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Wi-Fi (wireless network) has become an important way to communicate, collaborate and learn on college campuses. Students, faculty and staff expect Wi-Fi access everywhere on campus. In fact, most students say Wi-Fi access is necessary for a positive college experience. Currently, the campus has approximately 300 wireless access points. This summer, ITS will install over...
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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...
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A new online library for NIU’s scholarly materials and products, the Huskie Commons Digital Repository, is being developed by the University Libraries and Information Technology Services (ITS). Once completed, this repository will “provide a long-term secure digital space where faculty and staff can place their publications, data sets and other research materials,” said Patrick Dawson,...
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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...
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