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Nate Jorgensen Appointed to UW System Committee

ICS’ teleconference technician Nate Jorgensen has been appointed by the UW-Extension / UW Colleges Chancellor Ray Cross to serve as UW-Extension’s representative on the Educational Media Technology Council (EMTC). EMTC’s membership is comprised of one appointed representative from each UW

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Wisconsin Supreme Court conducts first videoconference public hearing

Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson thanks UW-Extension Instructional Communications Systems for assistance UW-Extension’s Instructional Communications Systems (ICS) recently supported the Wisconsin Supreme Court to successfully host the court’s first-ever public hearing using videoconferencing. Members of the Court needed to receive

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WisLine Suite of Telecommunication Services in Jeopardy

The Joint Finance Committee Omnibus motion related to higher education, including telecommunications, which passed last Friday jeopardizes Instructional Communication Systems (ICS)’s suite of WisLine services. The impact of the JFC proposal for ICS clients, partners, and customers would be devastating.

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ICS Introduces New Rates for WisLine Suite of Services

Instructional Communications Systems (ICS) is introducing new rates for WisLine Audio, WisLine Web, and WisLine Video effective July 1, 2011. Dr. Eddie Loo, Director of ICS, said, “We understand the challenging economic times our clients and customers are facing. ICS

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Five Wisconsin Communities Awarded $32.3 Million for Broadband Access

High-capacity Internet access will be improved in five pilot communities thanks to $32.3 million in federal grants announced today by the University of Wisconsin-Extension Provost and Vice Chancellor Christine J. Quinn. UW-Extension led the grant application process. The larger of

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Greener Meetings With Distance Learning

Greener Meetings With Distance Learning. Learn how you can do your part to save the environment and save your budget at the same time. ICS has a special “green” meetings site where you can get some simple tips for making

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