The latest articles in Connect: Information Technology at NYU include a look at the upgrade to NYU Classes that will be happening during the Winter Break, and at the efforts of NYU students and faculty during the recent Hack Ebola @NYU event.
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NYU Classes Upgrade During Winter Recess
The NYU Classes Team is pleased to announce that, during Winter Recess 2014, NYU Classes will be upgraded to the most recent release of its underlying software, Sakai. This upgrade will provide our users with an updated, cleaner user interface, as well as functional enhancements to a number of existing tools. Together, the features of this upgrade will provide an improved user experience for the NYU community.
NYU Tries to "Hack" Ebola
Members of the NYU community came together to see if their creative thinking could help “hack” the Ebola outbreak and provide government leaders and health professionals with new solutions for containing the disease’s spread. This hackathon was organized by The Greenhouse and the Design Tinkering Club at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in response to the challenge issued by USAID and the open innovation platform OpenIDEO.