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UIS Rolls Out Wireless Network

UIS Rolls Out Wireless Network

Georgetown University Information Services launched GURegistered, a new pilot wireless network, which allows residents to connect devices that do not support secure protocols, in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association on Feb. 9. The network’s establishment comes at the heels of December’s announcement of a five-year, $27.5 million UIS-led[Read More…]

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

UIS Plans Five-Year Wi-Fi Overhaul

Georgetown University Information Services is planning a five-year campus-wide Wi-Fi infrastructure overhaul that will cost $20-25 million starting in spring 2017 to combat aging Wi-Fi equipment in various buildings around campus, in an effort to provide students with a faster and more resilient Wi-Fi network. According to Interim Chief Information[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Acknowledges Hacking Attempt

Georgetown’s Wi-Fi outage on March 31 was the result of a cyberattack launched against the university, according to interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer of UIS Judd Nicholson. Nicholson said the cyberattack overwhelmed university firewalls causing disrupted Internet service. “Our outage occurred because our network firewalls were unable to[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Engage Through Alumni

Georgetown students love to stay busy — so busy that as clubs and organizations with legitimate and worthwhile causes compete for students’ finite time, conventional means of outreach such as tabling, flyering and chalking Red Square may not be effective enough to spark and retain the interest of members and[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion - Top

UIS Mandates Password Change

With the recent spate of network phishing attacks, where hackers have attempted to gain information, the university has instituted a mandatory biannual password change for students, faculty and staff during both the fall and spring semesters. University Information Services sent out the first batch of emails to students who have[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Network Joins US, Middle East Students

After spending the summer as a journalist in Iraq, Christian Chung (SFS ’15) looked to his experience to found the U.S.-Middle East Youth Network, an international group that joins students in both regions to debate and discuss foreign policy. “I … had the opportunity to really engage with college students focusing[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Launch National Network for LGBTQ Acceptance

The Catholic Association of Students for Equality, a nationwide organization founded by Georgetown students with the mission of promoting acceptance of all sexual orientations on Catholic college campuses, was launched Thursday. CASE members announced the formation of their group in an open letter Thursday. “We were … raised with Catholic[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

My Next Move: Networking in the Online Age

In an attempt to capitalize on the prevalence of online connections, the Department of Labor launched a website last week that gives job-seekers free access to thousands of possible positions. Called My Next Move, the site allows potential workers to browse their job options by keyword or industry. It also[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments City News, News

DeGioia Logs Onto the Social Network

Watch out for Facebook posts from the head honcho of the Hilltop himself in the next few weeks. In a further effort to facilitate communication with the university community, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia joined Facebook last Wednesday, according to Associate Vice President for Communications Julie Bataille. “In this[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News