Volume 4 - Number 12 * December 2001

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Campus Computing News

If $150,000 in funding and funding for summer faculty release time sounds like a good thing to you, you won't want to miss reading all about the 2002-2003 Teaching with Technology Grants in this article.

Winter Break Hours

Read this article to find out what is open and what isn't over the Winter Break.

Forget about Santa Claus; 'GAUSS' is coming to town!

During the winter break, a new server will be brought online which promises to significantly contribute to statistical research here at UNT. Read all about it (picture included)!

EagleMail News

Lots of good things are going on with EagleMail and this article catches you up on all of them. And like it says in the article, having an Eagle Mail account is not just a good idea, it is a requirement for all students.


Click on the title above and find out what lucky General Access Lab was profiled this month.

IDE RAID Technology

Join Duane Gustavus as he takes a look at a new disk storage array strategy that offers an attractive price/storage point as compared to current commercial SAN or NAS products.

Today's Cartoon

Click on the title above for an information age laugh.

Don't forget to check out our monthly columns. This month's topics:
  • RSS Matters -- "Dealing with Outliers in Bivariate Data: Robust Correlation." Last time we examined the smoothed bootstrap, this month we demonstrate the calculation of a robust correlation measure.

  • SAS Corner -- "Data Capability: Transporting data from the Mainframe." Learn how to move SAS data to local platforms from the academic mainframe.

  • The Network Connection -- "Back to the Basics: Domain Names." Over the last five years, the term "dot-com" has entered into the common vocabulary. Just what does that mean, though?

  • Link of the Month -- "SmartForce." Got some time on your hands over the Winter Break? Why not do some online learning?

  • WWW@UNT.EDU -- "How much do you care about security?" Are you concerned about your privacy? This article gives you plenty of reasons to be.

  • Short Courses -- The Academic Computing Services (ACS) short courses are over for the fall, but that doesn't mean there aren't new items on this page . . .

  • IRC News -- Minutes of the Information Resources Council are printed here when they are available. The November minutes are contained in this issue.

  • Staff Activities -- New employees, people who are no longer employed at the Computing Center, and employee awards and recognitions are included in this article. Then there is the special treat at the end . . .