October 30, 2019

IT support, operations maintained despite UW-IT staff evacuation during major gas leak

Gas plumes rise up from a street on the University District

IT services and support continued to operate smoothly during a major gas leak on Oct. 14, even after UW Information Technology staff were evacuated.

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October 28, 2019

Take the UW Campus Climate Survey

Help improve the UW for everyone. Take the confidential Climate Survey and tell your friends. It takes just 20 -30 minutes.

October 25, 2019

Help make informal science learning more accessible to people with disabilities

Young students checking out a science display

Grad students who work in science fields or participate in informal science learning are invited to join a new Community of Practice focused on making informal science learning more welcoming and accessible to individuals with disabilities. This includes students involved in museology, zoos, science centers, science events and others. The effort is part of a…

October 22, 2019

Where we roam with eduroam

What are the top countries where UW travelers connected to Wi-Fi using eduroam, the UW’s preferred Wi-Fi connection service for all students, faculty and staff? Find out. You can use eduroam at more than 30,000 participating locations around the world. Get eduroam now by configuring your devices. And bon voyage!  

October 21, 2019

Learn the principles of accessibility in free four-week online course

Visually impaired working on computer with assistive technology; braille display and screen reader.

Sign up today for the online, asynchronous course, Accessibility 101: Principles of Inclusive Design, from Oct. 28 through Nov. 22.  Expected times commitments are 3-4 hours per week. This course will cover the basics of accessibility and universal design for learning, creating accessible documents and email, and accessible web and Canvas content, including how to…

October 18, 2019

Declassified spy photos help UW researcher quantify glacier losses in the Northwest

David Shean working with glacier in background

UW researcher David Shean is using cloud computing, declassified spy photos, and other tools to understand how glaciers are responding to climate change — and how to prepare the millions who might be impacted by these changes. Read how he does his work. Read how he does his work.

October 17, 2019

Top 5 tips to secure your personal data

Top 5 tips to secure data

Your data is valuable, so follow these easy tips to make you more secure online. Download the one-pager from the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer and post it as a regular reminder, or bookmark it online.

October 16, 2019

Celebrate International Pronouns Day

Diversity identity and privacy concept

October 16 is a day to celebrate gender identity and respectful pronoun use. Learn more from the Office of the University Registrar.  

October 15, 2019

Secure your personal and University data and be safe online

Learn best practices for safeguarding your personal and University data, including tips on how to recognize phishing emails and email scams and where to report them.

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October 11, 2019

Big price drop for software in FY2020

Woman types at a computer

Prices on popular software such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud and Visual Studio Pro are now significantly lower for UW students, faculty and staff.

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