Survey Says – The Proof is in Qualtrics!

The World’s Best Survey Software – At Your Fingertips The web-based survey tool Qualtrics, is now available to all current university faculty, staff and students. This powerful survey tool supports your research, teaching and administration. Use Qualtrics to develop and deploy surveys, store data and analyze results. Over the summer, all previous Northeastern Qualtrics accounts […]

Teaching & Learning Updates – Fall 2016

ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (ATS) ATS, the academic support unit of Information Technology Services (ITS), is constantly upgrading and adding to Northeastern’s teaching and learning tools. ATS also offers teaching technology courses and on-campus events in support of faculty and staff. Save The Date – TEXPO Technology in Teaching – April 25, 2017 All Northeastern University faculty and […]

Forever In BlueJeans

Coming to America.. and NU! ITS provides the Northeastern community a cloud-based video collaboration capability through the BlueJeans application. Using BlueJeans, you can meet and share content using an in-room conferencing system, a Windows or Mac desktop or laptop browser, or an iOS or Android mobile device. The cloud-based service allows faculty to collaborate via both audio […]

The Sun is Setting on VHS

Time to Transfer Your Timeless Treasures.. Following behind 8-track tapes and audio cassettes, VHS videotape quickly is fading from the scene. In fact, the last commercially released movie on VHS was ten years ago. VHS technology is succumbing quickly to digital presentation methods and materials. Many of our faculty’s most effective and important teaching resources […]

SharePoint Migration to Office 365

As part of our ongoing commitment to enhance the technology and information services we provide to the Northeastern community, we are upgrading our SharePoint collaboration tool to SharePoint Online, part of the suite of offerings included in Office 365. For more information on the migration, please go to the SharePoint Migration to Office 365 Project Page. […]

myNEU Customer Experience Project

Northeastern University is embarking on a strategic cross-functional initiative to replace the current myNEU portal with an experience that provides an enhanced, more social, and up-to-date experience. This project is an opportunity for Northeastern to holistically approach the online experience for all community members, as it is the first, and longest lasting, ‘touchpoint’ during one’s time […]

Faculty/staff email changing from to

On June 3, 2016 in support the of Northeastern brand, ITS will switch the primary faculty/staff email address format from to Currently ITS supports faculty and staff email addresses ending in both and, meaning messages sent to either address are received (e.g. King Husky receives email sent to both and After the domain switch on June 3, […]

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Research Computing Spotlight: Professor Paul Whitford

Research identifies new rotation in the ribosome In February 2016, the prestigious scientific journal Nature Communications published its first research paper based on work performed exclusively on the Discovery Cluster at Northeastern. Professor Paul Whitford from the Department of Physics, along with his graduate student Kien Nguyen, conducted research on the relationship between molecular structure […]

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Software changes coming to a Start menu near you

To enhance the software offerings provided to Northeastern-managed Windows computers on campus, ITS will be upgrading to a new virtual software deployment method called App-V 5.0. Computers using the standard Northeastern image, such as managed faculty and staff computers, ITS labs and select non-ITS computer labs, are impacted by this upgrade. Beginning this summer, first computers labs […]