Technology for n00bs: iMovie

You may not know this, but I wasn’t always a proud employee of this illustrious institution known as Northwestern University. Oh no!  I actually had quite a crazy 11-year run […]

[Re-] Visualizing the Novel

Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, is one of the most endearing and best-known novels of all time. Judged a literary masterpiece by many, when it was first published in 1862 by one of France’s greatest […]

Get Thee to Canvas!

Canvas, the new learning management system for classes at Northwestern, will be the only platform available for class use next academic year. Already more than 70% of classes have made […]

To Connect and Serve: Where to go for MMLC Support Services

Good news for you Humanities faculty out there! The MMLC has completed our move to the NU Library and many of you may be wondering where you can go or […]

Bye-bye Blackboard, hello Canvas!

After a year of pilot testing, Northwestern officially debuts Canvas —  a brand new learning management system — this fall. Some of you might currently be in the middle of […]

It Don’t Mean A Thing, If We Don’t Have A Swing (Space)

This summer will mark the beginning of a massive renovation of Kresge Centennial Hall. The MMLC, along with many of the building’s faculty occupants, departments, programs and centers, will move to […]

Design – in Time – Saves Nine

The word “design” seems to be used more as a noun than a verb in the last decade or so. The “design” of the website for insurance exchanges,, was a big […]