Adobe Photoshop tips and techniques for the Web by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. eTips Nov. 13: Getting Started with Podcasting by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Mac "how-to" sessions: GarageBand/Podcasting, Leopard by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  6. IT security training-event materials available by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. Course accessibility: Tips for making PDF documents accessible by Andrea Blair, Disability Support Services
  8. Security tip: Encrypt data on laptop computers by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: Best practices for online assessments by Scott Finkeldei, OME, and Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Use small event-graphic ads on WebMail page? by Nancy Becker, CTS
  11. Spotlight: Wesch and students use video to explore, explain by Betsy Edwards, Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Oct. 30, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 43

  1. News from the interim vice provost: Creation of Campus E-mail Needs Assessment Committee by Lynn Carlin, ITS
  2. Daylight Saving Time ends 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 by Betsy Edwards, Eric Dover, iTAC
  3. November IT training open for registration by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. TechBytes Nov. 1: Collaboration and Sharing made Easy with Wikis by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. 5 job openings in Information Systems Office by John Streeter, ISO
  6. eTips Nov. 7: Getting Started with RefWorks by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Missed Leopard OS X debut? Educational discounts available by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  8. Course accessibility: Tips for creating accessible PowerPoint presentations by Phyllis Epps, iTAC
  9. Security tip: PE_LUDER virus persists on K-State campus by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Add a folder introduction by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  11. Feedback: How to view docs, presentations in larger format? by Phyllis Epps, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: Pop!Tech website by Justin Brull, iTAC

Oct. 23, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 42

  1. Enrollment started Monday, Oct. 22; be prepared for slowdowns by Marietta Milligan, ISO
  2. Leopard OS X 10.5 release parties Friday, Oct. 26 by Chris Loehr, Union; Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Seaton 22 computing lab reopened last Friday by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  4. HyperSnap 6.2 not covered by K-State licensing agreement by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. TechBytes Oct. 25: Tips and Tricks for InDesign Users by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Oct. 26 last chance to request software for labs, InfoCommons by Eric Dover, iTAC
  7. eTips Oct. 31: HyperSnap Tips by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Course accessibility: ADA electronic curb cuts in cyberspace by Andrea Blair, Disability Support Services
  9. Security tip: Oct. 28 registration deadline for IT Security Training Event by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Wait time is useful on Message Board by K-State IT staff
  11. Feedback: SAS updates, Facebook blocking? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: Pecha-kucha for your next PowerPoint? by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 16, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 41

  1. ibiblio.org director to discuss information sharing Oct. 17 by Tom Gould, Journalism and Mass Communications
  2. K-State's VPN service updated today by Richard Becker, CTS
  3. Seaton 22-23 computing lab closed for upgrades by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  4. Reminder: Second Life preliminary meeting set Oct. 23 by Larry Jackson, IET
  5. TechBytes Oct. 18: Case Study: Using Technology in KSU Classroom by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. K-State Online/Axio conference materials available Oct. 17 by Amanda Tross, Scott Finkeldei, OME
  7. eTips Oct. 24: Learn to make better Acrobat files in 15 minutes! by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Autodesk representative to be on campus Oct. 25 by Kathy Leonard, CTS
  9. Security tip: Registration open for IT security training event by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Instructors can share the work by K-State IT staff
  11. Feedback: USB virus; missing grades after Scantron scoring by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: Using Facebook basic flyers to reach students by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 9, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 40

  1. Dark fiber initiative under way by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. USB virus showing up on campus by Fred Darkow/iTAC, Shea McGrew/CTS
  3. Seaton computing lab under construction Oct. 8-Nov. 5 by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  4. Four IT learning opportunities this week by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. Second Life interest group forming at K-State by Larry Jackson, IET
  6. New Palm Centro cellphone offered by Sprint by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  7. TechBytes Oct. 11: The New Wimba Live Classroom by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. eTips Oct. 16: Google as a Security Tool by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. Mac SMART status can give "alert" on pending failures by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  10. Security tip: Trend Micro OfficeScan's weekly scheduled scan by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  11. K-State Online: Going up in flames by K-State IT staff
  12. Feedback: Getting started with course accessibility by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: Digital scanners popular in Hale Library by Betsy Edwards/iTAC, Sara Kearns/K-State Libraries

Oct. 2, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 39

  1. Sales and specials at the Union Computer Store by Chris Loehr, Union
  2. Faster assistance on test-scoring by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  3. TechBytes Oct. 4: Social Bookmarking by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. October programming on K-STATE TV by Traci Taylor, ECC
  5. eTips Oct. 10: Grading quickly with Scantron forms, K-State Online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. IDT Roundtable Oct. 11: Developing online teaching material with Microsoft Producer by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  7. Mac happenings: Mac 101, upcoming sessions, myksuapple.com by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  8. Security tip: October is Cyber Security Awareness Month by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: A place for students by K-State IT staff
  10. Feedback: How to get Word 2007 training? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: K-State employees, ExpanSIS win distance education awards by Rosanna Vail, DCE

Sept. 25, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 38

  1. KU incident shows importance of shredding personal documents by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. Test-scoring scanner to be relocated to Media Development Center by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  3. Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for students at reduced prices by IT Help Desk staff, iTAC
  4. TechBytes Sept. 27: What's in a Blog? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. K-State Online/Axio Learning Community Conference Sept. 27-28 by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  6. October IT training open for registration by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Google Presentations added to Google Docs by Eric Dover and Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. eTips Sept. 26: Conducting Webinars via Wimba by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. Security tip: Thunderbird users should upgrade to version 2 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Restricting file types in File Dropboxes by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  11. Feedback: How to instantly communicate with distance students? by Bryan Vandiviere, OME
  12. Spotlight: K-State undergrad IT use from ECAR 2007 survey by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Sept. 18, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 37

  1. Plans for future e-mail services at K-State by Lynn Carlin and James Lyall, ITS
  2. New WebMail system available for preview by Neil Erdwien, CTS
  3. TechBytes Sept. 20: Uploading and Sharing Videos/Photos via the Web by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. K-State Online/Axio Learning Community Conference Sept. 27-28 by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  5. Free training on podcasting, iMovie, Dreamweaver, InDesign by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  6. New "eTips" webinar series starting Sept. 26 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. VPN access simplified to Libraries' licensed electronic resources by Jamene Brooks-Kieffer, K-State Libraries
  8. Security tip: Information technology security training Oct. 31 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: A tool for virtual office hours by K-State IT staff
  10. Feedback: Bullpen of web developers for K-State departments? by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: ECAR 2007 survey results on undergraduate students and IT by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Sept. 11, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 36

  1. Deadline for eID password change is Wednesday, Sept. 12 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Central e-mail service issues being addressed by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. TechBytes Sept. 13: Free Amazing Internet Tools by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Big changes to iPod line, plus new iPod touch by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  5. Grad students: ETDR open forums scheduled Sept. 13, Oct. 10 by Marty Courtois, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Why you have to change your password by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. K-State Online: Don't forget about Assignment Groups by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  8. Feedback: What ID number to use on Scantron test forms? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: K-State cable channel gets new website, name, programming by Traci Taylor, ECC, and Betsy Edwards, iTAC

Sept. 4, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 35

  1. Recent network outages caused by several factors by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. Password-change deadline is one week away (Sept. 12) by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. TechBytes series starts Sept. 13, includes Web 2.0 tools by Gerry Snyder, Communications, and Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. New iSIS update: Program/plan maintenance begins Sept. 10 by Mike Crow, Registrar's, and Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. IDT Roundtable fall 2007 series: Video 101 Sept. 12 by Swasati Mukherjee, OME
  6. Mac OS X v5 "Leopard" presentation Friday, Sept. 14 by Cliff Neuman, Apple Higher Education
  7. Software requests for labs, InfoCommons due Oct. 12 by Eric Dover, iTAC
  8. Who needs another Mac 101 presentation? by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  9. Security tip: Use strong passwords on all computer accounts by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. K-State Online: Use the new My Organizer preferences by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  11. Feedback: Student WIN network still active? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: New technology in K-State technology classrooms by Tim Bagby, iTAC

Aug. 28, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 34

  1. Network outages occurring over last several days by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. Single Sign On now available to K-State Connection by Neil Erdwien, CTS
  3. Correction: Mac 101 presentation is Aug. 29 (Wednesday) by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  4. Server admins: Patch or upgrade Trend Micro ServerProtect software immediately by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. September IT training now open for registration by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Mac sale offer with free iPod nano ends Sept. 16 by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  7. Instructional designer services for faculty/staff by Shalin Hai-Jew, OME
  8. Security tip: Identity, financial data security is YOUR responsibility by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. K-State Online: How to incorporate voice recordings throughout your course by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Q/A on wireless WEP key, res-hall access, password change by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Mindset List for the Class of 2011 by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC

Aug. 21, 2007  (back-to-school issue)   Vol. 7, No. 33

  1. Welcome back to IT at K-State by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. Password-change deadline for eIDs is Sept. 12 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Check out digital tools at Media Development Center by Phyllis Epps, iTAC
  4. Big savings on Microsoft software for K-Staters by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and Chris Loehr, Union
  5. Apple campus reps make your Mac experience even better by Eric Holderness, student Apple rep
  6. 3 new technology classrooms, more upgrades by Tim Bagby, iTAC
  7. Graduate students: Electronic theses, dissertations, and reports (ETDR) by Marty Courtois, iTAC
  8. KST8 cable channel 8 renamed "K-State TV" by Traci Taylor, ECC
  9. K-State employees can access paycheck data online by Alma Deutsch, HR
  10. Audio, video conferencing options on campus by Sue White, Kansas Regents Network
  11. Security tip: Trend Micro security software now supports Windows Vista by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  12. K-State Online tip: K-State Online 7.0 features new look, more tools by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  13. Feedback: What's on your mind? Send feedback by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  14. Spotlight: Voice-recording feature new in K-State Online by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC

Aug. 14, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 32

  1. Latest Vista news for the campus by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. Operation PC slated for this weekend by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  3. Wednesday seminar: Using Word to write your ETDR by Marty Courtois, iTAC
  4. K-State Online training opportunities still available by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  5. Union Computer Store moving to fall-semester hours by Chris Loehr, Union Computer Store
  6. Macintosh monthly user group meetings scheduled by Kent Unruh, Education
  7. K-State Mathematica site license upgraded by Lawrence Chen, CTS
  8. Coach Prince to teach online leadership course by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  9. Security tip: Online fraud is big business by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. IT by the numbers: Aug. 13 totals on res-hall remote registration by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Feedback: Fall courses available in K-State Online? by the IT Help Desk, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: Technology uses in universities across the country by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

Aug. 7, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 31

  1. K-State IT, continuing education become separate units by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State network upgrade forms foundation for future by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  3. Single Sign On comes to K-State by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and Scott Finkeldei, OME
  4. Pharos print system offline at 6 p.m. Friday by Tammy White, CTS
  5. Updated SAS site-license application form online by Betsy Edwards, iTAC, and Brenda Gage, CTS
  6. 4 job openings in ISO by John Streeter, ISO
  7. Security tip: Off-site backup tape storage by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: Remote computer registration for residence halls by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Correct e-mail address for U.S. Cellular phones? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: K-State Online 7.0 features new look, more tools by Scott Finkeldei, OME

July 31, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 30

  1. Major network upgrade set for this weekend by iTAC staff
  2. Today: Noon brown-bag lunch to share favorite web tools by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  3. K-State Online 7.0 release Monday, Aug. 6 by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  4. Password-change timeframe for fall starts Aug. 1 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. IT survey results: Assistance from IT Help Desk by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Feedback: E-mail or text message to a K-State cellphone? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: Innovative uses of technology by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

July 24, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 29

  1. Major network upgrade changed to Aug. 3-5 weekend by iTAC staff
  2. August IT training calendar: K-State Online topics by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Software requests for technology classrooms due Aug. 6 by Nick Brown, iTAC
  4. Reminder: Check out upcoming changes to K-State Online by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. IT survey results: Satisfaction with tech-classroom attributes by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Feedback: Back up computer data before traveling by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: New career services system: "My CES account" by Kerri Day Keller, CES

July 17, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 28

  1. Time's top 50, plus 25 "can't live without" websites by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. DCE offers free rides to SIDLIT conference by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. The value of podcasting in classrooms by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  4. Reminder: Thin Client talk Wednesday, July 18 by Eric Dover, iTAC
  5. IT survey results: Technology classroom use by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Feedback: Antivirus and Vista; library resources; electronic grading by Betsy Edwards, Taylor Hamilton, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: Photos of tech classroom summer projects by iTAC staff

July 10, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 27

  1. Podcasts now available from Media Relations and Marketing by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. Housing's new Computrition system went live July 9 by Michelle Netson, Housing
  3. K-State Online 7.0 to be released Aug. 6 by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  4. Thin Client technology discussion July 18 by Eric Dover, iTAC
  5. IT by the numbers: eID/password help at New Student Orientation by iTAC staff
  6. Feedback: How to delete private info on a public computer? by David Ross, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: FEC map of presidential campaign contributions by Steve Coulson, Engineering

July 3, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 26

  1. Warning: Before you buy an iPhone... by Eric Dover, iTAC
  2. New admissions system goes live at K-State by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. $17.76 all-in-one photo printer sale July 3-7 by Chris Loehr, Union
  4. Access to Libraries' online catalogs now uses eID by Marjorie Devlin, K-State Libraries
  5. Mark/Space, a Mac sync application for PDAs by Eric Dover, iTAC
  6. iBank, a Mac financial-tracking program by Eric Dover, iTAC
  7. Feedback: No iPhones at Union computer store, just Q/A by Chris Loehr, Union
  8. Spotlight: TED website of inspired talks, "ideas worth spreading" by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

June 26, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 25

  1. iPhone to hit market Friday by Ernie Perez, iTAC
  2. Gateway recalls 14,000 laptop batteries by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Perform Google search by highlighting webpage text by Eric Dover, iTAC
  4. TELENET 2 goes from ISDN to IP connectivity by Sue White, Kansas Regents Network
  5. Google tips for referencing information online by Amy Hartman, Agricultural Communications
  6. Security tip: USB flash drives pose security risk by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. Feedback: Best cellphone coverage on campus? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: Unger steps down as VPAST by Betsy Edwards and Rebecca Gould, iTAC

June 19, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 24

  1. IT webpages updated to address Vista questions by Betsy Edwards and Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  2. YouTube videos now on many mobile phone services by Eric Dover, iTAC
  3. Security update for Apple Safari 3.0 beta Windows browser by Eric Dover, iTAC
  4. Systems coordinator job opening in ISO by John Streeter, ISO
  5. IT survey results: Primary K-State e-mail account by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Why fast patching is important by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. Feedback: More IT questions at New Student Orientation by iTAC staff
  8. Spotlight: New RefShare tool lets K-Staters easily share citations by Sara Kearns, K-State Libraries

June 12, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 23

  1. OfficeScan 8.0 released by Trend Micro by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. Emerging technologies; spammer arrest; e-mail bankruptcy by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. Apple Safari 3.0 beta browser now available for Windows by Eric Dover, iTAC
  4. Maes named interim dean of continuing education by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  5. Most CHECK conference proceedings now online by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  6. Elsasser named director of information management for student life by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. IT survey results: Interest in outsourcing to Google Gmail by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Today's Microsoft patches require reboot by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: TEVAL use by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  10. Feedback: IT questions at New Student Orientation by iTAC staff
  11. Spotlight: Microsoft introduces Surface multi-touch computer by Eric Dover, iTAC

June 5, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 22

  1. Carlin named interim vice provost for information technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Update Mozilla applications to patch security vulnerabilities by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  3. Protecting credit card information at K-State by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  4. K-State Online 7.0 pre-release training starts June 18 by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. C2C award nominations due June 15 by Dennis King, Fort Hays State University
  6. Alternative uses for K-State Online by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  7. IT survey results: Attendance at iTAC training sessions by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Don't send credit card information in e-mail by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: K-State central website use by Nancy Becker, CTS
  10. Feedback: Connectivity speed for wireless? by Nathan Beemer, CTS, and Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Sync your BlackBerry with Oracle Calendar by Eric Dover, iTAC

May 29, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 21

  1. Summer hours for the IT Help Desk by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  2. CHECK conference materials available online by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  3. Student documentaries on cable TV June 6 by Traci Taylor, ECC
  4. IT survey results: Reading InfoTech Tuesday by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Security tip: Anti-spyware recommendations for Windows Vista by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  6. IT by the numbers: K-State Online use in past week by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  7. Feedback: IT presentations at New Student Orientation by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: K-State technology gets personal with students by Betsy Edwards, Rebecca Gould, iTAC

May 22, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 20

  1. Summer IT projects on the Manhattan campus by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. Printing quotas to be reset May 25 for labs, InfoCommons by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. IT survey results: Best way to communicate computer security threats by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. Security tip: New Trend Micro OfficeScan won't support old Windows versions by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. IT by the numbers: Faculty who submitted grades electronically by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  6. Feedback: Why SSNs allowed on Housing contracts? by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: Universities participate in redesign of Internet by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

May 15, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 19

  1. Libraries offer Google Search Appliance use to other units by Dale Askey, K-State Libraries
  2. Interviews for interim VPAST position May 17-21 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Virtual commencement for distance-ed Class of 2007 by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  4. Summer hours for Union Computer Store by Chris Loehr, Union Computer Store
  5. Database admininstrator search extended to June 1 by John Streeter, ISO
  6. IT survey results: K-Staters' use of Internet-based services by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Winners of student computer security video contest by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: K-State's Internet bandwidth increased by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  9. Feedback: What to use for WID on residence-hall contract? by Maygan Maynard, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Iris Totten, a K-State champion of learning using technology by Betsy Edwards, iTAC

May 8, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 18

  1. Farewell, CATnet by Dale Askey, K-State Libraries
  2. Clean up e-mail before leaving for the summer by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. IT Services Satisfaction Survey results: E-mail by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. LASER Project leaders meet with deans, department heads by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. SIDLIT conference scheduled Aug. 2-3 by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  6. CHECK conference reminder by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Security tip: Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0 to be released May 21 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: IT Services Satisfaction Survey response rate by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Danger from "dmtelecom.net" spams? by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  10. Spotlight: K-State's PubMed link unlocks Libraries' resources by Jamene Brooks-Kieffer, K-State Libraries

May 1, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 17

  1. Reminder: Google Search Appliance presentation May 2 by Dale Askey, K-State Libraries
  2. May 2 is last day for IT Services Satisfaction Survey by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. May 4 is last day for Electronic Grade Submission training by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  4. SIRT Roundtable May 4: Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0 server and client by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. CHECK conference reminder by Elizabeth Shannon, Pittsburg State University
  6. How to skip long voice-mail introductions by Kurt Zoglmann, CTS
  7. Virginia Tech Memorial Fund website by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Security tip: You THOUGHT you deleted that darn website by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Electronic Grade Submission orientation by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Vista, and e-mails to AOL/Yahoo by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Roger McHaney, a K-State champion of learning using technology by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

April 24, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 16

  1. April 25 lecture: Impact of distance ed, Internet, globalization on teaching by Duane Nellis, Provost
  2. 2007 IT Services Satisfaction Survey by Aimee Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Buying a Computer site updated; new computer guidelines by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  4. Hacking is big business by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  5. May IT training now open for registration by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. New e-mail forwarding webpage by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Another "Mac 101" session Thursday, April 26 by Chris Loehr, Union
  8. KSU Jazz All Stars on KST8 cable TV April 29 by Susan Jagerson, ECC
  9. TubeSock converts YouTube videos into MPEG format by Eric Dover, iTAC
  10. Flickr pictures can supplement Powerpoint presentations by Matthew Peterworth, K-State graduate
  11. Security tip: Take steps to deter IT theft at semester end by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  12. IT by the numbers: ETDR system by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  13. Feedback: Summer, fall course rosters in K-State Online by Scott Finkeldei, OME
  14. Spotlight: New content, formats possible in online theses by Marty Courtois, iTAC

April 17, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 15

  1. Reminder: Summerhill Series April 18 on network convergence by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. TechBytes semester review of topics by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Registration open for CHECK conference May 23-24 by Elizabeth Shannon, Pittsburg State University
  4. Online courses offered in stress management by Rosanna Vail, DCE
  5. Electronic Grade Submission system opens May 7; sign up now by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  6. Updated website for Division of Continuing Education by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0 release delayed until May 15 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: Shift happens by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Where to learn about the course management system? by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Brian Kovar, a K-State champion of learning using technology by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

April 10, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 14

  1. Summerhill Series April 18: K-State IT Network Convergence by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  2. Apple podcasting seminar April 12; more planned by Betsy Edwards, Bob Eltze, iTAC
  3. Preview of multimedia projectors April 13 by Betsy Edwards, Bob Eltze, iTAC
  4. Workshop April 24 on using K-State web templates by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  5. Apple TV demo at computer store for several months by Betsy Edwards, iTAC; Chris Loehr, Union
  6. Security tip: Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0 by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  7. IT by the numbers: Country rankings in global IT report by Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  8. Feedback: How to access the TEVAL System? by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: Global Information Technology Report by Rebecca Gould, iTAC

April 3, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 13

  1. New Windows exploit hitting campus by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  2. University computing labs, InfoCommons get new website by Betsy Edwards, iTAC
  3. K-State Survey System becomes Axio Survey by Amanda Tross, OME
  4. Last TechBytes April 4: Adobe software presentations by Cathy Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Reminder: Electronic Grade Submission training starts next week by Sarah Silva, iTAC
  6. Google Search Appliance presentation May 2 by Dale Askey, K-State Libraries
  7. Input requested on proposed data-classification policy by Rebecca Gould, iTAC, and Harvard Townsend, IT security
  8. Security tip: Beware of malicious IE7-update hoax by Harvard Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Vista PCs with Trend Micro; IT softball stats by Anthony Cobb, Rebecca Gould, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Why did I lose access to the Survey System? by Amanda Tross, OME
  11. Spotlight: K-State Libraries use RSS feeds to list new books by Jamene Brooks-Kieffer, K-State Libraries

March 27, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 12

  1. Electronic Grade Submission system training enrollment open by S. Silva, iTAC
  2. Lenovo recalling batteries for ThinkPad notebooks by B. Edwards, iTAC
  3. IT training for April now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. TechBytes March 28: Transitioning from PC to Mac by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. IDT Roundtable March 28: Podcasting and RSS from within K-State Online! by S. Mukherjee, OME
  6. Apple podcasting seminar March 29 by B. Eltze, iTAC
  7. Additional TechBytes: Adobe rep to visit K-State April 4 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Deadline for CHECK proposals extended to March 30 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  9. Security tip: Safely buy, sell items in online auctions by H. Townsend, IT security
  10. IT by the numbers: FBI's Internet crime report for 2006 by H. Townsend, IT security
  11. Feedback: How to create a personal webpage by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: Accessibility made easy: Designing for small screens by S. Smith, Disability Support Services

March 20, 2007   No issue published during spring break.


March 13, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 11

  1. No IT newsletter during spring break by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Why would I want a wiki? by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Palm devices need DST updates, too by B. Edwards, iTAC
  4. TechBytes upcoming sessions: Camtasia Studio; from PC to Mac by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. GIS lecture to be rebroadcast March 14-16 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  6. Geocaching, a scavenger hunt with GPS units by E. Dover, iTAC
  7. IT projects during spring break by B. Edwards, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Beware of Internet cafes as you travel by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: K-State student elections March 6-7 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Use checklist to prep for presentations by R. Gould, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Accessibility made easy: Opera browser has cool features by S. Smith, Disability Support Services

March 6, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 10

  1. IT events this week by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday, March 11 by E. Dover, iTAC
  3. University computing labs unavailable during DST updates by E. Dover, iTAC
  4. Death of the desktop by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Summer and fall course schedules online by E. Heller, Registrar's Office
  6. Credit Union phishing scam nets few victims by H. Townsend, IT security
  7. WebMail, spam-filtering outage early Thursday, March 8 by L. Albertson, CTS
  8. TV broadcast schedule for James Neal lecture by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. TechBytes upcoming sessions: Community blog, Camtasia Studio by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Only one SkillSoft demo (March 7) by B. Edwards, iTAC
  11. Free online seminars from Apple by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  12. Security tip: Minor botnet outbreak shows importance of patching by H. Townsend, IT security
  13. IT by the numbers: K-State web-browser statistics by N. Erdwien, CTS
  14. Feedback: Daylight Saving Time change by B. Edwards, iTAC
  15. Spotlight: RSS comes to K-State Online (part 2 of 2) by S. Finkeldei, OME

Feb. 27, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 9

  1. Popularity soaring for K-Stater's Web. 2.0 video by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Copy center to close in library; digital scanners coming by D. Ekart, K-State Libraries
  3. Summerhill Series Feb. 28: How to Prepare for Daylight Saving Time Changes by J. Bell, CTS
  4. ECC gets name change, interim director by B. Edwards, iTAC
  5. Upcoming TechBytes sessions: IRC, community blog by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. IT training for March now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Provost lecture March 8: GIS Vision and Enabling Technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. SkillSoft demos March 7-8 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. K-State announces Invention to Venture Workshop by R. Vail, DCE
  10. Security tip: Joke programs not funny to Trend Micro by H. Townsend, IT security
  11. IT by the numbers: Popularity of Web 2.0 video by B. Edwards, iTAC
  12. Feedback: Vista and Deep Freeze; voice over PowerPoint by R. Gould, C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: RSS comes to K-State Online (part 1 of 2) by S. Finkeldei, OME

Feb. 20, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 8

  1. Lyall named associate vice provost for academic services and technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Neal to present lecture Feb. 27 on IT, library connections by B. Edwards, iTAC
  3. Microsoft Office 2007 presentation tomorrow, Feb. 21 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. Upcoming TechBytes sessions: Digital photos, IRC by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. CHECK conference proposals deadline March 21 by E. Shannon, Pittsburg State University
  6. IDT Roundtable Feb. 21: Wimba by S. Mukherjee, OME
  7. Faculty/staff: Podcasting presentation March 2 by Apple rep by B. Edwards, iTAC
  8. Tell IT online forum Feb. 22: IT Security by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Departments: Interested in Deep Freeze software? by K. Leonard, CTS
  10. 2007 IT award recipients by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  11. Security tip: Be wary of numeric Web addresses by H. Townsend, IT security
  12. IT by the numbers: ECAR study of undergrad students and IT by B. Edwards, iTAC
  13. Feedback: How to add date/time on Thunderbird quoted replies by B. Edwards, iTAC
  14. Spotlight: Roger Trenary, a champion of learning using technology by R. Gould, iTAC

Feb. 13, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 7

  1. eID password deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 14 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Extended Daylight Saving Time to affect K-State IT, infrastructure by M. Dowlin, Human Ecology, and A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Upcoming TechBytes sessions: Podcasting; digital photos by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Vista resources listed on new K-State webpage by B. Edwards, iTAC
  5. Microsoft Office 2007 presentation Feb. 21 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Tell IT online forum Feb. 16: Technology classrooms by R. Caffey, OME
  7. Free training in Photoshop, iMovie, Dreamweaver, InDesign by H. Warkentin, iTAC
  8. 5 new staff join Information Systems Office by J. Streeter, ISO
  9. Security tip: Windows Vista Security Guide by H. Townsend, IT security
  10. IT by the numbers: Top 3 places where K-Staters forward e-mail by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Feedback: Another layer of defense against spam by L. Albertson, CTS
  12. Spotlight: Accessibility made easy: Browser-based screen reader by S. Smith, Disability Support Services

Feb. 6, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 6

  1. Password deadline is Feb. 14 (one week away) by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. K-State units: Need to shred old magnetic tapes? by J. Bell, CTS
  3. Sites blocking more K-State-forwarded e-mail by L. Albertson, CTS
  4. TechBytes lineup for the spring semester by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. SIRT Roundtable discussion Friday, Feb. 9 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. "Tell IT" online discussion starts Feb. 8 by R. Caffey, OME
  7. Labs, InfoCommons to delay Windows Vista install by E. Dover, iTAC
  8. LASER Project: Admissions module goes live in June by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. Survey link on PCs in university computing labs by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Security tip: Carefully plan your Windows Vista strategy by H. Townsend, IT security
  11. IT by the numbers: Password reminders sent to K-Staters by J. Morrill, CTS
  12. Feedback: More on e-mail blocking by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  13. Spotlight:  K-State faculty member's "Web 2.0" video on YouTube by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Jan. 30, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 5

  1. Revisions to Electronic Mail Policy by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Should K-Staters buy Windows Vista or not? by R. Gould, iTAC; H. Townsend, IT security; and M. North, FSCOT chair
  3. Windows Vista meetings Feb. 6 with Microsoft reps by H. Townsend, IT security
  4. Creating a K-State eID for new employees by A. Deutsch, Human Resources
  5. TechBytes series begins Feb. 7 with Google Tools! by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. IT training for February now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. PC SAS installed in Dickens lab over winter break by E. Dover, iTAC
  8. Enrollment for Dreamweaver web design distance-ed course by R. Vail, DCE
  9. 2nd notice: Computer information specialist job in iTAC by E. Dover, iTAC
  10. Security tip: Beware of PHP risks by H. Townsend, IT security
  11. IT by the numbers: iTAC training in 2006 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  12. Feedback: Questions about spam-filter settings by B. Edwards, R. Gould, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: Accessibility made easy: Mozilla Firefox and accessible web design by S. Smith, Disability Support Services

Jan. 23, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 4

  1. K-State default spam setting lowered by J. Morrill, CTS
  2. E-mail forwarding: Another battle front in the spam wars by J. Morrill, CTS
  3. Thefts of technology equipment on campus by E. Unger, VPAST
  4. IDT Roundtable Jan. 25: "The Online Instructor's Best Friend: The Amazingly Versatile Adobe PDF" by S. Mukherjee, OME
  5. Invitation to preview, provide feedback on Survey System 3.0 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. DCE, OME switch from Groupwise to K-State Calendar by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Security tip: Patch, patch, patch by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: Spam-related stats by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Feedback: Legality of putting SSNs on public papers by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Spotlight: Plagiarism detection tools by R. Gould, iTAC, and S. Kearns, K-State Libraries

Jan. 16, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 3

  1. Windows Vista issues discussed at SIRT Roundtable by H. Townsend, IT security
  2. Microsoft on campus Feb. 6 to discuss Windows Vista by H. Townsend, IT security
  3. Dreamweaver and CSS Exchange Workshop Jan. 18 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. K-State Online training tutorials available by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Mediator 8 online tutorials available by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Computer information specialist job opening in iTAC by E. Dover, iTAC
  7. Security tip: New security guidelines for mobile devices by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: TEVAL use in fall 2006 by R. Gould, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Why am I getting e-mail not addressed to me? by B. Edwards, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Martin Luther King Jr. remembered, honored at K-State by R. Gould, B. Edwards, iTAC

Jan. 9, 2007   Vol. 7, No. 2

  1. It's (computer) patching time again by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. eID password-change deadline is Feb. 14 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  3. Check your spam filtering setting by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. 2007 SIRT Roundtable schedule by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Mediator 8 Campus Site License by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Mainframe use expected to be heavy by M. Milligan, ISO
  7. No more CRT monitors by E. Dover, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat/Reader when used with web browsers by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Electronic Grade Submission system usage by S. Silva, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Spring password deadline by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Spotlight: IT Help Desk and Media Development Center now in 214 Hale by B. Edwards, iTAC

Jan. 3, 2007 (yes, a Wednesday)   Vol. 7, No. 1

  1. National day of mourning delays IT newsletter by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Chastain retires today as ECC director by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. eProfile site, eID password rules changing Jan. 4 by H. Townsend, IT security
  4. IBM mainframe may be unavailable part of Jan. 4 by E. Unger, VPAST
  5. Reminder: January IT training now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. K-State Online workshops begin Jan. 3 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Choose CDs/DVDs carefully when backing up data by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: 2004-2006 printing in the labs, InfoCommons by T. White, CTS
  9. Feedback: Spring password deadline by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Spotlight: Remembering former President Gerald Ford by B. Edwards, iTAC

2006

Dec. 26, 2006   No issue published during holiday break.


Dec. 19, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 49

  1. IT newsletter hits 5-year milestone, takes holiday break by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. IT happenings over the holiday break by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. K-Staters: Delay installation of Windows Vista by H. Townsend, IT security
  4. January IT training now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. IT Help Desk to stay open during move to Hale 214 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  6. Grinter named ISO interim associate director by J. Streeter, ISO
  7. Security tip: Hackers targeting Microsoft Word vulnerabilities by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: InfoTech Tuesday stats by B. Edwards, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Semester grades, security to-do list by B. Edwards, R. Gould, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Last-minute ideas for IT toys and tools by B. Edwards, iTAC

Dec. 12, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 48

  1. Aggressive pricing on refurbished MacBook Pros by C. Loehr, Union
  2. Library trading some spaces with iTAC by J. Heikkila-Furrey, K-State Libraries
  3. InfoCommons, Justin lab to get new computers by E. Dover, iTAC
  4. New LCD projectors, plasma screens for technology classrooms by E. Dover, iTAC
  5. LASER Project update by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Union computer store hours during semester break by C. Loehr, Union
  7. Security tip: Safe online shopping for the holiday season by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: Electronic Grade Submission system training by S. Silva, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Samsung D900, PowerPoint display, WID by B. Edwards, R. Gould, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Google Calendar by H. Maringanti, K-State Libraries, and B. Edwards, iTAC

Dec. 5, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 47

  1. Chastain to retire as ECC director by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Continuing education celebrates 40 years of history by B. Edwards, iTAC
  3. IT Help Desk, MDC moving during semester break by B. Edwards, iTAC
  4. University computing labs to close for parts of winter break by E. Dover, iTAC
  5. Tech classrooms to get maintenance, security upgrades by T. Bagby, iTAC
  6. Microsoft's new Zune media player in stock at Union by C. Loehr, Union
  7. Dec. 8 is last day for Electronic Grade Submission training by S. Silva, iTAC
  8. 3 systems specialist job openings in ISO by J. Streeter, ISO
  9. Security tip: K-State antivirus tips by H. Townsend, IT security
  10. IT by the numbers: Technology upgrades over winter break by E. Dover, iTAC
  11. Feedback: Emergency cellphones, Adobe Creative Suite by B. Edwards, iTAC
  12. Spotlight: IT tools and toys for the holiday season by B. Edwards, iTAC

Nov. 28, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 46

  1. Open forums for IT associate vice provost candidates by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Electronic Grade Submission system opens Dec. 11; sign up now by S. Silva, iTAC
  3. Trend Micro's quarantine process by H. Townsend, IT security
  4. Dec. 1 is last day for IT award nominations by IT Awards Committee
  5. Dreamweaver and CSS Exchange Workshop Dec. 5 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. TechBytes survey: Topics needed for spring sessions by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Learn more about malware when it infects your computer by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: Trend Micro stats by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. Feedback: K-State campus photos, Union video conferencing by B. Edwards, A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Browser lessons from K-State web statistics by N. Erdwien, CTS

Nov. 21, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 45

  1. The basics of identity management by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Provost lecture Nov. 30 on IT, library connections by B. Edwards, iTAC
  3. University computing labs to close for Thanksgiving break by E. Dover, iTAC
  4. Tech classrooms closed during Thanksgiving break for security by T. Bagby, iTAC
  5. Media Development Center extended hours Nov. 27-Dec. 7 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  6. Reminder: IT award nominations due Dec. 1 by B. Edwards, iTAC
  7. Three Oracle database job openings in ISO by J. Streeter, ISO
  8. Security tip: Back up your data to be secure by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Printing in the labs, InfoCommons by B. Eltze and B. Edwards, iTAC
  10. Feedback: Electronic Grade Submission Q/A by S. Silva, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Kurt Gartner, a K-State champion of technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Nov. 14, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 44

  1. Who has to run Trend Micro antivirus software? by H. Townsend, IT security
  2. Updated security policy for IT resources by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Supplemental TechBytes session Nov. 17: Smart phones by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Webcast for faculty/staff Nov. 15 on online cheating by J. Nikkel, Continuing Education
  5. Electronic Grade Submission system training begins by S. Silva, iTAC
  6. IDT Roundtable Nov. 16: Accessible Design by S. Mukherjee, OME
  7. EDUCAUSE seminar Dec. 8: Survival Training for New Managers by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Security tip: Don't install Microsoft Windows Defender for now by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Rumsfeld's Landon Lecture Nov. 9 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Feedback: If I buy a Mac, what software do I need? by C. Loehr, Union, and B. Edwards, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: New iPod shuffle is small, metal clip-on by B. Edwards, iTAC

Nov. 7, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 43

  1. IT in the news: 100 million websites, Wikipedia, cyberbullies by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. IT training for November-December now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. TechBytes Nov. 10: Getting the most out of Web 2.0 with Personalized Portals by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Fall deals at the Union Computer Store by C. Loehr, Union, and B. Edwards, iTAC
  5. Send technology classroom software requests by Dec. 1 by E. Perez, iTAC
  6. Remove personal files from tech classroom computers by Dec. 22 by N. Brown, iTAC
  7. Mac user group monthly meeting Nov. 11 by C. Loehr, Union, and B. Edwards, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Know thy security software by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Network-access blocks last week by H. Townsend, IT security
  10. Feedback: What to do with Windows 98, Me computers? by A. Phillips and B. Edwards, IT staff
  11. Spotlight: "Google tools" series starts with Gmail by H. Maringanti, K-State Libraries, and B. Edwards, iTAC

Oct. 31, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 42

  1. Telecommunications, Computing and Network Services to merge by F. Damkroger, E. Unger, IT staff
  2. Network access blocked for Windows PCs still running Symantec AntiVirus by H. Townsend, IT security
  3. Electronic Grade Submission training begins Nov. 13 by S. Silva, R. Gould, iTAC
  4. TechBytes Nov. 3: Designing PowerPoint for eLearning by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. IT Help Desk website updated by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Web browser upgrades planned in technology classrooms by N. Brown, iTAC
  7. SIRT antivirus recommendations for Linux computers by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. Save files on personal USB drives in labs, InfoCommons by E. Dover, iTAC
  9. Previous provost lectures on Channel 8 by R. Gould, iTAC
  10. IT award nominations now being accepted by the IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  11. Cyber Security Awareness Quiz winners by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  12. Autodesk software open forum Thursday, Nov. 2 by K. Leonard, CNS
  13. Security tip: New federal guidelines for information disposal by H. Townsend, IT security
  14. IT by the numbers: Spooky U.S. security breaches by H. Townsend, IT security
  15. Feedback: Does e-mail forwarding have risks? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  16. Spotlight: K-State recommends Qwizdom audience response system by E. Perez, T. Bagby, iTAC

Oct. 24, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 41

  1. IT events this week by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Will you lose access to K-State's network Oct. 31? by R. Gilbert and B. Edwards, IT staff
  3. Hotmail, MSN blocks cause delivery delays of K-State e-mail by L. Albertson and B. Edwards, IT staff
  4. Is e-mail really for old people? by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Cyber Security Awareness Quiz 2 due Oct. 25 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Revised LASER Project site now live by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. TechBytes Oct. 27: Computer Security by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. HyperSnap and Fireworks Workshop Oct. 25 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. Security tip: Secure your home wireless network by H. Townsend, IT security
  10. IT by the numbers: Central e-mail delivery stats by L. Albertson, CNS
  11. Feedback: Trend Micro taskbar symbols by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  12. Spotlight: Naomi Wood, a K-State champion of technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Oct. 17, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 40

  1. Summerhill Series begins Wednesday, Oct. 18 by F. Damkroger, Telecommunications, and E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Think twice before installing Internet Explorer 7 by H. Townsend, IT security
  3. Vinton Cerf presentation Oct. 23: The Evolving Internet by B. Edwards, iTAC
  4. TechBytes Oct. 20: Creating and Subscribing to RSS Feeds by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Symantec AntiVirus set to expire Oct. 30, only two weeks left by R. Gilbert, VPAST
  6. Apple Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 25 in Union by J. Deehr, K-State Apple campus rep
  7. Cyber Security Awareness Quiz by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Google launches web-based word processor by E. Dover, iTAC
  9. IDT Roundtable Oct. 25: Building Educational Games and Simulations by S. Mukherjee, OME
  10. Faculty input requested on two teaching/learning surveys by S. Hai-Jew, OME
  11. Inserting a blank screen in PowerPoint presentations by R. Gould, iTAC
  12. IT by the numbers: Printing in the InfoCommons by E. Dover, iTAC
  13. Security tip: Be wary of Windows saving your passwords by H. Townsend, IT security
  14. Feedback: Purchasing software for K-State departments by C.Bishop, Controller's Office
  15. Spotlight: EDUCAUSE updated student guide to IT on campus by B. Edwards, iTAC

Oct. 10, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 39

  1. K-State IT this week by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Microsoft Office savings now extended to faculty/staff by C. Loehr, Union
  3. EDUCAUSE cyber security video contest for college students by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. TechBytes Oct. 13: Customizing the Firefox Web Browser with Extensions by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Google Gadget contest for college students only by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. New student organizations online by B. Harlan, G. Spencer, Student Activities and Services
  7. New workshop Oct. 17: Cascading Style Sheets Exchange by S. Silva, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Phishing IQ online quiz by A. Hagedorn. iTAC
  9. Feedback: When is a Wildcat ID number assigned? by D. Zehr, OME
  10. Spotlight: Fred Burrack, a K-State champion of technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Oct. 3, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 38

  1. K-State IT events this week by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Unger recognized as Michigan State computer pioneer by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. All K-Staters: Switch to Trend Micro antivirus software now by R. Gilbert, VPAST
  4. TechBytes Oct. 6: Google: Beyond Searching! by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. New workshop: Dreamweaver Exchange Oct. 10 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. October is Cyber Security Awareness Month by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. IT training for October now open for registration by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Security tip: Stay informed about security issues by H. Townsend, IT security
  9. IT by the numbers: Web streaming on State of the University address by M. Baxa, OME
  10. Feedback: Missed the "IT in higher education" lecture? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Spotlight: Ann Murray, a K-State champion of technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Sept. 26, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 37

  1. Important security patch for dangerous Windows vulnerability by H. Townsend, IT security
  2. Wildcat ID Number, Student ID number updates by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. TechBytes series begins Oct. 6 with Google: Beyond Searching! by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Deadline extended, CPU upgraded for discounted Dell desktops by S. Coulson, Engineering
  5. One-day-only free download of USB-partitioning software by S. Coulson, Engineering
  6. K-State Calendar now works with mobile computing devices by J. Olson, D. White, CNS
  7. Departmental security contacts training Oct. 4 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Registration opens for Electronic Grade Submission training by S. Silva, iTAC
  9. October IT training calendar available Sept. 29 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. IT job opening in iTAC by R. Gould, iTAC
  11. Security tip: Lock your computer screen when unattended by H. Townsend, IT security
  12. IT by the numbers: Tegrity and Horizon Wimba by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  13. Feedback: Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2007 in labs? by R. Gould, iTAC
  14. Spotlight: Sue Williams, a K-State champion of technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Sept. 19, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 36

