March 18, 2019

UW Libraries recognized with award for accessibility efforts

Sheryl Burgstahler, Director, Accessible Technology Services, awards embraces award winner to Andy Andrews from UW Libraries

The University Libraries received the first-ever IT Capacity Building Award for their efforts to make IT information resources accessible to all faculty, staff and students at the University of Washington, including those with disabilities. The award was presented by the UW’s IT Accessibility Task Force, a group made up of representatives from across campus that…

August 27, 2018

Trailblazers honored for efforts to forge new paths for people with disabilities

Trailblazer awards with DO-IT Director

Four individuals were honored with “Trailblazer” awards by the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center for the work they do to change how the world views people with disabilities and to increase the potential of people with disabilities to succeed in college, careers, and community life. The Trailblazer award winners were Shiri Azenkot (Cornell…

June 1, 2018

Hadi Rangin receives UW Outstanding Staff Award

headshot of Hadi Rangin

Hadi Rangin — an IT accessibility specialist and also blind — champions equal access to technology and promotes accessible design in software applications and tools. He was honored with the 2018 Bob Roseth Outstanding Staff Award by the UW Professional Staff Organization. He advises individuals and groups through collaborations, on-site training, and workshops on accessibility….