Monthly Archive: March 2021

Making Allyship Actionable: UCI Women in Tech Webinar

By Katie Chappell. Many of us consider ourselves allies to underrepresented groups. We recognize our privileges in terms of education, ethnicity, gender, and networks, and we want to support those around us who may be less visible or represented.  

Between intention and action, however, there can…
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Backup Your Files on World Backup Day

World Backup Day

By Jeané Blunt and Robert Smith. Today, March 31, is World Backup Day. It serves as a reminder to backup (or create a second copy of) all important files.

At one time of another, we’ve all experienced data loss—whether…
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‘Empowered Women Empower Women’ is Mantra of ICS Alumni Chapter’s WomXn’s HERstory Panel

By Shani Murray. To all the aspiring women in STEM out there, know that there is a group of alumni from UCI’s Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) who have your back. On March 5, 2021,…
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Submit Information Security Symposium Proposals by Friday, April 2

The deadline to submit proposals for the June 2021 Information Security Symposium is this Friday, April 2. Proposals should include your session title, a brief description, and your intended audience.

To submit your proposal, go to the Information…
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Patient Vaccination at UC Davis Health: A Partnership between Health and IT

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, gets his second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot. Nurse is Jason Yee.

By Kristen Godfrey. A strong collaboration between IT and Ambulatory Operations led to streamlined tools and quick and efficient patient care for COVID-19 vaccinations at UC Davis Health.

“The strong partnership between IT and Ambulatory Operations has been a critical…
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UC Women Rock IT: Achievements during the Pandemic

Jessica Mentesoglu Powell at UCLA's CLICC Pickup

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the UC Women in Technology Committee presents a visual timeline of UC women working in IT who have contributed to helping the university address the pandemic. They may work in education technology, IT…
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Experience the UC Cyber Security Summit Online – April 14

Cyber Security Summit logo

By Wendy Rager. The Cyber-Risk Coordination Center (C3) will host the 11th biannual UC Cyber Security Summit on April 14, 2021—and we can’t wait for you to join us!

Remote work over the past year has highlighted the value of…
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Diverse Voices 2021: Promoting Diversity in STEM Education and Careers

UCSC DIverse Voices 2021

Diverse Voices, a Baskin School of Engineering professional speaker series spotlighting industry leaders and Baskin Engineering alumni, returns in April 2021 for its third season. The Diverse Voices series aims to promote diversity in engineering and tech and inspire more…
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