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Zoom Display Names Update Automatically

As of Thursday, February 11, the University of Minnesota Zoom application began using an automated process to update Display Names.

New in Zoom: Updated Reaction Panel

On February 1, Zoom changed the Reaction and Participants panel.

Accessibility and the New RCE

The New Rich Content Editor (RCE), which debuted in Canvas in January, changes the way accessible content is created and how users of assistive technologies navigate the toolbar.

Zoom Cloud Recordings: Delete or Move Files after 180 days

Due to the increased use of Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning January 29, 2021, to ensure storage capacity, the recording retention period will be lowered to 180 days. If you want to retain recordings older than 365 days, before they are deleted, you must download the files.

Perceptive Content Upgrade

Perceptive Content will be unavailable beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 through noon on Sunday, Feb.

Security Alert: Unemployment Fraud in Minnesota

With unemployment reaching record highs for recent history, the state of Minnesota is inundated with requests for unemployment and unemployment insurance.

Canvas Release Notes January 2021

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades the third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Rea

Now Available - Share Google Drive Files with Non-Google Accounts

Collaboration with external partners is a critical component for many business processes at the University of Minnesota.

Required Changes to VPN Access in January 2021

In January, Duo Two-Factor Authentication will be required to log in to split- and full-tunnel VPN. Also, the full-tunnel pool will have a new name.

What You Need to Know about the New RCE in Canvas

Get to know the new Rich Content Editor in Canvas. It's redesigned with a focus on streamlining frequently-performed tasks.