3D Printing Creates Consistent Copies

There are a multitude of different career paths that have been influenced by a new way of designing prototypes, models, and finished products. A moderately new technology is called 3D printing, and it is revolutionizing the way the world is developing new ideas. (more…)

Fun Facts About Northwest

Have you ever wondered what all has happened at NWMSU before you enrolled or started working here? Well, this article will explore some past events, fun facts, and statistics and numbers about Northwest Missouri State University that you probably never knew. (more…)

Where Can I Print?

Printing on campus is readily available at any time.  Northwest offers different types of printing for your convenience.  Located in the computer lab of Owen’s Library, you have access to black-and-white and color printing. (more…)

Better Than a Touchscreen?

When the touchscreen came out, it was thought to be something of an amazing feat.  Now, something even better has come around.  Something that will give you the freedom of touchscreen navigation, but remove the need to get a new computer with a touchscreen. (more…)

Information Technology: A Competitive Advantage

No matter what career path you take after your time here at Northwest, technology will play some sort of role in it. Having experience with computers can give you the leg up on your competition. (more…)

Did Someone Say, “Wireless Upgrade”?

Some of you may think that the wireless on campus is getting a little slow from all of the new students we are welcoming onto the Northwest campus. Well, you won’t have to worry about that much longer because there is a campus-wide upgrade happening this spring semester! (more…)

I’m a MAC, and I’m a PC

Comparing and Contrasting PCs and MACs 

“I’m a MAC” and “I’m a PC” are phrases you may have heard over the years through endless advertising campaigns on television. Rival companies Apple and Microsoft both devised these campaigns to display what their own product was capable of. (more…)

Great Resources at B.D. Owen’s Library

Libraries often have an overwhelming and intimidating connotation to them, but that is not the case at B.D. Owens Library. There, you can find exactly what you need, and if they don’t have it they can probably get it for you. (more…)

Where’s the cloud? Are we in the cloud now?

Cloud computing has become quite the buzzword in computing as of lately, but what is cloud computing? Where is this cloud? Cloud computing is basically accessing computer resources over the internet or any other network. (more…)

Laptop vs. Tablet: You Decide!

Ah, the age old rivalry, laptop vs. tablet! In one corner, laptops with their built in keyboards, large storage capacities, and low cost-to-performance ratio. In the other corner, tablets with their long battery life, comparatively small size, and touchscreen input. (more…)