2FA required for UD seniors

Effective Monday, March 6, members of the Class of 2017 will be required to use 2FA when they log in to UD services.

Requiring students to use 2FA to protect their accounts and information is being phased in by class year. New students are already required to sign up for 2FA during their enrollment process. The Class of 2017 is next (March 6), then the Class of 2018 (April). The classes of 2019 and 2020 will be required to use 2FA in the fall.

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Phase I of 2017 Secure UD Training will be released next month.

In 2016, stories about high-profile cyberattacks on targeting businesses, schools and even government officials flooded the news. Unfortunately, these trends are continuing; hackers and other cybercriminals are always looking for ways to steal information or even devices.

In order to protect the campus community from increasing cyber threats, the University of Delaware is refreshing Secure UD Training for 2017. Ongoing security training helps keep the community aware of cyber threats and the best practices for protecting members from them.

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The University of Delaware Faculty Commons Book Club will meet at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 22, to discuss A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin.

This session will be facilitated by Meg Grotti, associate librarian and assistant head of instructional services, Reference and Instructional Services Department, and Lauren Wallis, First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian.

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University of Delaware researchers are invited to the February High Performance Computing Symposium session, scheduled Wednesday, Feb. 22.

The session will kick off with a presentation by Anderson Janotti, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and his research group. Their presentation, “Materials by Computational Design – A Bottom Up Approach,” will address the role of computer modeling in the discovery and optimization of new materials.

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Teaching through writing workshop

The University Writing Centers and the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will offer four Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) workshops on Wednesdays in the spring semester.

These workshops will help University of Delaware faculty incorporate writing into their classes to meet their course goals.

Workshops will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Faculty Commons (116 Pearson Hall).

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