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New website chronicles the history of UW–‍Madison’s Division of Information Technology

The new DoIT History website takes visitors on an interactive journey—introducing the key people, technologies and milestones that shaped IT at UW–‍Madison from the 1960s to today.

News

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

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Get helpful tech tips & learn something new in the KB

Lose your phone and need a temporary Duo passcode? Not sure how to clear your cache—or why you should do it? Find answers to these problems—and a host of helpful tips—in the Help Desk KnowledgeBase.

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Canvas: Changes coming to syllabus & course summary features

If you use these features as an instructor or instructional designer, find out about changes coming Aug 16.

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Dr Kim Arnold earns distinguished director status

UW–‍Madison awards distinguished status to those who demonstrate an exceptional level of expertise in their field. Arnold is director of the Learning Analytics Center of Excellence (LACE), a Division of Information Technology unit within Academic Technology.

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Register for the 2024 KnowledgeBase User Group Meeting

Open to all KB authors and admins: Learn about content strategy, accessibility, knowledge management practices and more. Jul 29 to Aug 2 via Zoom.

UW IT Ice Cream Social

Save the date: IT Ice Cream Social

Take a well-deserved break and join us for complimentary Babcock ice cream and other frozen treats while connecting with your IT peers from across the university. Aug 15, 12:30pm at Health Sciences Learning Center.

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UW–‍Madison retires Wisconsin mobile app

After over 14 years of operation, we’re bidding a fond farewell to the Wisconsin App. Learn what this means for you and how to access your favorite features moving forward.

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Learn & grow with EDUCAUSE

Take advantage of UW–‍Madison’s EDUCAUSE membership to explore topics like artificial intelligence literacy in higher ed, leveraging emotional intelligence to navigate adversity in the workplace, and more.

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Virtual Office Hours with Lois Brooks

Fridays, 9:15am via Zoom. Unscripted conversations with our chief information officer.

An office full of computers and large monitors from the 80s with the DoIT History logo.

New website chronicles the history of UW–‍Madison’s Division of Information Technology

The new DoIT History website takes visitors on an interactive journey—introducing the key people, technologies and milestones that shaped IT at UW–‍Madison from the 1960s to today.

Digital Accessibility Policy: implementation plan roadmap

The Digital Accessibility Policy aligns with UW–‍Madison and Universities of Wisconsin policies that protect people with disabilities against discrimination and honors our institutional statement on diversity. This roadmap tracks the implementation of the new policy over the life of the project.

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Expand your network this fall with I&T Coffee Connections

Sign up by Jul 22 to be paired with a colleague from UW’s IT community for informal 1-on-1 meetups this fall.

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New app in MyUW brings improvements to course schedule view

The new app offers an accessible and mobile-responsive calendar view of students’ courses, plus a bulleted list of each course’s weekly meetings and exams.

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