July 31, 2020

Updated UW-IT Metrics webpage shows UW community how effectively they’re being served

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UW Information Technology (UW-IT) uses data to regularly measure its performance in key areas –including customer service and support – to ensure it’s supporting the University’s mission.  See how UW-IT is performing.

July 30, 2020

MyUW benefits from move to secure, scalable cloud-based application delivery system

You may not notice any changes to MyUW, your personal portal to the University of Washington. But its recent move to a highly efficient cloud-based software automation system means you can expect greater reliability and performance from MyUW, and cost-savings for the University too.

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Tech Talks lines up three engaging, topical presentations for University IT community

Don’t miss today’s Tech Talks, starting at 10 a.m. through noon. Breaking down barriers in IT accessibility, building better software by doing nothing, and thinking deeply about IT ethics are part of  today’s Tech Talks, a University-wide event that brings together information technology enthusiasts from across our campuses to share ideas, knowledge, or even a war…

July 29, 2020

Online history class debuts in middle of pandemic, with surprising results

When UW Bothell’s Alan Wood decided to take his World History class online this spring, he had no idea that a pandemic would keep everyone at home. Read how Wood, who taught the class in a regular classroom for 40 years, decided to go online, and what he learned along the way.

July 28, 2020

Boost student engagement and advance your skills in teaching classes online

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Enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skills by signing up for Teaching Online 101, a fully-online, asynchronous workshop (5-week or self-paced option). The 5-week version is August 3 – September 4 and the self-paced version will be open from August 3 – October 12. The course includes tutorials on how to build course…

Securing Laptops extremely important during remote work

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Learn why securing your laptop and other mobile devices is so important, and pick up best practices to secure personal and UW institutional data, brought to you by the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

July 26, 2020

Tech Talks lines up three engaging, topical presentations for University IT community

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Breaking down barriers in IT accessibility, building better software by doing nothing, and thinking deeply about IT ethics are part of this month’s Tech Talks, a University-wide event that brings together information technology enthusiasts from across our campuses to share ideas, knowledge, or even a war story or two. Don’t miss these talks on July…

July 23, 2020

Get tips on how to protect UW information with updated video

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Learn how to protect your personal and UW data from cyberthieves and other bad actors in an updated 9-minute training video. The training also provides links to key resources.

July 20, 2020

Update for Husky OnNet now available

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Download a critical security update for the F5 BIG-IP Edge software, the technology behind Husky OnNet that you use to connect to the UW network from off campus. Husky OnNet provides individual users (current UW students, faculty and staff) with a secure connection to the UW network from remote locations, such as from home, a…

July 16, 2020

Save the date: UW TechConnect Conference to be held over two days, Sept. 2-3

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Serving our Community will be the theme for this year’s virtual TechConnect Conference, which will be held over two days in September. Take a sneak peek at the sessions, which have plenty to offer to everyone in our IT community.

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