June 30, 2020

New plagiarism detection tool in Canvas

Learn more about SimCheck — the new plagiarism detection tool available to instructors in Canvas for student assignments. The system compares student papers with sources available on the Internet, select commercial article databases, and papers submitted at the UW.

June 25, 2020

New tools compare UW costs for undergraduate students to other peer institutions

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Check out two new web-based dashboards that compare costs for students to attend the UW versus other higher education institutions.

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June 22, 2020

No one left behind: COVID-19 pandemic underscores need for accessibility

The ability of students with disabilities to access course materials, class lectures and other critical instructional resources online during this pandemic has served an illuminating lesson. Learn how one student excelled.

June 18, 2020

Changes to UW Zoom cloud storage

Because Zoom cloud storage is reaching its capacity, Zoom recordings should be downloaded from Zoom cloud storage to a platform of your choice within 90 days of creation. After that, recordings will be deleted. Read the full email message about this and other changes.

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June 17, 2020

IT recommendations call for enterprise solutions to maximize efficiency and collaboration

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A cultural shift is needed to encourage a more consistent approach to delivering services to the UW, according to an IT Service Management Board report. The report also outlines the top seven recommendations for technology priorities at the University. Find out what they cover.

June 16, 2020

UW Tech Talks’ all-virtual format seeks mix of shorter, more informal talks

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UW Tech Talks have gone virtual, and we are now accepting proposals for shorter talks and diversifying the format for the July 30 event. Submit your ideas by June 19.

June 15, 2020

New center to support accessible technology

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The new Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experiences (CREATE) launched last week, with $2.5 million invested by Microsoft. CREATE is led by an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to make technology accessible, and to make the world accessible through technology. Campus partners involved in CREATE include the DO-IT Center. Read the…

June 12, 2020

Courses can help you get started with cloud computing

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Strengthen your research skills with cloud computing through upcoming classes for Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.

June 11, 2020

How UW shifted thousands to remote classes at breakneck speed

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Learn how UW-IT and its partners helped the UW community prepare to go fully online — a massive undertaking that took intense collaboration and quick response.

June 9, 2020

Opt out of automatic Adobe, SPSS, SAS and MATLAB license renewals by June 26

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All licenses for MATLAB, SPSS, SAS and Adobe Creative Cloud software will automatically renew unless you cancel your subscription by June 26. Licenses are for academic purposes only.

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