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  • Husky OnNet system upgrade include new Linux-compatible application

    March 22, 2018

    Mobile phone with screenshot of Husky OnNet

    The upgrade to the Husky OnNet system that supports secure connections to the UW network from off-campus resolves several bugs, improves security, paves the way for future features and adds a Linux-compatible application. Husky OnNet is a free virtual private network for current students, faculty, and staff, and the for-fee Husky OnNet-Department (HON-D) service supports secure connections to departmentally-restricted resources. Learn more about HON and HON-D, how to download or update your current application on IT Connect.

  • E-resource: Women and Social Movements in the United States

    March 21, 2018

    Suffrage parade in New York

    Explore the women’s suffrage movement, view the 1948 United Nations Declaration of Human Rights or delve into publications of the League of Women Voters by searching the Women and Social Movements in the United States online collection of primary sources. Focusing on U.S. women’s history and public activism, this e-resource includes personal diaries, conference proceedings and documents, and is brought to you by UW Libraries.

  • Check out tech resources for teaching classes

    March 20, 2018

    Group of people enjoying a lecture in a modern auditorium

    Learn how to set up courses in Canvas, use Panopto to record lectures, use Poll Everywhere to engage students in class, submit grades with GradePage, and more with the Faculty Quick-Start Guide. The information will help you navigate the variety of resources available to you at the UW, offered by UW Information Technology.

  • Protect your computer. Download anti-virus software now

    March 19, 2018

    Anti-virus shield protecting laptop

    Protect your work and home computers with Sophos anti-virus software, available to students, faculty and staff. Thanks to a licensing agreement between the UW and Sophos, students, faculty and staff can use the anti-virus software on University-owned computers and their personal computers, including PCs, servers and workstations. If your work computer is centrally managed by UW-IT, Sophos is already running in the background. Download the software for your home devices.

  • Turning microbes into allies for a cleaner world

    March 16, 2018

    Man looks in a microscope at a sample

    A single scoop of sediment from the bottom of Lake Washington contains complex microbial communities that might hold the key to a cleaner world. Learn how UW researchers are using cloud computing to understand how to use these microbial communities to create a cleaner environment.

  • Near real-time data from Workday now available

    March 14, 2018

    Users now have access to near real-time data from Workday, up to ten times faster than before, thanks to enhancements to the Enterprise Integration Platform (EIP), which provides the data. EIP was created by UW-IT to ensure information from Workday and other systems is timely, accurate, clear, secure, consistent and easily available to UW users.

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Starting April 24, 2018, you must use an authorized UW or UW Medicine secure virtual private network (VPN) before accessing resources on the UW network from off-campus. Read more



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