How Wired are UW Students?
Technology is an intrinsic part of campus life.
Students rely on computers, cell phones, and other devices to make the most of their academic and social lives, according to an annual survey conducted by the Division of Information Technology to monitor technology use trends.
24% own handheld devices
93% own laptops
80% use social networks every day
83% text message every day
52% rarely or never back up important data
81% use mp3 players every day
Published in the Winter 2009 issue