  1. Summerhill Series to provide technology Q/A for K-Staters by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. Using WID number for exams/quizzes with Scantron form by S. Finkeldei and R. Gould, IT staff
  3. Conflict found with Trend Micro firewall and Dell GX280 hardware by E. Dover, iTAC
  4. Faculty/staff: Apple seminar Sept. 21 to include podcasting by C. Loehr, Union
  5. Wimba demonstration Monday, Sept. 25 by B. Vandiviere, OME
  6. Deep discounts on Dell computers until Sept. 30 by S. Coulson, Engineering
  7. Security tip: Destroy data on hard drives before disposal by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. IT by the numbers: Password help after the Sept. 13 deadline by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Feedback: Q/A on 2007 Microsoft Office, K-State passwords by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Spotlight: K-State "Champions of Technology" to be featured this year by R. Gould, iTAC

Sept. 12, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 35

  1. Wednesday, Sept. 13, is eID password-change deadline by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. EDUCAUSE president to speak at first provost lecture by L. Carlin, Provost's office
  3. Trend Micro antivirus implementation by R. Gilbert, VPAST office
  4. New cellphone vendor for K-State customers by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  5. Fall IDT Roundtable series starts Sept. 21 by V. Clegg, CATL
  6. New student recruitment system implemented by Admissions by J. Elsasser, Admissions
  7. Sept. 16 is last day of "Mac+iPod" sales offer by C. Loehr, Union
  8. Use of free blogs in education by S. Mukherjee, OME
  9. Security tip: Greeting card e-mail scams by H. Townsend, IT security
  10. IT by the numbers: Trend Micro stats by H. Townsend, IT security
  11. Feedback: Q/A on K-State passwords by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  12. Spotlight: Remembering 9/11 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 5, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 34

  1. Password deadline is one week away by B. Edwards, iTAC
  2. K-State units: Oct. 2 deadline for antivirus transition by R. Gilbert, VPAST
  3. Free "Apple 101: Learn your Mac" session Sept. 7 by J. Deehr, K-State Apple rep
  4. September IT training calendar by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Mathematica cleanup simplifies access by L. Chen, CNS
  6. Security tip: Use multiple anti-spyware/adware tools by H. Townsend, IT security
  7. Feedback: Turn off wireless in classrooms? by R. Owens, Telecommunications
  8. Spotlight: Helpful tools: Adobe Bridge and InDesign Snippets by S. Silva, iTAC

Aug. 29, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 33

  1. IT hot topic: When to use Wildcat ID (WID), Student ID (SID) numbers by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Status of K-State's wireless access by N. Beemer, R. Owens, and R. Gould, IT staff
  3. All K-Staters: Major battery recall by Apple and Dell by C. Loehr, Union
  4. Faculty/staff: Mercury testing products available by B. Kuntz, ISO
  5. Continuing-education conference Oct. 19-21 by M. Sinn, DCE
  6. Security tip: Inform yourself about identity theft by H. Townsend, IT security
  7. IT by the numbers: LISTSERV e-mail stats by L. Albertson, CNS
  8. Feedback: People Directory updates by J. Alloway, CNS
  9. Spotlight: Class of 2010 mindset by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Aug. 22, 2006  (back-to-school issue)   Vol. 6, No. 32

  1. Welcome from the VPAST by E. Unger, Office of the VPAST
  2. All K-Staters: Massive battery recall by Dell by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. K-State employees can access paycheck data online by A. Deutsch, Human Resources
  4. Sept. 13 deadline for changing eID passwords by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Operation PC goes automated, moves in-room by R. Gilbert, Office of the VPAST
  6. New Dell computers in university computing labs, InfoCommons by E. Dover, iTAC
  7. K-State IT security site has new look, more resources by H. Townsend, IT security
  8. K-State Online upgraded; more training available by R Gould, S. Silva, iTAC
  9. Wimba: Voice technology enhances K-State Online by B. Vandiviere, OME
  10. Security tip: Basic IT security practices by H. Townsend, IT security
  11. IT by the numbers: Trend Micro usage in residence halls by R. Gilbert, Office of the VPAST
  12. Feedback: Does K-State provide Windows XP? by R. Gould, iTAC
  13. Spotlight: Difference between WID and SID by R. Gould, iTAC

Aug. 15, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 31

  1. Lightning storm caused moderate damage at K-State by N. Beemer, Telecommunications
  2. New security threat underscores importance of patching by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  3. "Freedom Call" audio/video links soldiers, families by M. Chastain, ECC
  4. Aug. 22 is last day for TechBytes survey by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. IT job opening in ECC by B. Newhouse, ECC
  6. Security tip: Reboot Windows computers after patching by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  7. IT by the numbers: K-State central e-mail by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Feedback: Buying a computer for college by B. Edwards, CNS
  9. Spotlight: IT projects completed in summer 2006 by E. Unger, VPAST

Aug. 8, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 30

  1. K-State Online upgrade to version 6.0 completed by S. Finkeldei, OME
  2. Back-to-school "Mac+iPod" offer through Sept. 16 by C. Loehr, Union Computer Store
  3. TechBytes survey: Topics needed for fall sessions by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Computer store changing to fall semester hours by C. Loehr, Union Computer Store
  5. Reminder: August training for K-State Online by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Use Telecommunications online form for networking needs by N. Beemer, Telecommunications
  7. IT job opening at NACADA by J. Wolf, NACADA
  8. Security tip: Use common sense to avoid being victim of Internet fraud by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  9. IT by the numbers: K-State Online summer courses by S. Finkeldei, OME
  10. Feedback: Microsoft viewers for Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio by L. Carver, Hutchinson Community College
  11. Spotlight: Unger gets leadership award in distance learning, instructional technology by B. Bohn, Media Relations

Aug. 1, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 29

  1. Aug. 1-Sept. 13 is fall password-change timeframe by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Suspects caught in Union ID Center theft by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. K-State Online to be offline Saturday for upgrade by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Updated CatPack to be released this week by A. Cobb, iTAC
  5. August training to focus on K-State Online by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Security tip: Nigerian scam evolves from e-mail to fax by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  7. IT by the numbers: Month of the browser bugs by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  8. Feedback: What IT resources do you need to find? by B. Edwards and A. Hagedorn, IT staff
  9. Spotlight: Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA) is debatable by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

July 25, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 28

  1. Union computer burglary gets equipment, not personal data by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. IT Data Center maintenance planned July 29 by J. Alloway, CNS
  3. Trend Micro software available for system administrators by H. Townsend, SIRT chair
  4. Three IT job openings in Housing by R. Satterlee, Housing
  5. Security tip: SIRT recommends at least 3 passwords by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  6. IT by the numbers: Telecommuting would save $$$ and time by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Feedback: HyperSnap questions and answers by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: Dickens and Leasure tech classroom photos by E. Perez, iTAC

July 18, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 27

  1. July upgrades in university computing labs, InfoCommons by E. Dover, iTAC
  2. HyperSnap free upgrades, software for K-State faculty/staff by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Security tip: 88 million and counting by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  4. IT by the numbers: Software training by iTAC by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Feedback: Receiving e-mail addressed to other K-Staters by J. Bell, CNS
  6. Spotlight: K-State Online version 6.0 upgrade Aug. 5 by S. Finkeldei, OME

July 11, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 26

  1. IT news roundup for June, early July by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Macs need security updates, too by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  3. Test drive the latest version of K-State Online by A. Chauncey, OME
  4. Trend Micro update at SIRT roundtable July 14 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Security tip: Don't get hooked by a phishing scam by H. Townsend, IT security officer
  6. IT by the numbers: Survey on latest tech buzzwords by B. Edwards and C. Rodriguez, IT staff
  7. Feedback: Can my K-State eID get disabled? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Spotlight: Virustotal.com, a useful virus-checking tool by H. Townsend, IT security officer

July 4, 2006  No issue published on university holiday.

June 27, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 25

  1. No newsletter next week by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. E-mail slowness Friday due to storage system upgrade by J. Bell, CNS
  3. July IT training calendar for faculty/staff/grad students by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Microsoft Security Training: June 28-29 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Support for Windows 98/ME/NT Ends Friday, June 30 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Avian flu website available by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. LASER Update:Project Timeline Announced by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Security tip: A K-State-owned computer is not for play by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. IT by the numbers: K-State Online Pre-Release training by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  10. Feedback: K-State Calendar Questions by S. Silva, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: IT Services Satisfaction Survey Results by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

June 20, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 24

  1. It's (computer) patching time again by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Distance-learning conference scheduled Aug. 3-4 by J. Bacon, Summer Institute Coordinator, and the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Use TinyURL to create shorter web links by K. Glover, iTAC
  4. Housing and Dining gets training on new food service system by B. Kuntz, ISO
  5. Replace Windows 98/SE/ME/NT computers before July by SIRT
  6. Security tip: Think before you click by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. IT by the numbers: Phishing scams by H. Townsend, SIRT chair
  8. Feedback: Use spam-filtering on forwarded e-mail by J. Morrill, CNS
  9. Spotlight: Educating Parents about K-State Computing by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

June 13, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 23

  1. Wireless now available in Coffman Commons by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Find Wildcat ID Number on your K-State ID card by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Graduate students win electronic theses, dissertation awards by M. Courtois, iTAC
  4. K-State Online 6.0 pre-release training starts June 15 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. June 16 sign-up deadline for free Microsoft security training by SIRT
  6. CHECK 2006 highlights by E. Perez, iTAC
  7. Security tip: Back up your data A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. IT by the numbers: eIDs at New Student Orientation by L. Robertson, iTAC
  9. Feedback: IT questions at New Student Orientation by T. Bagby, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: Top issue in EDUCAUSE survey: Security and identity management by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

June 6, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 22

  1. IT support for New Student Orientation by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Common questions/answers on new Wildcat ID card by C. Johnson, K-State ID Center
  3. K-State resolves AOL block on forwarded e-mail by J. Morrill, J. Bell, CNS
  4. Security tip: Guard your Social Security number by A. Hagedorn and B. Edwards, central IT staff
  5. IT by the numbers: New Wildcat ID cards by T. Green, K-State ID Center
  6. Feedback: Q/A on selecting eID/password for others by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Spotlight: Photos of Leasure tech classroom renovation by R. Gould, iTAC

May 30, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 21

  1. Dell PCs can get on-campus warranty repair service by D. Manowski, CNS
  2. Tips to help Google find Kansas universities by A. Hartman, Ag Communications
  3. Microsoft security training for K-Staters June 28-29 by SIRT
  4. SIRT Roundtable June 2: Proposed security-related policies by SIRT
  5. IT by the numbers: CHECK conference by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Feedback: Q/A on SIRT's Trend Micro presentation by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Spotlight: "Worst technology" of 2006 (so far) by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

May 23, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 20

  1. IT events this week: Student ID cards, SHI, CHECK by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. CHECK conference at K-State May 23-24 by E. Perez, iTAC
  3. No more personal-use phone authorization codes by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  4. dce.ksu.edu domain, e-mail addresses discontinued by S. Finkeldei, OME
  5. June IT training calendar for faculty/staff by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Trend Micro presentation now online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. Union computer store's summer hours by C. Loehr, Union
  8. IT by the numbers: Electronic Grade Submission use by B. Rall, OME
  9. Feedback: K-State web watch by B. Edwards, CNS
  10. Spotlight: Newer Internet tool: Tagging by K. Glover, iTAC

May 16, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 19

  1. IT events this week at K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Floppy and Zip drives being phased out on campus by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. IT summer projects at K-State by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. CHECK conference draws 180+, with room for more by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Reminder: Replace Windows 98/SE/ME/NT computers soon by SIRT
  6. Intel announces new laptops, dual-core processors by M. Cusimano and A. Phillips, CNS
  7. Print quotas to be reset May 19 for labs, InfoCommons by R. Cheung, CNS
  8. SHI rep to be on campus May 23 by K. Leonard, CNS
  9. IT by the numbers: IT survey responses by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Feedback: Q/A on dial-in and computer detection by B. Edwards, CNS
  11. Spotlight: Virtual Commencement site by M. Sinn, DCE

May 9, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 18

  1. Spam filtering increased at campus border by J. Bell, CNS
  2. Take the IT services satisfaction survey by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Open meeting May 19 on transition to Trend Micro by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  4. CHECK conference registration $70 through Friday by E. Perez, iTAC
  5. Microsoft products added to statewide software contract by K. Leonard, CNS
  6. IT by the numbers: K-State Online by S. Finkeldei, OME
  7. Feedback: Cheat sheets for IT developers and programmers by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: TechBytes treasures from the past year by B. Edwards, CNS

May 2, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 17

  1. Leaving K-State? Put IT tasks on To Do list by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. CHECK conference registration deadline May 12 by E. Perez, iTAC
  3. Damkroger named acting CNS director by E. Unger, VPAST
  4. May IT training calendar for faculty/staff by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Thesis defense May 8: Facebook, online communities by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Acrobat User's Group starting up by A. Hartman, Agricultural Communications
  7. K-State Calendar: How to remove declined appointments by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. May 5 is last day for Electronic Grade Submission training by S. Silva, iTAC
  9. IT by the numbers: IT Help Desk requests by A. Cobb, iTAC
  10. Feedback: MSN page compares local gas prices daily by B. Edwards, CNS
  11. Spotlight: Cleaning computer labs to help keep mumps away by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

April 25, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 16

  1. Spam filtering being done at campus border by L. Albertson, CNS
  2. K-State switching to Trend Micro for antivirus software by H. Townsend, SIRT chair
  3. IT-related lectures Wednesday, April 26 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. K-State alumni, friends invited to join Wildcat Connection by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Departments: Interested in Toolbook site license? by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. New RSS feeds on K-State housing and dining topics by R. Satterlee, Housing and Dining Services
  7. IT by the numbers: LISTSERV mailing lists by B. Edwards, J. Morrill, CNS
  8. Feedback: Q/A on Macromedia software, e-mail, podcasting by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Spotlight: K-State Libraries blogs by R. Beard, K-State Libraries

April 18, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 15

  1. Discount on departmental purchases of Dell computers by E. Dover, CNS
  2. Faculty and staff can participate in Dell purchase by E. Dover, CNS
  3. Windows systems not permitted on K-State network by R. Becker, Telecommunications
  4. Update LASER Project by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Register today for CHECK 2006 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. IDT Roundtable April 20: Maximizing Online Student Groups by S. Mukherjee, OME
  7. Reminder: Department software requests for labs and InfoCommons by E. Dover, CNS
  8. New Autodesk software presentation April 26 by K. Leonard, CNS
  9. Podcasting at K-State by B. Vandiviere, OME
  10. Q & A with regional Novell representative by M. Dowlin, Human Ecology
  11. IT by the numbers: Electronic Grade Submission system training by S. Silva, iTAC
  12. Feedback: Student Privacy Rights by R. Gould, iTAC; C. Johnson, Union, and E. Unger, VPAST
  13. Spotlight: Apple Boot Camp by E. Perez, iTAC

April 11, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 14

  1. Distribution of new Wildcat ID Cards to students by C. Johnson, Union
  2. New technology in higher education (online conference) by K. Glover, iTAC, and B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Faculty: Enroll now for Electronic Grade Submission training by S. Silva, iTAC
  4. New K-State templates for web authors by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Buying a Computer for College site updated by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. TechBytes April 12 reminder: Adobe Acrobat by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports (ETDR) by M. Courtois, iTAC
  8. Changes in K-State Student Records Policy by G. DeVault, Registrar's Office
  9. IT by the numbers: Big 12 IT news media by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  10. Feedback: "Bob, You've Been Phished" security video by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  11. Spotlight: Can't recall your passwords? Try mnemonic devices by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

April 4, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 13

  1. Beware of e-mail hoaxes: Think before you click by SIRT
  2. Don't use Google Desktop's "Search Across Computers" feature by SIRT
  3. Enrollment open for Electronic Grade Submission training by S. Silva, iTAC
  4. TechBytes April 12: Adobe Acrobat by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. TechBytes topics needed for next semester by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Department software requests for labs and InfoCommons by E. Dover, CNS
  7. IT by the numbers: Labs, classrooms, ETDRs by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. Feedback: IT questions on antivirus, Open House, templates by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Spotlight: Desktop-search products not recommended for K-Staters by SIRT

March 28, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 12

  1. Electronic Grade Submission system available May 8 by S. Silva, iTAC
  2. Improvements to e-mail system over spring break by J. Bell, CNS
  3. Replace Windows 98/SE/ME/NT computers before July by SIRT
  4. IDT Roundtable March 30: Do I Want a Blog? by S. Mukherjee, OME
  5. New state contract April 1 for Microsoft software by K. Leonard, CNS
  6. Five poetry programs scheduled for TELENET 2 by S. White, KRN
  7. Upcoming: SIRT Roundtable, National Webcast Initiative by SIRT
  8. IT by the numbers: RefWorks use by by R. Gould, iTAC
  9. Feedback: K-State's Open House website by B. Edwards, CNS
  10. Spotlight: Alternative ways to seek Internet treasures by K. Glover, iTAC

March 21, 2006   No issue published during spring break.


March 14, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 11

  1. Central e-mail upgrades planned during spring break by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. K-State Internet service down briefly due to storm by R. Becker, Telecommunications
  3. Residence halls get wireless computer network for fall by R. Satterlee, Housing
  4. K-State Online preview of new features by S. Finkeldei, OME
  5. Deadline today for CHECK conference proposals by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. Webcast on identity theft now available online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. GarageBand event March 16 has iPod nano drawing by J. Deehr, Apple campus rep
  8. IT by the numbers: K-State technology classrooms by T. Bagby, iTAC
  9. Feedback: Odeo: Free audio recording and sharing by H. Warkentin, iTAC
  10. Spotlight: HealthyComputing.com by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

March 7, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 10

  1. E-mail slowdown due to record highs, spammers by J. Bell, CNS
  2. Clarifications on AnnualCreditReport.com by A. Hagegorn, iTAC
  3. Homepage tweaks make some links more prominent by N. Erdwien, CNS
  4. College of Agriculture's new website uses CMS by L. Sleichter, Communications
  5. iLife '06 with free upgrades for three years by C. Loehr, Union
  6. IT by the numbers: InfoTech Tuesday newsletter by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Feedback: Internet access for students living off-campus by R. Gould, iTAC
  8. Spotlight: Debunking some common (cyber security) myths by M. McDowell, US-CERT

Feb. 28, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 9

  1. Summer and fall course schedules online by E. Heller, Registrar's Office
  2. Apple Macintosh OS X vulnerable to new virus by D. Devenney, Education
  3. Demo on radio-frequency clickers March 1 by Y. Patell, Chemistry
  4. March IT training calendar for faculty/staff by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. How to maintain LCD projectors by T. Bagby, iTAC
  6. iPod and iTunes free training videos online by C. Loehr, Union
  7. IT by the numbers: K-State homepage traffic by N. Erdwien, CNS
  8. Feedback: Questions about K-State's new web presence by N. Erdwien, CNS
  9. Spotlight: Historic videos now online thanks to Google by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Feb. 21, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 8

  1. New K-State web presence rolled out Sunday by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. K-State network management moves to Telecommunications by E. Unger, VPAST
  3. Prices drop on USB flash drives due to iPod shuffle by C. Loehr, Union; B. Edwards, CNS
  4. IDT Roundtable Feb. 22: Online vs. face-to-face instruction by S. Mukherjee, OME
  5. Audience response system demo March 7 by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. It's (computer) patching time again by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. IT by the numbers: K-State's Internet bandwidth by H. Townsend, CNS
  8. Feedback: AnnualCreditReport.com by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: More about the K-State homepage and brand bar by B. Edwards, CNS

Feb. 14, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 7

  1. New service lets K-State office phone ring to cellphone by B. Edwards, CNS, and A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  2. Reminder: Remove illegally downloaded files by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. E-mail addresses to change Feb. 16 in People Directory by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Webcast on identity theft Feb. 16 in Union 213 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Reasons for proposed antivirus software switch by S. Coulson, SIRT
  6. New 1GB iPod nano, plus price drops on iPod shuffle by C. Loehr, Union
  7. IT by the numbers: Password changes by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Feedback: T-mobile/Blackberry coverage in Manhattan by E. Perez, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: K-State offices win 10 CASE awards for websites by B. Edwards, CNS, and S. Morrow, Univ. Pub.

