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This issue of LTS News highlights the many ways LTS is helping students expand their knowledge and skills, increasing awareness of information security, and working to improve the technology tools available to the Lehigh community.
— Bruce Taggart, Vice Provost


Events

NOV Introducing the Digital Public Library of America
2:30pm
18
DEC XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop - OpenACC at Lehigh University
11:00am
4
DEC Universal Design for Teaching Workshop
12:00pm
11

Exhibits

American Innovation: Special Collections Fall exhibit
Now - December 19, 2014

Fulbright scholars at Lehigh
Now - December 2014


LTS Seminars

Over 20 seminars are scheduled for the fall. Learn more about LTS Seminars


LTS Stat

18
# of consecutive times LTS has won the Turkey Trot in the faculty/staff division

5x10s for first-years: LTS participates!

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This Fall, LTS offered a number of learning/enrichment seminars to first year students through the Office of the First Year Experience 5x10 program series. Each fall, new students are asked to attend five campus events or sessions that are during the first ten weeks of the semester. Events include a broad range of topics, and LTS sponsored three sessions with great success... read more


Phishing for Phun -- winners announced

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Over 250 faculty, staff, and students completed the Phishing for Phun phishing quiz and contest that was held in October in honor of National Security Awareness Month. Thanks to all who participated and took the quiz! Of the quiz-takers who finished the quiz, 69% achieved perfect scores. Congratulations to Elliott Frisch and Elias Makhoul, the student and staff winners... read more


Cake, books, tic-tac-toe!

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What do cake, books, and tic-tac-toe have in common? You can enjoy all three in Linderman Library! The Lehigh Libraries recently freshened up the leisure collection by adding many new books. Please join us in celebrating the "new" leisure collection by participating in a game of tic-tac-toe and attending a kickoff party. Cake and refreshments will be served on Tuesday, November 18th at 4:10 PM in the Linderman Reading Room. To play along, pick up a tic-tac-toe board at the Linderman circulation desk prior to November 18th. Read your choice of books from the leisure collection to fill in... read more


Lehigh Gmail: The security advantage

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In October of 2006, Google released Apps for Education, which provides managed email (in addition to a suite of other applications such as Calendar and Drive) at no cost for educational and nonprofit institutions. Many universities have transitioned to Google's solution for mail and other cloud services. Seventy-four of the top 100 U.S. universities use Google Apps for Education, including Princeton, Brown, Northwestern, Georgetown and Vanderbilt. (1, 2). For several years, Lehigh has made Google Apps, including Gmail, available to faculty, staff, and students. Last year, all students... read more


New file upload feature available in the Qualtrics survey tool

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Great news for Qualtrics survey tool users! A new feature -- the File Upload capability -- is now available! Your survey-takers can be prompted to upload a file of up to 16MB in size, and survey administrators can retrieve the files easily. View the instructions for the File Upload feature... read more

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