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B.A. English, emphasis in Technical Writing. UW-Eau Claire, 1990.
Masters in Library and Information Studies. UW-Madison, 1998.

I'm a Senior Information Processing Consultant specializing in desktop and server security issues in the College of Letters & Science.

My current areas of expertise include desktop and server security management, and web development in Drupal (LessonShare & Collaborative Sites), My past areas of expertise include Moodle, Chat (IRC, Jabber, video), and Voice Tools. I also have a wide range of experience with computer lab management, imaging, cloning, and lab configuration issues for PPC Macs, Intel Macs, and Windows computers.

Web server security, Desktop security, Moodle, Drupal, Voice Tools, Chat, Lab Management

My contributions

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Your Security Checklist
The more time I spend on my computer, the more concerned I get about security. Luckily, improving security on your computer isn't...
Story 10/12/2012 - 10:32
Wiscchat: Creating private chatrooms for course activities
Wiscchat can be an effective way to easily incorporate groupchat into your course activities.  It is important to plan carefully for...
How to guide 09/17/2009 - 15:15
Wiscchat: Create a public chatroom
A Wiscchat public chatroom is a simple and easy way to chat with a group. Features of the public chatroom include: Access through a web...
How to guide 09/16/2009 - 16:50
For several years, LSS has been helping language students “chat” their way to a more extensive and spontaneous vocabulary in their chosen...
Story 10/12/2005 - 11:25
Why does my new laptop look weird?
Because it has the new Microsoft Vista operating system on it! It was 2002 when Microsoft XP came out, and since that time, Microsoft has...
Story 03/05/2007 - 13:00
Viewing Media from the Digital Learning Lab
If you are viewing movies or audio from the Digital Learning Lab, you may be prompted to unblock the web browser.  This behavior...
Story 05/05/2009 - 10:02
TechZone Tuesday Updates for October 22, 2013
The following critical updates will be deployed to TechZone-supported computers on Tueday October 22 and Wednesday October 23.   On...
Story 10/21/2013 - 11:36
Summer Inspirations
Recently three LSS staff members attended the 2006 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. This was the first year for the Instructional...
Story 05/15/2006 - 07:32
Security updates in departments supported by the LSS TechZone
1. Every two weeks, an email is sent out to each department with the list of updates for that period and basic instructions on what to...
How to guide 04/12/2016 - 13:43
Security updates for the week of 11/30/15
There are no security updates for this week.  Updates from previous weeks will be re-deployed to those machines that missed them. If...
Story 12/01/2015 - 12:38
Security updates for the week of 11/2/15
The new security updates for the week of November 2, 2015 are: 1. Java 8 Update 65 (Windows and MacOS)2. Security update for Windows 10 (...
Story 11/09/2015 - 11:36
Security updates for the week of 11/16/15
CHANGES: Security updates will now use a two-week patching cycle instead of weekly patching. This will mean that you are asked to restart...
Story 12/01/2015 - 12:37
Security updates for the week of 10/26/15
The new security updates for this week are: 1. iTunes 12.3.1 (Windows and MacOS)2. Multiple security updates (MacOS only)3. Safari 9.0.1 (...
Story 10/27/2015 - 10:19
Security updates for the week of 10/19/15
The new security updates for this week are: 1. Adobe Flash (Windows and MacOS)2. Adobe Flash (Windows and MacOS)3....
Story 10/19/2015 - 16:21
Security updates for 6/13/16-6/26/16
The new security updates for June 13 - June 26 are: 1. iTunes 12.4.1 (Windows and MacOS)2. Mozilla Firefox 47.0 (Windows) Step-by-step...
Story 06/27/2016 - 15:42
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