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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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    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 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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    What is TechNews?

    Welcome to a new academic year, Badgers! If this is your 1st time reading TechNews—or if you need a refresher—here's what you can expect in your inbox each month.

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    Engage eText: What students need to know

    If your fall semester courses offer digital textbooks via Engage, here’s what you need to know—including how much money students have saved on print textbooks. (Hint: It's more than enough to satisfy a sweet tooth...)

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    Engage eText: Order for spring semester by Dec 1

    If you’re an instructor interested in ordering Engage digital materials for your spring semester courses, the ordering period begins Sep 25.

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    Get paid to help build a better digital campus

    Students employed at UW–‍Madison can join our research panel to provide your perspective on websites and apps. Participants earn $25 per session.

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    Is AI racist? Join us Sep 22 to examine racial bias in AI and explore solutions

    Sep 22, 9:15am via Zoom. Join us for a conversation with Lori Kido Lopez, UW–‍Madison professor and author of "Race and Digital Media," about racial bias in AI design and use.

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    Campus guidance on generative AI in teaching & learning

    Instructors: Looking for guidance about using artificial intelligence in your courses? Resources from the Division for Teaching & Learning include sample syllabus language and a webinar featuring a panel of instructors.

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    Learn & grow with EDUCAUSE

    Take advantage of UW–Madison's EDUCAUSE membership and join us for free webinars and learning labs. Upcoming topics include building a personal brand, generative artificial intelligence in higher ed and the changing landscape of online education.

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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.

  • UW–Madison's NetID login screen zooming through bright lights.

    Soon you’ll be able to use your NetID in more places. Here’s why that matters

    Over the next couple of years, the Active Directory Migrations Project will merge more campus services into the NetID single sign-on service. Learn how that will make for a more secure and user-friendly experience.

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