August 29, 2019

Watering UW’s lush landscapes

Imagine the iconic spots on the Seattle campus: Sylvan Grove, The Quad, Rainier Vista, HUB Lawn, Burke Gilman Trail, Memorial Way and the athletic fields. Now imagine them if they didn’t have the water they require, particularly now in the sun-drenched days of summer. A new virtual irrigation network will help staff manage the massive…

August 28, 2019

Recent email, text and phone scams target UW students

A recent surge in email, text and phone scams aimed at UW students attempt to convince them to purchase gift cards or to send or receive money advances with the promise of easy jobs, tuition discounts or other rewards.

Learn more about the scams and how to keep your personal and UW information safe.

August 27, 2019

Student requests for degree audits, course transfers info reach 5 million

At any given time in the academic year, thousands of students want to know if they are on track to graduate, if they have satisfied degree requirements for a major, or how their coursework from other colleges will transfer to the UW. Their questions are answered quickly and efficiently, thanks to the integration of UW’s…

August 22, 2019

E-Resource: Plan your study abroad with this research guide

Want to study abroad? The Study Abroad Research Guide, brought to you by UW Libraries, can help you find study and work abroad programs and even funding. It also provides links to information about countries around the world, online language learning sources, such as the Pimsleur Language Program, and how to browse the Study Abroad…

August 20, 2019

How many students in your department have studied abroad?

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A new report shows a list of students that have studied abroad by academic unit and time period. To run this report, you will need permission to access data in the Enterprise Data Warehouse. If you do not already have EDW access, follow this link to the enterprise data site to find your authorizer and…

August 13, 2019

New online portal takes you deep within the ocean’s hidden world

Peek into the ocean off the coast of Oregon through the new Interactiveoceans website, with live video, visual galleries, images and more. Learn about the technology and instruments that make up the Regional Cabled Array – part of the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). Use the website’s Data Portal to visualize data from…

August 9, 2019

Students’ input critical to MyUW redesign, a model others encouraged to adopt

Listening to students and using a user-centered design process proved critical to the latest successful redesign of MyUW’s student portal, according to a new published article in Campus Technology. In total, 57 students participated in the user-focused design studies and more than 400 responded to the survey. The article encourages other institutions to consider a…

August 8, 2019

What is the most popular email service at the UW?

All email coming into the UW gets forwarded to private email accounts or UW email services. Check out the five most popular. (Yes, one is Yahoo!)

August 6, 2019

Protect yourself — and the UW — with these tips when working remotely

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If you work remotely, even sporadically, find out how to keep your computer and data safe with these best practices from the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer.

August 1, 2019

Get inspired at the Aug. 8 Tech Talks

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Learn about managing IoT systems, the new service management framework, and merchant payment card compliance at the August 8 Tech Talks, presented by UW TechConnect. Join us from 10 – noon in Odegaard Library, room 220 for the quarterly event that brings together information technology enthusiasts from across the University to share ideas and make…