Category Archives: 2013 May IS Newsletter

Traveling during the Summer? Security tips and helpful reminders

As many people travel during the summer months, Information Technology Services wanted to remind you about some safety precautions. SecureNU gives advice on how you can stay safe on public wireless networks. Summer marks a transition for many – whether it is graduation, taking a vacation or moving from classes to co-op. Take this time […]

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Blackboard updates go live

On April 28, 2013, Information Technology Services updated the NU Blackboard environment. Many new and improved features are now available as a result of this update. The new “My Blackboard” features Global Navigation, Posts, Updates, and Calendar integration that enable faculty and students to stay up-to-date on what’s going on across all their Courses and […]

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App showcase – Vine

Vine is a free mobile app that allows users to create short (6-second) video clips). Currently this top-ranked app is available for iPhone/iPod Touch, and an Android version is currently in development. Launched in June 2012, Vine was acquired by Twitter late last year. In addition to posting videos within the app, and sharing it […]

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Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center

Northeastern is part of the MGHPCC Consortium which includes four other leading institutions – MIT, the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, and Harvard University – as well as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Holyoke, EMC and Cisco Systems in a historic project – the development of a world-class, high-performance academic research computing facility in […]

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