March 30, 2018

Don’t be an April fool! Back up your data and devices

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March 31 is World Back Up Day. Make sure your data and devices are backed up frequently on a secure drive, server or storage. A back up can help you maintain access to your data if your device is lost or stolen, if a hard drive fails, or if a computer system is compromised by…

March 29, 2018

How to find your W-2 in Workday

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April 17 is just around the corner! If you still need to prepare your tax return, you can quickly retrieve your 2017 University of Washington W-2, 1099-R or Stipend Letter in Workday. Learn how to access your tax forms online and find answers to frequently asked questions about W-2s on the Integrated Service Center’s Year-End…

March 28, 2018

Submit a UW Student Technology Fee proposal by Apr. 1

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The Student Technology Fee Committee is accepting proposals to fund projects that help meet the technology needs of UW students in furthering their educational, research and other goals. Application submissions are due Apr. 1. The approximately $5 million in student fees collected annually has funded a diverse set of technology projects, from computer labs to…

March 26, 2018

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…

March 22, 2018

Husky OnNet now offers new Linux-compatible application, improved security

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The Husky OnNet service that supports secure connections to the UW network from off-campus now offers a Linux-compatible application, thanks to an upgrade that also improves security, resolves several bugs and paves the way for future features. Husky OnNet is a free virtual private network for current students, faculty, and staff, and the for-fee Husky…

March 21, 2018

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

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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…

March 16, 2018

Turning microbes into allies for a cleaner world

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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.

March 14, 2018

Near real-time data from Workday now available

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.

March 12, 2018

New funding to support computing education for K-12 students with disabilities

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A new National Science Foundation grant will support an initiative to ensure computing courses are accessible to K-12 students who are blind, deaf or have reading-related disabilities. The grant was awarded to the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering and the UW’s Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology Center (DO-IT). Learn more…

March 8, 2018

Get a sneak peek of Workday’s new look

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Workday is rolling out a completely redesigned homepage as part of several new upgrades the weekend of March 10-11. Enhancements include improved accessibility, helping to ensure that users of all abilities have a more positive experience. The UW has been working in partnership with Workday on these accessibility improvements throughout our adoption of the new…

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