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Tegrity Expansion

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the University-wide expansion of the Tegrity Lecture Capture service.  Tegrity was originally implemented at NU to help Athletes achieve their academic goals while participating in sports, especially those sports that required travel.  As word spread about Tegrity’s value to teaching and learning, the requests for this service from […]

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Blackboard Faculty Success Conference Update

The first annual Blackboard Faculty Success Conference was well attended, provided great information and gave Northeastern faculty the opportunity to connect with other colleagues. The open format allowed faculty to come and go throughout the day while providing ample opportunity to work directly with Northeastern’s Blackboard representative and Academic Technology Services (ATS) staff on any […]

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TM1 Budgeting Application

In January 2013, the TM1 budget modeling application was released in order to assist with the new University Hybrid Budget Model. TM1 supports the work of the Provost, Budget Office, and academic and non-academic departments in their annual and quarterly budget planning. Developing, revising, and monitoring annual budgets had previously been a cumbersome and time […]

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New Toolboxes Available in MATLAB

Northeastern recently added a number of new toolboxes to its existing MATLAB license. New toolboxes available are listed below. Computer Vision System Toolbox Datafeed Toolbox Econometrics Toolbox Embedded Coder Financial Instruments Toolbox Financial Toolbox Fixed-Point Toolbox Global Optimization Toolbox HDL Coder HDL Verifier Mapping Toolbox MATLAB Coder (formerly Communications Blockset) MATLAB Report Generator Model-Based Calibration Toolbox Phased […]

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Mountain Lion Now Available

Mac OSX 10.8.1 Mountain Lion is now available for NUnet lab, faculty, and staff computers. Information Technology Services has worked over the past few months testing Northeastern’s supported applications on this new operating system, and creating an image for NUnet-managed Macs. Mountain Lion continues the integration of features found in iOS into OS X for the […]

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Intermittent Blackboard Communication Delays

Some students have experienced intermittent delays in receiving email from faculty sent through Blackboard. Academic Technology Services is actively working with Blackboard to resolve the issue. It is recommended that faculty and students email directly using Exchange or HuskyMail to avoid any delays. Additionally, communications can be posted in the “Announcements” section of a course […]

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