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Enabling Hybrid Teaching and Learning Opportunities at Northwestern

Hybrid teaching is an increasingly viable and accessible option for Northwestern instructors, thanks to Northwestern IT and University partners' collaboration. While the Media and Technology Innovation team enables classrooms with enhanced technological capabilities, the Teaching and Learning Technologies team is hard at work, offering training related to instructional design in a hybrid environment. Read more.

Protecting University Accounts from a New Round of Email Tax Fraud

The IRS is reporting a new round of tax fraud scams targeting taxpayers with .edu email addresses. Northwestern IT Information Security is working to keep University accounts safe and has safeguards in place to actively monitor and block attempts to attack Northwestern accounts. Still, it is everyone’s responsibility to practice safe habits and guard your personal information. Read more.

New Zoom Security and Accessibility Features Now Available

Northwestern IT is pleased to introduce two new Zoom features immediately available—add an authentication exception and closed captioning with live transcription. These highly requested features in Zoom are offered as part of Northwestern’s continued commitment to providing secure and accessible services to the University community.  Read more.

Protect Your Online Meetings - Tips to Avoid "Zoombombing"

"Zoombombing" occurs when unwelcome intruders attend a Zoom session for nefarious reasons. These intrusions are disruptive and can result in the unintentional sharing of sensitive information. Northwestern IT encourages faculty, staff, and students to prepare by understanding the risks of "Zoombombing" and reviewing your options for setting up meetings. View Tips and How-To Videos

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Tech Resources at Your Fingertips. Ready. Set. Go.

Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources



As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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Faculty and Staff

Northwestern IT offers essential services and tools needed for teaching, research, and administration including Canvas, Box, SharePoint, conferencing, telephone services, and lecture capture.
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As a member of the Northwestern community, you have access to a multitude of technology tools to collaborate with colleagues, conduct research, teach, and manage your daily life at Northwestern.
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Northwestern IT professionals can find work-related tools and resources, join or create communities of practice and interest, collaborate with colleagues, and get helpful information.

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