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On October 5, AI expert Casey Fiesler will discuss some of the pressing ethical issues surrounding AI, including questions of bias, misinformation, ownership, and privacy. Registration is open to all members of the Northwestern community.
EDUCAUSE announced the recipients of its annual awards on Tuesday, September 12. Northwestern IT's Jackie Milhans was awarded the association's Rising Star Award.
The partnership between Northwestern IT, AccessibleNU, and the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance that launched the Canvas Accessibility Project and the Mission: Accessible challenge last year is back for the 2023–24 academic year.
Annual conference sparks innovation, with topics ranging from AI to alternative grading to data integrity.
Northwestern IT, AccessibleNU, and the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance have partnered to deliver the Canvas Accessibility Project, designed to equip instructors with the tools and knowledge they need to ensure that Northwestern’s learning management system meets the needs of the entire student population.
Northwestern IT completed its upgrade to the University’s Online Directory system. While the project’s primary objective focused on improving the back-end technology, the campus community will notice some subtle enhancements to the user interface.
In April, Northwestern IT applied two changes that impact Northwestern University Microsoft email security: all email forwarding rules to unaffiliated domains were disabled, and a ToolTip now indicates emails received in Outlook clients from an external source.
In February, Northwestern IT celebrated employee and project team excellence at its first Extended Staff Meeting of 2023 in the James Allen Center on the Evanston Campus.
February marks the beginning of an initiative to continue progress in making Northwestern's digital learning environment more accessible, welcoming, and inclusive. The next step includes focused attention on learning content, specifically increasing the accessibility of all course sites and learning materials and aligning them with the University's digital accessibility policy and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Are you familiar with the accessible software Northwestern offers and who can benefit from its use? Take a moment, and learn about resources all students can use to improve the academic experience. Find a tool that's right for you.
Web browsers store copies of frequently accessed pages in their cache to quickly reload pages without retrieving them from the Internet. Clearing the cache and cookies from a web browser is an important first step for almost any troubleshooting for internet browsing. It helps resolve most errors when loading pages or accessing campus resources. Find out more.