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Who: Students, faculty and staff who log into applications connected to Shibboleth (UNCG’s Single sign-on) authentication services (see list of services below). What: Planned downtime of Shibboleth authentication services.  Affected services affected include: Google Apps (e.g. Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, Drive) Canvas Box Office 365 SpartanCard Online WebEx Qualtrics When: Thursday, March 16, 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 [Read More]

Microsoft Office Mix, a free add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint, has been approved for use at UNCG. Office Mix allows users to easily create engaging content with audio, video, inking, screen recording and more. It is currently available for download on the Office Mix website. Once downloaded, Office Mix will appear as an additional tab on [Read More]

“OneNote Class Notebook” enhances the capabilities of OneNote Online by supporting the collection, organization and sharing of materials.  It provides locations for reference information, a collaboration space and private sections for individual students.  This can be a great solution for journals and many other collaborative applications and is available to every UNCG student. For more information, please visit [Read More]

The “Box for Office Online” app (see Box for Office Online for more information) has recently added new functionality that permits real-time co-authoring of Office documents from within Box. Whether it’s a project plan in Word, presentation file in PowerPoint or financial plan in Excel, you can edit it at the same time as other colleagues, right from [Read More]