In the five years that NYU Sydney has been welcoming students, local staff have crafted a unique learning environment in and outside the classroom. Opportunities to experiment with new applications and immersive technologies such as virtual reality have become an integral element of the Sydney experience.
The IT Services column will spotlight articles related to specific services provided by NYU IT, including tutorials, analysis, and updates.
Recently, the University enhanced the NYU Albert Student, Faculty, and Advisor Centers based on student feedback and the growing needs of the University community. Those improvements included an updated and mobile-friendly site layout, as well as features that are compliant with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) standards.
Searching a large archive of email can yield unexpectedly limited results. The default search capability in NYU Mail may restrict results based on criteria you’re unaware it’s applying. This article details tips for more effectively searching your email by sender, attachment, label, and other criteria.
Their ePortfolio program at Gallatin allows students to document and digitally showcase their work and experiences and prepare for their senior colloquium. Gallatin envisioned a space where students could create a digital scrapbook of their achievements.
The Laguardia Co-op is the flagship location of NYU’s three Student Technology Centers, located at the heart of the Washington Square campus. The Co-op facility is an experimental take on a traditional computer lab experience. With the tagline “Connect & Create,” students from different schools across NYU can use the Co-op collaborate as a group or work individually.
NYU IT’s Global Command Center, located in lower Manhattan, monitors critical hardware and other systems at all of NYU’s global locations, helping protect from and respond to a variety of potential issues, including heat, power, and plumbing issues that could threaten smooth operations.
Learning Portfolio is a service that will help students store and access their academic materials at anytime, from anywhere, so that they later can be presented to prospective employers or graduate programs.
For a little over a year now, over 350 organizations that are part of NYU’s Center for Student Activities, Leadership and Service have been using Orgsync, an online tool to list calendars, schedule events, track membership, and communicate to members.
The Google Migration project kicked-off in January 2011 and was completed four months later, in May. The foundation for this success was a terrific team, and many good choices made along the way. Following are three key decisions that I believe made it possible for us to pull off such a large project in such a short timeframe.
A data center is a facility where an organization houses computer systems and servers, and the associated data storage, communications, and networking equipment. I thought back to the last data center move in which I was involved, about seven years earlier. Our task then was to move approximately 30 standalone servers and roughly 5TB of total disk storage.