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NIU Wi-Fi could expand to city

Graduate accounting student Kang Gao (left) and Nino Mebuke, graduate sports psychology student, work on computer workstations Monday night on the second floor of Founders Memorial Library. The university has plans to expand its Wi-Fi, potentially providing it to portions of downtown DeKalb.

Chris Raufeisen

October 21, 2014

The university’s wireless network may expand down Lincoln Highway to downtown DeKalb by fall 2015, said Chief Information Officer Brett Coryell.WirelessBy the end of the semester, the Division of Information Technology will have reached a decision with the university about installing an additional 1...

Technology update

Technology update

Gavin Weaver

September 15, 2014

Senior textiles major Erica Hardy works on an essay Monday afternoon in the computer lab of the College Grind in the Holmes Student Center. CIO Brett Coryell is examining potential changes to the university’s Acceptable Use Policy, which dictates how employees and students may use the campus netwo...

3 simple rules to computer lab etiquette

Phil Case

August 24, 2010

It may be hard to imagine the amount of stress that lead to the consumption of ungodly amounts of caffeine and all-night knowledge benders when you’re still reading syllabi and learning the names of all of your classmates.  When that time inevitably arrives, you will probably find yourself relying ...