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Ethics and Speculation in the Age of AI

from Northwestern IT Teaching and Learning Technologies and Searle Center

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.

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Northwestern Online Directory Gets an Update

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.

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Security Enhancements Coming to University Email in April

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.

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New Project Aims to Provide an Accessible Canvas

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.

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Keep Your Cache Clear

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.



Stylish and Accessible - Using Divs to Format Your Canvas Site

1:30 PM
NOTE: This is a virtual session, the link will be sent in a reminder email. One of the most difficult accessibility issu...

Panopto for Teaching

10:30 AM
This session prepares instructors to integrate Panopto into their teaching practice through an overview of fundamental P...

Research Computing and Data Drop-in Support

3:00 PM Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library), 2233 Tech Drive
Research Computing and Data Services Consultations Drop-in Support: Stop by the Mudd Library GIS Lab on Mondays from 3 t...