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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

November 6, 2017

Get help with your data science questions

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Get help with cloud computing and data-intensive science challenges during the UW eScience Institute’s office hours. eScience data scientists and other experts in data management, predictive analytics, software engineering and visualization are available on specific days and times in the Washington Research Foundation Data Science Studio on the sixth floor of the Physics/Astronomy Tower. They can also help brainstorm about data-intensive research questions and approaches.


November 2, 2017

Tech Talks on Nov 7: Disaster recovery, Network Portal and cloud management

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Learn about the Code42 disaster recovery and security solution; a new tool for administering network resources; and how to manage devices in the cloud at Tech Talks, 10 a.m. to noon in Odegaard, room 220. The quarterly Campus Tech Talks bring together information technology enthusiasts from across the University to share ideas, resources and know-how.


November 1, 2017

Keep your computer in good health with free workshops

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Sign up for a UW-IT Computer Vet Clinic on Nov. 7  or Nov. 21, free workshops that cover virus protection, computer backup and cloud storage. Open to UW students, faculty and staff, the workshops are 3:30-4:30 p.m. in UW Seattle’s Odegaard Undergraduate Library, room 320. Bring a laptop. Space is limited, so register early.


October 31, 2017

UW Campus Event Calendar: Find and register for campus events

Campus Event Calendar

Campus life at the UW goes beyond the classroom. Use the UW Campus Event Calendar to find performances, concerts, lectures and other opportunities to enjoy all the UW has to offer.


October 30, 2017

Propose a presentation for the 2018 UW TechConnect Conference by Nov. 15

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To present, lead a panel or facilitate a hands-on problem-solving session at the 2018 UW TechConnect Conference, submit a proposal by November 15, 2017. The conference is a daylong event that brings together the UW’s broad community of technology professionals to explore innovative ideas, learn new information and connect with each other. Proposals selected for the March 13 conference in the Husky Union Building will be announced in late December 2017.


October 27, 2017

Want to know how the UW rates against similar institutions?

Peer dashboards

Check out the updated Peer Dashboards in UW Profiles to learn how the UW performs against universities of similar size and scope. Eleven dashboards compare graduation and retention rates, fall enrollment, expenses by category, revenue breakdown, and much more.


October 26, 2017

Students: Plan for academic success with MyPlan

MyPlan on mobile phone

Use MyPlan to develop your academic plan. Explore UW course offerings, search and bookmark specific courses and programs of interest, create a multi-quarter plan and register for courses. Share your plan with your academic adviser to make sure you’re on the right path for academic success.


October 25, 2017

New UW Privacy Office website provides privacy principles, policies and resources

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Visit the new website of the recently established UW Privacy Office, where you can learn about the UW’s privacy principles, policies and evolving resources on protecting the privacy and confidentiality of individuals involved in UW’s academic, research, healthcare and business activities. The UW Privacy Office is led by Ann Nagel, the institutional privacy official and associate vice provost of institutional privacy.


October 24, 2017

Attend a Benefits Fair to learn about Open Enrollment

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Open Enrollment kicks off next week and runs from November 1-30. Stop by one of the three Benefits Fairs to learn about the changes you can make to your health insurance, dental plan, Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance Program: Health Sciences Lobby on Tuesday, October 31. Harborview Research & Training Building on Wednesday, November 1. Husky Union Building (HUB), Seattle Campus on Thursday, November 2. All three fairs run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


October 23, 2017

Students: Top tech tips to help you succeed at UW

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Check out the Top Tech Tips for UW Students and learn about must-have technology resources to help you succeed in your academic career. Find out how to get anti-virus software, how to get into that oh-so-popular class, choose your favorite email and collaboration platforms, chart your academic path, connect to encrypted Wi-Fi on campus, and much more.


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