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2024

February

Showcase Your Research at CoDEx

February 21, 2024
All Northwestern researchers are invited to submit a talk to present at the Computation and Data Exchange (CoDEx) symposium on April 2. Students and postdocs are invited to submit a lightning talk, poster, or data visualization. Undergraduate and Graduate students who participate in the Poster Session or Visualization Challenge will be eligible for a chance to win the first-place prize of $3,000 towards a conference of their choice. Learn more about CoDEx and the opportunities to participate.
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OmniSoc Paid Internship Opportunity

February 15, 2024
from OmniSOC
Join some of higher ed’s top security engineers and analysts for a paid internship this summer! The program runs June 17 through July 26 and features topics including cyber foundations training, network fundamentals, and incident response. Applications open through March 3. Space is limited. Apply today!

New Student-Requested Features Available in Canvas

February 14, 2024
In the fall, Northwestern IT Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) surveyed students to understand better what additional features they wanted to see offered in Canvas. From that engagement, TLT customized two new features in Canvas—dark mode and adjustable fonts— with plans to add more enhancements in the coming months.
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Sparking Innovation in Teaching and Learning

February 5, 2024
from TEACHx
TEACHx call for proposals is now open! This annual event brings instructors, students, learning designers, and technology specialists together to make connections, begin collaborations, and learn from their peers.

January

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Data Privacy Week 2024 - Take Control of Your Data

January 22, 2024
from National Cybersecurity Alliance
The National Cybersecurity Alliance has designated January 21-27 as Data Privacy Week and a great time to review the privacy settings on your mobile apps and devices. You have a say in how your data is used! Explore the National Cybersecurity Alliance website for resources, and follow @Northwestern_IT to stay informed about how we do our part to champion data privacy throughout the year.

New Teams Client Now Available—Upgrade Today

January 22, 2024
On Monday, January 22, Northwestern IT enabled Microsoft’s new Teams client (work or school), and users will now notice a “Try the new Teams” toggle in the upper left area of the Teams client window on both PCs and Macs. Teams web clients running in the Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome browsers will also display the toggle in enabled users’ browsers (the Firefox version is due to be released before March 31). Microsoft intends to sunset its existing client on Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Research Computing and Data Winter Workshops

January 10, 2024
Registration is now open for Research Computing and Data workshops. This winter, enhance your research skills in data science, statistics and visualization, programming, and high-performance computing. Check the full workshop schedule and register now!