July 13, 2018

Teams compete in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup World Finals, stay on UW campus

Imagine cup winners lift a trophy together

This month forty-nine teams from 35 countries will compete in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup World Finals in Redmond for a chance to win up to $100,000 and a consultation with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Teams will stay in Alder Hall on the University campus where they will have access to the UW’s high-speed wired and Wi-Fi…

July 12, 2018

Attend presentation by renowned disability rights leader on Aug. 1

Headshot of John Kemp

Register for free to attend this thought-provoking exploration of the disability civil rights movement led by celebrated advocate for people with disabilities, John Kemp, on Aug. 1 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in the Husky Union Building. The event is sponsored by DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center at UW.

June 29, 2018

Special Olympics USA Games come to the UW this July

Special Olympics athlete giving the camera a thumbs up

More than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states will visit Seattle and the surrounding region to participate in the Special Olympics USA Games kicking off July 1. The UW will be the primary venue, and athletes will stay in Seattle campus residence halls, including Willow Hall, a new residence building on north campus…

May 25, 2018

Benefits Webinar for Quarterly Faculty on May 31

Employee benefits written on a notepad.

Learn how the UW determines if quarterly faculty are eligible for benefits and hear about Summer Hiatus at this special webinar on May 31 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm., hosted by Academic HR, UWHR Total Benefits. Experts will be on hand to discuss quarterly faculty benefits eligibility and how Summer Hiatus may impact that eligibility.

May 9, 2018

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 17 at UW

Students discuss together around a table. One woman signs to another. A man is in a wheelchair.

Join an event that includes presentations and demos dedicated to promoting digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities. The activities are open to everyone and will be held in Odegaard 220 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Feel free to come to one or attend them all. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability…

May 7, 2018

Join the May 8 Tech Talks

students and professor interacting

Learn about best practices when migrating to the cloud, and how to incorporate user experience design principles into your products, as well as new UW-IT UX Design Guides, at Tech Talks on May 8, 10 a.m. to noon in Odegaard, room 220. The quarterly Campus Tech Talks bring together information technology enthusiasts from across the…

May 1, 2018

UW Campus Event Calendar: Find and register for campus events

May calendar

Campus life at the UW goes beyond the classroom. Use the UW Campus Event Calendar to find performances, concerts, lectures and other opportunities to enjoy all the UW has to offer.

April 11, 2018

Register for Accessible IT event on May 11

Participants in discussion at the Accessible IT Institute

Are you responsible for developing, procuring or deploying technology at the UW? Register for this day-long event to learn how to ensure that tools, systems and websites are accessible to everyone, including students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities. The UW Accessible IT Capacity Building Institute will be held on the Seattle campus from 8:30…

April 4, 2018

Learn how to create accessible documents on Apr. 16

Computer keyboard with an accessibility green key

Join a workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. in Odegaard 102 to learn how to create accessible Word and PowerPoint documents, use the built-in accessibility checker, and export these to create accessible PDF documents. All document creators, from faculty and staff to students, are required to make sure that documents are accessible to individuals who use assistive…

April 2, 2018

Learn how to use Zoom on Apr. 10 to engage online meeting participants

Coworkers doing a video conference in the conference room

Join this one-hour online webinar at 10 a.m. and learn how to use the video collaboration tool, Zoom, to make your online meetings and webinars highly engaging and interactive. The for-fee Zoom Web Conferencing service offers features to gather feedback from meeting participants, create breakout rooms for small group discussions, moderate the discussion, and more.

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