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Ouch!, Tips for secure Social Media. July 2015

July 1, 2015 by Sue Weier

Are you a social media user?  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social networks are ubiquitous in our communities today.  Take a look at the July 2015 release of Ouch!, for tips on being secure while using social media.  Ouch! comes from SANS, a company that specializes in security training. 

March Madness in Madison

March 23, 2015 by Mel Beaudry

March Madness is upon us here at UW in more ways than one. Not only did the Badgers earn a number one seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and recently advance to the Sweet Sixteen, but congratulations are also in order to many UW-Madison faculty. So far this month 13 UW faculty members were honored with awards, five of those being College of Letters and Science professors. Read more »

Congratulations to the 2015 Campus-wide Teaching Assistant Award Recipients

March 20, 2015 by Tessa Beeler

Learning Support Services would like to congratulate the 14 Teaching Assistants who received the 2015 Campus-wide Teaching Assistant Awards!  

With over 2,000 Teaching Assistants at UW-Madison, Learning Support Services is proud that almost 70 percent of them work within the College of Letters & Sciences. Teaching Assistants play an essential role in the classroom by enhancing and facilitating students learning at UW-Madison. Without the amazing work that they do, UW-Madison would not be the renowned university it is today.  Read more »

Now Hiring: InfoLab/TechZone Consultant

November 19, 2014 by Lisa Jansen

L&S Learning Support Services is seeking an IT consultant to provide desktop support services to faculty and staff, and oversee operations in a large, drop-in computer lab.

We are located in the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Our department supports teaching, learning, and technology in the College of Letters & Science. The LSS InfoLab provides computers, software, printing services, and equipment for loan to UW-Madison students. The LSS TechZone provides desktop support to faculty and staff in 30 L&S departments, centers, and institutes. Read more »

LSS Launches New Social Media Campaign: LSS Bridge

October 27, 2014 by Maddy Horan


This week, the Learning Support Services social media team will be launching a new campaign to carry out the LSS mission of connecting and supporting teaching and learning through technology. The campaign, LSS Bridge, hopes to create a forum to share some of the best practices of L&S instructors who are using technology in the classroom and showcase innovative UW-Madison teaching and learning.  Read more »

Facilities improvements: AV Pool and 286 classroom

August 27, 2014 by Theresa Pesavento

Welcome back to campus, and we have some LSS facilities improvements in store for you. Here on 2nd floor Van Hise, we've had a busy summer of construction making updates to our AV Pool and instructional spaces. These updates are part of a planned 3-year, multi-phase remodel project designed to better serve our patrons. Read more »

Now hiring: Social Media Intern

August 15, 2014 by Theresa Pesavento

LSS is now hiring two new Social Media Interns to start in September 2014. LSS Social Media Interns enhance our institutional and L&S use of social media tools and have many opportunities to collaborate with groups across campus. The Social Media Interns will receive mentoring and training and will join our returning intern, Maddy Horan, on our social media team. The interns will work in LSS facilities during scheduled shifts, with the majority of the time dedicated to social media cultivation and curation. Read more »

Van Hise Server Maintenance: Tuesday, August 12

August 8, 2014 by Ryan Engel

We are planning server maintenance on our Van Hise web server the morning of Tuesday, August 12. Our scheduled maintenance window is between 7 am and noon.

During this time, users of windows file storage, file sharing, and Samba/SMB may find those services temporarily unavailable.

In addition, web sites hosted on this server may also become temporarily unavailable.  Sites affected include: Read more »

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