Feb. 7, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 6

  1. K-State's new web presence to debut Feb. 19 by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. eID password deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 8 by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Mass-mailing worm circulating through K-State e-mail by SIRT
  4. K-State to host CHECK conference in May by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. E-mail quota is 50MB, but don't go there by J. Morrill, CNS
  6. Clarification on K-State's Software Update Services by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. LASER: iSIS updates coming soon by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  8. TechBytes Feb. 8: Wimba by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. Atomic Learning tutorials no longer available by S. Silva, iTAC
  10. IT by the numbers: K-State Libraries databases by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Feedback: Connect to Unix with Windows 95 terminal emulation? by T. Ramsey, CNS
  12. Spotlight: What's new from Consumer Electronics Show 2006 by E. Perez, iTAC

Jan. 31, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 5

  1. Electronic Grade Submission to be available this spring by M. Nielsen, Registrars, and E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Status of proposed K-State antivirus software switch by S. Coulson, SIRT
  3. eID password deadline is one week away by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. TechBytes series begins Feb. 8 with Wimba by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. February training from iTAC by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. CNS service center expands services, seeks staff by A. Phillips, CNS
  7. First-ever Macs with Intel processors by C. Loehr, Union
  8. Union Computer Store garage sale this week by C. Loehr, Union
  9. IT by the numbers: university computing labs by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Feedback: Mac version of CatPack by B. Edwards, CNS
  11. Spotlight: IT award winners honored at annual retreat by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Jan. 24, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 4

  1. Another credit union phishing scam hits K-State by SIRT
  2. Personal Identifier Initiative at K-State by L. Carlin, DIA
  3. K-State recommends Software Update Services (SUS) for Windows by R. Cheung, CNS
  4. National Webcast Initiative Feb. 16 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. IDT Roundtable series starts Jan. 26 by S. Mukherjee, OME
  6. IT by the numbers: President Bush's Landon Lecture Jan. 23 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Feedback: Questions on @k-state.edu, LISTSERV reply setting by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Spotlight: Security watch: phishing, botnets, and more by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Jan. 17, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 3

  1. E-mail addresses in People Directory to be @ksu.edu by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Housing to replace 30-year-old food-service system by B. Kuntz, ISO
  3. Data center's generator test successfully completed by H. Townsend, CNS
  4. E-mail attachment problems resolved by A. Reinhold, CNS
  5. IT by the numbers: KATS usage by M. Ediger, ISO
  6. Feedback: How to set a mailing list for reply-to-owner by B. Edwards, CNS, and C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Spotlight: SECURITY-ALERTS messages go to all K-Staters by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Jan. 10, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 2

  1. New computer security threat: Windows Metafile Format (WMF) processing by SIRT
  2. Update on IT Data Center outage by G. Robertson, J. Bell, CNS
  3. New faculty/staff ID cards became effective Jan. 3 by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Reminder: Change eID passwords by Feb. 8 by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Print quotas reset to $10 in labs, InfoCommons by R. Cheung, CNS
  6. January training from iTAC by S. Silva, iTAC
  7. IT by the numbers: eID/password assistance by A. Cobb, iTAC
  8. Feedback: Easily changing case in Word and PowerPoint by S. Pierce, iTAC
  9. Spotlight: New Year's resolutions for 2006 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Jan. 3, 2006   Vol. 6, No. 1

  1. Newsletter changes for 2006 by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Jan. 1-Feb. 8 timeframe to change eID passwords by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. K-State Survey System maintenance Jan. 5 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  4. EDUCAUSE conference in Texas Feb. 22-24 by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. k-state.edu web servers updated by N. Erdwien, CNS
  6. IT by the numbers: KATS usage by M. Stauffer, ISO
  7. Feedback: Readers' tips, topics, and reviews welcome by B. Edwards, CNS
  8. Spotlight: TELENET 2 hosts variety of meetings by S. White, KRN

2005

Dec. 27, 2005   No issue published during holiday break.

Dec. 20, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 50

  1. No IT newsletter during holiday break by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Many IT services unavailable Dec. 28-29 by G. Robertson, CNS
  3. K-State or KSU -- it's an individual choice by C. May, Media Relations and Marketing
  4. Winter maintenance in computer labs, InfoCommons by E. Dover, CNS
  5. Reminder: Pick up new faculty/staff ID cards by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Technology training calendar for January by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Technology trainers meeting Dec. 21 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. IT by the numbers: K-State's portal by N. Erdwien, CNS
  9. Q/A: What should I do with spam from a K-State e-mail address? by B. Edwards, T. Ramsey, CNS
  10. Web watch: Unusual USB (thumb) drives by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  11. Gem: Last-minute gift ideas for the holidays by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Dec. 13, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 49

  1. Major outage of central IT systems scheduled Dec. 28-29 by G. Robertson, CNS
  2. Bot infections on the rise from instant messaging by A. Hagedorn, iTAC, and J. Ballard, CNS
  3. Faculty/staff: Pick up new ID cards next week by C. Johnson, K-State ID Center
  4. Reminder: Dec. 15 webcast on cyber security by the editors, IT Tuesday
  5. Routine IT maintenance during semester break by R. Johnson, CNS
  6. Online computer tutorials for K-State faculty/staff by S. Silva, iTAC
  7. Usenet news service to continue via KanREN by J. Bell, CNS
  8. Q/A: When will semester grades be posted? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Sudoku puzzle by S. Silva, iTAC
  10. Gem: Using biometric technology for student identification by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Dec. 6, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 48

  1. New K-State identity numbers and cards by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Dec. 15 webcast: Cyber security tips for the holidays by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. VPAST lecture Dec. 8: GIS in AgroBiosecurity by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. iPod nanos in short supply for Christmas by C. Loehr, Union
  5. Dec. 9 reception for distance-education graduates by K. Strecker, DCE
  6. Apple open-mic night applications due today by J. Deehr, Apple campus rep
  7. Suggestions for improving your Scantron output by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Union computer store hours during semester break by C. Loehr, Union
  9. IT by the numbers: K-State's wireless use by R. Becker, CNS
  10. Q/A: Are GIF e-mail attachments a security risk? by B. Edwards, T. Ramsey, CNS
  11. Web watch: gifts.com by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  12. Gem: 2005 tech gadget wish list by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Nov. 29, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 47

  1. E-mail improvements handle heavy load after holiday by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. IT newsletter now going to all K-State faculty/staff by E. Unger, VPAST
  3. Sober worm variant is worldwide threat by SIRT
  4. K-State Usenet news to be discontinued by J. Bell, CNS
  5. Nov. 30 is last day Symantec supports AntiVirus CE 8 by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. Dec. 1 deadline for IT award nominations by IT Awards committee
  7. IT leadership conference Dec. 7-8 in Topeka by R. Gould,iTAC
  8. Q/A: What does "Virus definitions are out of date" mean? by T. White, CNS
  9. Web watch: iTAC's Media Development Center by B. Edwards, CNS
  10. Gem: Portable computer lab for checkout by faculty/staff by E. Perez, iTAC

Nov. 22, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 46

  1. New campus computer repair service for K-Staters by A. Phillips, CNS
  2. K-State Internet connection has many potential points of failure by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. Central e-mail gains two new servers by J. Bell, CNS
  4. AntiVirus Corporate Edition 8 not protected after Nov. 30 by B. Edwards. CNS
  5. Free "iPod rescue" service through computer store by C. Loehr, Union
  6. # K-State Calendar: How to disable the e-mail notice by S. Silva, iTAC
  7. Use holiday time to send IT award nominations by IT Awards committee
  8. IT by the numbers: Tegrity by B. Vandivere, iTAC/OME
  9. Q/A: How can I stop getting e-mail phishing messages? by B. Edwards. CNS. and L. Robertson, iTAC
  10. Web watch: Froogle is Google's search engine for shoppers by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  11. Gem: New flash drive has privacy and security benefits by E. Perez, iTAC

Nov. 15, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 45

  1. Internet outage Sunday due to faulty fiber card by N. Beemer, Telecom, and R. Becker, CNS
  2. K-State Calendar upgrade went smoothly this morning by J. Bell, CNS
  3. Rootkits pose serious security threat by J. Ballard, CNS
  4. Video-capable iPods now in stock at Union by C. Loehr, D. Claassen, Union
  5. VHS format being discontinued by manufacturers by B. Oglesby, iTAC
  6. K-State Libraries canceled ICT technology test by S. Kearns, K-State Libraries
  7. Technology trainers: Where are you? by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Reminder: IT award nominations due Dec. 1 by IT Awards Committee
  9. IT by the numbers: K-State's central website by B. Edwards, CNS
  10. Q/A: What's the best office temperature for a computer? by B. Edwards, CNS, and L. Robertson, iTAC
  11. Web watch: America Recycles Day by B. Edwards, CNS
  12. Gem: iPods expected to be in high demand for holidays by B. Edwards, CNS

Nov. 8, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 44

  1. Software bug caused last week's e-mail crash by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. Major IT outage rescheduled to end of semester by J. Bell, G. Robertson, CNS
  3. Calendar upgrade rescheduled to Nov. 14-15 by J. Bell, CNS
  4. Students: Earn $25 for 90-minute technology test by S. Kearns, KSU Libraries
  5. Nov. 30 is last day for Symantec AntiVirus CE 8.0 by R. Cheung, CNS
  6. TechBytes Nov. 11: Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Camera by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. IT by the numbers: E-mail by IT Communications Committee
  8. Q/A: How often should I back up my files? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Gizmo project uses Internet phone technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Gem: Federal Trade Commission launches new safety website by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Nov. 1, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 43

  1. Major IT outage being planned for campus by G. Robertson and J. Bell, CNS, and R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Calendar upgrade rescheduled to Nov. 7-8 by J. Bell, CNS
  3. E-mail "best practices" for K-Staters by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. IDT Roundtable Nov. 2: The Digital Teaching Showcase by B. Ward, OME
  5. TechBytes Nov. 4: Feature-packed Firefox Web Browser by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. IT award nominations now being accepted by IT Awards committee
  7. IT by the numbers: Mainframe by R. Gould, iTAC
  8. Q/A: What's the tiny graphic at top right on K-State's homepage? by B. Edwards, CNS
  9. Web watch: Kansas maps by B. Edwards, CNS
  10. Gem: Santa Clara University blogging for prospective students by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 25, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 42

  1. Which student identifier do I use? by E. Unger, VPAST, and R. Caffey, OME
  2. Problems occurring with calendar upgrade today by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. VPN client upgrades Oct. 27 by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Portal survey runs Oct. 20-27 by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. IRC bots continue to be a problem at K-State by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. IDT Roundtable Oct. 26: Wake Them Up With Your Power Points by B. Ward, OME
  7. TechBytes Oct. 28: Adobe Photoshop Overview by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Start planning your IT award nominations by IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  9. K-State Online by the numbers by S. Finkeldei, OME
  10. Q/A: Can I use a tech classroom in the evening? by T. Bagby, iTAC
  11. Web watch: Kansas campaign finance data by T. Bagby, iTAC
  12. Gem: First phishing, now "pharming" by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 18, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 41

  1. K-State e-mail stats show record-high use by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. It's (computer) patching time again by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Windows 2000 operating systems vulnerable to attacks by SIRT
  4. Big discounts on Autodesk software for K-Staters by K. Leonard, CNS
  5. Apple contest offers prize of iPod nano by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Clarifications on the upcoming calendar upgrade by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. TechBytes Oct. 21: Free Graphics Tools by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Web browsers used on K-State's central website by N. Erdwien, CNS
  9. Q/A: What about firewall software? by T. Ramsey, CNS
  10. Web watch: USDA National Nutrient Database by R. Gould, iTAC
  11. Gem: Beware of strangers in online communities by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 11, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 40

  1. E-mail problems last week affected most K-Staters by J. Bell, B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Upgrade to new campus calendar system Oct. 25 by J. Olson, CNS
  3. New USB flash drive has K-State logo and PowerCat by C. Loehr, Union
  4. TechBytes Oct. 14: Teaching to Your Students' Brains by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Security: Playing it safe on "public" computers by B. Edwards, T. Ramsey, CNS
  6. IDT Roundtable rescheduled to Oct. 26 by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Q/A: How can I e-mail a group without showing all their addresses? by B. Edwards, CNS
  8. Web watch: United States Postal Service by B. Edwards, CNS
  9. Gem: Other universities' security practices by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 4, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 39

  1. Botnets reappearing on campus by SIRT
  2. Reminder: Remove unsafe web browsers by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. TechBytes Oct. 7: Audio Presentations and Podcasting by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Q/A: How can I tell if a greeting card is safe? by T. Ramsey, CNS
  5. Web watch: IT security quiz by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Gem: Stop, Think, Click by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 27, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 38

  1. Confused about 16-digit numbers on new ID cards? by E. Unger, VPAST, and C. Johnson, K-State ID Center
  2. E-mail greeting cards used to spread botnets by B. Edwards, J. Ballard, CNS
  3. Latest Mozilla web browser is safe, Netscape not by T. Ramsey, CNS
  4. TechBytes Sept. 30: What is Instant Messaging? by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. About those K-State IT projects (Part 5) by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. Q/A: What happens when the new ID numbers won't fit on 9-digit Scantron forms? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: National Hurricane Center by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: iPod nano to replace iPod mini by E. Perez, iTAC

Sept. 20, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 37

  1. "Free iPod mini with qualifying Mac" sale ends Sept. 24 by C. Loehr, Union
  2. TechBytes Sept. 23: The Amazing World of Blogs by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Sept. 22 demos of conference/classroom equipment; evals needed by K. Shippy, B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Problem importing Scantron file into K-State Online? by S. Silva, iTAC
  5. Q/A: Why is e-mail so SLOW? by J. Bell, CNS
  6. Web watch: www.swapalease.com for cars by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. Gem: Google hits copyright snag by M. Courtois, iTAC

Sept. 13, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 36

  1. eID password deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 14 by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Demos of iPod nano, Apple 30-inch Cinema Display at Union by C. Loehr, Union
  3. TechBytes series begins Friday, Sept. 16 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC, and G. Snyder, Communications
  4. August updates to central university web servers by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. SHI catalog website down; use e-mail or phone by the K-State Purchasing Office
  6. IDT Roundtables fall schedule by V. Clegg, CATL
  7. Operation PC winners by R. Gilbert, CNS
  8. Q/A: Why didn't I know I could use K-State's antivirus program? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: United States Constitution by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Gem: The September 11 Digital Archive by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 6, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 35

  1. Beware of Hurricane Katrina scams by SIRT
  2. E-mail took a holiday? No... by J. Bell, CNS
  3. Password deadline is one week away by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Support for victims of Hurricane Katrina by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Adobe license discounts software for students by C. Loehr, Union
  6. K-State supports Eudora and Thunderbird e-mail clients by S. Silva, iTAC
  7. Q/A: Why was e-mail slow today (Tuesday, Sept. 6)? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: Blog helps Tulane president communicate in crisis by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Gem: Class of 2009 Mindset List by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Aug. 30, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 34

  1. K-State IT by the numbers by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. New vulnerability in Symantec AntiVirus by SIRT
  3. iTAC offers free training on technology topics by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Free Apple seminars and events this semester by J. Deehr, K-State campus Apple rep
  5. Managing your e-mail Inbox by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. About those K-State IT projects (Part 4) by D. Blake, ISO
  7. What's hot in the Union Computer Store by C. Loehr, Union
  8. Q/A: Where are the hours for the IT Help Desk posted? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Fujitsu LifeBook P1500 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Gem: University of Texas at Austin supports LIFE by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Aug. 23, 2005  (back-to-school issue)   Vol. 5, No. 33

  1. K-State portal is up and running by the K-State Connection team
  2. Operation PC 2005: Mission accomplished by R. Gilbert, CNS
  3. IT security tips for the start of the semester by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Sept. 14 deadline for changing eID passwords by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Pilot test to post semester grades online by L. Wilson, OME
  6. McCain 324 is latest high-tech studio classroom by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Back to School via TELENET 2 by S. White, KRN
  8. Students: Computer security video contest by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  9. English proficiency test gets technology boost by E. Perez, iTAC
  10. Q/A: Who says I have to keep my eID password private? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Web watch: Updated K-State IT homepage by B. Edwards, N. Becker, CNS
  12. Gem: What's new with K-State Online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC, and S. Finkeldei, OME

Aug. 16, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 32

  1. Update PCs now! New worm targets Windows vulnerabilities by SIRT
  2. K-State to block MS05-039 vulnerability starting Aug. 17 by SIRT
  3. Filtering e-mail based on the Subject line by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. SSH software upgrade scheduled Wednesday evening by J. Bell, CNS
  5. Q/A: What if my PC is infected with the MS05-039 worm? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: PublicRadioFan.com by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Gem: Dangers of using your neighbor's wireless connection by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Aug. 9, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 31

  1. Extreme makeover of K-State Online by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Computer labs closing briefly for upgrades this week by B. Edwards and R. Satterlee, CNS
  3. Symantec to stop support of AntiVirus Corporate Edition 8.0 by R. Cheung, CNS
  4. K-State receives special achievement award at ESRI conference by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Q/A: Can K-Staters filter e-mail based on the subject line? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: Test version of Google Maps by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Gem: K-State professor wins two SIDLIT awards by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Aug. 2, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 30

  1. K-State to keep Symantec AntiVirus software for now by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. SIRT session: Is it OK to snoop electronically? by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Axio Learning powers learning systems for other institutions by S. Finkeldei, OME
  4. Aug. 1-Sept. 14 is fall password-change timeframe by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Free-printing quotas to be reset Aug. 14 for fall by R. Cheung, CNS
  6. Q/A: Why doesn't K-State's spam filtering catch "Viagra" e-mail? by J. Chacon, CNS
  7. Web watch: The Hunger Site by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: Results of national ResNet 2005 survey by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

July 26, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 29

  1. Committee recommends changing K-State antivirus software by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Operation PC set for Aug. 19-21; volunteer workers needed by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. K-State Online version 5.5 to be released Aug. 6 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  4. LASER: Encumbrances now available for FIS by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Union computer store has extended hours in August by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Q/A: What happens if I change my eID's password before Aug. 1? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Life Extension Foundation by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: EDUCAUSE's Top 10 IT issues in 2005 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

July 19, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 28

  1. New tuition-relief program for K-State spouses and dependents by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Labs and InfoCommons upgrade includes 58 new computers by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. About those K-State IT projects (Part 3) by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. K-State online engineering graduate degree rated "best buy" by D. Larson, DCE
  5. University Handbook now in PDF format by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Q/A: How can I check for broken links on my website? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: "Harry Potter" news and websites by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: K-State institute receives grant for Internet-based courses by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

July 12, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 27

  1. Internet2 connection to be down briefly late Thursday by B. Edwards and S. Petreski, CNS
  2. Student video competition promotes computer security by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. About those K-State IT projects (Part 2) by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Status of McCain 324 high-tech music classroom by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. SIDLIT conference schedule for Aug. 3-4 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Q/A: How many digital cameras are available for checkout? by B. Edwards, CNS, and E. Perez, iTAC
  7. Web watch: Space shuttle's "Return to Flight" set for July 13 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: A piece of K-State's IT infrastructure by B. Edwards, CNS

July 5, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 26

  1. New e-mail publicity scam targets K-State faculty by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. More Windows systems to be barred from network in 2006 by SIRT
  3. About those K-State IT projects by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. New website for Operation PC 2005 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. LASER Newsflash summer 2005 issue online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Q/A: Where are the FAQs for FIS training? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Technologically advanced hotel in Slovenia by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: Meet Lynn Carlin, new director of DIA by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

June 28, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 25

  1. Campus network may have intermittent outages through summer by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. LASER: Financial Information System goes live July 1 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. K-State IT projects in the works this summer by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Q/A: How many parents attended computer sessions at orientation? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Web watch: csszengarden.com by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Gem: LifeDrive mobile manager by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

June 21, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 24

  1. Campus Ethernet cable cut during maintenance June 16 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. 1,700 extension and research documents on CD by A. Hartman, Research and Extension
  3. It's (computer) patching time again by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Help Google find your webpages by A. Hartman, Research and Extension
  5. K-State Online 5.5 pre-release training sessions by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. Installing J-Initiator for FIS online reports by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. Q/A: Where is K-State's current notice of nondiscrimination? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: FTC consumer alert page on phishing by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Gem: K-State bids farewell to Nancy Calhoun in iTAC by K-State IT staff

June 14, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 23

  1. Financial Information System to be implemented in July by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  2. LISTSERV service upgraded June 9 at K-State by J. Morrill, CNS
  3. More e-mail worms hitting campus by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Q/A: What IT questions do parents ask at student orientation? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Web watch: Eternal Egypt by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Gem: Hackers use "Michael Jackson" name to spread Trojan horse virus by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

June 7, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 22

  1. Dangerous e-mails targeting K-Staters; don't click! by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Network Operations Center in the works for K-State by B. Edwards and R. Becker, CNS
  3. More about German spam, and K-State spam filtering by J. Bell, CNS
  4. CHECK conference speaker is Mark Hood by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Q/A: Where can I find K-State's logos? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: Baseball sites by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Gem: When 24/7 availability leads to "Info-Mania" by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

May 31, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 21

  1. LISTSERV upgrade scheduled June 9; clean out old mailing lists by J. Morrill, B. Edwards, CNS
  2. CHECK registration deadline extended to June 10 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Reminder: Mainframe 9-track tape support ends June 1 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Kan-ed Annual Membership and Leadership Forum June 15-17 by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Q/A: Will I have access to my WebMail over the summer? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: Manhattan's "Celebrate 150" festival June 3-5 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Gem: Schools deny admission to graduate applicants who hacked system by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

May 24, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 20

  1. K-State Credit Union thwarts e-mail hoax last week by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. "Brand bar" being created for K-State webpages by J. Croft, CNS
  3. Union Computer Store has new e-mail address by C. Loehr, Union
  4. Faculty/staff: Try online tutorials this summer by S. Silva, iTAC
  5. C2C seeking award nominations by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. CHECK conference registration deadline June 1 by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Q/A: Why is the People Directory showing only eIDs for students? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: The history of Memorial Day by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Gem: Construction begins on high-tech music classroom by R. Gould, iTAC

May 17, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 19

  1. Cellphones still protected from telemarketers by F. Damkroger, Telecommunications
  2. Technology classroom and computer lab to be upgraded by R. Satterlee, CNS
  3. K-State considering antivirus software options by S. Coulson, Engineering
  4. Free-printing allocations to be reset for summer by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. German e-mail spam arriving at K-State by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. May 18 Tips and Tricks: Working with styles in MS Word by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Q/A: What computer labs and studios are being upgraded? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: UFM summer catalog by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Gem: K-State makes online ceremony for Pinnacle Honor Society by K. Klucas, DCE

May 10, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 18

  1. New IT websites for people arriving, leaving K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Buying a Computer for College website updated by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Great deals on Apple computers online and at computer store by C. Loehr, Union
  4. Free Summer Institute on Distance Learning Aug. 3-4 by R. Caffey, OME
  5. Computer store has original Apple Airport cards by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Q/A:  Is there a size limit on e-mail at K-State? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: K-State's WIN website by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: How to print the Gradebook in K-State Online by A. Hagedorn and M. Lesko, iTAC

