Monthly Archive: April 2021

Inaugural UCSB IT Internship Provides Undergraduates with Hands-On Experience

By Lindsey Terra. As workforce demand increases for graduates with information technology skills, UCSB IT kicked off its newly implemented annual internship program in June 2020. With the end of year one approaching, the interns reflected on the practical skills gained…
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Bringing Hands-on STEM Learning Home for the Pandemic

Among the UCLA graduate students who have led online workshops (top row): Jesus Iniguez, Liv Heidenreich and Musibau Francis Jimoh; and (bottom row): Shreya Patel, Cheylene Tanimoto and Ashley Jiwon Shin.

By Wayne Lewis. For 16 years, the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA has presented educational events for K–12 students and professional development workshops for teachers.

The programs, meant to excite young people about nanoscience — a field that…
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Accessibility Is for Everyone: May 20 Webinar

A globe with various people with disabilities standing on it, in various locations

Digital accessibility isn’t just for coders or web designers. All of us can do something in our daily work to make the world more accessible and inclusive for people who may have disabilities, whether temporary or permanent.

May 20 is…
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Webinar: DEI in the Digital Age, April 30

People with disabilities navigating various digital media

Register to attend Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Digital Age, happening April 30 at noon. This virtual event is part of the Protecting Your Digital Self Series, presented by the UC Systemwide Cyber Champions team.

Register now.


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A Building Density Dashboard: How UCB Does COVID-19 Space Planning

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

By Rita Rosenthal. UC Berkeley teamed up with Google to launch a building density dashboard that assists space planners with developing and monitoring space usage during the pandemic. Prior to the dashboard, the task of tracking density and space usage…
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Save the Date: May 5 Campus Usability Workshop

UC Berkeley, User Centered Design

Don’t miss the Campus Usability Workshop, hosted by UC Berkeley’s User-Centered Design group, on May 5 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

This event features a usability assessment of Berkeley campus projects and a presentation about design systems from guest developers…
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Executives from Twitter, TrustMAPP, and FireEye Will Be Keynotes for the 2021 Information Security Symposium

By Ahna Heller. Register for the 2021 Information Security Symposium (ISS). The virtual event occurs June 15-16. UC Davis has lined up three information security executives as keynote speakers.