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Beginning May 21, 2019, Google “Team Drives” will become “shared drives.” On the web and in Drive File Stream, the change will occur during the first week of June. Any desktop shortcuts that link to content inside of shared drives must be updated. This name change has no impact on drive or folder functionality. It [Read More]

On May 6, 2019, Google will update Google Groups settings to ease group management. Settings with similar functionality will be combined, and settings that are rarely used will be removed. These changes may affect existing groups. What’s changing Member management settings – Settings for adding, approving, and inviting users to groups are being merged into [Read More]

accessibility.uncg.edu is UNCG’s new destination for faculty, staff, and students to get accessibility resources and information. The new website reflects the University’s commitment to ensure its online content is available to all users, regardless of ability. At accessibility.uncg.edu, users will find: how-to guides for making various types of online content accessible and checking existing materials [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with computers on the GCN running Windows 10 What: Installation of the Windows 10 1809 update When: Available to install via AppCat on Thursday, April 4, 2019 Deadline to install is Tuesday, May 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m. EDT (earlier installation via AppCat is recommended). Microsoft releases major updates to Windows 10 [Read More]

In an effort to improve security for user accounts, Cisco recently implemented an update to Webex that prompts users to verify their email addresses. As a result, users logging in to Webex directly via https://webex.uncg.edu may see a warning icon next to their username at the top of the page: When the username is clicked, [Read More]