February 27, 2020

Get fast answers to your IT questions with updated FAQs on IT Connect

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These common questions make it a cinch to find answers. From setting up mailman lists to installing Zoom video conference, we can answer your question on IT Connect. And if you can’t get the information you need, email help@uw.edu.

February 26, 2020

Learn how to use the features of your desk phone

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Access quick instructional videos and reference guides to learn how to see your call history, forward calls, and more, for the different types of desk phones at UW. The most common multi-button phones are the Avaya 9611G and the Avaya 9608 models. You can add people to your contact list and even set a unique…

February 25, 2020

E-Resource: Discover grant funding opportunities

Search funding opportunities offered by 166,000 U.S. foundations using Foundation Directory Online, brought to you by UW Libraries. Funder profiles include interactive maps, charts and key details to help you identify appropriate funding sources. If you’re working with UW faculty or staff, they should coordinate with their unit’s advancement team before contacting any funders directly.

February 20, 2020

Take advantage of UW’s subscription to EAB for higher ed research, insights

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Leverage technology-related studies, whitepapers and toolkits on important higher ed issues by creating an account on the Education Advisory Board (EAB) website with your UW email address. EAB conducts research on best practices at colleges and universities on topics that include teaching and learning technology, business intelligence, risk management and Generation “Z” students. These can…

February 19, 2020

Major upgrade of state’s K-20 Network ensures high-performance internet connectivity for classrooms

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Resilient, high-performance internet access for 1.5 million students is ensured, thanks to a major upgrade to the K-20 Education Network that connects classrooms across the state. The K-20 Education Network is a state-funded, high-speed broadband network with locations in every county, serving school districts, tribal schools, colleges, universities and libraries. UW-IT, which provides operations, engineering…

February 18, 2020

Use Pantheon to build and maintain WordPress- and Drupal-based websites

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The for-fee cloud web hosting platform, Pantheon, offers powerful tools to build or migrate your existing WordPress- and Drupal-based website with agile workflows, scalable performance infrastructure and enterprise grade security.

February 14, 2020

Keep your computer in good health with free tech support

Take advantage of Computer Vet, a free drop-in service run by experienced UW students at the Technology Help Desk on the second floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library.

February 12, 2020

New guide to tech tools and resources available to UW visitors

Share this guide with visitors so they can learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, find their way around campus, get contact information, request disability accommodation and discover events. This useful guide provides an overview of technology tools and services that visitors can access while on campus. If visiting a specific college or department, guests should contact…

February 10, 2020

New proof-of-vaccination report helps protect UW community

The new report will make it easier for Hall Health to track student immunization records and better protect the UW community against measles, mumps and meningococcal disease. Learn more about how immunization keeps our University community safe.

February 3, 2020

Keep forgetting your passwords at work? Get a password manager

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Reduce your risk by automatically filling in passwords for the sites you use for work and safely share passwords with others by using LastPass, a secure browser-based password management tool. Available to UW staff with a valid budget.