September 27, 2018

New associate vice president for UW-IT Academic Services appointed

Erik HoferErik Hofer has been appointed as the new Associate Vice President for Academic Services in UW Information Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer, effective August 27. In this role, he will provide strategic direction and oversight of key information technology initiatives that advance teaching, learning and the broader academic experience.

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July 26, 2018

Computer scientist’s loss of sight led him to improve software accessibility

Hadi Rangin. Photo by Matthew Lieb/The Whole U

Hadi Rangin went blind three decades ago, but his vision for universally accessible software has led to changes in a range of products, including Canvas, Panopto and Zoom. Read how Hadi went from losing hope to having lasting impact — at the UW and beyond — in The Whole U’s Staff Story.