May 3, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 17

  1. Virulent worm arriving in e-mail .ZIP attachments by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Laptop security tips by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Dave Hillier, DIA director, retired in April by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Virtual Commencement website allows online congratulations by R. Wagner, DCE
  5. Telenet 2 to celebrate 35 years of service by R. Wagner, DCE
  6. TechBytes finished for semester; see online resources by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. End-of-semester clearance sale at computer store by C. Loehr, Union
  8. IDT Roundtable May 4: Wrapping It Up by V. Clegg, CATL
  9. Q/A: What does "reformat a computer" mean? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Web watch: Answers.com by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Gem: A tribute to K-State's IT students by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

April 26, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 16

  1. K-State IT this week: Tech Showcase, Tegrity, TechBytes, Tiger by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. TechBytes April 29: Tech gadgets by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. New Apple student rep starts "12 Days of Finals" contest May 1 by C. Loehr, Union
  4. Union party for Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" April 29 by C. Loehr, Union
  5. Dell recalls some AC adapters for notebook computers by L. Finney, CNS
  6. Q/A: When I delete a WebMail message, is it really gone? by SIRT
  7. Web watch: Using "honeynets" and "honeypots" to deter botnets by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Gem: Will Indiana State require laptops in 2007? by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

April 19, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 15

  1. Botnets are reappearing on K-State campus by SIRT
  2. Adobe buying out Macromedia by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Microsoft releases new patches for Windows by the SIRT
  4. TechBytes April 22: Going wireless by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. HR's updated forms page includes IT Access forms by K. Mauck, Human Resources
  6. CSS, Word are upcoming topics in Tips and Tricks by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Faculty: Tegrity Live demonstration April 26 by B. Vandiviere, iTAC/OME
  8. CHECK conference website online by B. Edwards, CNS
  9. On the spot: Why are botnets reappearing at K-State? by SIRT
  10. Web watch: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Metadata repository project by M. Clark, DIA

April 12, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 14

  1. Technology showcase scheduled April 26 by B. Biles, ECC
  2. LASER training for new Financial Information System by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  3. Paint.NET: Free replacement for MS Paint software by G. Cunningham, Research and Extension
  4. LASER spring 2005 newsletter online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. TechBytes April 15: Computer security by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. On the spot: What's the best way to back up my data? by by J. Boswell, R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Web watch: Tax deadline is April 15; visit irs.gov by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Online communities require safety precautions by A. Hagedorn, R. Gould, iTAC

April 5, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 13

  1. Laptop computers require extra security measures by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State blocks systems with NAV 7.x antivirus software by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. "The DO's and DON'Ts of Online Teaching" April 6 by V. Clegg, CATL
  4. Reminder: Autodesk presentation April 12 in Hale 114 by K. Leonard, CNS
  5. TechBytes April 8: Microsoft Excel by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. On the spot: Can I keep my eID after I graduate? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Uribe's "Best 100 computer and information security sites" by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Stolen laptop at UC Berkeley poses big security risk by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

March 29, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 12

  1. Symantec ends Norton AntiVirus 7.x support for Windows   by R. Cheung and T. White, CNS
  2. InfoCommons upgrades during spring break   by R. Satterlee, CNS
  3. Media Development Center upgrades during spring break   by E. Perez, iTAC
  4. April 6 preview of computer upgrades coming this summer   by R. Satterlee, CNS
  5. April 12 Autodesk presentation   by K. Leonard, CNS
  6. TEVAL and IDEA systems continue on paper for spring 2005   by V. Clegg, CATL
  7. Reminder: "Apple Production Suite" seminar March 30   by C. Loehr, Union
  8. TechBytes April 1: Microsoft PowerPoint   by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. On the spot: Where is K-State's graduation schedule? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Web watch: Macromedia's new interactive tutorials by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Tuesday's Gem: DCE creates new position of web team leader by M. Sinn, DCE

March 22, 2005   No issue published during spring break.


March 15, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 11

  1. No InfoTech Tuesday during spring break by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State's web portal to debut this summer by E. Unger, VPAST
  3. K-State system used in DoS attack last week by SIRT
  4. iPod shuffles arrive at Union Computer Store by C. Loehr, Union
  5. K-State Survey System update March 16 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. "Apple Production Suite" seminar for faculty/staff by C. Loehr, Union
  7. No TechBytes sessions for two weeks by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. On the spot: What IT tasks should I do during spring break? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Academic Resource Centers in residence halls by M. Vanden Boogart, Housing
  10. Tuesday's Gem: NIH announces open-access journal policy by M. Courtois, iTAC

March 8, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 10

  1. "Wireless Industry Trends" lecture March 10 by R. Bennett, iTAC
  2. Test-scoring problems resolved by new computer by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  3. Electronic theses project overview March 9 by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. Mainframe 9-track tape support ends June 1 by J. Alloway, CNS
  5. "Digital Libraries" national satellite broadcast March 16 by R. Terry, Research and Extension
  6. TechBytes March 11: Adobe Photoshop Elements  C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. "Software Tips and Tricks" sessions starting by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  8. On the spot: Why am I being directed to a Marketscore webpage? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Media Relations' website updated by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Free, online software tutorials for faculty/staff by S. Silva, iTAC

March 1, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 9

  1. Fall and summer course schedules now online by G. DeVault, Registrar's Office
  2. iPod event March 1 open to all K-Staters by C. Loehr, Union Computer Store
  3. Scantron users: Double-check your output files by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  4. Don't click on links in instant messaging by SIRT
  5. TechBytes March 4: Acrobat Forms by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. On the spot: Why do a total reinstall if my PC is infected with a bot? by SIRT
  7. Web watch: K-State Open House by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: GlobalFlyer world-record attempt starts at Salina by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Feb. 22, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 8

  1. Public demand high for new iPod shuffle by C. Loehr, Union
  2. Departments: Gateway PC volume purchase this week only by R. Satterlee, CNS
  3. Mydoom e-mail virus continues to mutate by SIRT
  4. TechBytes Feb. 25: Acrobat Basics by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. LASER newsletter's winter issue online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. CHECK conference slated June 20-21 at Washburn by M. Griffin, Fort Hays State University
  7. On the spot: What's the "VPN" at K-State? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: Microsoft site has K-State case study by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Tuesday's Gem: National Educational Technology Plan released by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Feb. 15, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 7

  1. New viruses use instant messaging to entice users by J. Ballard, CNS
  2. Bonus TechBytes session Feb. 16 on Apple products by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. TechBytes Feb. 18: Scanning by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Atomic Online learning topics for faculty/staff by S. Silva, iTAC
  5. 2005 IT Spring Symposium, and 2005 IT Security Conference by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. On the spot: Will my Windows 95 PC connect to the campus network after Feb. 18? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Adware/spyware resource page by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Spanish Via Satellite instructor honored by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Feb. 8, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 6

  1. Upcoming changes to K-State ID cards by E. Unger, VPAST, and Craig Johnson, ID Center
  2. Password deadline for eIDs is Wednesday, Feb. 9 by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. IT reminders for K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. TechBytes kickoff Feb. 11: Cool and useful PC tools by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. On the spot: Why shouldn't I use my eID password on non-K-State systems? by S. Coulson, Engineering, and L. Havenstein, Communications
  6. Web watch: K-State Campaign for Nonviolence by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: IT award winners in 2005 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Feb. 1, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 5

  1. K-State combats Marketscore security issue   by SIRT
  2. Password deadline is one week away   by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. TechBytes lineup for spring 2005 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC, and G. Snyder, Extension
  4. Reminder: IDT Roundtable Series starts Feb. 2   by V. Clegg, CATL
  5. On the spot: What's an easy way to choose a new password? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: HRIS Employee Self Service by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Cool tool: JumpDrive Touchguard by T. Seley, iTAC

Jan. 25, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 4

  1. More reader-friendly changes to newsletter by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Deadline to remove Win 95/NT 3.51/earlier extended to Feb. 18   by SIRT
  3. Reminder: Password deadline is Feb. 9   by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. LASER Project update: Financial team begins training   by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  5. Free training on Hewlett-Packard calculators   by L. McClellan, Hewlett-Packard
  6. On the spot: Why can't I access library databases from home? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Marketscore and "spyware" definition by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Phishers exploit tsunami aid efforts by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Jan. 18, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 3

  1. Firefox web browser added to InfoCommons and labs   by R. Satterlee, CNS
  2. New, improved UFM catalog and website   by L. Teener, UFM
  3. IT security audit in progress at K-State   by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. InfoCommons patrons have live IT help through chat   by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. K-State plans to replace SSNs on ID cards   by J. Streeter, ISO
  6. Apple High Performance Computing seminar Jan. 27   by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Second annual Kan-ed vendor expo Feb. 9-10   by M. Dougherty, Kan-ed
  8. On the spot: Why was the McCain e-mail message so large? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Martin Luther King Jr. events at K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Tuesday's Gem: New Google services support academic research by M. Courtois, iTAC

Jan. 11, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 2

  1. Start the new year with IT security   by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Departments: Interested in Macromedia purchase?   by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. Wildcat Information Network debuts for students   by C. Althoff, WIN project director
  4. Q/A on Large Account Reseller contract   by K. Leonard, CNS, and C. Dekat, Purchasing
  5. On the spot: Why is my SSN used as my K-State ID? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: Top 25 innovations by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Keeping up on IT news by B. Edwards, CNS

Jan. 4, 2005   Vol. 5, No. 1

  1. Newsletter changes for 2005 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. First GIS manager appointed at K-State   by R. Caffey, OME
  3. GlobalFlyer record attempt set for February   by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. Jan. 1-Feb. 9 is password-change timeframe   by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Second class scheduled Jan. 11 on scanning   by S. Silva, iTAC
  6. Microsoft project training classes offered   by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: K-State inclement weather notices by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Tuesday's Gem: IT resolutions for 2005 by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

2004

Dec. 28, 2004   No issue published during holiday break.

Dec. 21, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 50

  1. Upgrade or remove Win 95, NT 3.51, and earlier systems by Feb. 1 by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. No newsletter during holiday break by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Jan. 6 class: Best scanning practices and PDF by S. Silva, iTAC
  4. Refresher courses planned on web accessibility by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  5. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: New features in RefWorks by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Beware of the Iomega drive's "click of death" by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Dec. 14, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 49

  1. More Windows security updates released by SIRT
  2. IT plans at K-State over semester break by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Central IT systems offline periodically during break by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Free cellphones through Dec. 23 with new activation by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  5. Phishing prevention memo e-mailed to K-Staters by SIRT
  6. Autodesk free online training sessions by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. TechBytes suggestions needed for spring 2005 by G. Snyder, Extension, and C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by J. Morrill, CNS
  9. Web watch: K-State Options Plus by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Internet service providers now offering security options by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Dec. 7, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 48

  1. New webpage templates for K-State units by J. Croft, CNS
  2. Have you checked your WebMail trash? Cleanup starts Dec. 8 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Clearance sale this week only at Union computer store by D. Barnes, Union
  4. Videos of past TechBytes sessions by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Union computer store's hours during semester break by C. Loehr, Union
  6. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Innovations in American Government Awards by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: K-State Online by the numbers by S. Finkeldei, OME

Nov. 30, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 47

  1. "12 Days of Apple" contest has prize of iPod mini by C. Loehr, Union
  2. K-State's Internet connection to improve in January by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. TechBytes Dec. 3: Digital cameras by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Site license provides JRB utilities for Novell administrators by R. Gilbert, CNS
  5. Tegrity campus agreement benefits K-State by S. Weis, OME
  6. IT award nomination deadline extended to Dec. 5 by T. Dille White, CNS
  7. Call for presentations: Kan-ed Annual Membership and Leadership Forum by C. Madden, Kan-ed
  8. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Web watch: Anti-Phishing Working Group by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Technology gift ideas by A. Hagedorn, iTAC, and B. Edwards, CNS

Nov. 23, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 46

  1. Discontinued iBooks available at reduced price by C. Loehr, Union
  2. TechBytes Dec. 3: Buying digital cameras by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. IT award nominations due Dec. 1 by T. Dille White, CNS
  4. Reminder: WebMail trash dump starts Dec. 8 by K-State IT Communications Committee
  5. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: K-State IT Awards and Recognition by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: McGinty, responsible teen cybercitizen by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Nov. 16, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 45

  1. Marketscore spyware poses dangerous security threat by J. Ballard, CNS
  2. WebMail trash dump begins Dec. 8 by K-State IT Communications Committee
  3. Phishing attacks continue; don't share your data by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. TechBytes finished for semester; topics requested for spring by G. Snyder, R&E, and C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: Social engineering is "greatest security risk" by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: House passes SPY Act to battle spyware by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Nov. 9, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 44

  1. Think twice before sharing personal data online by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Another phishing attack hits campus; 5 percent gullible by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. HRIS system offline for upgrade Nov. 10-16 by A. Deutsch, Human Resources
  4. XBL: More spam-blocking power for K-State by J. Bell, CNS
  5. TechBytes Nov. 12: Macromedia Flash by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Fall issue of LASER newsletter online by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  7. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Web watch: FTC online shopping guides by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Apple expands iPod product line by E. Dover, CNS

Nov. 2, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 43

  1. K-State to deploy Windows XP/SP2 Nov. 8 by SIRT
  2. TechBytes Nov. 5: Adobe Acrobat by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Departments: Purchase Adobe software through SHI by C. Dekat, KSU Controller's Office
  4. IT award nominations now being accepted by IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  5. Battery for Keyspan remote now available by C. Loehr, Union
  6. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: U.S. election watch 2004 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Election 2004: Reaching the masses by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 26, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 42

  1. K-State ranked 15 in most-connected U.S. campuses by K-State Media Relations and Marketing
  2. Download latest version of Symantec AntiVirus CE by T. White, CNS
  3. TechBytes Oct. 29: Adobe InDesign by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Upcoming IT training in November by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Start planning your IT award nominations by IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  6. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: K-State's free antivirus download by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Social engineering: Manipulating trust by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 19, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 41

  1. SIRT hosts cybersecurity event Oct. 20 by SIRT
  2. Camera-phone event has giveaways and "pix blogs" by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  3. 95 gigabytes of e-mail trash...and counting by K-State IT Communications Committee
  4. Get rid of spyware; free Spybot tool recommended by E. Dover and R. Cheung, CNS
  5. TechBytes Oct. 22: Macromedia Contribute by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Second VPAST lecture: "Identity and Diversity" by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Innovate webcasts allow dialogue with authors by V. Horan, DCE
  8. Tech tidbits from the Union Computer Store by C. Loehr, Union
  9. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters
  10. Web watch: K-State's IT security page
  11. Tuesday's Gem: "This LAN is your LAN"

Oct. 12, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 40

  1. Reminder: E-mail SSL requirement starts Oct. 18 by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. TechBytes videos online; live broadcasts being tested by G. Snyder, Communications
  3. TechBytes Oct. 15: Camtasia by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Discontinued AirPort Wi-Fi cards still available for older Macs by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: www.getnetwise.org by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: National Cyber Security Awareness Month by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Oct. 5, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 39

  1. Postponed rollout of XP/SP2 by central IT  (added Oct. 6) by R. Cheung, CNS
  2. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month by SIRT
  3. Windows JPEG vulnerability requires patching by SIRT
  4. TechBytes Oct. 8 topic: Project management by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Faculty/staff "swap session" scheduled Oct 14 by S. Mukherjee, OME
  6. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: www.staysafeonline.info by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: K-State jazz group performed virtually in Sweden by R. Gould and A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 28, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 38

  1. Spring 2005 course schedule now online by N. Erdwien, CNS
  2. Oct. 18 deadline for secure e-mail connectivity by K-State IT Communications Committee
  3. TechBytes Oct. 1 topic: Usability testing by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Planned rollout of XP/SP2 by central IT by R. Cheung, CNS
  5. University computer recommendations for LASER applications by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Departments: Deadline looming for Macromedia volume purchase by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Updated price list for K-State's Microsoft Select 6 contract by K. Leonard, CNS
  8. Microsoft site has special offers for educators by R. Gould, iTAC
  9. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters
  10. Web watch: Cellphone comparisons at MyRatePlan.com
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Students get IT perks at some universities by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 21, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 37

  1. Rolling out Windows XP/SP2: Clearing up the confusion by SIRT
  2. TechBytes lineup for fall 2004 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Employees: K-State Online, Microsoft Access training by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  4. First Apple treasure hunt at K-State ends fast by C. Loehr, Union
  5. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Web watch: Safe teens and kids on the Internet by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Google taking e-mail in new directions by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 14, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 36

  1. GIS is topic of lecture on emerging technology by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. TechBytes Sept. 24: Current web browsers by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Windows XP SP2 installed in labs, InfoCommons, and more by SIRT
  4. What you should know before installing XP/SP2 by SIRT
  5. Departments: Interested in Macromedia software? by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. Macintosh user meetings for fall 2004 by C. Loehr, Union
  7. On the spot: IT questions from K-Staters
  8. Web watch: W3Schools by B. Edwards, CNS
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Impact of CAN-SPAM on universities is unclear by A. Hagedorn, iTAC

Sept. 7, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 35

  1. 15,000 passwords not changed; deadline is Sept. 8 by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Old e-mail now being deleted in Junk folders by K-State IT Communications Committee
  3. Win XP Service Pack 2 coming to campus by SIRT
  4. TechBytes series starts Sept. 24 by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. LASER Newsflash went online today by A. Hagedorn, iTAC
  6. Web watch: Union events calendar and movies by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Tuesday's Gem: IT director wins leadership award by D. Larson, DCE

Aug. 31, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 34

  1. Password-deadline for eIDs is one week away by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Have you checked your Junk folder yet? by K-State IT Communications Committee
  3. WebMail changes continue; user feedback helpful by K-State IT Communications Committee
  4. KATS servers upgraded in August by M. Ediger, ISO
  5. LASER: Customer relationship module to be implemented by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  6. QuarkXPress in stock again at Union Computer Store by C. Loehr, Union
  7. Web watch: Sell or recycle old cellphones by B. Edwards, CNS
  8. Tuesday's Gem: ScanSnap converts paper documents to PDF fast by P. Epps, iTAC

Aug. 24, 2004  (back-to-school issue)   Vol. 4, No. 33

  1. Welcome to the fall 2004 semester by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Big e-mail changes this summer by K-State IT Communications Committee
  3. iTAC provides IT help and more by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. IT security begins with you by SIRT
  5. K-State Online has profiles and "group" feature by R. Caffey, OME
  6. What's hot at the Union Computer Store by C. Loehr, Union
  7. New cellphone service for departments and K-Staters by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  8. One phone number for video, audio conferencing services by S. White, Kansas Regents Network
  9. LASER project continues to move forward by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  10. Web watch: Popular IT websites at K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Wildcat Card: Your key to many services by B. Edwards, CNS, and E. O'Connor, Union

Aug. 17, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 32

  1. Spam filtering starts Aug. 22 on central e-mail system by K-State IT Communications Committee
  2. CAT Answers is Libraries' new, trial "chat" resource by R. Adams, K-State Libraries
  3. InfoTech Tuesday "back to school" issue coming Aug. 24 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Residence-hall "Protection~Connection" ends today by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Student financial assistance system gets yearly update by D. Cook, S. Unekis, ISO
  6. Web watch: NASA's astronomy picture of the day archive by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Operation PC in action by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Aug. 10, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 31

  1. PC "Protection~Connection" Aug. 15-17 for residence halls by R. Gilbert, CNS
  2. WebMail new version went live Aug. 9 by J. Bell, CNS
  3. K-State Online 5.0 released Sunday, Aug. 8 by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. At K-State, RBL now means "Realtime Block List" by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. New website for Union computer store by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Extended hours at Union computer store Aug. 9-21 by C. Loehr, Union
  7. Web watch: Federal Citizen Information Center by B. Edwards, CNS
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Acacia summer lawsuits affect everyone by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Aug. 3, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 30

  1. WebMail service to get new look, more features Aug. 9 by K-State IT Communications Committee
  2. Reminder: K-State Online unavailable Aug. 7 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  3. Aug. 1-Sept. 8 is password-change timeframe by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Statewide software contract awarded by C. Bishop, C. Dekat, KSU Controller's Office
  5. Computer store sees sales growth of Apple products by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Web watch: Email Threat Info Center by B. Edwards, CNS
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Yes or no for the Gem? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

July 27, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 29

  1. Another e-mail hoax hits campus by SIRT
  2. K-State set to use RBLs to cut down spam by K-State IT Communications Committee
  3. Reminder to patch Windows computers by SIRT
  4. Kan-ed webcast July 30 on leadership and management by C. Madden, Kan-ed
  5. K-State Online 5.0 beta test ends July 30 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. Web watch: Web watch: Virtual teams by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Duke University to distribute iPods to freshmen by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

July 20, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 28

  1. Software upgrade planned July 26-Aug. 6 in labs, InfoCommons by R. Satterlee, CNS
  2. Instructors, departments invited to test lab software July 21-23 by R. Satterlee, CNS
  3. RETORIC system went live in June by J. Letourneau, ISO
  4. Epson equipment demo Wednesday features wireless 802.11g projector by K. Shippy, CNS
  5. Web watch: National Gardening Association by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Technology in the news by B. Edwards, CNS, and S. Silva, iTAC

July 13, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 27

  1. Microsoft releases seven patches for Windows by SIRT
  2. FERPA tool to be in K-State Online 5.0 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  3. System administrators: Subscribe to NETADM-L by R. Becker, CNS
  4. TELENET 2 grant ended in June by S. White, KRN
  5. More SIRT training planned in August by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Vulnerability reported in Dreamweaver by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Web watch: Internet Movie Database by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: High Tech High prepares students for high-tech jobs by A. Cabrera, iTAC

July 06, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 26

  1. New Kansas driver's licenses can't use SSNs by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. New cable TV and Internet services for Jardine residents by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  3. MS Office 2004 for Mac now available on Student Select program by C. Loehr, Union
  4. UFM computer and technology classes by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. KRN tests new Polycom video-conferencing unit by S. White, Kansas Regents Network
  6. Web watch: LCD projectors buying guide by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Phishing is on the rise by R. Gould, iTAC

