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Weinberg College IT News, Winter 2020

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Data Loss Happens. We Have Your Back[up]!

Protect yourself from data loss by ensuring that Code42's Crashplan, a backup and recovery service supported by Northwestern University, is installed on your computer. Learn how to check your backups and get help.
Prevent Data Loss
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Curiosity: A WITS Core Value

Three women in Weinberg College IT–Caryn Carter, Cecile-Ann Sison, and Christine Glass–completed coding bootcamps recently. Learn how the crash course in web development helped define their paths in IT.
Three Bootcamp Stories
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New Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service

Northwestern IT recently deployed a new VPN service. The three existing VPN options (native VPN, Anyconnect, and Pulse) will be retired in April 2020. Learn what you need to do by April 1.

New Virtual Private Network
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Zoom into New Technology!

Zoom is a cloud-based videoconferencing service that includes breakout rooms and allows for up to 300 attendees in an online session. Northwestern University will remove BlueJeans from Canvas after spring quarter. Learn how to get help with Zoom.
Transition to Zoom
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MADS and WITS Combine!

Wait–who or what is MADS? The Media and Design Studio is a resource center that supports teaching and research across humanities disciplines with customized spaces, expertise, and technology. Did you know MADS started in 1970 in the basement of Kresge?
MADS Now and Then

Improving Anthropology's Teaching Spaces

Learn how the Department of Anthropology department, WITS, and the Office of the Dean worked together to improve a computer lab and projection technology.
Improvements for Anthropology
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