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A new version of Google Sites is replacing the classic Google Sites application. Features of the new Google Sites include:  Custom and standard templates and new site themes  Improved text controls with more fonts, colors, and styles, and new page elements, like tables of contents and image carousels Better integration with other Google Workspace products   [Read More]

On Monday, August 2, Information Technology Services (ITS) will implement changes to Microsoft 365 licensing that impact select UNCG users. The changes simplify licensing and reduce disruptions in service experienced by University employees whose job assignments vary. How will changes affect me? Specific user populations get A1 or A5 license types, which provide different levels [Read More]

Beginning Monday, September 13, 2021, Google will begin enforcing a security update to Google Drive. Users who own or manage impacted files will be notified about the affected files beginning Monday, July 26, 2021.  This security update adds a resource key that makes sharing links from Google Drive more secure. When file links are updated, [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students whose computers run Windows What: Microsoft releases a critical patch for all versions of Windows (client and server) On July 7, 2021, Microsoft released a critical update for all versions of Windows to address a severe vulnerability in the Windows operating system (known as PrintNightmare). Information Technology Services (ITS) is [Read More]

It’s summer and we are in the natural disaster season. When disasters happen, giving to a charity is a great way to help those in need. I don’t know about you, but when I give money to a cause, I want to make sure that it’s going where it’s supposed to.  Criminals take advantage of [Read More]