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Volume 6 - Number 2 * February 2003

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Campus Computing News

Joe Adamo, Director of Communications Services, announces changes in the Premium Remote Access Service (PRAS). Read all about it!

BulkMail To: Address Changed

The title says it all, details inside.  

New CBT Courses in Digital Imaging and Web Development

Several new courses have been added to the SkillSoft Webserver that should prove beneficial for those interested in digital imaging and web development. An entire suite of courses dealing with Adobe tools, FrontPage 2002, Webpage design, and Macromedia products is now available.

Save Travel Dollars With Videoconferencing

The University of North Texas maintains 8 videoconference classrooms on the UNT campus in Denton and 5 on the UNT-Dallas campus. They can be used for many things, including course delivery.

Coming Next Week to a Convention Center Near You!

It's not to late to register to attend  the 2003 EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference in Dallas. 

The Unintended Consequences of Making Music

Duane Gustavus muses about his student days at UNT in the College of Music and the wisdom of pursuing a degree that "pays."

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 -- "Interactive Graphics in R (Part II - cont.): Kernel Density Estimation in One and Two Dimensions." Continued from last month.

  • SAS Corner -- "Multiple Records per Observation.." See how SAS can deal with an external file that has multiple records per observation.

  • The Network Connection -- "The End of an Era." The dissolution of CREN places the final punctuation mark on the story of BITNET..

  • Link of the Month -- "The Computing Center." New and improved.

  • WWW@UNT.EDU -- " Central Web Support Tutorials." Details inside..

  • Short Courses -- Spring Short Courses are here!

  • IRC News -- Minutes of the Information Resources Council are printed here when they are available. January 28, 2003 are printed this time.

  • Staff Activities -- New employees, people who are no longer employed at the Computing Center, awards and recognitions and other items of interest featured here.