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AI Safety and Harm

In 2024, the Northwestern Center for Advancing Safety of Machine Intelligence (CASMI) launched a YouTube series called "AI Safety and Harm." In it, CASMI Director and Bill and Cathy Osborn Professor of Computer Science Kristian Hammond educates the public about the impact of emerging technologies. You can watch the full series below. Subscribe to the CASMI YouTube channel to stay updated on the latest videos.

AI and Teaching

When generative AI became available in late 2022, faculty at Northwestern addressed the challenges and opportunities that the large language models presented for university courses. Many faculty members took part in workshops, symposia, and conferences. Some of their insights and ideas are captured in this video series.

AI’s implications for teaching and learning

Kate ComptonKate Compton
McCormick School of Engineering




Elizabeth LenaghanElizabeth Lenaghan
The Writing Center




Moya BaileyMoya Bailey
The Digital Apothecary




Assignments using AI

Ken AlderKen Alder
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences




Ignacio CruzIgnacio Cruz
School of Communication




Chin-Hung ChangChin-Hung Chang
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences




Generative AI Workshop Series

Teaching and Learning Technologies and the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching co-presented five workshop events from Aug. 28-31, 2023 for instructors to learn how generative AI is changing the classroom. The following resources are viewable within the Northwestern community:

Generative AI and Its Impacts on Higher Education: A Conversation with Northwestern Faculty

The Office of the Provost hosted a webinar on March 8, 2023 to inform faculty about generative AI and its limitations. The Northwestern community can view the entire discussion by accessing this link on Panopto, or they can watch selected clips below:

Exploring Opportunities at the Intersection of Healthcare and AI

This event was held on June 7, 2023 in order to explore the potentials of and risks for generative AI in the medicine and healthcare space. Full demonstrative videos can be found in this recap article.

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