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The official news feed of UW-Platteville's Information Technology Services will keep you informed of campus IT projects and provide other useful information regarding campus technologies. Feedback is appreciated! Send comments to meyerdeb@uwplatt.edu.


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Winter computer buy announced

Information Technology Services announces the PC computer buy for Winter 2014 is now open. Read more...

Campus staff present at HEUG Conference

UW-Platteville was well-represented at the Midwest Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Regional Conference in Madison on October 13-14, 2014. Read more...

Classroom technology: Phasing out VHS

In May 2011, VHS players were removed from technology-enhanced classroom installations. Read more...

Christmas telethon bids farewell

On Saturday, Dec 6, the lights will fade one last time on a 41-year campus tradition: the annual Christmas Telethon in support of Wisconsin Badger Camp. Read more...

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New Printing Request Form

A new Printing Request Form went live at 6:30 PM CST on October 24, 2014. The new form is a vast improvement compared to the old solution, and it is expected that the new online form will greatly improve operations at Pioneer Printing and Postal Services. Read more...

Cyber Safety Month: Caution in the Cloud

With the UW-Platteville transition to Office365, students, faculty, and staff will now have access to personal cloud storage through Microsoft's OneDrive. Read more...

Registration Resources

As you prepare to enroll for next semester, check out Schedule Builder, a feature in PASS that allows you to choose desired courses and factor in obligations such as work or practice to generate various scheduling options. Read more...

Pioneers to the Cloud: October 27

The wait is nearly over. Less than six months after a product recommendation from the E-mail and Calendaring Project Steering Committee, UW-Platteville will officially enter a new era in “cloud” technology when we go-live in Office 365 on Monday, Oct 27. Read more...

Firefox's "Responsive Design View" Makes It Easy to Test Your Web Content for Mobile Devices

Web content authors/creators/editors (known as "Content Stewards" at UW-Platteville) should always test new and updated web content on mobile devices. Features like large tables, embedded content, etc, will often cause user experience (UX) problems when the content is viewed on mobiled devices. Unfortunately, few people have access to a full mobile device lab for testing. That's where Mozilla's "Responsive Design View" commes in handy. Read more...

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