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No vacation for email security

Whether you are sunning yourself on a tropical beach, camping in the Northwoods, or sightseeing in Europe, taking a break from school should not mean taking a break from information security. Following are five common email security mistakes according to ITSecurity.com. Keep these tips in mind as you travel in the coming months and beyond. Read more...

Save the Date: Technology Mashup August 29-30

On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 29-30, a newly-expanded planning committee will host the bi-annual Technology Mashup for UW-Platteville employees. This professional development event features numerous tracks and dozens of technology topics of interest to instructional and non-instructional staff, targeting new and seasoned technology users alike. Read more...

Help wanted: ITS student positions open

ITS is hiring for numerous student positions, some starting as early as April. All positions include opportunities for summer employment. Experience in technology is a plus; on-the-job training provided. Read on for more details. Read more...

Spring Break 2016 Projects Completed

With Pioneers off vacationing and visiting home, spring break is the perfect time for ITS to “make some hay”. Look for these changes on your return to campus. Read more...

Phishing on the phone: Beware the scammer’s call

Everyone with an email account has probably received a “phishy” message or two in their day. But the truth is, email is only one vehicle scammers use to try to trick you. The telephone has been a popular medium on campus and in Southwest Wisconsin lately. Read more...

Partner Spotlight: Facilities Management

As a member of Administrative Services at UW-Platteville, ITS serves all areas of campus and partners with a wide array of individuals and groups to make sure the campus’s needs are understood and our strategic goals are met. By the sheer nature of their jobs, ITS and Facilities Management collaborate on numerous projects every year. A prime example is the electronic door access initiative. Read more...

Office 2016 and Windows 10 updates on 2016 schedule

Spurred by recent vendor decisions, ITS will be upgrading all campus computers to Office 2016 and Windows 10 by the end of this calendar year. This is a change from the previously-planned upgrade to Office 2013. Read more...

Computer labs to get software updates

ITS will be updating software in UW-Platteville computer labs during Summer 2016. Deadline for requests and changes is March 31. Read more...

Professional development opportunities: Excel, PMCOE lunch series

ITS is sponsoring two more advanced Excel workshops in March, both facilitated by New Horizons of Wisconsin, while the Project Management Center of Excellence continues its lunch series, The Nuts and Bolts of Project Management with a session titled, "Creating the Project Charter: Your Blueprint to Project Success." Read more...

U-Record Studio opens for business

UW-Platteville’s first one touch recording studio is now open for reservation. The U-Record Studio, as it is called, is located in Karrmann 103 and allows faculty, staff, and students, regardless of media experience, to create videos using a simple touch panel. Open House events are scheduled. Read more...

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