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Solving for the future: Investment, new coalition levels up research computing infrastructure at UW–Madison

Bolstered by a $4.3 million investment from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, UW–Madison's research computing hardware is getting a significant upgrade—giving UW researchers the sustained shared infrastructure they need to help them push the bounds of science.


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”

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

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New 30-day expiration process for inactive Office 365 groups and Microsoft teams

The new expiration process will begin Mon, Oct 3. Learn more about the change and what to do if one of your groups or teams is impacted.

Finalist Presentations

Finalists selected for DoIT Network Services director

Both finalists have presented. Share your thoughts! Give feedback on the 2 finalists by end of day Fri, Sep 30.

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Virtual Office Hours with UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Fridays, 9:15am. Next special guest is Oct 14: Megan Schmid, managing director, Center for Teaching Learning and Mentoring.

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I&TLC 2022: Proposals due Sep 29!

FINAL CALL! Submit your proposal for the 9th annual Information & Technology Leadership Conference. Proposals are due Thu, Sep 29.

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Check out the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference schedule

Attend in-person in Denver, Oct 25-28, or online, Nov 2-3. In-person and online advance registration pricing ends Sep 29!

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UW Design Community: “Now Better and More Design-y”

You shared. Are we getting it right? Join us Wed, Sep 28 as we cover your feedback, how we plan to make adjustments to our session format, and what you can look forward to in the next few months.

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NameCoach Canvas integration saves a recording of your name

Accurate name pronunciations help to promote inclusion, belonging and rapport in every interaction. This is why we adopted NameCoach, a tool that allows Canvas users to audio record the proper pronunciation of their names.

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What is TechNews?

Welcome to a new school year, Badgers! If this is your first time reading TechNews—or if you need a refresher—here's what you can expect in your inbox each month.


Learn with EDUCAUSE in October

Did you know UW‍–‍Madison is an EDUCAUSE member? This allows you to create a free profile and check out some educational offerings—from designing hybrid-flexible "HyFlex" courses to implementing a comprehensive IT disaster recovery solution.

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Have questions about Canvas?

As you dig into Canvas to access your course materials, use this guide to help you answer some common questions, including: Why aren't all my courses showing up in Canvas?

Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Complete your Cybersecurity Awareness Training

UW–Madison employees must complete Cybersecurity Awareness Training by Dec 1.

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