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May 3, 2021

When a pandemic hits, configuring work computers goes on autopilot

In the past year, UW Information Technology has pushed the boundaries of tech to ensure UW staff, among others, get their hands on the tools they need while the pandemic keeps nearly everyone away from campus. Autopilot is but one example.


November 20, 2020

Troubled waters

bubbling lake

Not long ago, on a cool September day deep in Alaska’s Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a floatplane dropped Catherine Kuhn and a team of scientists near a cabin studded with nails to keep curious grizzly and black bears at bay.


March 16, 2020

Latest generation of Wi-Fi brings big improvements, but may cause connectivity issues for some users

UW-IT is in the midst of upgrading the University’s Wi-Fi network by installing hundreds of the latest generation of Wi-Fi units in key areas of the Seattle campus to keep up with the ever-evolving needs of the UW community.


Search for new enterprise content management system underway

A search for a new enterprise content management system to enhance how UW departments and units create and manage their electronic documents is underway, with the goal of providing better support for compliance and better integration with other major systems, including Workday.


February 27, 2020

Indoors or outdoors? We got you covered!

Check out the map below to see where UW-IT is adding outdoor Wi-Fi. For increased security, connect via eduroam, the UW’s preferred Wi-Fi service. Configure your devices now using UW-IT’s configuration utility powered by SecureW2


February 12, 2020

Major upgrade of state’s K-20 Network ensures high-performance internet connectivity for classrooms

A major upgrade to the K-20 Education Network that connects more than 57,000 classrooms across the state is ensuring resilient, high-performance internet access to 1.5 million students and more than 300 K-20 sites.


January 28, 2020

New proof-of-immunity report helps protect UW community

A new report developed in partnership with UW Information Technology will make it easier for Hall Health to track student immunization records and better protect the UW community against measles, mumps and meningococcal disease.


January 15, 2020

Beware of phishing emails asking for W-2 information

A message to the UW community provides information to help students, faculty and staff protect their UW NetID and password from phishing attacks, which increase during tax season.


December 5, 2019

University-wide benefits stem from collaborative document management project

UW faculty teaching in class

With a new IT system in place, the Office of Academic Personnel has drastically reduced its reliance on paper files, while also making records management more efficient and record-keeping more secure.


October 1, 2019

Where we roam with eduroam

What are the top countries where UW travelers connected to Wi-Fi using eduroam, the UW’s preferred Wi-Fi connection service for all students, faculty and staff?



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