Category Archives: 2011 November/December Newsletter

Changes Introduced for myNEU/NUnet Electronic Accounts

As part of our continuing efforts to ensure the protection of private and institutional data, Northeastern introduced several changes this past summer to the services that manage the myNEU and NUnet electronic credentials. These changes were implemented to enhance the security associated with these accounts and thus the services utilized by them. As key university […]

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Student Email Forwarding Extended until May 2012

In the Fall of 2009, we migrated our student email system to the Husky email system, powered by Google Apps. Prior to the student email migration, all student email addresses were at @neu.edu. With the move to Google Apps, our student email service was mapped to the @husky.neu.edu email domain. To enable a smooth transition […]

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Print Management System Expansion

‚ÄčLast fall, Information Technology Services introduced a new print management system in the InfoCommons labs and on the first floor of the Snell Library. This system provided wireless printing to InfoCommons/Library printers and alleviated the need for cover sheets. Due to its success, Information Technology Services has begun to expand the print management system to […]

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Blackboard Service Pack coming December 28-29th, 2011

See New Features in Blackboard 9 Service Pack 9 for more information. NEU Blackboard (not NU Online) will be unavailable for a period of 24-hours from December 28 at 10pm to December 29 at 10pm. The purpose of the outage is to install the most current service pack that will address minor bugs, update existing […]

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NUwave Wireless Update

The campus continues to receive 802.11n upgrades to NUwave, our wireless network. The main benefits of 802.11n, when compared to 802.11g, are 50% faster transmission speeds and increased signal strength, when accessed from an 802.11n capable system. 802.11n also supports systems using 802.11a, b, or g at their rated speeds. We are pleased to announce […]

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SAS now provides free access in the cloud for faculty, students and researchers

SAS OnDemand for Academics provides an online delivery model for teaching and learning data management and analytics. By connecting to a SAS-hosted server over the Web, users access the analytical power of SAS software through a user-friendly, point-and-click interface. Faculty can create an account associated with a course and which will enable student access to […]

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