University of Delaware students and employees are encouraged to use eduroam for secure campus Wi-Fi. On Aug. 1, eduroam will be the most secure Wi-Fi network available to the University community.

The new UD eduroam also allows students and employees to securely share devices (for example, wireless printers and Apple TVs) over Wi-Fi. This service had not previously been available.

The older UDel Secure Wi-Fi network will be removed on Aug. 1. People using that network should switch to eduroam as soon as possible.

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HPC Symposium Poster Session

UD HPC researchers encouraged to attend June 28 poster session.

The University of Delaware’s IT Research Computing group is hosting a poster session for this summer’s HPC Symposium on Wednesday, June 28.

The poster session will be held in the Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory atrium from 10 a.m.-noon. Register here to present and register here to attend.

The poster session will showcase the different research across campus that is being done using high performance computing. All research groups are invited to submit posters for projects on any HPC resource, including Mills, Farber, XSEDE clusters, department clusters, and clusters at other institutions.

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Using a curricular map

In May 2015, the University of Delaware Faculty Senate approved new general education (GenEd) objectives. Afterward, the senate charged the GenEd Committee to “assist departments and programs administering undergraduate majors in ensuring full opportunity for all students to attain competency in the Objectives of General Education.”

Part of this resolution required all units to review their undergraduate degree programs by creating curricular maps linking their undergraduate curriculum to the general education objectives. With the assistance of colleagues in the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning (CTAL), this two-year process, was recently completed.

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The University of Delaware’s Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will hold a course design institute this summer, June 6-8. Anyone teaching at the University is welcome to attend.

Registration is capped at 25 participants and will close on May 29. Interested participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible, as both previous institutes reached full capacity before the registration deadline.

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Phishing is an increasingly common and dangerous cyberattack perpetrated using email. Hackers and scammers, often pretending to represent familiar organizations like the IRS or a bank, send out emails that contain links to malicious sites or malware-infected attachments. Their intent is to trick unsuspecting people into surrendering their personal information or take control of their devices.

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