Category: UW Community

October 20, 2021

Help observe International Pronouns Day

Check out this handy FAQ from the Office of the University Registrar on how to talk about pronouns, and why you should, as part of International Pronouns Day activities.

September 22, 2021

Back-to-campus guide for technology

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Learn what to update on your computer, as well as how to dispose of tech you’re no longer using, connect to Wi-Fi, update the UW Directory and more.

June 30, 2021

Modern technology installations in the works for the UW

Several new and updated facilities are undergoing technology infrastructure upgrades from UW-IT as part of its overall plan to continually modernize the IT infrastructure.

May 5, 2021

Strengthen your password security for World Password Day on May 6

Get tips in this video for smart computing, including strengthening your password by using a combination of letters, numbers and special characters for strong passwords and avoiding using the same password for multiple websites, accounts and applications.

May 3, 2021

Learn about the social impact of bias in technology on May 10

Join Coded Bias director Shalini Kantayya and UW panelists from noon to 1 p.m. for a conversation about the social impact of bias in algorithms — hosted by UW Bothell Information Technology. Kantayya’s film is based on MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, and her…

April 28, 2021

Opportunity is here to help shape UW-IT services and support

Don’t forget — UW-IT needs your feedback to improve services and support. The confidential UW-IT Customer Experience Survey closes May 7.

April 19, 2021

Connect to UW network resources from off campus with Husky OnNet

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Need to access files on the UW network from home? Use a UW secure virtual private network (VPN), like the free Husky OnNet for current students, faculty and staff. Off-campus access to UW resources on the UW network through remote desktop or a file-sharing application require a VPN.

April 12, 2021

Build a website easily with UW Sites

Get your website up and running easily using UW Sites, a WordPress-based service supported by UW-IT. We install the required software updates. You choose from among the more than 200 themes, including the UW’s branded theme, and build a public site of your own using WordPress’ easy-to-use interface. Why wait? Get started now with a…

March 31, 2021

Help spread awareness of importance of backing up data all year long

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March 31 is World Backup Day, so make sure your data and devices are backed up frequently on a secure drive, server or storage. A backup can help you maintain access to your data if your device is lost or stolen, if a hard drive fails, or if a computer system is compromised by malicious…

March 29, 2021

Look for email asking for your feedback on UW-IT services and support

To help improve the IT services and support that you use, look out for an email with a link to the confidential UW-IT Customer Experience Survey on April 13.

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