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Out on co-op or abroad? Here’s what you may have missed last semester….

Printing got easier ITS has improved the printing experience over the last few months. Highlights include: new printer driver software expanded printing in Snell Library, including color printers 5 new printers in the residence halls simplified printer queue names and settings duplex printing by default for black and white letter sized (8.5 x 11”) More […]

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How to know if there is a technology outage

ITS has several ways of informing the Northeastern community of an outage, planned or otherwise. Here’s what you can do to stay in the know: Follow the ITS Twitter account @NortheasternITS for the latest information concerning an outage Visit the ITS System Status page Check out the ITS website, where you will find not only […]

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Blackboard upgraded to Service Pack 14 (SP14)

Cross-post from Academic Technology Services’s Blackboard @ Northeastern blog  On December 22, 1013, Blackboard was upgraded to Service Pack 14. New features found in this upgrade:  Achievements The Achievements tool allows instructors to designate criteria for issuing rewards to students in the form of both badges and certificates. Students can see which rewards they have earned and […]

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ITS Training Spotlight – Spring 2014

January is starting off with lots of popular software classes including Microsoft Excel and Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator! A new class we are now featuring is Ten Web Technologies You Should Be Using, which highlights some online sites that will help you work better. Truth be told, the list is more like 20. Also […]

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Keep your phone safe and secure

Securing your iPhone and Android smartphone is just as important as securing your computer.  Your phone contains much personal information such as pictures, passwords, email, and contacts that you would not want stolen and spread through the Internet. SecureNU has compiled some great tips from on how to secure your iPhone and Android including smart […]

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PRO TIP: Setting a preferred wireless network

Find your laptop connecting to NUwave-guest and not NUwave? There is a way to modify your computer’s wifi preferences so that you are always connected to Northeastern’s secure wireless network. Remember if you have myNEU credentials you should only be using NUwave as your wifi network. NUwave-guest is not secured, offers limited access and is […]

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