Category: Award

  • Nominate innovative faculty using technology in their classroom

    November 12, 2020

    Do you know a faculty member who has been innovative and inspiring in their use of technology that has improved teaching and learning? Nominate them for the Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology by Nov. 16. Created in 2013 by the Office of the Provost, the award recognizes a current faculty member for improving…

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

    September 25, 2020

    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…

  • Accessibility advocate honored with Diversity in Technology Leadership Award

    May 26, 2020

    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…

  • UW-IT engineer receives UW Distinguished Staff Award

    May 19, 2020

    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.

  • Nominate a faculty member for Innovation with Technology Award

    November 4, 2019

    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.