New and Improved Teaching & Learning Services from ITS

Academic Technology Services has several new teaching and learning tools available for faculty and students: Solstice, PlayPosit Interactive Video Maker and Poll Everywhere. In addition, a new version of Blackboard Collaborate, called Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, is available and slated to be the primary web conferencing tool beginning in Fall 2017. Solstice Solstice, an innovative collaboration […]

Lynda.com Offers FREE Teaching Tools, Professional Development Training & More

Lynda.com is FREE for all Northeastern Faculty and Staff   Did you know that as a Northeastern faculty or staff member, you have access to more than 4,000 FREE online-based training videos through Lynda.com? Lynda is an incredible resource for university professionals to enhance their learning outside of the classroom or to acquire new skills. […]

Getting Wireless Access for Your Conference Attendees

If you are planning a conference or event at Northeastern over the summer, you know your guests will need Internet access just like they’ll need food. Northeastern makes it quick and easy to supply your guests with high-speed Internet access. There are two ways to get guest wireless access at Northeastern: eduroam and NUwave-guest. eduroam Northeastern participates […]

Get Your Old Devices Destroyed at Data Destruction Day on April 27

Are there floppy disks lurking in your desk? Old paper files containing sensitive information gathering dust in a filing cabinet? Old hard-drives or computers taking up space in the corner of your office. Join the Office of Information Security (OIS) on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Snell Library Quad for […]

Alert: All University Services Restored

Update (5:33 p.m.)  The Amazon Web Services (AWS) issues have been resolved. All University services have been restored and should return to normal working order, if they haven’t already. Please contact the ITS Service Desk if you notice any lingering issues. ITS can always be reached at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) and help@northeastern.edu. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is experiencing widespread technical […]

New Software Updates Available

Start your New Year off organized and focused with the latest software updates! Check out all the latest and upgraded versions of software available to the Northeastern community in ITS-managed labs, on Faculty/Staff Northeastern-managed computers and for local installation. For information on the various ways to access software, visit Software Access for Individual Use on […]

SharePoint – Now Part of Office 365

As of December 2016, all Northeastern SharePoint sites have been migrated to Office 365. This means that SharePoint, Outlook Mail & Calendar, OneDrive, and more, are all now available in one place – in the O365 cloud. Moving to SharePoint to O365 allows for tighter integration with many Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, […]

BlueJeans Video Collaboration With Recording – Coming Soon!

You might already be using BlueJeans video conferencing for meetings and classes, but did you know that BlueJeans will soon have RECORDING capabilities? Beginning in February 2017, you will be able to record a BlueJeans session, store the recording, and share it with others. Recording a session for future needs will support efficient, effective and […]

ISEC Opening Offers Exciting New Technology

ISEC, the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, opens in January 2017 with new technology enhanced classrooms. ISEC is part of the university’s ongoing effort to expand its capacity to engage in path-breaking research across disciplines. Solstice, an innovative collaboration technology has been added to the new ISEC classrooms.  In the teaching laboratories there are 6 tables, […]

Schrödinger Molecular Modeling Software

ITS Research Computing recently acquired a site license for the Schrödinger Molecular Modeling Software. Access to this world class software is made possible through the collaboration between ITS, the Office of the Provost and interested researchers, all of whom understand the benefits of continually investing in the exploration of the such invaluable learning tools. The Schrödinger Molecular […]