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Have you checked out the new Teams?

The “classic” version of Microsoft Teams will be retired at the end of March. In April, anyone still using classic Teams will be automatically updated to the new version. Learn more about the change and find out how to give new Teams a try.

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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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What happens to your email & other IT services after graduation?

Graduating this spring? Congrats! Take a moment to walk through the steps you should take before your access to things like email, Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Zoom, Box and Qualtrics changes.

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Enhancing usability with the Digital Accessibility Policy

At UW, we have a legal and ethical obligation to provide equal access to university resources for all. One way we can do this is by ensuring our digital resources are accessible. Accessibility is everyone's responsibility: Learn about the latest efforts in our shared journey.

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Learn to build your resume with Canva

Looking for a summer internship? Have your eye on a dream job? In this free Mar 12 workshop for students, get help creating an attractive resume that will catch recruiters' attention. Registration opens Feb 27.

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Virtual Office Hours with CIO Lois Brooks & featured guest David Parter

Fridays, 9:15am via Zoom. Unscripted conversations with our chief information officer. The Feb 23 guest is David Parter, IT director for the Department of Computer Sciences and the Computer Systems Lab.

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Understand & improve the student experience with EDUCAUSE

How can higher education leaders define student experience, and take action to sustain and improve it? Take advantage of UW–‍Madison's EDUCAUSE membership to dive into these topics—and much more.

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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.

IT Professionals Conference. Brought to you by and for IT professionals at UW–Madison.

Share your ideas at the 2024 IT Professionals Conference

Submit a proposal today to share your insights with colleagues across campus. Proposals due Mar 29 at 5pm.

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Join the IT Mentoring steering committee & make a difference

Apply by Mar 10: Help shape the future of UW’s IT Mentoring program and strengthen the university’s IT community.

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New look coming to Webex meetings

The Webex Suite meeting platform will get a refreshed look on Mar 4. Learn what you can expect from the update.

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Graduating or leaving UW? Take action before you lose access to your email

Keep in mind: You'll lose access to your @wisc.edu email and other Microsoft 365 data 9 months after you leave the university. Take note of things to do to prepare for this change and preserve your data.

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Nominate an exceptional colleague for the 2024 EDUCAUSE Awards

Do you know someone who continually goes above and beyond in the intelligent use of technology in higher education? Don't miss this opportunity to recognize your colleagues. Nomination deadline: Mar 25.

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Free retirement resources for UW–Madison employees

As university employees, we can take advantage of free retirement planning services from UW–Madison Benefits. But you may also get emails from non‑UW retirement services looking to solicit information. Know the difference.

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