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New app reduces spam phone calls at the UW

Most spam calls to desk phones are now blocked before your phone even rings, thanks to a new application developed [and managed] by UW-IT.

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When technology engages the mind

UW instructors get out of their comfort zone and adopt classroom technologies to enhance the student learning experience.

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Students: Tech tips to help you succeed at the UW

Check out the Top Tech Tips for UW Students and learn about must-have technology resources to help you succeed in your academic career.


  • Share your ideas or experience in IT with the UW tech community on Feb. 7

    December 12, 2018

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    Submit your presentation proposals for Tech Talks by Friday, Dec. 20. Tech Talks are informal 40-minute talks that bring together information technology enthusiasts from across the University to connect with colleagues, share ideas and be inspired. The first Tech Talks of 2019 will be on Feb. 7.

  • E-Resource: Stream films and TV shows

    December 11, 2018

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    Looking for movies to watch over the winter break? Check out the Video & Streaming Video: Streaming Media Collections A-Z research guide brought to you by the UW Libraries. Choose from world cinema, animation and shorts, African-American classics, award-winning LGBT documentaries, old TV shows, and more. Also browse through the popular films (and TV series) on DVD in the media collection on the first floor of Suzzallo Library.

  • Build a website easily with UW Sites

    December 10, 2018

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    Get your website up and running easily using UW Sites, a WordPress-based service supported by UW-IT. We install the required software updates. You choose from among the more than 200 themes, including the UW’s branded theme, and build a public site of your own using WordPress’ easy-to-use interface. Why wait? Get started now with a UW NetID.

  • Drop-in computer lab at UW Bothell gets major makeover

    December 7, 2018

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    The Open Learning Lab (OLL) reopened this fall with a new layout, computing equipment and furniture. The renovation was supported by a grant from the Student Technology Fee. The design team used universal design principles to improve accessibility and flexibility as well as promote collaboration. Stop by Commons Hall (UW2-140) to use the big-screen 65-inch Avacor Surface Hub and new workstations set up with headphones, computers with photo, video, and sound editing software, improved ergonomics, and a charging outlet for phone and laptop.

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