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Information Communication Technology Class Collaborates with iFixit

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2022) — Renee Kaufmann’s Spring 2022 information communication technology (ICT) 305 data detectives class encourages students to combine their communication skills with hands-on technology work in this semester’s new take on the class.

Student Filmmakers Recognized at UKY Film Festival

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2022) — University of Kentucky students, staff and film enthusiasts gathered in the Worsham Cinema on April 29 to celebrate the creative works of UK student filmmakers. The University of Kentucky Student Film Festival returned to campus in collaboration with the Office of Student Organizations and Activities (housed in the Office for Student Success) and the Media Depot.

Innovative New Studio Space Will Take Media Education, Research to Next Level at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 13, 2022) — The University of Kentucky is widely regarded as an intercollegiate sports powerhouse. But UK also, increasingly, is known for its ability to leverage athletics and partnerships with the private sector for academic and career success for students. That’s the idea behind a distinctive partnership led by UK’s College of Communication and Information to create a 20,000-square-foot studio, production center and learning/research laboratory in Rupp Arena at the Central Bank Center in the heart of downtown Lexington.

Media Depot Featured on "Bowman's Friends" Podcast

Kirk Laird and Wils Quinn joined Sophia Didier and Alayna Tobo of the "Bowman's Friends" podcast to discuss the Student Media Depot and UKY Film Festival coming up on April 29th. Listen to the full podcast episode on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. 

Apple Releases Security Updates

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities—CVE-2022-22674 and CVE-2022-22675—in multiple products. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected device. These vulnerabilities have been detected in exploits in the wild. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the security update page for the following products and apply the necessary updates as soon as possible:

Heath Price Co-Writes Article on UK Esports

Associate CIO Heath Price is a co-author in "Getting in the eGame: Esports Streaming Gives the University of Kentucky a New Way to Grow Revenue and Recruit Students" published by the Society for College and University Planning. The article, co-written with Michael Stewart of CMTA, discusses the Esports program at UK and the UKFCU Esports Lounge. Read the full article here.

Drupal Releases Security Updates

Drupal has released security updates to address a vulnerability affecting Drupal 9.2 and 9.3. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. CISA encourages users and administrators to review Drupal Security Advisory SA-CORE-006 and apply the necessary update.

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Google has released Chrome version 99.0.4844.74 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.     CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release Note and apply the necessary updates.

Apple Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.  CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security page and apply the necessary updates.

Reminder on Appropriate Use of Technology Resources at UK

UK Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to remind UK students, faculty, and staff of Administrative Regulation 10:1 (AR 10:1) regarding use of technology resources. This regulation outlines specific rules that we all must follow when using technology resources provided by or through the University, as well as external technology resources to which the University enables or facilitates access. Compliance with AR 10:1 ensures a secure environment where data is protected, and legal regulations are followed.