June 29, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 25

  1. Beta testing of K-State Online 5.0 begins July 6 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  2. Vadlani is K-State's first IT auditor by W. Strauss, Internal Audit
  3. New features coming in K-State Online 5.0 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  4. LASER team visits Buffalo State to learn more about OSS by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  5. CHECK 2004 conference documents now online by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Media Development Center has technology tools for K-Staters the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Stewart elected president of WKCSC by M. Sinn, DCE
  8. Web watch: Lewis and Clark's trip by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Tuesday's Gem: You have the right to guard your personal information by A. Cabrera, iTAC

June 22, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 24

  1. Wanted: IT articles, websites, and suggestions by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Clarification on supported Outlook e-mail clients by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. New K-Staters have questions about IT by T. Bagby, iTAC
  4. Cool IT tool: Windows screen saver password by T. Ramsey, B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Web watch: SpaceShipOne, first private spacecraft by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Tuesday's Gem: K-State's content management project by T. Hammett, DIA

June 15, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 23

  1. K-State hosts first conference for Oracle portal training by L. Walker, DIA
  2. Central e-mail webpage has updated list of supported clients by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Web addresses in e-mail shouldn't be trusted by T. Ramsey, CNS
  4. Telecommunications upgrades phone system by D. Fronce, Telecommunications
  5. Jacobs is new Apple student campus representative by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Online e-courier newsletter covers KAN-ED news by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Cool IT tool: Change icons on desktop links  TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  8. Web watch: Ronald Reagan audio lectures at K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Jennifer Gehrt, LASER project director by A. Cabrera, iTAC

June 08, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 22

  1. K-State's Internet connection to get 10 Mbps more bandwidth  H. Townsend, CNS
  2. IT support during new-student orientations  R. Gould, iTAC
  3. Print stations in computing labs to be upgraded June 14-16  R. Satterlee, CNS
  4. Cool IT tool: Windows single-click shutdown  TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  5. Web watch: Storm weather, watches, and warnings by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Media Development Center unveils new sound booth by A. Cabrera, iTAC

June 1, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 21

  1. Residence-hall Internet fee changing to $50 per semester by D. Jackson, Housing
  2. K-State Online upgrading to version 5.0 in August by S. Finkeldei, OME
  3. Updated IT Resources handout available as PDF by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. Ceremony honors grads, contributors to Bachelor's Degree Completion Program by M. Sinn, DCE
  5. Cool IT tool: Windows tip on saving disk space TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  6. Website worth watching: CD and DVD rot by the editors
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Priyatham Porika, in DIA by DIA

May 25, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 20

  1. Low-cost Microsoft software popular with students by C. Loehr, Union
  2. Remedy service offline May 28-June 1 for upgrade by A. Kosch, CNS
  3. Seven K-Staters presenting at CHECK by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. SIDLIT conference Aug. 4-5 by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Cool IT tool: YAPS  from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  6. Website worth watching: MeetingWizard by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  7. Tuesday's Gem: thefacebook.com by A. Cabrera, iTAC

May 18, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 19

  1. Two "KSU" e-mail hoaxes circulating by J. Bell, CNS
  2. Updated "Buying a Computer for College" emphasizes security by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Telephone auth-code customers should verify summer address by P. Sexton, Telecommunications
  4. CHECK conference registration deadline May 26 by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Union Computer Store's summer hours start May 22 by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Confused about the Adobe campus licensing program? by K. Leonard, CNS
  7. Struve stepping down as LASER project coordinator by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  8. Cool IT tool: Bookmarklets from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  9. Website worth watching: 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Viewpoints of "high tech" from BC to 2001 by A. Cabrera, iTAC

May 11, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 18

  1. Outdated e-mail addresses to be deleted July 1 by J. Bell, CNS
  2. Summer IT projects at K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Central e-mail to have new look and features this fall by IT Marketing Committee
  4. Free CD with Sasser patches still available by A. Cobb, iTAC
  5. "Cool Rules" PowerPoint online from VPAST/CITAC lecture by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Cool IT tool: Sort the Windows Start menu from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  7. Website worth watching: World Press Freedom Day by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Security updates of 2004 by A. Cabrera, iTAC

May 4, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 17

  1. Sasser worm hitting K-State hard; hundreds of PCs at risk by SIRT
  2. Patches for Sasser worm available on free CDs by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. Central e-mail improvements slated for fall release by E-mail marketing committee
  4. Kansas Regents Network upgraded to new operating system by S. Barton, KRN
  5. TechBytes finished for semester; see resources online by G. Snyder, R&E
  6. Cool IT tool: Clean out Windows temporary space from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  7. Website worth watching: Current Cites by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Office safety practices by A. Cabrera, iTAC

April 27, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 16

  1. K-State's virtual commencement recognized with national award by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Technology innovations reviewed at VPAST/CITAC showcase by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Bachelor's Degree Completion Program celebrates 30 years by M. Sinn, DCE
  4. KWAG web authors meeting April 28 by G. Snyder, R&E
  5. Video "Untangling the Web" available online by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. LASER News Flash debuts as quarterly publication by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  7. TechBytes April 29: Tegrity Cart System by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Cool IT tool: Internet Explorer tip  from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  9. Website worth watching: Koshland Science Museum by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Mark Grinter, LASER team member by A. Cabrera, iTAC

April 20, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 15

  1. K-State ranks 47th in survey of "most unwired" U.S. colleges by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. New central e-mail server provides stop-gap solution by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. Get Microsoft, Apple security bulletins via e-mail by D. Crawford, Architecture
  4. Polyvision touch panel available this week for testing by T. Bagby, iTAC
  5. Are you cleaning out your e-mail trash folder? by J. Morrill, CNS
  6. Wireless office headphone and lifter from Telecommunications by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  7. TechBytes April 22: Security best practices by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Free wireless-deployment workshop May 21 in Wichita by C. Farnham, MIDnet
  9. Transferring files between Macs by C. Loehr, Union
  10. Security vulnerability in Macromedia Dreamweaver by T. Dille White, CNS
  11. Cool IT tool: ClickTray Calendar from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  12. Website worth watching: Merriam-Webster Online by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  13. Graph: K-State e-mail statistics 1998-2004 by C. Gould, CNS
  14. Tuesday's Gem: UC Davis goes back to paper to correct e-mail error by A. Cabrera, iTAC

April 13, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 14

  1. Macromedia volume-purchase saves $1,200 for K-State units by K. Leonard, CNS
  2. TechBytes April 15: Microsoft Acess: Advanced Reporting by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Autodesk rep to be on campus April 20 by K. Leonard, CNS
  4. Cool IT tool: Trillian chat software  from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  5. Website worth watching: 13 tiny USB flash drives
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Checking laundry via the Internet by A. Cabrera, iTAC

April 6, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 13

  1. K-State e-mail system straining under heavy load by J. Chacon, CNS
  2. IT auditor being hired for K-State by W. Strauss, Internal Audit Office
  3. Agobot worm infects 300+ Windows computers at K-State by T. Ramsey, CNS
  4. Poor Windows passwords let Agobot slither in by T. Ramsey, CNS
  5. K-State Online, Survey System maintenance April 8 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. TechBytes: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX2004 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. VPAST/CITAC technology showcase lecture April 20 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. More computer security sessions in April by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  9. Cool IT tool: NoteTab Light  from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  10. Website worth watching: KartOO metasearch engine by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Recycle cellphones and other materials by A. Cabrera, iTAC

March 30, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 12

  1. Spring break is no "break" for IT staff by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State blocking password-protected zip attachments by T. Ramsey, CNS
  3. K-State phone service offers online bill payment by K. Zoglmann, Telecommunications
  4. Status of Macromedia software volume-purchase by K. Leonard, CNS
  5. TechBytes: What's New in FrontPage 2003 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. HP Learning Center courses available by K. Wright, KRE
  7. Free IT symposium April 13 in Oklahoma by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Apple seeks K-State student campus representative by C. Neuman, Apple Computer Inc.
  9. Cool IT tool: Talking Alarm Clock  from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (--C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  10. Website worth watching: Quatloos, cyber-museum of scams and frauds by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Gone phishin'...and you're the catch by A. Cabrera, iTAC

March 23, 2004   No issue published during spring break.


March 16, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 11

  1. No newsletter during spring break by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State portal project position statement released by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Phone service outage planned early Wednesday of spring break by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  4. Adware and spyware considered harmful by T. Ramsey, CNS
  5. Spybot and Ad-aware: Solutions for adware and spyware by T. Ramsey, CNS
  6. TechBytes: Using CSS with K-State Online and Survey System by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Reminder: Dot-matrix printers to be removed from university computing labs by T. White, CNS
  8. Cool IT tool: DevEdge Netscape sidebar tabs  from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  9. Website worth watching: National Women's History Project
  10. Tuesday's Gem: How other universities manage information technology vulnerabilities by A. Cabrera, iTAC

March 9, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 10

  1. Forged e-mail NOT from "K-State admins" by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Collegian reader "appalled", but antivirus software still useful by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Computer security classes being taught; more sessions in April by A. Phillips, CNS
  4. Summer and fall course schedules now online by E. Heller, Registrar's Office
  5. K-State's White Pages renamed "People Directory" by N. Erdwien, CNS
  6. Dot-matrix printers moving out of university computing labs by R. Gilbert, CNS
  7. K-State Online, Survey System maintenance March 25 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  8. TechBytes March 11: Amazing Adobe Acrobat by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  9. KAN-ED vendor expo March 10-12 by R. Gould, iTAC
  10. Cool IT tool: Slick Run from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  11. Websites worth watching: K-State Open House
  12. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Doug Ackley, LASER team member by A. Cabrera, iTAC

March 2, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 9

  1. SIRT warns K-Staters of new e-mail threat by SIRT
  2. LASER update: New student system to debut July 1, 2005 by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  3. Central e-mail service slow on Feb. 26 by J. Chacon, CNS
  4. Enterprise Information System released March 1 by V.Horan, DCE
  5. CHECK conference proposals due March 15 by M. Goodyear, University of Kansas
  6. TechBytes March 4: PowerPoint do's and don'ts by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. TechBytes resources now include video presentation by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Last call for Macromedia software volume-purchase by R. Gould, iTAC
  9. Microtech free technology showcase March 19 by S. Land, Microtech Computers Inc.
  10. Cool IT tool: Windows tips from TechBytes "Cool Tools" (by C. Rodriguez, iTAC)
  11. Websites worth watching: Adobe education sites
  12. Tuesday's Gem: Froshlife iMovie Festival by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Feb. 24, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 8

  1. 12,000 former K-Staters lose e-mail access by D. Zehr, CNS
  2. Central e-mail system blocks executable file attachments by SIRT
  3. eInstruction demos on campus Feb. 25 by T. Bagby, iTAC
  4. TechBytes Feb. 26 topic: Web accessibility by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Departments: Macromedia orders are due March 5 by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. MS Access training series starts March 5 by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  7. Foundation giveaway of computing equipment to campus departments by R. Raile, KSU Foundation
  8. Websites worth watching: Information pollution
  9. Tuesday's Gem: A whole new meaning of tech support by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Feb. 17, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 7

  1. Ways to learn about IT happenings at K-State by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  2. Technology trainers: Where are you? by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Departments: Interested in Macromedia software? by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. SIDLIT conference: Call for proposals by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Websites worth watching: Academic Keys, a resource for higher education
  6. Tuesday's Gem: iTunes/Pepsi promotion offers free music downloads to winners by C. Loehr, Union

Feb. 10, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 6

  1. Feb. 11 is password deadline; changing back to old password doesn't count by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State's new VPN service enhances security by R. Becker, CNS
  3. Internet disruptions due to UPS failure by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. What to do with junk e-mail by T. Ramsey, CNS
  5. TechBytes moves to early Thursdays; starts Feb. 19 with "Cool Tools" by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. K-State IT Help Desk has alternative channels during outages and unplanned closings by A. Cobb, iTAC
  7. UFM's technology classes for spring 2004 by B. Edwards, CNS
  8. Websites worth watching: The Virus Underground
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Josh Ballard, in CNS by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Feb. 3, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 5

  1. Microsoft reverses decision on Windows 98/Me support by SIRT
  2. Password deadline is looming next week by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Java Lab is new cybercafe in Union Station by R. Gilbert, CNS, and E. O'Connor, Union
  4. K-State IT by the numbers by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. New lab webpage for spring 2004 by R. Satterlee, CNS
  6. Adobe software discounts for K-Staters at Union computer store by C. Loehr, Union
  7. SuperDrive eMacs on sale for a limited time by C. Loehr, Union
  8. Websites worth watching: Weather.com
  9. Tuesday's Gem: How the Internet can impact Election 2004 by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Jan. 27, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 4

  1. New W32.Novarg.A@mm worm attacks campus by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Free printing in university computing labs and InfoCommons by T. White, CNS
  3. Upgrades completed in K-State InfoCommons and computer labs by R. Satterlee, CNS
  4. 25,000 K-Staters need to change passwords on eIDs by D. Zehr, CNS
  5. Adobe contract's details on academic pricing by K. Leonard, CNS
  6. Tutorials created for K-State Online by S. Mukherjee, OME
  7. CES provides graduation stats through K-State Online by K. Keller, Career and Employment Services
  8. Websites worth watching: Tegrity video on updating antivirus files
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Robert Gamez, leader of two LASER teams by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Jan. 20, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 3

  1. W32.Beagle.A@mm worm hit K-State on weekend by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Have you set your antivirus files to update daily? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Steps being taken to counteract W32.Beagle.A@mm by J. Bell and T. Ramsey, CNS
  4. LISTSERV "confirm-send" option can prevent forged owner e-mails by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. Free "antivirus and patches" CD for K-Staters by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. Websites worth watching: Data and Information Administration
  7. Tuesday's Gem: IT winners honored at Jan. 16 retreat by IT Awards and Recognition Committee

Jan. 13, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 2

  1. K-State's Internet1 connection up to 55 Mbps Jan. 9 by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. 650 newsletter subscribers, but few are students by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. TechBytes starts in February; send "cool IT tools" by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Macintosh user meetings for spring 2004 by C. Loehr, Union
  5. Dial-in mini-grants being phased out by Aug. 1 by B. Newhouse, ECC
  6. Websites worth watching: NASA's Spirit Mars Exploration Rover
  7. Tuesday's Gem: The Transaction Hub project by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Jan. 6, 2004   Vol. 4, No. 1

  1. IT tips and tasks for the new year by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Password-change deadline for eIDs is Feb. 11 by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Adobe software contract finalized; departments can begin purchasing by K. Leonard, CNS
  4. Websites worth watching: Stickies for your computer desktop
  5. Tuesday's Gem: LASER Project acronyms by A. Cabrera, iTAC

2003

Dec. 30, 2003   No issue published during holiday break.

Dec. 23, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 50

  1. Free printing planned for labs and K-State InfoCommons by T. Dille White, CNS
  2. New IT status page online for holidays by J. Bell, CNS
  3. Bored over the holidays? Do basic IT housekeeping by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. K-State's Internet bandwidth to increase in January by H. Townsend, CNS
  5. January target rollout for Adobe contract by K. Leonard, CNS
  6. Faculty encouraged to try Lectora software by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Training for K-State Online planned for January by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  8. Readers ask: When I graduate and leave K-State, how long will my eID and e-mail address continue to work?
  9. Websites worth watching: The Poinsettia Pages
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Regents Educational Communications Center prepares DVDs for troops by S. Jagerson, RECC

Dec. 16, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 49

  1. Keep your computer safe during the holidays by SIRT
  2. Kansas-Microsoft class action settlement by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Scheduled IT service maintenance during holiday break by J. Bell, CNS
  4. Reminder: K-State Online unavailable Dec. 30 by S. Finkeldei, OME
  5. Correction: Wrong source on Dec. 9 article by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Websites worth watching: Archos, a high-tech gift idea
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Readers provide technology gift ideas by the readers of InfoTech Tuesday

Dec. 9, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 48

  1. Microsoft ceases support of Windows 98 in January 2004 by SIRT
  2. Power loss Dec. 5 disrupted central computer services by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. K-State Online to be offline Dec. 30 for upgrade to 4.3 by the K-State Online team
  4. January upgrade planned for K-State InfoCommons and computer labs by R. Satterlee, CNS
  5. LASER project update by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  6. Technology training topics sought by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. Correction: Dec. 10 deadline for IT award nominations by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  8. Panther, iTunes, iPod resources online by C. Loehr, Union
  9. Websites worth watching: K-State upsets Oklahoma 35-7
  10. Tuesday's Gem: December specials at the Union computer store by C. Loehr, Union

Dec. 2, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 47

  1. Proposed U.S. anti-spam bill lacks teeth by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Google's new phone-search gives map to your address by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Use iTAC training survey to suggest training topics by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. IT awards nomination deadline extended to Dec. 5 by T. Dille White, CNS
  5. Websites worth watching: surprise.com
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Helpdesk staff recommends IT gifts: MP3, GPS, cellphone by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Nov. 25, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 46

  1. New worm disguised in forged PayPal e-mail by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Have a cool IT toy/tool for holiday giving? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. LASER Project update meeting Dec. 8 by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  4. Statewide technology conference Dec. 9-11 by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Websites worth watching: The history of Thanksgiving
  6. Tuesday's Gem: The latest Tablet PCs by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Nov. 18, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 45

  1. Registrar's Office converts student records to digital format by G. DeVault, Registrar's Office
  2. InfoTech homepage adds more links by N. Erdwien, CNS
  3. Union computer store's Thanksgiving schedule by C. Loehr, Union
  4. Still time for beta testing K-State Online by A. Chauncey, OME
  5. Any K-Stater can nominate for IT awards by T. Dille White, CNS
  6. Readers ask: Who were the IT award winners last year? When will the Adobe contract be finalized?
  7. Websites worth watching: Time's Coolest Inventions of 2003
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Nick Austin, in Admissions by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Nov. 11, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 44

  1. K-State holiday schedule posted by N. Becker, CNS
  2. E-mail-enhancement requirements document approved by steering committee by J. Bell, CNS
  3. IT award nominations due by Dec. 2 by IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  4. LASER team leaders to network with other universities by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  5. K-State Online training sessions in November by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. November web-design classes for faculty/staff by S. Silva, iTAC
  7. Training on MS Access begins Nov. 13 by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  8. K-State Online 4.3 beta testing begins by S. Silva, iTAC
  9. Websites worth watching: CNET.com
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Mike Crow, LASER team member by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Nov. 4, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 43

  1. Common IT security mistakes to avoid by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. TechBytes Nov. 6 topic: "Digital Photo Albums" by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. NewsNet service to be down Nov. 12 for maintenance by D. Eisele, CNS
  4. Start planning your IT award nominations by IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  5. e~Print software upgraded to Release 2.0 by K. Noffsinger, ISO
  6. Thanksgiving schedule of K-State IT Help Desk by B. Alloway, iTAC
  7. Online tutoring available for intermediate and college algebra by D. Butcher, DCE
  8. Kansas Technology Leadership Conference Dec. 9-11 by R. Gould, iTAC
  9. Websites worth watching: Internet2 information resource
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Content management for institutions by T. Hammett, DIA

Oct. 28, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 42

  1. Princeton Review ranks K-State 70 "most connected" by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Adobe contract nearing completion by K. Leonard, CNS
  3. Seaton's Unix lab machines moved out earlier by R. Gilbert, CNS
  4. Microsoft Access training sessions in November-December by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  5. Union computing lab reopened on first floor by R. Gilbert, CNS
  6. Microsoft Select 6 contract available for K-State departments by K. Leonard, CNS
  7. Pricing options for Mac's Panther OS by C. Loehr, Union
  8. Websites worth watching: K-State Provost website redesign
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Bryan Kraus, LASER team member by A. Cabrera, iTAC

Oct. 21, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 41

  1. Vulnerable computers blocked from K-State network, re-connected when patched by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. Correction on K-State Online access by R.Gould, iTAC
  3. TechBytes Oct. 23 topic: "Adobe Acrobat"; Adobe rep to demo products by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Oct. 24 debut of Panther, Macintosh's new OS by C. Loehr, Union
  5. Norton AntiVirus? K-State has Symantec AntiVirus corporate version by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Tegrity event hosted for other institutions by S. Finkeldei, OME
  7. Websites worth watching: Installing Windows updates
  8. Tuesday's Gem: About the National LambdaRail by E. Unger, VPAST

Oct. 14, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 40

  1. K-State leadership establishes Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. SIRT develops process for taking systems off the network by T. Ramsey, CNS
  3. Seaton lab space shrinking; Unix machines moving out by H. Townsend, CNS
  4. Oct. 20 sessions on new Microsoft product contract by K. Leonard, CNS
  5. Adobe campus-licensing agreement in final negotiation stages by K. Leonard, CNS
  6. Feedback requested on e-mail project's requirements document by C. Gould, CNS
  7. Websites worth watching: Kauffman Foundation
  8. Tuesday's Gem: New technology: Samsung i500 cellphone/PDA by E. Perez, iTAC

Oct. 7, 2003  Vol. 3, No. 39

  1. Lawsuit against Microsoft affects webpages with ActiveX, Java applets by N. Erdwien, CNS
  2. KATS to disallow duplicate enrollment in a course section by G. DeVault, Registrar's Office
  3. Oct. 20 session on new Microsoft product contract by K. Leonard, CNS
  4. TechBytes Oct. 9 topic: Real Media Producer by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Unix machines in Seaton lab being repaired by J. Bell, CNS
  6. Training available on advising system K-State Online by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Websites worth watching: The Geography Network
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Test the new Power Mac G5 this week by G. Pennington, iTAC

