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Google Workspace storage quotas start Jun 1

Google is phasing out its free, unlimited storage model—which means changes are coming soon for UW‍–‍Madison Google accounts.

News

IT never sleeps. There’s always news to share. Here’s the latest from our digital campus and beyond.

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Join us for “CommunITea”

Thursdays, 3:30pm via Zoom. A weekly event for IT and IT-adjacent folks to socialize with peers and connect in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

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Learn with EDUCAUSE in April

Take advantage of UW‍–‍Madison's EDUCAUSE membership for professional development. Topics include mentoring, digital learning tools and more. And check out the annual conference in Chicago this fall.

Recording available for salary negotiation panel

Co-hosted by UW–‍Madison Women in IT, the panel features individual experiences and advice about salary negotiation strategies and best practices.

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Virtual Office Hours with UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Fridays, 9:15am via Zoom. Mar 31 guest: Emily Auerbach, UW Odyssey Project.

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Deadline extended for IT Professionals Conference proposals

Have a lesson learned to share? A tool to demo? A case study to review? Submit a proposal for this year’s IT Professionals Conference. Deadline extended to Mar 31.

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Design trends and metrics inspire the new face of TechNews

Apr 5, 11am via Zoom. Join the Design Community to hear about and discuss the transition of the TechNews newsletter from the legacy 2-‍column layout to the new 1-‍column design.

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LastPass update & recommendations

LastPass is a password manager available to faculty, staff and students. Though LastPass experienced a security incident late last year, we believe using it continues to be low risk.

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Learn with EDUCAUSE in March

Take advantage of UW‍–‍Madison's EDUCAUSE membership for professional development. March offerings include Learning Labs on introverts and leadership, as well as implementing universal design for learning in higher education.

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Tips to avoid tax season fraud

Don't get scammed by IRS impersonators or make a poor choice on tax preparers. Protect your money and personal information with these tips. And a reminder: Take these steps if you get a suspicious email.

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How to clear your cache and cookies

Clearing your cache and cookies from time to time is good “tech hygiene.” And it can also help you troubleshoot when your device is running slowly or you’re having trouble with an app.

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Some women who inspire me, in IT and beyond

From Lois Brooks, vice provost for information technology and chief information officer: I encourage you to explore the history of women in STEM this Women’s History Month (and all months).

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Help Desk hours for spring break

The DoIT Help Desk has reduced hours over UW–Madison’s spring recess, Mar 11 to 19. Please make note of these changes—and enjoy your break!

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