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Web Council recordings 

December 6, 2018 presentation slides

Crisis communications at the UW
Victor Balta, senior director of media relations, will give us an update on UW Alert and crisis communications at the University of Washington.


UW Insider case study
Caitlin Grady, UMAC's internal communications specialist, will share insights from the launch of UW Insider -- the UW’s flagship weekly newsletter to all faculty and staff. Learn how the newsletter was developed, how they’re using Marketo’s advanced features and what’s next for the publication.

“Word on the Street”

April 5, 2018

Widget Connector

From making pages to making pages count

Have you seen the new Housing & Food Services website? David Rey, Susan Price and Lisa Knoop from HFS will present an overview of their five redesign goals, talk about their process -- and let us know how they’re doing post-launch.

New technologies and trends

Social media continues to adopt new technology and trends. Nick Crocco and Jacob Kelly will share what the UW is doing to keep up in this evolving space, with examples of Facebook and Snapchat effects.

Web Security Shorts Episode 5

Cross-site Scripting (XSS). Presenting will be Pete Graff, developer and UX designer, CISO.

NOTE: We have been asked not to post the online privacy portion of the video so we have removed it from this page. The information presented was still in draft form. We will be receiving official direction on this topic soon and will share it then. 

March 1, 2018

Transition to the New MyUW

See a quick demo of the new MyUW for students, instructors, staff and alumni and learn about the timeline for retiring the legacy MyUW site. Presenting will be Karin Roberts, Manager, Assessment, Academic Experience Design & Delivery, UW-IT. (

Introducing Zoom

Jason Smith, multimedia consulting lead at Learning Technologies, will give us a primer on what Zoom is, how it works and how you can use it too. (

The New EH&S

A redesigned Environmental Health & Safety website has just launched. Project Manager Karen Crow and Mai Nguyen, Senior Computer Specialist, will share how the team addressed challenges and offer insights that might benefit others tackling similar projects. For example, we’ll learn how they are managing 35 content owners and three levels of review. (

Tech Connect

The 2018 edition is March 13. Rhea Bevans from UW-IT will briefly talk about the annual event. (

Feb. 4, 2016 – Using Panopto | A discussion about opening links in a new window | An overview of AWS services and the UW-IT Azure agreement


The Husky Experience:Web Council HuskyX Presentation 1-27-17.pptxA team from UW-IT will share findings from research designed to expand our understanding of how students consume information about Husky Experience opportunities. There are a lot of takeaways, especially around SEO, information design and use of social media and other communication tools. Presenting will be Janice Fournier, Julie Crowley and Abi Evans.  Powerpoint 

UW event calendar updates: Fang Lin and Laura Baldwin from UW-IT will give a quick update of Trumba, including usage stats, enhancements and editor features. Powerpoint >

Clear Content is King, Sasha Im