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The Instructional, Communication & Information Technology (ICIT) Department poses for a 2019 staff photo.

2020: Year of the [computer] mouse

Tech department keeps campus online
Jaelyne White, Business and Technology Editor December 13, 2020

In the Chinese calendar 2020 is the year of the rat, but it will likely be remembered as the year of the [computer] mouse. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the world has had to live, learn, work...

Instructional, Communication & Information Technology employees work at the Help Desk the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 20.

Computer administrative privileges removed

Kali Anditon, Assistant Business & Technology Editor November 29, 2020

With classes moving online for the remainder of the semester, everyone is making sure their computers are up for the task of virtual learning. We avoid clicking unknown links and downloading malware into...

Student Sarah Augustine checks out the UW-Whitewater Mobile App while relaxing in her residence hall.

UW-W Mobile App helps campus plan in uncertain times

Andrew Abler, Journalist August 31, 2020

Instructional Communication and Information Technology (ICIT) created the UW-Whitewater Mobile App to help the campus community organize school life. More and more students, faculty and staff are using...

As the university transitions to remote learning for the remaineder of the spring 2020 semester, many students are using Canvas and Cisco WebEx to complete their courses.

Warhawks move to web-based learning

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor April 20, 2020

In what has been described as a historic semester, the students of the UW-W were sent home a week before their spring break to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Originally the plan was to take the weeks...

Canvas Update

Brayden Lantta, Staff Reporter October 7, 2019

The University of Wisconsin has now moved all of its courses over to the Canvas system. For those who are unaware, Canvas is a learning management system (LMS). New students may only know Canvas as their...

ICIT tech support, Peyton Seefeldt, is pictured on the phone offering assistance.

UWW App Connects Campus

Brion Nash, Staff Reporter September 30, 2019

UW-Whitewater is known as a campus of innovation. To contribute to this innovation, the university has created a new app that aims to guide both new and returning students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The...

Rennovating WINS

Bryce Gill, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor September 30, 2019

A new WINS interface update will take effect the last weekend of September. This update aims to provide a more efficient experience when navigating through the wins account for each student, staff and...

Dr. Andrew Cole explains his role on the UW-W campus as a learning technology specialist.

Talking Tech with Dr. Cole

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor September 10, 2019

As the campus repopulates and classes begin, the demand for functional technology in the classroom climbs once again. The individuals responsible for maintaining functional technology across the campus...

Go ‘Phish’: Scam emails creep into inboxes

Influx of suspicious messages leaves students, staff wary
Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor September 10, 2018

Phishing emails have again snuck into University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus emails. The suspicious emails usually come from unverified sources, some claiming that immediate action is required by the...

Internet speeds cause for concern

Internet speeds cause for concern

November 6, 2013

Nov. 6, 2013 By Kevin Demerath By Lucas Wimmer UW-Whitewater students have recently experienced slow Internet due to an overload of devices connecting to the Wi-Fi. With Internet being such a...

Antivirus software available, free

September 4, 2013

  By Lucas Wimmer It is a college student’s worst nightmare: turning on his or her computer with an important term paper on it, only to find all the files erased, or to have the computer not...

Students ‘benefit most’ when teachers take 90-minute tech course

November 28, 2012

  As computer programs advance and develop, so does the demand to learn the new features and uses. Some learn faster than others. “We counted,” Rochelle Day, iCIT training coordinator,...

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