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September 20, 2016

October is cybersecurity month; briefings through 2017

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As online scams continue to become more sophisticated, brush up on your computing security awareness year round, not only during cybersecurity month in October. The UW Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is hosting a series of free one-hour monthly briefings to share information, provide education and stimulate conversation on a range of…

September 16, 2016

Technology Expo for UW students: Sept. 30

Students at the 2016 event

Find out about all the free technology, discounts and services available to you as a UW student at the Technology Expo on Friday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, first floor, as part of UW Dawg Daze schedule of events (search for “technology”). Visit booths from UW units, as…

September 12, 2016

E-RESOURCE: UW Libraries’ guide to Election 2016

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It’s election season and the UW Libraries’ Election 2016 guide has everything you need to know. Follow the links to register to vote (online and mail-in deadlines are October 10; in-person is October 31), research the issues and attend a debate watching party (September 26; October 4, 9 and 19). Check out the Libraries’ editorial cartoons…

August 16, 2016

2017 UW TechConnect: Save the date; submit a proposal

TechConnect attendees at a session

Mark your calendar for the UW TechConnect Conference March 23, 2017 at the UW Seattle Husky Union Building, and submit a proposal to present your work. This all-day event brings together the UW’s community of technology professionals to explore new ideas, share information and connect with each other. With a theme of “Transformative IT—The New…

June 9, 2016

Splunk@UW Day is July 6: Save the date

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Come to Splunk@UW Day to learn how you can use the Splunk service platform for operational intelligence to give you real-time insight into what’s happening across your department’s IT systems. Learn about searching, monitoring, analyzing and visualizing machine-generated data from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. Sessions include security fundamentals as well as…

April 1, 2016

UW TechConnect 2016: Get highlights and send feedback

TechConnect audience

Highlights of the 2016 UW TechConnect conference last month for IT professional across the University provide a glimpse into this year’s theme—future-proofing IT. The site includes quotes from attendees and photos of the event. Session materials are being posted so you can browse those you did not attend. If you were among the 450 participants,…

March 30, 2016

Get help at UW eScience Institute’s Data Science Office Hours

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For help with your data-intensive science challenges—including cloud computing—let experts steer you toward appropriate solutions during the UW eScience Institute’s Data Science Office Hours. Along with eScience data scientists, experts from UW libraries, UW-IT, the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences, Amazon Web Services and Mathworks are available on specific days and times in…

March 8, 2016

UW TechConnect conference on March 24

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Join your UW colleagues to discuss “future-proofing” information technology at the UW in four areas—The Enterprise, Learning and Research, Software and Applications, and Your Career—at the third annual UW TechConnect conference March 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the UW Seattle HUB. Featured speakers include UW Medicine Chief Research Information Officer Sean Mooney, and Internet2 Senior…

February 5, 2016

Register for winter technology “In Practice” workshops

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UW instructors are invited to three “In Practice” workshops, focusing on putting technology in practice in effective and pedagogically sound ways. Sessions are meant to spark engagement among instructors, encourage collaboration with different UW programs and services, and ultimately enhance the student learning experience. Get details and register for Tech-Enabled Flipping on February 18, Activate Your Teaching…

February 3, 2016

Access, Excel webinars: Register by March 9

Microsoft Excel logo

UW students, faculty and staff can register for two upcoming webinars on Microsoft products, offered by UW Professional and Organizational Development (POD): Access Techniques (Beginner) on March 16 and Excel Techniques on March 17. Each is 1.5 hours and costs $65, which can be charged to a UW budget number. Register at least a week…

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