June 16, 2020

UW Tech Talks’ all-virtual format seeks mix of shorter, more informal talks

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UW Tech Talks have gone virtual, and we are now accepting proposals for shorter talks and diversifying the format for the July 30 event. Submit your ideas by June 19.

April 30, 2020

Slight increases in TRF will help address cybersecurity risks

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The FY 2021 Technology Recharge Fee, effective July 1, will increase slightly for academic, administrative units and medical centers to help address cybersecurity challenges — with an additional $250,000 in permanent funding. Read more about the TRF fee.

April 8, 2020

Is your personal computer vulnerable? Download anti-virus software now

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Protect your personal computer or device with Sophos Home Premium anti-virus software available at no cost to students, faculty and staff. The Sophos anti-virus software is available not only for University-owned computers, but you can now can get the same protection for your personal computers too. If your work computer is centrally managed by UW-IT,…

January 21, 2020

Leveraging technology for a better University

Learn how the UW continues to invest in information technology to advance the work of students, faculty and staff, and how IT in being used in innovative ways across the University to enhance teaching, learning, collaboration and discovery. Find out about key IT initiatives planned for 2020. Read the latest UW-IT Partnerships 2019 series.

October 28, 2019

Take the UW Campus Climate Survey

Help improve the UW for everyone. Take the confidential Climate Survey and tell your friends. It takes just 20 -30 minutes.

October 10, 2019

New UW Data Collaborative makes it easier for researchers to share sensitive data

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Read how the new UW Data Collaborative is fostering collaboration and advancing research by making highly restricted and sensitive data widely available to UW researchers — without compromising security and confidentiality.

October 2, 2019

Take advantage of UW’s on-site supercomputer for research computing needs

Now anyone with a UW NetID who needs powerful computing tools to do their research can gain access to Hyak, the UW’s shared supercomputer cluster.

September 6, 2019

Submit application for free UW video captioning

Apply now to have your highly viewed UW video captioned by UW-IT for no charge, and make it more accessible to everyone. Remember that YouTube’s auto-generated captions typically aren’t accurate enough to make video content fully available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Have a video that doesn’t qualify? Learn to caption…

August 8, 2019

What is the most popular email service at the UW?

All email coming into the UW gets forwarded to private email accounts or UW email services. Check out the five most popular. (Yes, one is Yahoo!)

August 6, 2019

Protect yourself — and the UW — with these tips when working remotely

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If you work remotely, even sporadically, find out how to keep your computer and data safe with these best practices from the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer.

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