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Winter Extended Staff Meeting

On February 5, 2020, Northwestern IT staff gathered in McCormick Auditorium in Norris University Center for a panel discussion with the organization's three associate vice presidents and an update from Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Sean Reynolds, who also presented awards for employee and project team excellence.

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Associate Vice President discussion panel monitored by Joseph Kurtin, interim director for Technology Support Services. Pictured: (L to R) Peggy McCready, IT Services and Support; David Carr, Cyberinfrastructe; Kris O'Brien, Administrative Systems; and Joseph Kurtin.
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The Northwestern IT staff gather at McCormick Auditorium in Norris University Center.
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Peggy McCready, Associate Vice President of IT Services and Support.
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David Carr, Associate Vice President of Cyberinfrastructure; Kris O'Brien, Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems; and Joseph Kurtin, moderator. 
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Northwestern IT AVP panel discussion.
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Northwestern IT AVP panel discussion.
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2019 Employee Excellence Award Finalists: Kathi Dal Santo, Chris Fowler, Aditi Singru. Not pictured: Brian Daly.
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Kathi Dal Santo, 2019 Employee Excellence Award winner, with Sean Reynolods, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.
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FY19 Q3 Project Team Award Winners: Aquiire Implementation Project–XiaoXia Dong, Patrick Sweeney, Carol Prokop, Moses Phenany, Randall Henry, Steve Wohlfrom.
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FY19 Q4 Project Team Award Winners: Quest Scheduler Transition Project–Kazi Anwar, Alex Mamach, Alper Kinaci, Janna Nugent, and Matthew Rich.
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Accepting the award for the FY19 Project Team Excellence Award: Quest Scheduler Transition Project–Alper Kinaci, Janna Nugent, Matthew Rich, and Alex Mamach with Sean Reynolds (at left).
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2019 Employee Excellence Award Winner Kathi Dal Santo with Sean Reynolds. 
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FY20 Q1 Project Team Award Winners: KIS Data Center Hardware Relocation Project: Dan Daly, Jerry Hakl, Manuel Riveron, Michael Korby, and RuthAnn Ostrowski (award presenter) with Sean Reynolds (at left). Not pictured: Chris Fabri, Ryan Kelly, Chris Hart, and Kellogg Information Systems team.
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Award winning staff with Sean Reynolds. 

Annual Northwestern IT Holiday Party

On December 17, the Northwestern IT staff gathered at Norris Student Center to celebrate the holidays before the beginning of Winter Recess. The afternoon event featured lively conversation, a scavenger hunt, a competitive game of "Cards Against Technology," a card-making station for children at the Ronald McDonald House and veterans at the VA hospital, and more. Photography by Michael Goss. 

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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
2019 holiday party
The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
2019 holiday party
The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Sean Reynolds welcomes the staff.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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Let the games begin – raffle drawing winners.
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Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Sean Reynolds welcomes the staff.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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Let the games begin – judging panel for "Cards Against Technology."
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Let the games begin – tables compete in "Cards Against Technology."
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Let the games begin – "Cards Against Technology" winners.
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Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Sean Reynolds welcomes the staff.
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Let the games begin – raffle drawing winner.
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt teams receive instructions.
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt teams compete.
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt teams compete.
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt teams compete.
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt teams compete.
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt teams compete.
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Let the games begin – snowball fight!
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Let the games begin – snowball fight!
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Let the games begin - snowball fight!
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Let the games begin – scavenger hunt winners.
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Let the games begin – card-making session.
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Let the games begin – card-making session.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party in the Louis Room at Norris Student Center.
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The Northwestern IT holiday party at the Norris Student Center.

EDUCAUSE 2019

From October 14–17, professionals and technology providers from around the world gathered at McCormick Place West to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today’s challenges. Several Northwestern IT staff members presented on a variety of topics ranging from artificial intelligence to organizational capacity to team building. See a full list of presenters.

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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "Enhancing Support with AI: Building a Canvas Chatbot"
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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "Enhancing Support with AI: Building a Canvas Chatbot"
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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "Supporting Research Software and Research Software Engineers"
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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "Custom Support Solutions at Scale"
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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "Discussion Hero: Saving Students from Boring Discussions"
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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "Discussion Hero: Saving Students from Boring Discussions"
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EDUCAUSE Poster Session – "The Wild Midwest: How Northwestern Built Organizational Capacity for ITSM"
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Social media was used to promote Northwestern IT speakers and poster sessions and engage with the EDUCAUSE attendees.
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Social media was used to promote Northwestern IT speakers and poster sessions and engage with the EDUCAUSE attendees.
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The closing keynote speaker was Reshma Saujani, author, founder, and CEO of Girls Who Code.

Wildcat Welcome 2019

Northwestern IT's Technology Support Center students blanketed the Evanston campus on Monday, September 16, 2019, to meet their peers and offer tech assistance on the first day of Wildcat Welcome, while our Media and Technology Innovation team captured the week's excitement. Photography by Nate Bartlett.

Technology Support Center Student Staff during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome
Technology Support Center Student Staff help incoming students during Wildcat Welcome.
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Northwestern IT's Media and Technology Innovation team photographs the Class of 2023.

Check out the behind-the-scenes footage of the Class of 2023 forming the Northwestern "N" during Wildcat Welcome.



Summer Picnic 2019

Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building on the Evanston campus on August 1, 2019. Photography by Nate Bartlett and Stephen Poon.

Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
Northwestern IT held its annual summer picnic on the front lawn of the Alumni Association building.

Feinberg School of Medicine

The McGaw Medical Center offers exceptional training experiences at nationally ranked hospitals and fosters a culture of diversity, innovation and excellence. Northwestern IT was instrumental in launching their new active learning classroom.

Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center
Opening day of Feinberg's new active learning classroom in the McGaw Medical Center.

TEACHx 2019

TEACHx, Northwestern’s annual celebration of experiments in teaching and learning through technology, returned to the Norris University Center May 22-23 for a packed day and a half of inspiring presentations and insightful discussion focusing on this year’s theme of student-centered learning.

TEACHx was held at the Norris University Center
TEACHx was held at the Norris University Center.
TEACHx was held at the Norris University Center
TEACHx was held at the Norris University Center.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning
TEACHx focused on inspiring presentations and insightful discussion surrounding the theme of student-centered learning.

Wildcat Welcome 2018

Wildcat Welcome is Northwestern's weeklong orientation for all new students. Northwestern IT's Technology Support Center students (and staff) hit campus to offer tech assistance.

Student staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
Student staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
Student staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
Student staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
Student staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
IT Support Center staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
IT Support Center staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
IT Support Center staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
IT Support Center staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.
IT Support Center staff help new students help during Wildcat Welcome
IT Support Center staff help new students during Wildcat Welcome.

Last Updated: 3 March 2020

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