Your Lab, yourPlace

You might have noticed a difference in the library when you came back this fall. What used to be the computer lab is now a Starbucks and lounge! For you tech-seekers, don’t fret.

From SkyDrive to SharePoint

Wondering where your SkyDrive account went? Do not worry because NWMSU is currently updating the university email system. The old Outlook Live email accounts have been replaced with Office 365 accounts.

Using Microsoft Word Efficiently

It’s that time of year where it seems like you have 50 papers due at the same time. Writing a Microsoft Word document can be time consuming and boring, but a great way to speed up the process of your paper is using hot keys or short cuts.

Did you know your Northwest laptop can do…?

Now that Northwest has just awarded you for your decision to attend this fine University with your own personal laptop, you need to discover what this technological device is capable of doing. One great benefit of your own laptop is the ability to access the internet from all over campus. This will come in handy [more…]

Next year’s laptops — HP, Windows 7, and Office 2010

Unless something unexpected happens between now and the end of the semester, here are the specifications for the new notebooks that will be used starting fall of 2011: HP Probook 6455b Notebook PC with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 Graphic Processor – AMD Phenom™ II Dual-Core Mobile Processor N620 (2.8 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache) [more…]