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Teaching and learning tool upgrades

Academic Technology Services is upgrading two often-used teaching and learning tools. The Tegrity lecture capture tool now uses a new high-performance hosting environment that improves playback speed and responsiveness, and broadens supported browser configurations. Enterprise Blackboard will be upgraded on May 7, 2016. This upgrade will provide bug fixes and improved embedded video support. Check […]

myFiles student users | Important Retirement Information – ACTION REQUIRED

In the coming week ITS will begin a phased retirement of the personal web-based file storage site myFiles. Newer, larger capacity cloud-based storage options are available to Northeastern students through G-Apps (Google Drive) and OneDrive for Business. As of April 1, 2016, students will no longer be able to access myFiles through the myNEU portal. For continued […]

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Men’s Ice Hockey Championship – Watch it live on HuskyCable HD!

Information Technology Services is happy to announce that residential students will be able to watch the Men’s Hockey NCAA Championship game against North Dakota through HuskyCable HD.  The game will be shown on ESPNU at 2 p.m. EDT on Friday, March 25, 2016. Before the game ITS will temporarily make ESPNU available on channel 82. After […]

Wolfram Alpha Pro now available for students, faculty and staff

Northeastern has now a license for students, faculty and staff to use Wolfram Alpha Pro. As a complement to Mathematica, Wolfram Alpha Pro enables you to upload any kind of file or data right in your browser for automatic analysis and a detailed report. Additionally, Wolfram Alpha Pro makes it easy for professors to introduce […]

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A Major Upgrade for HuskyCable – HD and IPTV

Information Technology Services is happy to announce that earlier this month there were the two major upgrades to HuskyCable in the residence halls. The result is a new suite of services called HuskyCable HDplus. Please note that these services are only available to current, on campus residential students. IPTV – online streaming of live and on […]

Important Retirements: myFiles, 32-bit Windows image, older versions of OS X

32-bit Northeastern-managed Windows computers Retiring June 30, 2016 ITS now only offers a 64-bit version of the Windows image. Over the next few months, we will work with faculty and staff to migrate all remaining Northeastern-managed 32-bit Windows computers over to 64-bit. Why are we transitioning to a Windows 64-bit Windows environment? Operating systems can come in two […]

From ATS: Spring 2016 Updates

Academic Technology Services has new software features, planned vendor visits, and several pilot projects in process this spring. In addition, there are opportunities to be involved in innovative classroom projects and participate in panel discussions at TEXPO on March 15, 2016. Digication: new password feature and program assessment options Our current e-portfolio system, Digication, has […]

Lynda.com – Customize Your Training, 24×7

What is Lynda? Did you know that Northeastern students, faculty and staff have: FREE access to over 3,000 online video courses from Lynda? Topics range from programming languages to business skills to professional development skills Why is Lynda beneficial? Each video is short, only a few minutes long. Watch them even if you have very […]

New Software Available – Spring 2016

New and the latest versions of software are now available to the Northeastern community in ITS-managed labs, on Faculty/Staff Northeastern-managed computers and for local install. Software availability is based on the Spring 2016 image. If you are a faculty or staff member on a managed computer and are not seeing the latest software in Start or Software […]