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Don’t touch that phish!

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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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Change to Qualtrics libraries

As part of an ongoing commitment to accessibility and product improvement, Qualtrics redesigned the library user interface.

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Join us for the next IT Projects Update Forum: Feb 28

Feb 28, 3pm via Zoom: Get the latest on event management discovery, former student service eligibility, Google Workspace service and hybrid campus meeting rooms.

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Virtual Office Hours with UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Fridays, 9:15am via Zoom. Feb 10 guest: Carol Griggs, University Health Services associate executive director and director of operations.

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Information Insights: Shaping Futures with Data & Computing

Pre-registration required by Feb 8: Join us at the 2023 UW–Madison Research Bazaar! DoIT is a sponsor for this free, inclusive, community-building event, which equips researchers to do their work more efficiently.

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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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Active Directory baseline implementation & migration resources

The Campus Active Directory Services (CADS) team has developed a variety of resources to help Active Directory domain administrators as they move forward with baseline implementation or the migration to Campus Active Directory. Find those resources here.

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New email security solution coming summer 2023

No one likes an inbox full of spam messages. Learn more about an upcoming change to the university’s anti-spam/anti-virus software.

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NameCoach is now available to all staff and students

Record the proper pronunciation of your name using NameCoach, and post it to your online profiles and email signature. Originally integrated only with Canvas, we've now expanded the service so you can use it more broadly.

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Apply for Women in IT Networking at SC

This professional development program provides women with opportunities for mentorship, hands-on learning and travel funding for the fall 2023 Supercomputing Conference. Deadline: Jan 27.

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New year, new semester: goals and collaboration

From Lois Brooks, vice provost for information technology and chief information officer: With the fresh start of a new semester ahead of us, it’s a good time to think about setting goals.

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Learn data science tools for your research

Jan 19, 9am-4:30pm, in person or via Zoom: Join us for Amazon Web Services Research Day to learn how to get started using AWS services for machine learning, computation and more.

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New process to share updates about Zoom requirements

You may have noticed you're often asked to check which version of Zoom you're running. To keep up with these changing requirements, we've created a new Google Group you can join. (Don't worry—we'll also continue to share updates in TechNews!)

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