Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Register for UC/CSU/CCC Joint Summit on DEI

Intersegmental IT Summit: Advancing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Don’t miss the inaugural Intersegmental IT Summit: Advancing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion on Thursday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Technology professionals, and information technology in general, play a critical role in eliminating structural barriers to education….
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Neuroscientists Tap Gamers to Learn How People Problem-Solve

The game app Hexxed

By Robert Sanders. Fans of Candy Crush Saga, Flow Free or Minesweeper should check out a challenging new mobile game app, hexxed, that will stretch your brain as it helps brain researchers understand human strategic thinking and perhaps improve the reasoning…
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ETS, DFSS Collaborate to Reduce User Workload in Managing Campus Utilities

UCSB ETS Ace Partnership Award from 2020

By Lindsey Terra. In the spirit of partnership and digital transformation, a recent collaboration between Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) and Design, Facilities, and Safety Services (DFSS) integrated two software applications — EnergyCAP and PeopleSoft — that reduced user workload by 70 percent.


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Holistic Research Support at UC Berkeley: a Library and Research IT collaboration

Research IT consultants at UC Berkeley

Anna Sackmann co-authored this post with Amy Neeser. Libraries have historically served as a hub for access to technology by providing publicly available computers with access to the Internet and workshops on technology topics. Academic libraries Research IT commonly house their…
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Supporting the Tech behind Campus COVID-19 Testing

Assistant professor Juliet Morrison test run equipment in the COVID-19 testing lab on Monday, August 10, 2020, at the Multidisciplinary Research Building at UC Riverside . Researchers are preparing the lab that will be used for rapidly testing students, staff, and faculty members. (UCR/Stan Lim)

By Alexandra Chrystal. COVID-19 presented UCR with many new challenges. Access to technology that allows us to continue to learn, teach, and work remotely is now a requirement rather than a convenience, and ITS is proud to have helped mobilize…
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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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