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Night of the Living Memes Screenshot Engaging the Real World through Video Games Video games: Thinking about them conjures images of Mario jumping into pipes, Link claiming the Master Sword, or hijacking cars running wild through a city.Or you might think of gamers who often get...
Students working on a construction project Lync Maintenance Over the Weekend of July 10Originally published on July 2, 2015.The campus Lync service will undergo an upgrade over the weekend of July 10. Certain Lync services may be unavailable for periods of time during the upgrade....
Female student with computer Password Reset RemindersOriginally posted on June 23, 2015.  In response to the 2014 Heartbleed vulnerability, we required all NetID passwords to be reset around this time last year. That led to the bulk of...
Two students with cellphones on the quad Some Lync Clients Transitioning to Skype for BusinessOriginally posted on June 19, 2015.Beginning June 23rd, faculty, staff, and graduate students using Lync 2013 for Windows will see the new Skype for Business client after restarting their Lync 2013...
Alma statue Welcome Technology Services at SwanlundOriginally posted on June 17, 2015.Technology Services at Illinois is pleased to announce that Swanlund IT Shared Services is rebranding to become Technology Services at Swanlund.We are happy to...
Foellinger in the fall Services Information for New StudentsOriginally posted on May 29, 2015. Welcome, new students! Technology Services at Illinois provides you with free and sharply discounted services to make your university experience better. Your NetID...
A student reads from the Molecular Me eText The Genetics Class of the Future is Hereby Brian MertzMolecular Me isn’t your grandfather’s genetics course. Nor is it your father’s class. In fact, depending on the age difference, Molecular Me may even be too new for...
Tech Services Graduates Tech Services GraduatesThe semester is almost over! Several of our student employees are getting ready to graduate and take on the world. Be sure to congratulate our talented team members on their accomplishments when you...
Students studying at the Grainger Library. Introducing Illini SpacesAre you scrambling to find a comfortable place to study on Reading Day?Look no further than IlliniSpaces, a new app developed by Technology Services and the University Library. Students are able to...
A student at graduation. Technology for GraduatesGraduation is just around the corner. You’re ready to leave, but do essential services like your Illinois email address and software come with you?What happens after graduationIf you are...
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An image of a black hole Black Hole Router Provides New ProtectionIs your data safe?The University of Illinois, home to one of the largest research networks, constantly faces cyberattacks from around the world. In just the last week of February 2015, Technology...
Two students use the campus wireless network to view content on a tablet. Improving WirelessWhen the University of Illinois wireless network was originally designed and installed, the iPhone had not yet been invented and wireless was often viewed as a luxury for people with laptops.Now,...
A stock photo representing mobile apps. Mobile Computing SurveyThe Mobile Computing Group is looking for student feedback about mobile computing on campus. By filling out a simple survey, students can share their thoughts about what mobile apps, services and...
Books in the University of Illinois Library Saving Money with Digital TextbooksAn article in today's edition of the Daily Illini takes a look at the different digital textbooks used by University of Illinois students and shows how those digital textbooks are saving students...

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