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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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Better watch out...for security Grinches

This holiday season may be a time full of special decorations, special events (congrats, UW-Platteville graduates!), and special gift giving; however, it is also a "special opportunity" for those holiday Grinches: hackers determined to exploit, disappoint, and upend your holiday cheer! So how do you protect your holidays from their gloomy influence? Check out these common scams hackers run during the holidays with tips to detect and prevent them! Read more...

Excel training coming to campus

ITS has contracted with New Horizons to provide on-site training in Excel 2013 at UW-Platteville. Workshops will be held at several levels to meet a wide continuum of needs on campus. Read more...

Student Technology Advisory Committee wants you!

Interested in influencing technology decisions at UW-Platteville? The Student Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) is welcoming new members for Spring 2016. Read more...

Happy Trails!

Information Technology Services wishes to acknowledge its student employees who graduated last weekend and remind all graduates of their UW-Platteville account provisioning rules. Read more...

Storage/SHARED1 migration begins December 28

ITS continues its migration of network storage volumes to new servers with SHARED1 (S-drive) on December 28-30. SHARED1 will become READ-ONLY beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28 and extending through Wednesday, Dec. 30. After the migration, you may need to make some adjustments to your shortcuts and/or files in the S-drive. Read more...

Meet Colleen Garrity

Director of Media Technology Services and STAC advisor Colleen Garrity has seen a lot on campus through her roles in audio and video operations, but she always finds time for tea. Read more...

Res Hall Cable: Let your voice be heard!

Do you live in the res halls? Watch TV? LIKE PIZZA? Participate in the upcoming Cable Survey sponsored by Media Technology Services and not only will you influence entertainment options in the res halls on campus, but you may help win pizza for your entire res hall! Read more...

Partner Spotlight: UW-System Schools

As one of the few departments at UW-Platteville that serves every other department, ITS must partner with a wide array of individuals and groups to make sure the campus’s needs are understood and our strategic goals are met. Sometimes the best way to meet UW-Platteville’s needs is to collaborate with other institutions. This month we acknowledge a few System partnerships that help us meet the needs of the campus community. Read more...

Innovation Grant Received for One Touch Studio

Construction is underway on UW-Platteville’s first one touch recording studio thanks to a $19,300 grant from the University of Wisconsin System Innovation Program. The studio in Karrmann 103 will allow faculty, staff, and students, regardless of media experience, to create videos using a simple touch panel, then save the mp4 file to a USB drive for easy uploading to a variety of streaming services. Read more...

Technology Mashup Registration Opens

The wait is over! Registration for the January 12 Technology Mashup opens today, December 1. This one-day event sponsored by Information Technology Services (including MTS) and the newly-formed Teaching and Technology Center will feature nine workshops, four Birds of a Feather lunch conversations, and two panel discussions. Read more...

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