December 31, 2020

Boot up the year by uploading these 5 tools to your new device

Did you get a new laptop, cell phone or a tablet during the holidays? Start your year off right by uploading these five essential tools via IT Connect:

December 28, 2020

Learn what happens to your IT services when you leave

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If you’re retiring, separating or graduating from the UW, your access to email, data storage and other IT services changes or expires after your affiliations with the University change.

December 23, 2020

Sign up for Web App Security 101 course

Produce safer apps and websites in a three-hour class for developers and other web professionals on Jan. 6, 9 a.m.-noon. The course is offered through the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

December 21, 2020

Previous UW Tech Talks available on video

Learn about 2FA on the web and basic ticketing services for your unit or department covered in this fall’s Tech Talks, now available on video. Tech Talks are University-wide events that bring together IT enthusiasts to share ideas, knowledge and more.

December 16, 2020

Zoom users need to update to latest version by Dec. 20

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Zoom users will need to update to the latest version by Dec. 20 so they can continue to join UW Zoom meetings, webinars and enjoy the latest features. Learn more in IT Connect.

December 14, 2020

Share your innovative, evidence-based teaching practices and research

UW faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students are invited to share their innovative, evidence-based teaching practices or research at the 17th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium on April 20, 2021, 2-4:30 p.m., online. The symposium provides an opportunity to showcase work and connect with colleagues across the UW. Proposal guidelines and a link to the…

December 10, 2020

New book by UW accessibility expert stresses step-by-step strategies to improve higher ed

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Learn how physical spaces, learning materials and activities, technology and digital resources, and campus services can be made to be welcoming and accessible to all students. In DO-IT Director Sheryl Burgstahler’s new book, Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education, Burgstahler gives a step-by-step guide for putting the principles of universal design (UD) into action…

December 8, 2020

UW Tech Talks now accepting proposals for Jan. 28, 2021 online event

UW Tech Talks is currently recruiting speakers on IT topics to fit a virtual format. If you have a topic of interest to the diverse multi-campus UW technical support community, submit your idea by Dec. 11. Past topics have included virtualized computing lab management, web services, and software licensing.

December 7, 2020

Check out new metrics highlighting UW-IT’s service to UW community

UW-IT uses data to regularly measure its performance in key areas to consistently deliver a positive customer experience in support of its customer-focused mission. See how UW-IT performed during the third quarter.

December 3, 2020

Build a website easily with UW Sites

Get your website up and running easily using UW Sites, a WordPress-based service supported by UW-IT. We install the required software updates. You choose from among the more than 200 themes, including the UW’s branded theme, and build a public site of your own using WordPress’ easy-to-use interface. Why wait? Get started now with a…

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