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Violin and bow in hand, Katelyn Kozinski stood quietly and patiently Wednesday morning among microphones, video cameras and computer monitors inside the darkened Recital Hall. Promptly at 10 a.m., the May graduate of the NIU School of Music was bathed in light. The blurry images on the movie screen behind her sharpened into a clear,...
NIU mobile app
NIU is now as close as the nearest smartphone with the debut of NIU Mobile in app stores this week. The free mobile campus application brings an interactive campus experience to smartphone users. “We wanted to put useful, fun, interesting and dynamic information in the hands of our campus community,” said Jennice O’Brien, team leader...
Paul Bauer speaks to an Internet2 audience about the School of Music's use of that technology.
NIU’s School of Music has been invited by Internet2 to provide a high-quality demonstration of an interactive video technology for an international conference in Barcelona, Spain. The  demonstration will take place from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, from the Music Building Recital Hall. All are welcome for a first-hand experience with technology that will play a...
Photo of web browser
NIU’s Internet connection became faster and able to provide more bandwidth resources when the university tripled its broadband services with provider Cogent Communications in January. For students, faculty and staff who depend on the network for study, work and research, the news is welcome, said Cindy Phillips, director of customer services at Information Technology Services. The increase allows information...
Screen capture of NIU's SMASHUP homepage
As the Internet and its applications continue to evolve at a dizzying speed, most websites now offer a veritable smorgasbord of tiny icons that link users to various social media pages. NIU now has risen above the din of square-shaped logos clamoring for attention. The university’s Web Communications Team this morning launched smashup.niu.edu, a one-stop...
NIU-branded presence on Foursquare
This week, NIU joined the ranks of Harvard, Stanford and Cornell – on Foursquare. NIU’s new branded presence on the site went live Tuesday night, just days before their program for universities was announced. Foursquare is a location-based social networking site, mobile phone application and game. Users can “check in” to venues, share where they are...
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