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WordPress @ Western

WordPress has landed at Western! WebTech and ATUS have partnered to bring the popular web publishing platform, WordPress, to everyone at Western. This new tool is geared to anyone wishing to create personal blogs, portfolios, or websites. WebTech is also deploying WordPress as a solution for non-academic department sites.


Fall 2015

Issue 61, Fall 2015 Please read this issue of the ATUS News for timely information about upcoming technology changes and resources, including 3D printing in the STC, WordPress on campus, Windows upgrades in some classrooms and labs, Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office updates, benefits of Office_365 groups, and a new role for Kevin Dixey.

Web Developer Book Review

SMACSS: Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS – a flexible guide to developing sites small and large.
By Jonathon Snook, ISBN 978-0-9856321-0-6


Fall 2013

Issue 55, Fall 2013 Read this issue for information about the NWACC award for Innovation in Education Technologies, new STC equipment, charging stations for mobile devices, required Windows XP replacement, recommended Java upgrades, a book review for web developers and software changes including Microsoft Lync, the Microsoft Home Use Program, Apple Mavericks, and new LyndaPro Online Training and more. 

 Wishing you happy holidays from ATUS!  

Winter 2013

Issue 53, Winter 2013     This issue contains information about the conversion to Canvas from Blackboard, Tech Tonic 2013 and other technology updates that impact teaching and learning at WWU. 

News from Web Services

Several College websites are in the process of being converted to Drupal, a powerful and interactive authoring system. Western templates are available for other sites to create and maintain professional-looking websites. Click Read more for important details.