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

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Lois Brooks nominated for Higher Education IT Executive of the Year

Voting is open now through Oct 27 in the 2023 EdScoop 50 Awards, where UW's Lois Brooks has been nominated for the Higher Education IT Executive of the Year award.

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Virtual Office Hours with Lois Brooks resumes Oct 6

Now that the “Exploring Artificial Intelligence @ UW–Madison” webinar series is complete, Virtual Office Hours with Lois Brooks will resume. Join us Oct 6 for open discussion with UW–‍Madison's chief information officer.

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Discover the present and future of open-source AI

Sep 29, 9:15am via Zoom. Join us for a discussion about the state of research into large language models with Sebastian Raschka, lead AI educator at Lightning AI.

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Microgrants awarded in support of diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging

Microgrant recipients for Data Empowered Educational Practices (DEEP) reflect a diverse group of instructional faculty and administrators using teaching and learning data to support student success.

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Submit a proposal for the 10th annual Information & Technology Leadership Conference

Proposals due Oct 8. To celebrate 10 years of fostering campus leaders, this year's I&TLC on Dec 5 will connect the past, present and future of information and technology leadership at UW–Madison.

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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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DoIT operations core monthly report

The monthly reports offer a broad view of Division of Information Technology operations, intended to enhance transparency and continuously improve our services through data-informed decision-making.

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Campus wireless network remains stable

We believe the recent issues have been resolved. If you have problems connecting to Wi-Fi, please contact the DoIT Help Desk. Always check go.wisc.edu/outages for the latest updates on any outage.

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Meet the new Microsoft Teams for Windows

The new desktop client has been reimagined from the ground up, providing a faster, simpler, more flexible experience. Try it out and explore the latest features and enhancements. Available 1st for Windows; coming soon for Mac.

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3 things you can do to start building a more accessible digital campus

Our goal at UW–Madison is to ensure that all people, regardless of their ability, can use all of our public websites, applications, digital documents and experiences. Learn about the new policy—and what you can do to help.

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Learn about the storytelling process through video & podcasts

Sep 27, 1pm via Zoom. Join the UW Design Community to get insight into the creative process from Bonnie Willison, Wisconsin Sea Grant video and podcast producer.

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