Sept. 30, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 38

  1. IBM mainframe phasing to administrative use only by J. Alloway, CNS
  2. Virus statistics show Sobig.F expired Sept. 11 by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. Online health and safety training planned for faculty and staff by S. Galitzer, Environmental Health and Safety Training
  4. List members get easier way to manage subscriptions by J. Morrill, CNS
  5. K-State Online by the numbers by S. Finkeldei, OME
  6. Dell offers additional computer rebates for K-Staters by C. Loehr, Union
  7. Introductory sessions on Mac OS X by C. Loehr, Union
  8. LASER project update by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  9. Websites worth watching: Landon Lectures at K-State
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Advising tool now available in K-State Online by (no author listed)

Sept. 23, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 37

  1. More input needed after student e-mail forum by J. Bell, CNS
  2. Grader/Roster service migrating to K-State Online by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Results of recent password-change deadline by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. TechBytes Sept. 25 topic: Creating CDs by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Websites worth watching: Weather sources
  6. Tuesday's Gem: FAQs about the test-scoring process by (no author listed)

Sept. 16, 2003 Vol. 3, No. 36

  1. E-mail services at K-State have been restored by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. W32.Dumaru@mm worm has bogus "patch" message and attachment by T. Ramsey, CNS
  3. Quick fix for sendmail problems in Mozilla and Netscape by E. Dover, CNS
  4. Volume purchase of web-encryption certificates for K-State departments by N. Erdwien, CNS
  5. Employee Self Service demos Sept. 18, 19, 24 by Division of Human Resources
  6. Websites worth watchingKansas festivals and fairs
  7. Tuesday's Gem: For faculty: Ten commandments for distance learning by from Norman Coombs' Sept. 18, 2002, presentation at K-State

Sept. 9, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 35

  1. Unger speaks at State of University presentation by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. New virus anticipated by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Many K-Staters still need to change password by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Dial-in customers need to change their password by KSU Telecommunications
  5. TechBytes Sept. 11 topic: Scanning by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. LASER Project update by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  7. Employee Self Service demos in September by Division of Human Resources
  8. Websites worth watching: Events sources for K-Staters
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Plagiarism tips and resources by B.Ward, OME

Sept. 2, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 34

  1. Personal, long-distance phone rate down to 6 cents/minute by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  2. Telecommunications provides online forms for three services by A. Brenner, Telecommunications
  3. Password-change deadline for eIDs is Sept. 10 by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. TechBytes fall series starts Sept. 11; meets every other Thursday by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. ID photos not updated yet in K-State Online by L. Wilson, DCE
  6. Technology training calendar for September by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  7. Envelopes at Union Computer Store for recycling inkjet cartridges by C. Loehr, Union
  8. Websites worth watching: News sources for K-Staters
  9. Tuesday's Gem: New FFELP student-loan process implemented by R. Gamez, Student Financial Assistance

Aug. 26, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 33

  1. Update virus-definitions files daily in Norton AntiVirus by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Update on K-State's LASER project by A. Cabrera, iTAC
  3. CatPack software suite updated to 7.0 by N. Oglesby, iTAC
  4. Public meetings set for e-mail enhancement project by C. Gould, CNS
  5. More about CATnet, the K-State Digital Library by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Aug. 31 deadline for Macromedia volume purchase by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. Departments: New vendor for Microsoft purchases by C. Bishop, KSU Controller's Office
  8. TELENET 2's sites upgraded in May by S. White, Kansas Regents Network
  9. Websites worth watching: Mars closest to Earth Aug. 27
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Aimee Cabrera, in iTAC by iTAC

Aug. 19, 2003   (back-to-school issue)   Vol. 3, No. 32

  1. Three computer worms threaten K-State's access to Internet by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. Share K-State IT newsletter with others by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. K-State IT Help Desk: new name, e-mail, hours by B. Alloway, iTAC
  4. Sobig.F computer worm appearing at K-State by T. Ramsey, CNS
  5. Patches for Blaster worm available on K-State network and 3,000 free CDs by T. Ramsey, CNS
  6. CATnet system to debut Aug. 20 by C. Simser, KSU Libraries
  7. New PCs in computing labs and second floor of K-State InfoCommons by R. Gilbert, CNS
  8. Easier network connections in residence halls by H. Townsend, CNS
  9. K-State offers two-day course in ArcView GIS by K-State Media Relations and Marketing
  10. Summer KATS change reflects cap on student credit hours per semester by Office of the Provost
  11. Websites worth watching: Anti-virus and security sites
  12. Tuesday's Gem: K-State InfoCommons hot spot by iTAC

Aug. 12, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 31

  1. Blaster worm hitting K-State hard by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Three computing labs closed this week for upgrades by R. Gilbert, CNS
  3. PCs temporarily pulled from K-State InfoCommons second floor by R. Gilbert, CNS
  4. LISTSERV upgraded to 1.8e; K-State list owners happy by J. Morrill, CNS
  5. Union computer store's hours for fall by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Microsoft software program gives discounts to K-State students by C. Loehr, Union
  7. HRIS new website and training sessions by A. Deutsch, Division of Human Resources
  8. Websites worth watching: Training resources for K-State employees
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Top 10 reasons students shouldn't share their eID password with anyone by P. Epps, iTAC

Aug. 5, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 30

  1. Department of Homeland Security issues Windows vulnerability advisory by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Dial-in problems? Use your eID and password by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. August IT training calendar online by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  4. Departments: Turn in annual Novell audit by K. Leonard, CNS
  5. Departments: Interested in Macromedia software? by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. Readers respond: Do I have to change my dial-in password every semester?
  7. Websites worth watching: Portals to the world
  8. Tuesday's Gem: SIDLIT resource for faculty who teach online courses by R. Gould, iTAC

July 29, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 29

  1. eIDs required for dial-in service as of Aug. 4 by J. Marrow, Telecommunications
  2. Union Copy Center computing lab closed temporarily for construction by R. Gilbert, CNS
  3. Sept. 10 is fall 2003 deadline for changing eID passwords by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Netscape 7.1 upgrade has new features, needs setup for IMAP protocol by R. Satterlee, CNS
  5. Readers respond: Can flash drives be used in the university computing labs?
  6. Websites worth watching: Travel Kansas
  7. Tuesday's Gem: HTTP vs. HTTPS by M. Brubaker, iTAC

July 22, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 28

  1. eIDs required for HRIS beginning July 30 by A. Duetsch, Division of Human Resources
  2. Annual Novell audit requires response by Aug. 1 by K. Leonard, CNS
  3. LIFT volume-purchase deadline is July 25 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. 31 PCs still for sale to departments by S. Coulson, College of Engineering
  5. HyperSnap tip: Capturing drop-down menus by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Websites worth watching: Information about Kansas for Kansans
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Eddie Gadson, in Telecommunications by iTAC

July 15, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 27

  1. K-State dial-in to require eIDs starting Aug. 4 by J. Marrow, Telecommunications
  2. LISTSERV upgrade to version 1.8e in August by J. Morrill, CNS
  3. Free LIFT upgrade through July 31 by UsableNet Inc. news release, July 7, 2003
  4. 70 Pentium III computers for sale to departments by S. Coulson, College of Engineering
  5. KWAG meeting July 16 to include Macromedia Contribute presentation by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. Websites worth watching: IT news resources (and more)
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Lakshmikanth Ganti, in DIA by iTAC

July 8, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 26

  1. Central Unix systems to be offline early Thursday by J. Bell, CNS
  2. KATS change reflects cap on student credit hours per semester by Office of the Provost
  3. Evening College program begins fall 2003 by M. Sinn, DCE
  4. Dreamweaver upgrade available through volume-purchase agreement by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. HyperSnap tip: How to get snaps that aren't distorted by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Websites worth watching: EDUCAUSE, an IT resource for higher education
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Thumb drives: USB removable flash media by M. Carlson, iTAC

July 1, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 25

  1. K-State Online to be offline July 6 for updates, including eID at log-in by S. Finkeldei, DCE
  2. Survey System will require eIDs starting July 7 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. Employee Self Service coming in August by A. Duetsch, Division of Human Resources
  4. ReSource 25 room-scheduling software upgraded by L. Sump, Division of Facilities
  5. New FAMIS space-management module implemented by V. L'Ecuyer, Facilities Planning
  6. Websites worth watching: Virtual fireworks display
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Take time for IT training by iTAC

June 24, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 24

  1. How to deal with e-mail attachments by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. K-State SARS website created by K-State Media Relations and Marketing
  3. More beta testing of K-State Online 4.2 by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  4. Classroom technology specialty courses in July by K-State Media Relations and Marketing
  5. Updated IT docs: Welcome to K-State Computing, Buying a Computer for College by B. Edwards, CNS
  6. Websites worth watching: Word finders
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Miriam Clark, in DIA by DIA

June 17, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 23

  1. KATS now requires eIDs (ID/PINs not allowed) by G. DeVault, Registrar's Office
  2. Current virus threats at K-State by T. Ramsey, CNS
  3. Phase One of KEAS/eID project completed by C. Gould, CNS
  4. What's next with KEAS and eIDs by C. Gould, CNS
  5. WebInteractive: An IT support tool in the works by N. Oglesby, DCE
  6. Faculty/staff: Beta test of K-State Online 4.2 by N. Calhoun, iTAC
  7. Websites worth watching: Visual Thesaurus
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Dylan Zehr, in CNS by (no author listed)

June 10, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 22

  1. IT units gear up for enrollment by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. "Website of the week" reaches beyond K-State by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. K-State Online advising report demonstration well-attended by M. Chastain, RECC
  4. Free MS Windows Server 2003 training materials by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. Websites worth watching: Yahoo! Picks
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Update virus definitions daily in Norton AntiVirus by J. Martin, iTAC

June 3, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 21

  1. New "Sobig.C" e-mail virus outbreak largely contained by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. E-mail enhancement project begun; open meeting June 5 by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. Windows 2003 server training June 5-6 by R. Gould, iTAC
  4. How to turn on e-mail forwarding by L. Robertson, iTAC
  5. K-Staters shared IT expertise at CHECK by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. K-State website of the week: Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses
  7. Tuesday's Gem: More student financial aid services available in KATS by T. McGee, Student Financial Assistance

May 27, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 20

  1. Why am I getting all this spam? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. No volume purchase for more Macromedia products by R. Gould, iTAC
  3. Wireless standards continue to evolve; 802.11g on the horizon by R. Becker, CNS
  4. IT summer classes by S.Silva, iTAC
  5. K-State website of the week: Rare Books Department, KSU Libraries
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Metadata defined by D. Schenck-Hamlin, KSU Libraries

May 20, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 19

  1. Sobig "support@microsoft.com" virus alert by T. Ramsey, CNS
  2. Basic virus-prevention tips by T. Ramsey, CNS
  3. E-mail message limit increased to 10 megabytes by J. Bell, CNS
  4. Free KANAnswer service for Kansans by Library Link, volume 2, #3-4
  5. May 30 deadline to renew Telecom authorization codes by P. Sexton, Telecommunications
  6. CHECK registration deadline is May 23 by C. Gould, CNS
  7. Consolidation of IT help desks continues by A. Cobb, iTAC
  8. Free SIDLIT conference July 31-Aug. 1 by R. Gould, iTAC
  9. New audio equipment at KAN-ED conference by S. White, Kansas Regents Network
  10. K-State website of the week: iTAC training for faculty/staff
  11. Tuesday's Gem: iTAC gears up for summer IT training by N. Calhoun, iTAC

May 13, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 18

  1. Got a new eID? Verify your K-State affiliation by N. Erdwien, CNS
  2. eIDs are valuable; keep your password secure by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Videos online for previous CITAC lectures by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  4. New Apple higher-ed rep to K-State by C. Loehr, Union
  5. K-State website of the week: K-State Virtual Commencement
  6. Tuesday's Gem: K-State "Virtual Commencement" site went live May 9 by K-State Media Relations and Marketing news release, May 12, 2003

May 6, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 17

  1. eID target dates moved back for KATS, K-State Online, and aliases by C. Gould, CNS
  2. Spam filtering to be included in enhanced central e-mail system by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. Details about upcoming CHECK conference by C. Gould, CNS
  4. Survey System 2.0 now available by S. Finkeldei, DCE
  5. HyperSnap 5 and Write-N-Cite added in InfoCommons, university computing labs by R. Satterlee, CNS
  6. Reminder: Free KAN-ED conference May 9 by M. Chastain, RECC
  7. K-State website of the week: K-State Alumni Association
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Spam-handling tips by H. Townsend, CNS

April 29, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 16

  1. KATS web access requires eIDs as of May 1 by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. 4-megabyte e-mail limit to increase May 19 by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. K-Staters advised to download and install recent Microsoft critical updates by T. Ramsey, CNS
  4. Contribute volume purchase on hold; try the free 30-day trial version by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. PowerPoint presentation available from April 17 CITAC lecture by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. Instructional design services for faculty by S. Mukherjee, DCE
  7. Free KAN-ED conference May 9 by M. Chastain, RECC
  8. K-State website of the week: Butterfly Conservatory and Insect Zoo
  9. Tuesday's Gem: IT news roundup for April by compiled by B. Edwards, CNS

April 22, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 15

  1. RIAA cracking down on music copyright infringement by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. Windows File Sharing poses security risk by H. Townsend, CNS
  3. Survey System version 2.0 ready to test by S. Finkeldei, DCE
  4. Last TechBytes seminar canceled by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. New technology and trends covered at CITAC lecture by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  6. Fallin presentation created in Media Development Center by R. Gould, iTAC
  7. K-State website of the week: LASER Project
  8. Tuesday's Gem: No man is an island, and neither is your website by J. Corkill, CNS

April 15, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 14

  1. LASER project kickoff April 22 by R. Gould, iTAC
  2. Research and Extension website redesigned by S. Bale, K-State Research and Extension
  3. Size limit for e-mail attachments to increase in May by H. Townsend, CNS
  4. CITAC lecture April 17: Transformational concepts by B. Biles, RECC
  5. TechBytes April 18: Fundamentals of computer-based digital video editing by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Video and PowerPoints available online from Burnett lecture by S. Finkeldei, DCE
  7. Sun Microsystems presentation April 30 by L. Cazzaniga, Sun campus representative
  8. Wilden takes 3rd place in IEEE design competition by R. Caffey, DCE
  9. Employment resources about eIDs by A. Deutsch, Division of Human Resources
  10. eID Q/A of the week: I need to update a K-State publication that lists many e-mail addresses. Is there an easy way to verify many eIDs?
  11. K-State website of the week: Beach Museum of Art
  12. Tuesday's Gem: 20 standards for technological literacy by Standards for Technological Literacy

April 8, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 13

  1. K-State employment now requires an eID by N. Erdwien, CNS
  2. K-State central e-mailboxes moved to SAN by J. Bell, CNS
  3. TechBytes April 11: Wireless technology at K-State and beyond by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. Are you interested in Contribute software? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  5. Tech classroom updates during spring break by K. Shippy, CNS
  6. eID Q/A of the week: How do alumni log in to KATS to check old grades?
  7. K-State website of the week: Consider K-State
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Department questions commonly heard at the CNS Technology Service Center by J. Poage, CNS

April 1, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 12

  1. KATS now using eIDs at web log-in by D. Blake, ISO
  2. Security updates for K-State Online by R. Caffey, DCE
  3. TechBytes April 4: Using ZENworks to manage desktop computers by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. UsableNet to present web accessibility seminar April 16 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. RefWorks updates available online by S. Kearns, K-State Libraries
  6. eID Q/A of the week: I don't know my eID. How can I log in to KATS?
  7. K-State website of the week: Kansas State eCollegian
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Resources for web development by J. Bambach, DCE

March 25, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 11

  1. K-State beefing up IT security by E. Unger, VPAST
  2. New IT security website outlines desktop security measures by T. Ramsey, CNS
  3. Vet Med uses new technology by Media Relations and Marketing
  4. TechBytes March 28: Digital Library's new resources and research tools by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Apple seminars on Xserve and Mac OS X Server April 1 by C. Loehr, Union
  6. Accessibility tutorials on web tables and Dreamweaver MX by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. March 31 deadline for testing databases for public use by M. Chastain, RECC
  8. SIDLIT proposals due April 1 by J. Bacon, Summer Institute Coordinator
  9. eID Q/A of the week: Can a high school junior or senior get a K-State eID?
  10. K-State website of the week: Open House events March 29
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Consolidation of IT help desks begins by R. Gould, iTAC

March 18, 2003   No issue published during spring break.


March 11, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 10

  1. Online student elections went smoothly, thanks to system developed at K-State by R. Caffey, DCE
  2. No newsletter or TechBytes next week by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  3. Two Microsoft information sessions: software licensing, and Tablet PCs by C. Gould, CNS
  4. March 14 TechBytes: PDAs for research and teaching by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. March 19 deadline for scheduling web-design sessions by B. Stevens, DCE
  6. Kansans asked to evaluate, recommend databases for public use by M. Chastain, RECC
  7. VPAST lecture video available online by R. Caffey, DCE
  8. Proposals due April 1 for annual SIDLIT conference by J. Bacon, Summer Institute Coordinator
  9. eID Q/A of the week: What's the next system that will require eIDs?
  10. K-State website of the week: K-State Open House
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Great Plains Diagnostic Network by J. McCurry, iTAC

March 4, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 9

  1. Free eID name changes total near 6,000 by N. Erdwien, CNS
  2. SAN saves time on data processing by J. Alloway, CNS
  3. TechBytes: Power tips for Adobe Photoshop users by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. CITAC lecture March 26: "Blending High Touch & High Tech" by B. Stevens, DCE
  5. CHECK conference: Call for papers by C. Gould, CNS
  6. Three staff moved from ISO to CNS by R. Gilbert, CNS
  7. eID Q/A of the week: Can I still change my eID?
  8. K-State website of the week: Speech Communication, Theatre and Dance
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Updates to eID timeline by C. Gould, CNS

Feb. 25, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 8

  1. Student elections require eID log-in at voting site by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. K-State Online featured in Higher Learning magazine by R. Caffey, DCE
  3. Great Plains Network moves to Qwest as sole Internet service provider by H. Townsend, CNS
  4. Feb. 28: Last day of free eID name changes by B. Edwards, CNS
  5. TechBytes: Create online tutorials with Qarbon's ViewletBuilder by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Name change: "Adaptive Technology Center" by E. Perez, iTAC
  7. Exhibit shows interface of technology with traditional architecture by Media Relations and Marketing news release, Feb. 20, 2003
  8. Lecture contrasts photo-transmission techniques used in war by Media Relations and Marketing news release, Feb. 13, 2003
  9. eID Q/A of the week: Why must I change the password on my eID every semester?
  10. K-State website of the week: Kids a Cookin'
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Wildcat Cable TV serves K-State community by J. McCurry, iTAC

Feb. 18, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 7

  1. VPAST lecture: "Building and deploying applications for the Enterprise" by R. Caffey, DCE
  2. Results of Feb. 12 password change by N. Erdwien, CNS
  3. Student elections Feb. 25-26 will require eIDs for voting by B. Edwards, CNS
  4. Free upgrade for LIFT for Dreamweaver by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. TechBytes: Tips for an effective PowerPoint presentation by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Union sponsors technology fair Feb. 19 by C. Loehr, Union
  7. Storage media choices for your data by A. Phillips, CNS
  8. eID Q/A of the week: If I change my eID, the old address will forward e-mail to me. So why should I tell others about my address change?
  9. K-State website of the week: McCain Auditorium
  10. Tuesday's Gem: RefWorks use increasing on campus by R. Gould, iTAC

Feb. 11, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 6

  1. K-State IT by the numbers (as of Feb. 11) by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. Password-change deadline for eIDs is Feb. 12 by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. Feb. 12 TechBytes: Making the best out of scanning by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. UFM offers class on DVD editing basics by C. Wilson, UFM Community Learning Center
  5. Feb. 14 TechBytes: Adobe Acrobat demo by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. Technology fair in Union Feb. 19 by C. Loehr, Union
  7. eID Q/A of the week: Now that I have an eID, can I keep the same password forever?
  8. K-State website of the week: UFM Community Learning Center
  9. Tuesday's Gem: What IT advances have come from the space program? by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday

Feb. 4, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 5

  1. K-State's network-filtering software provides big benefits by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. Students taking advantage of free, one-time eID name change by N. Erdwien, CNS
  3. Policy change allows old eIDs to become e-mail aliases by C. Gould, CNS
  4. Feb. 7 TechBytes: How to Use the K-State Survey System by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. Another round of purchasing planned for Macromedia Studio MX by R. Gould, iTAC
  6. eID Q/A of the week: What's ahead for eIDs this semester?
  7. K-State website of the week: K-State Achievements Index
  8. Tuesday's Gem: KAN-ED was focus of VPAST lecture by iTAC

Jan. 28, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 4

  1. K-State recovers quickly from "SQL Slammer" Internet worm attack by H. Townsend, CNS
  2. No Jan. 31 TechBytes by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  3. E-mail aliases coming this semester by C. Gould, CNS
  4. K-State central website had record-high use Jan. 16 by N. Becker, CNS
  5. eID implementation went smoothly in university computing labs by R. Satterlee, CNS
  6. Free training courseware available from iTAC by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. eID Q/A of the week: Why can't I log in at the university computing labs?
  8. K-State website of the week: KSU Libraries' Ready Reference
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Angela Chauncey, in DCE by J. McCurry, iTAC

Jan. 21, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 3

  1. Newsletter archive links to individual articles by B. Edwards, CNS
  2. Hale Library 24-hour study area requires eIDs and passwords on PCs by T. Dille, CNS
  3. Spring final exam schedule in demand by N. Becker, CNS
  4. Volume purchase of Macromedia Studio MX provides big savings by R. Gould, iTAC
  5. TechBytes series begins Jan. 24 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  6. eID Q/A of the week: If I am a graduating senior, should I change my eID?
  7. K-State website of the week: The WonderWise Parent
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Vice Provost Unger receives first K-State Technology Leadership Award by R. Gould, iTAC, with excerpts from J. Coffman, K-State Provost

Jan. 14, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 2

  1. What's happening in IT this week by the editors, InfoTech Tuesday
  2. eIDs and passwords required to use the university computing labs by T. Dille, CNS
  3. PBS Campus website includes K-State distance education by M. Sinn, DCE
  4. Version 4.1 of K-State Online released by S. Finkeldei, DCE
  5. IT winners honored at retreat Jan. 8 by IT Awards and Recognition Committee
  6. Faculty/staff are snapping up HyperSnap screen-capture software by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  7. eID Q/A of the week: I'm new at K-State. What's my eID?
  8. K-State website of the week: IT Awards and Recognition Program
  9. Tuesday's Gem: 20 basic tips for K-State web authors by B. Edwards, N. Erdwien, CNS

Jan. 7, 2003   Vol. 3, No. 1

  1. eIDs: What's happening this week by N. Erdwien, CNS
  2. eID name change popular with K-State faculty/staff by B. Edwards, CNS
  3. IT training opportunities in spring 2003 by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  4. HyperSnap screen-capture software available by C. Rodriguez, iTAC
  5. "TELENET 2 Reach Across Kansas" grant extended to June 2003 by S. White, Kansas Regents Network
  6. Maps show far-reaching demand for K-State distance education by M. Sinn, DCE
  7. eID Q/A of the week: What happens to my current eID when I get a new eID?
  8. K-State website of the week: eIDs at K-State
  9. Tuesday's Gem: IT resources save $$ for K-Staters by B. Edwards, CNS

 


2002

Dec. 31, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 50

  1. eIDs: Many changes happening in K-State's IT arena
  2. Some CNS services temporarily unavailable due to eID implementations
  3. eID password changes delayed to Jan. 2
  4. Faculty/staff have option to choose new eID for free Jan. 6-Feb. 28
  5. Weekend closing of university computing labs for implementing eIDs
  6. InfoTech Help Desk hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  7. K-State website of the week: K-State Connections
  8. Tuesday's Gem: What you need to know about eIDs

Dec. 24, 2002   No issue published during holiday break.

