Office of Information Technology News
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is the central unit responsible for supporting the academic, research, and administrative aims of the campus through the effective use of technology.
Current Information Technology News
"So good" describes both the work ethic that helped earn Rakitha Perera one of the President's Classified Employee of the Year awards and his favorite karaoke song.
Cam and Isabelle Johnson's hefty to-do lists for the Presidential Debate made their fall feel like "Groundhog Day."
And without OIT's Elvis Presley Rowe, the thousands of journalists who descended on campus wouldn't have had networking services.
The IT Help Desk supervisor's main goal: Being invisible to you.
The UNLV Office of Information Technology recently discovered what may have been unauthorized activity on a university desktop computer dating to 2008. The computer included names and social security numbers of approximately 2,000 current and former employees who had computer loans and other transactions with the UNLV Controller's Office.
Information Technology In The News
No matter who you are, the private information you have stored online is valuable, and cybercriminals want to access it. In the first half of 2019, data breaches exposed more than 4.1 million private records, according to Risk Based Security, a cybersecurity company specializing in data breach research.
As students prepare to leave campus to recharge or explore internship opportunities, college and university IT departments can take advantage of the relative quiet on campus to explore their own IT opportunities and embracing IT modernization.
Nearly five years ago the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Office of Information Technology embarked on an infrastructure overhaul of its 332-acre main campus—to the tune of $17 million.
The Classroom Technology Services (CTS) team at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Office of Information Technology had two primary motives for getting a better handle on tech usage on campus: 1) Combination VHS-DVD players weren't exactly cutting edge, yet some faculty continued to rely on them; and 2) Some instructors tended to forget that electricity costs money, leaving equipment switched on when they walk out of the classroom.
In mid-October, red, white, and blue bunting hung from balconies around the University of Nevada at Las Vegas campus. A red banner saying, "UNLV: Different, Daring, Diverse," hung from the entrance to the campus hotel school, where staffers from several major networks would stay.