October 18, 2018

Find out about UW research at lightning talks on research computing

Woman pipetting into a petri dish

Catch a glimpse of UW research that uses data science and compute power resources at this Oct. 23 event, “Lightning Strikes: Successes in Research Computing.” The lightning talks will be from 9 a.m. to noon in the Husky Union Building, room 332, and will cover a range of fields, including astronomy, molecular engineering, oceanography, genomics…

September 10, 2018

Students: Attend the Student Technology Expo on Sept. 28

Students talk with a rep of one of the services featured at the Student Tech Expo

Visit the Student Technology Expo on Sept. 28 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Find out about free technology, software, discounts and services available to students, including perks available at Odegaard. Learn about IT Connect, DawgPrints, the Student Technology Loan Program, the Student Technology Fee, and technology provided by Apple…

September 5, 2018

Share your IT knowledge with the UW community

students and professor interacting

Do you have a topic that may be of interest to the diverse multi-campus University IT community? We are looking for presenters for the next Campus Tech Talks, which will be held Nov. 6, from 10 p.m. to noon on the Seattle campus. If you would like to share your ideas, knowledge, or a case…

August 22, 2018

Grab your binoculars and check out E-Resource, exhibit on birds

Blue Jay perched in a garden

Explore Birds of North America Online, a database brought to you by UW Libraries that covers more than 700 species of birds in the United States and Canada, and includes photos, videos, bird song recordings, distribution maps and more. Also, look out for From Albatross to Zigzag Heron, an exhibit coming to Allen Library in…

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…

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…

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