Author Archive: UC IT News

EVENT: Academic Congress on Artificial Intelligence, from Wed, Feb 28 to Thurs, Feb 29, 2024, UCLA – Learn more

UC Systemwide Academic Congress: What the Future Holds - the impact and promise of AI 2/28-29 UCLA - Learn more

The University of California’s Provost, Katherine S. Newman, and Chief Information Officer, Van Williams, look forward to gathering the university’s leaders to discuss the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the upcoming UC AI Congress, “What the Future Holds: A…
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INTERVIEW: Julie Eastman, Senior VP and Chief Information Officer of UC Irvine Health, shares her career journey and reflections transitioning into her new role

Julie Eastman - At the end of the day, IT professionals are problem solvers, and technology never stands alone.

UC Tech News recently connected with Julie Eastman, senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) to learn more about her career journey, and her new role at UC Irvine Health.

Tell us about your career and what influenced your…
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NEWS: Laona LeBeouf, UCLA Health: 2023 UC Tech Awards DEI Leadership Nominee 

In 2023, Laona LeBeouf, Employee Experience lead, UCLA Health IT, was a nominee for the UC Tech 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award based on her work supporting DEI education at UCLA Health IT. Learn more about her…
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INTERVIEW: Maggie Beers’ unique path to UCSF’s new role as associate chief information officer for education

By Brendon Phuong. The UC Tech news team interviewed Maggie Beers, Associate Chief Information Officer for Education, UCSF, who provided background on her remarkable career, spanning language, culture and tech, and her new position at UCSF.

An international career at…
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INTERVIEW: Anita Ho, UCSF bioethics professor: insights on improved approaches to patient data and analyzing mental health chatbots

By Brendon Phuong and Laurel Skurko. Anita Ho, an associate professor in the UCSF Bioethics Program, recently discussed her insights and experience in collecting and using data in the health care setting with the UC Tech News team. She emphasized…
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Algorithmic justice in precision medicine: why it matters and where we are headed

By Laurel Skurko. Algorithmic Justice, a concept that pertains to ensuring that data is processed in a way that is relevant to diverse populations, is increasingly important today as we rely heavily on AI, which is fueled by data, to…
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Felix Zuñiga, California State University, EDUCAUSE’s DEI Leadership winner, shares his life’s purpose in his powerful acceptance speech

The 2023 EDUCAUSE DEI award went to Felix Zuñiga, ITS Campus Engagement Partner, California State University (CSU), Office of the Chancellor. Zuniga is a member of the UC tech community, providing the UC Tech news team with valuable insight as…
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