October 2020 Posts

Zoom - Sharing Computer Sound During Screen Sharing

Posted: November 13, 2020 12:00:00 AM CST

Zoom - Sharing Computer Sound During Screen Sharing

Zoom screen sharing allows you to share the desktop, windows, applications, or audio/video. Zoom allows you to send computer audio to the remote attendees when sharing a video or audio clip. Instructions: Open your Zoom meeting. Ensure that you are logged in as the Host. Click on the green "Share Screen" icon. You will see a pop-up window where you select your desktop or application. Click the check box in the lower left that says "Share computer sound"   For more information...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Canvas - Browser and Computer Requirements

Posted: October 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Canvas - Browser and Computer Requirements

For best performance, Canvas should be used on the current release of Chrome and Firefox. Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. We strongly recommend that you do not use Safari.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

BURNOUT: Why you are unmotivated and how to combat it

Posted: October 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

BURNOUT: Why you are unmotivated and how to combat it

As a student in an online degree program, you are in an impressive group of individuals balancing kids, jobs, extracurriculars, and the list goes on. In previous blog posts, we have chatted about time management, how to stress less and find the right balance as an online student. The balancing act can prove to be overwhelming. So, what happens when it all becomes too much? Burnout: when stress, emotions and physical exhaustion collide. What is burnout? Nearly everyone experiences burnout in...

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: eCampus, General

Big Idea UNK is looking for the next big business idea!

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Big Idea UNK is looking for the next big business idea!

This fall, UNK students are encouraged to take part in a TOTALLY ONLINE Big Idea UNK contest, hosted by CBT's Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development. This is the business idea contest where they can EARN CASH!

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

CBT's Career Center Company Connections: GIX Logistics

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

CBT's Career Center Company Connections: GIX Logistics

Students were provided the opportunity to stop by and ask questions and network with the company representatives. This is a service provided to CBT students as a connection to employers in Nebraska. Other employers are already slated for the following dates. If you or your company would like to be added to the list, please email cbtdeanga@unk.edu! Coming up: Wednesday, Sept. 30th - Marines Tuesday, Oct. 6th - Sandhills Global Wednesday, Oct. 14th - Fastenal Wednesday, Oct. 21st - Big I (IIAN)

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General

Cyber Student designs, sells his own video games

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Cyber Student designs, sells his own video games

UNK student Noah Meyer, a computer science major with a minor in Japanese, developed and sells his own video game. The Antelope (student managed campus newspaper) featured Noah in the latest edition. Select the link below to read more. And, to find Meyer's games, players can check the Steam store itch.io to purchase, or use the links below! https://meyer-games.itch.io/lloyd-the-monkey https://meyer-games.itch.io/lloyd-the-monkey-2

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General

Distinguished Alumnus Terry Peterson honored

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Distinguished Alumnus Terry Peterson honored

Peterson enjoyed a successful 10-year career in the food and beverage industry prior to purchasing the Tie Yard of Omaha in 1983. The Tie Yard was a small landscape company selling railroad ties. Once purchased by Peterson, that business quickly evolved and became Omaha Track Inc., a full-service supplier and vendor to Class I and short-line railroads throughout the United States. Today, Omaha Track has more than 400 employees, including mobile crews, and facilities in nine states. 

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

Live Facebook Tour with Alumni Association a success

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Live Facebook Tour with Alumni Association a success

Dr. Jares connected with the Alumni Association live as he provided a tour last week that was shared on the Association's Facebook page. Links to the videos can be found below. If you haven't seen the building yet, please connect with us and we will be sure to get you into the new facility! Part 1: https://bit.ly/3kEo8pz Part 2: https://bit.ly/2G3jt1G  

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

Recent Faculty Research and Awards

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Recent Faculty Research and Awards

Finance Professor Dr. Karl Borden was awarded the Distinguished Service Award during the fall convocation ceremony. A faculty senator in 2018, Dr. Borden has served on the Professional Conduct Committee the past five years and Grievance Committee the past two. Borden was also recently notified that two articles in which he was either primary author or co-author are due to be published in two different journals. Borden's article titled "A Self-Directed Learning and Demonstration Test Approach...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology