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UW-Stout goes mobile

March 22, 2012

Accessing information about the University of Wisconsin-Stout on smart phones and iPads just became easier.

The university announced Thursday that mobile versions of the university website are now available. Users who navigate to www.uwstout.edu via smart phone or iPad automatically will be redirected to the mobile version that is appropriate for the device they are using.

The mobile site includes a link to the full version of the university site, as well as these links:
Mobile site on Windows phone
•  About Us (facts about UW-Stout)
•  Academic Calendar
•  Athletics mobile site
•  Campus Maps (touch-screen devices only)
•  Social Media
•  People (searchable directory)
•  Events
•  Library mobile site
•  University news headlines
•  D2L (read-only)
•  Emergency numbers

There are two mobile versions: one for iPhone, iPad, Android and other touch-screen devices, and one for Blackberry and other non-touch-screen devices. Users will see the appropriate version for their device.

“The mobile versions of our website will allow our audiences to connect with UW-Stout anywhere in the world,” said Maureen Carlson, director of Integrated Marketing and chair of the Website Redesign Committee, who led the recent redesign of the UW-Stout website and the development of the mobile sites.Mobile site on Blackberry

“Students, faculty and staff increasingly depend on their smart phones and iPads for information,” Carlson said. “These mobile sites will offer that information in an easy-to-use format.”

To bookmark or navigate directly to the mobile site, use one of these addresses:

•  Touch-screen devices (iPhone, Android, etc): http://www.uwstout.edu/mobile/
•  Non-touch-screen devices (Blackberry and other non-touch screens): http://www.uwstout.edu/mobile2/

To see sample screenshots of the mobile versions, go to http://www.uwstout.edu/mobileversions.cfm.


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