Dec. 17, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 49

  1. eID website went online Dec. 12
  2. No newsletter Dec. 24
  3. K-State's Internet service balanced between campus and residence halls
  4. DNS problems resolved
  5. IT award winners to be announced Jan. 8
  6. K-State website of the week: Research and Extension's Educational Technology site
  7. Tuesday's Gem: SAN(ta) comes to K-State before the holidays

Dec. 10, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 48

  1. K-State Computing IDs to change to eIDs
  2. Union Computer Store open Dec. 23-24
  3. SAN system to be ready in early 2003
  4. Mainframe 9-track tapes to be returned to faculty/staff soon
  5. Critical Microsoft vulnerability affects most Windows systems
  6. Macintosh meeting Dec. 14 to include holiday "show and share"
  7. Dec. 20 is last day for TechBytes survey
  8. K-State website of the week: Konza Environmental Education Program (KEEP)
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Think twice before forwarding that e-mail

Dec. 3, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 47

  1. K-State cuts information technology costs
  2. Who's accessing your confidential data?
  3. Faculty/staff: Test new Survey System Dec. 18 in Union
  4. TechBytes survey and discussion list available
  5. K-State website of the week: K-State general news releases
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Nicki Habluetzel, in DIA

Nov. 26, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 46

  1. Correction: No registration deadline for technology leadership conference
  2. Nov. 30 deadline for IT award nominations
  3. Ants, bacteria, and birds inspire new computer algorithms
  4. Two Unix job openings in CNS
  5. Send topics for spring TechBytes series
  6. K-State website of the week: Kids Field Day
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Teresa Hammett, in DIA

Nov. 19, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 45

  1. K-State holiday schedule posted for December-January
  2. DARS audits hit record high in October
  3. Where are those IT award nominations?
  4. Two topics in TechBytes Nov. 22 seminar: RefWorks, and training courseware
  5. TechBytes series wraps up Nov. 22; topics needed for spring 2003
  6. Share your IT resources on software, sites, and seasonal savings
  7. K-State website of the week: Rapid Response Center
  8. Tuesday's Gem: eIDs are coming for K-Staters

Nov. 12, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 44

  1. Room-scheduling software installation completed for Salina campus
  2. Clarification: Free Gateway training is only for educators
  3. "Windows pop-up" spam filter installed on campus routers Nov. 11
  4. TechBytes Nov. 15 seminar: Create and edit graphics with Fireworks
  5. Nov. 15 is deadline for joining Macromedia volume purchase
  6. "Over limit" e-mail warnings started Monday
  7. Streeter assumes interim responsibilities for ISO technology and systems coordination
  8. Nov. 22 is registration deadline for tech leadership conference
  9. K-State website of the week: University Gardens
  10. Tuesday's Gem: IT unit profile: Computing and Network Services

Nov. 5, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 43

  1. Call for nominations: IT Awards and Recognition Program
  2. Off-campus training opportunities: Gateway topics, and CAD/Autodesk
  3. TechBytes Nov. 8 seminar: PowerPoint Tegrity
  4. RefWorks available to all K-Staters
  5. Business college prefers campus-built PCs
  6. K-State website of the week: Research & Extension news
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Scott Finkeldei, in DCE

Oct. 29, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 42

  1. K-State to keep "ksu.edu" web address; grandfather clause allows two domains
  2. K-Staters' mailboxes expanding again; e-mail warnings start Nov. 1
  3. RefWorks training sessions Oct. 30
  4. WebMail problems fixed by software update
  5. Links for Course Schedule sections
  6. TechBytes Nov. 1 seminar: Videoconferencing with Polycom
  7. Website of the week: Department of Plant Pathology
  8. Tuesday's Gem: K-State domain issues explained

Oct. 22, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 41

  1. Ignore new e-mail hoax that says "delete jdbgmgr.exe"
  2. Is it a hoax, a virus, or for real? How to double-check your e-mail
  3. InfoTech Tuesday asks readers for input
  4. KEAS project takes precedence over spam-filtering project
  5. Facilities management system upgraded; now sends e-mail notices
  6. TechBytes Oct. 25: Common-sense Websites Usability and Accessibility
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Canon Elura digital video camera available for checkout

Oct. 15, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 40

  1. Current WebMail woes and what's being done
  2. Volume purchase planned for Macromedia Studio
  3. TechBytes Oct. 18 seminar: Web Authoring with Dreamweaver MX
  4. IT training session Oct. 29 for emeritus faculty
  5. CNS hosted forum for network and sysadmins
  6. Statewide technology conference Dec. 3-5; KAN-ED to be highlighted
  7. Tuesday's Gem: IT unit profile: Division of Continuing Education (DCE)

Oct. 8, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 39

  1. New K-State campus map online
  2. K-State network upgraded this summer; new network diagram online
  3. CNS forum Oct. 10 for network and system administrators
  4. TechBytes Oct. 11 seminar: Effective Web Design
  5. Free, online courses available from MIT OpenCourseWare project
  6. SAS version 8 to be default after Oct. 15
  7. Chinese computer-aided translation program available in Hale Library
  8. Tuesday's Gem: IT unit profile: Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC)

Oct. 1, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 38

  1. Spring 2003 course schedules online; paper publication to be discontinued
  2. Ultimax worm affects Windows systems; file-sharing blocked at campus border
  3. TechBytes Oct. 4 seminar: Copyright and the New Technology
  4. HRIS upgrade to PeopleSoft 8 in October
  5. Results of Sept. 25 password change
  6. Coombs presentation available online
  7. 36 summer graduates in distance education
  8. Free Gateway training: enroll by Oct. 9
  9. Tuesday's Gem: IT unit profile: Data and Information Administration (DIA)

Sept. 24, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 37

  1. Central e-mail problems resolved temporarily
  2. New e-mail tool: Check your Inbox size via the Web
  3. Wednesday is password deadline for K-State Computing IDs
  4. TechBytes Sept. 27: Exploring Macromedia's Flash software
  5. Client parking reduced at East Stadium due to Alumni Center
  6. Free Oracle conference Oct. 10 in Leawood
  7. Tuesday's Gem: IT unit profile: Kansas Regents Network

Sept. 17, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 36

  1. What's ahead for IT at K-State
  2. Central e-mail problems being investigated
  3. InfoCommons Help Desk moved to 313 Hale Library
  4. CITAC lecture Sept. 18: Designing IT systems for users with disabilities
  5. TechBytes Sept. 20: Using K-State Online to develop an intranet
  6. TechBytes new website has links to resources
  7. Digital photography handout available online
  8. Tuesday's Gem:  Humor: You know your IT life is out of balance when...

Sept. 10, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 35

  1. Local newspapers cover move to www.k-state.edu
  2. Techbytes Sept. 13: Digital cameras
  3. Wireless added to Justin and Umberger halls
  4. New IT awards website ready for review and comment
  5. Hotmail response explains e-mail delivery problems
  6. Password reminders e-mailed to K-Staters
  7. LIFT software arrives; volume purchases to be distributed
  8. Tuesday's Gem: eBVyou: A totally wireless university

Sept. 3, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 34

  1. Klez e-mail virus continues to infect, confuse, and confound
  2. K-Staters invited to SAS meeting Sept. 10 in Kansas City area
  3. September topics set for TechBytes series
  4. Macs must have anti-virus software, too
  5. Jaguar, Mac OS 10.2 sales began Aug. 23
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Media Development Center provides IT resources for academic use

Aug. 27, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 33

  1. Nichols 21 computer lab open 24 hours/day again
  2. TechBytes series begins Sept. 6
  3. Anti-virus software available; required on all Windows systems
  4. Avoid using hyphens in HTML comments
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Jan Alexander, in DIA

Aug. 20, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 32

  1. K-State Police warn about "Nigerian or 419" e-mail scam
  2. Macintosh OS 10.2 celebration at Union Computer Store Aug. 23
  3. Web domain names available to K-State departments
  4. Problems with delivering K-State e-mail to Hotmail addresses
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Spruce up your computer for the new academic year

Aug. 13, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 31

  1. Kansas No-Call Act will provide some relief from telemarketers
  2. Central e-mail server update Aug. 14
  3. More K-State Online training sessions available
  4. Survey results from faculty teaching in technology classrooms
  5. KWAG "meet and greet" meeting Sept. 6
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Tech tips for web design

Aug. 6, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 30

  1. Sept. 25 is fall 2002 deadline for changing computer passwords
  2. Used computer sale Aug. 8 by Manhattan-Ogden school district
  3. K-State Online training starts Aug. 12
  4. K-Staters present sessions at Summer Institute on Distance Learning
  5. Food science projects include agricultural biosecurity and distance-ed master's degree
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Mobile, wireless computing lab available for checkout from iTAC

July 30, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 29

  1. K-State Online version 4.0 to debut Aug. 5
  2. New technology classrooms slated for Thompson and Eisenhower halls
  3. Parking Services launches new system to process tickets and citations
  4. LISTSERV "probe" message explained
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Sarah Silva, in iTAC

July 23, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 28

  1. Top-level Internet domain names explained
  2. IT awards process to begin this fall; website being developed
  3. Oracle users group meets Friday, July 26
  4. Are you a good candidate for distance education? Take the DCE quiz!
  5. Fireworks 4.0.2 update fixes file-name truncation problem
  6. Tuesday's Gem: What is Tegrity, anyway?

July 16, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 27

  1. Used IT equipment available to K-State units for limited time
  2. Departments: Recycle old computers and other IT equipment
  3. New discussion lists for Dreamweaver and K-State Survey System
  4. Beta testing of K-State Online a success
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Kathy Wright, in Communications

July 9, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 26

  1. Spam has quadrupled in past year
  2. Facilities website is getting a facelift
  3. Faculty/staff can beta test K-State Online July 11
  4. New assistant director in CNS
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Answers to parents' IT questions

July 2, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 25

  1. Correction: Tech classrooms finished June 10
  2. June 30 was end of free dial-in/out
  3. PDF webpage created for K-Staters to meet PDF accessibility requirements
  4. Tuesday's Gem: Inquiring parents want to know about IT

June 25, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 24

  1. 72 new PCs put in technology classrooms
  2. LIFT volume-purchase deadline extended to June 27
  3. Dreamweaver MX is almost here
  4. Glick lecture now available on tape
  5. Grant-writing course to be offered this fall via TELENET2
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Faculty/staff can use K-State InfoCommons, too

June 18, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 23

  1. Wireless network coverage to expand to Justin and Umberger halls
  2. Registration required for June 24 demos; remote real-time captioning demo added
  3. Reminder: Free data-switch dial-in/out going away July 1
  4. Gateway warranty service provided for K-State departments
  5. VisionDome new technology featured in Perspectives web magazine
  6. Research channel added to TV line-up on K-State's KST8 channel
  7. Library services provided for distance-education students
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Lloyd Walker, in DIA

June 11, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 22

  1. Central e-mail change allows @k-state.edu address on From line
  2. Status of student e-mail accounts during the summer
  3. RefWorks trial period extended to June 21
  4. iTAC sponsors June 24 demos on LIFT, WebEx, and Canon scanner
  5. K-State study reveals key to making websites easier to navigate
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Union Cyber Cafe opened in May

June 4, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 21

  1. RefWorks demonstration today in Hale
  2. Oracle "brainstorming" meeting addressed integrated database approach
  3. Classroom technology courses offered
  4. Message Manager available for download
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Jennifer Bambach, in DCE

May 28, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 20

  1. "Voice over IP Networks" seminar May 29
  2. Alpha release of K-State Online
  3. RefWorks demonstration
  4. Nichols 21 computing lab closed nights during summer
  5. News from the Division of Continuing Education
  6. Facelift for Media Development Center under way
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Tammy Dille, in CNS

May 21, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 19

  1. Silva to serve as guest editor
  2. "Voice over IP Networks" seminar May 29
  3. K-State Health and Safety website opens
  4. May 31 is deadline for renewing Telecom authorization codes
  5. Buying a computer for college: updated K-State recommendations
  6. 17 summer courses offered on Telenet2
  7. Logging in to Unix with Secure Shell
  8. Online IT training programs were provided by Teach America grant
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Purchasing a digital camera

May 14, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 18

  1. Lecture today on "Technology and Mass Customization: A Portal Solution"
  2. Educational discount pricing for Windows XP Pro upgrades
  3. CHECK registration deadline is May 24
  4. Call for proposals: Twentieth Annual Academic Chairpersons Conference
  5. Status of Dreamweaver volume purchase
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Rusty Taylor, in ECC

May 7, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 17

  1. Computer security important at home, too
  2. Enrollment and graduation numbers for distance education
  3. Windows XP Home: don't go there
  4. Data network upgrades planned for this summer
  5. More demos planned of LIFT accessibility product for Dreamweaver
  6. K-State web authors group starting
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Mike Stauffer, in ISO

April 30, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 16

  1. Klez virus hits K-State hard; central e-mail now being filtered
  2. EZ Proxy provides off-campus access to e-databases and e-journals
  3. Web-publishing quota doubled for personal webpages
  4. Caffey and Damkroger named associate directors of iTAC
  5. More about CHECK conference coming
  6. Sunflower Oracle Users Group to meet May 2
  7. Technology innovation: Digitize your whiteboard with mimio
  8. Donate old overhead projectors for K-State classrooms
  9. K-State distance-learning program honored with UCEA award
  10. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Doug King, in DCE

April 23, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 15

  1. SAN planned for K-State's IT Data Center
  2. What you missed at the IT Showcase
  3. CHECK conference set for May 30-31
  4. New Budget "What-If" System provides budget scenarios
  5. LIFT add-on for Dreamweaver helps make accessible websites
  6. CNS seeks Unix system administrator
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Janelle Corkill, in CNS

April 16, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 14

  1. InfoTech Tuesday linked from IT homepage
  2. IT Showcase open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Union Courtyard
  3. Spam filters to be installed on central e-mail system this summer
  4. More training ahead on Dreamweaver and web-accessibility topics
  5. Palm offers free HotSync cradle exchange for m500, m505 handhelds
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Faculty: Let students see their own grades via K-State Online

April 9, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 13

  1. Internet bandwidth doubles at K-State
  2. Office-phone headsets to be displayed at IT Showcase
  3. e~Print saves K-State paper
  4. State of Kansas CSS workshop resources online
  5. Media Relations webzine had March debut
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Adalee Brenner, in Telecommunications

April 2, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 12

  1. Convergence of Digital Learning conference scheduled April 15-16
  2. April 16 showcase to feature IT resources
  3. Don't trust e-mail attachments; "malware" continues to spread
  4. Digital Developments for 2002: convergence quietly continues
  5. Free VS.Net workshops offered at K-State
  6. Dreamweaver tip: spell-checker for webpages
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Tim Bagby, in iTAC

March 26, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 11

  1. Open House webpage updated for April 6
  2. IT Showcase set for April 16
  3. K-State IT security officer appointed
  4. Cisco wireless cards now in stock at Union Computer Store
  5. HP recall of some Longwell power cords
  6. PowerPoint tip: saving large files
  7. Tuesday's Gem: Blake photo added to Dec. 11, 2001 issue

March 19, 2002   No issue published during spring break.


March 12, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 10

  1. Fall and summer 2002 course schedules online
  2. Dreamweaver site license in the works
  3. State web accessibility training set for March 28
  4. News releases: preventing identity theft; website customer service
  5. UAUC name and website changed to Academic Services
  6. Netscape Calendar system to be upgraded to Steltor CorporateTime
  7. Combo pen/PDA stylus at Union
  8. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Kelly Moon, in VPAST

March 5, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 9

  1. K-State search engine being upgraded
  2. Old, free dial-in/dial-out via data switch to be discontinued
  3. Root Beer & Bytes' first meeting moved
  4. Union computer store offers Mac OS classes
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Dave Hillier, DIA

February 26, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 8

  1. New input channel for InfoTech Tuesday
  2. State web-accessibility training will come to K-State campus
  3. "Virtual reference" pilot project in KSU Libraries
  4. K-State resources for web accessibility
  5. Web-accessibility survey goes to K-State units March 1
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Ergonomic stretching tips for relieving workday fatigue and pain

February 19, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 7

  1. Temporary network filtering of SNMP traffic due to vulnerabilities
  2. Spring password change went smoothly
  3. University saves $65,000 on radio system upgrade
  4. New PowerPark software for Parking Services
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Chuck Gould, in CNS

February 12, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 6

  1. Wireless website and usage policy
  2. Software site-license webpage
  3. Password deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 13
  4. IT awards committee seeks input
  5. New advisory committee: Central Management Information Systems
  6. Tuesday's Gem: The Internet Archive Wayback Machine

February 5, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 5

  1. InfoTech Tuesday newsletter goes public
  2. KEAS public lecture Feb. 12
  3. Jan. 17 audio files of Kansas legislature
  4. Enrollment through KATS continues to increase
  5. K-State wins ADEC Excellence in Distance Education award
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Profile: Betty Stevens, in VPAST and DCE

January 29, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 4

  1. OC-3 circuit set the stage for better Internet connectivity
  2. IT training for faculty/staff includes Dreamweaver, Survey System, HTML
  3. Remedy helpdesk training offered
  4. Three job openings for Information Integration Initiative
  5. Tuesday's Gem: New technology on campus: PDA/cellphone combo

January 22, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 3

  1. Message from the VPAST
  2. Password deadline is Feb. 13
  3. Hale Library and CNS complete Phase II of InfoCommons
  4. Telecommunications by the numbers
  5. Online survey system available
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Kevin Shippy, in CNS

January 15, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 2

  1. "Critical" security holes in Windows XP
  2. Technology training offered by iTAC
  3. Apple product presentions Jan. 17
  4. Need to find IT resources?
  5. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Ernie Perez, in iTAC

January 8, 2002   Vol. 2, No. 1

  1. Telecommunications website has new look
  2. K-State computer "machine room" gets a name
  3. New Elmo visual presenters added to technology classrooms
  4. Videoconferencing via the Internet
  5. Kansas technology administrator to retire
  6. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Janice Nikkel, DCE program coordinator

 


2001

December 18, 2001   Vol. 1, No. 3

  1. K-State Online use hits all-time high
  2. iTAC director appointed
  3. Norton AntiVirus updated to 7.6
  4. New CatPack webpage
  5. Message Manager now works on Windows 2000
  6. E-mail podium put in Justin lobby
  7. DCE student employee joins Operation Enduring Freedom
  8. iTAC gains two staff members
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Traci Taylor, ECC marketing director

December 11, 2001   Vol. 1, No. 2

  1. First U.S. webpage is 10 years old
  2. Web tools and training for accessibility
  3. K-State InfoCommons gets more PCs
  4. University computing labs enhanced with new computers and laser printing
  5. BeoCat high-performance cluster for research and teaching
  6. Latest software in the K-State CatPack
  7. Dial-in "premium service" has unlimited hours of use
  8. Lessons learned from online teachers
  9. Tuesday's Gem: Profile of Diana Blake, ISO associate director

December 4, 2001   Vol. 1, No. 1

  1. Weekly IT newsletter
  2. Web accessibility toolkit available Dec. 10
  3. Free webcast on accessibility
  4. K-State Enterprise Authentication System (KEAS)
  5. Kansas Regents Network
  6. 7 tons of computers recycled
  7. iTAC faculty development lab enhanced
  8. Survey system planned for K-State Online
  9. Advisory council for K-State Online
  10. Survey looks at students' technology use
  11. Tuesday's Gem: Shirley Campbell retirement reception Dec. 5