September 25, 2020

UW receives $1 million to further advancement of women with disabilities in STEM Careers

Read how UW-IT’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) is partnering with Prof. Cecilia Aragon and others on a new project to advance the career of women with disabilities in STEM fields. Aragon, a professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, hopes the project will address systemic issues that impact career advancement…

May 26, 2020

Accessibility advocate honored with Diversity in Technology Leadership Award

Headshot of Sheryl Burgstahler

Sheryl Burgstahler, director of accessible technology services in UW Information Technology (UW-IT), received the Diversity in Technology Leadership Award from the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity. The award recognizes her work to increase the diversity, equity and inclusion of underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Burgstahler has spent much of her…

May 19, 2020

UW-IT engineer receives UW Distinguished Staff Award

Headshot of Tyler Preder

Tyler Preder, a telecom design engineer in UW Information Technology, was recognized with a UW 2020 Distinguished Staff Award. Among his accomplishments, Preder was honored for developing a spam call-blocking application. The application has blocked over 2.5 million suspected spam calls, saving the UW thousands of hours in potential lost productivity.

November 4, 2019

Nominate a faculty member for Innovation with Technology Award

Bronze medal on a ribbon with Distinguished Teaching Award call for submissions by Nov. 13, 2019 in text

Recognize a faculty member’s commitment to improving student learning through the innovative use of technology by nominating them for the Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology by November 13.