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Redcap upgraded to version 4.3

On Tuesday, June 28th, the VCU Redcap installation was upgraded to version 4.3 which combines both the database component and the surveying component into a single system.

Actions to be taken

After a wonder conversation with the folks at Mary Washington, we have defined an action item plan for implement WordPress at VCU. We will be looking at the following items. Identifiy our reserve list of names (DNS and go are good places to start) Create a development site for WP Install Spam filtering Install a […]

WordPress is now operational

Thanks to the John Sullivan and Hugh Eaves we now have WordPress working in multiuser mode at VCU.

VCU Mobile for Android Now Available

VCU Mobile is now available for Android devices. The initial version of the app launched this week with the VCU Directory, Courses, Maps, News, Emergency contacts, Library, Athletics, and Blackboard Learn modules. With these modules, you can search for people, courses, and library books at VCU. You can check scores and schedules for your favorite […]

Upcoming Central Authentication Service (CAS) Redesign

The page you’re used to seeing when you log in to many VCU websites is about to change. On Tuesday, January 25, Technology Services will unveil the newly redesigned VCU Central Authentication Service. It was redesigned to better match the overall VCU look and feel. As an added benefit, this new version should be much […]

MySQL Downtime Thursday Night

The central university MySQL server will be shut down Thursday night from 8:45 – 9:30 pm in order to upgrade the network drive that it operates on. The MySQL outage will affect the following services: A-Z Index: The A-Z index will be unavailable during the downtime. The VCU combined search will continue to work, but […]

Milestones: A-Z and FileDrop

Today we crossed major milestones in two of our relatively new applications. As of this morning, the new A-Z index has generated over 150,000 visits to VCU websites through either the VCU search or the A-Z index itself. That averages out to over 2100 visits per day since the A-Z index went live on August […]

VCU Mobile: Now there’s an app for that

The VCU Mobile application is now available for iPhone and iPod touch. With VCU Mobile, you can search the VCU directory, keep up to date with the VCU calendar of events, learn more about available courses, explore the VCU campus maps, read the latest top stories, and view photos and videos from around campus. VCU […]

New A-Z Web Directory

We unveiled our new A-Z web directory this morning. If you didn’t look closely, you might not have noticed much difference on the surface. Under the surface, however, the system is more powerful and more useful. It’s already a popular destination for finding websites at VCU. (It’s helped people visit over 600 websites in the […]

VCU FileDrop: Really Simple File Transport

VCU FileDrop is a simple service for sending large files (or large batches of files) to others via email. You can send files up to 1 GB in size to anyone with a valid email address (whether they have a VCU email address or not). Your files will be available for download to your selected […]

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