Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

“Advance, Inspire, Empower, Act:” UCI Forms Women in Technology Organization

By Yvonne Tevis. A new diversity affinity group at UC Irvine was announced in August – Women in Technology at UCI (WiT UCI).  

Shohreh Bozorgmehri, founder and inaugural chair, said the group aims to connect, inspire, and empower women working, researching, and teaching in…
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UC Davis to Lead New Artificial Intelligence Institute for Next-Generation Food Systems

Professor Ilias Tagkopoulos, right, in his laboratory at the UC Davis Genome Center in 2016 with research specialist Navneet Rai. Tagkopoulos, whose work bridges computer science and biology, will lead a new institute for artificial intelligence in food systems supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Science Foundation. (UC Davis College of Engineering)

By A.J. Cheline. The University of California, Davis, has been awarded $20 million as part of a multi-institutional collaboration to establish an institute focused on enabling the next-generation food system through the integration of artificial intelligence, or AI, technologies. The…
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WITI@UC Athena Awards is Accepting Nominations

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Submit your nominations for the WITI@UC Athena Awards by November 6. These awards recognize leaders who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in technology. Nominees should be leaders who inspire others to pursue technical careers through outstanding…
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It’s Cyber-Spooky Season

Halloween & National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By JeanĂ© Blunt. October means it’s time for fall leaves, Halloween, and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). To the average person, one of those doesn’t belong. But those of us who’ve whispered about wanting a certain pair of shoes –…
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UCSD and UCSF Pilot Smartphone Technology to Help Limit Spread of COVID-19

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Two University of California campuses are piloting the use of a smartphone technology to notify users if they have had a high-risk COVID-19 exposure that may result in infection. Importantly, privacy and security are central to the design of the…
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Celebrate NCSAM 2020 with UC

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By JeanĂ© Blunt. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and it is almost here. If you’ve participated in the past, then you’re used to the guest speakers, tips and tricks on how to stay safe online, and…
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New Grant More than Doubles Campus Supercomputing Power

A keyboard with one letter saying "supercomputer"

By Lorena Anderson. UC Merced is rapidly gaining a strong reputation for research and scientific computing across many disciplines and a major expansion of its computing infrastructure is about to cement the campus’ status as a research computing hub.

The…
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