Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Back by Popular Demand: UC IT Town Hall with Eugene Whitlock

Eugene Whitlock, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources / Chief Human Resources Officer at UC Berkeley.

Join UC Berkeley Chief People & Culture Officer and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources Eugene Whitlock on Tuesday, February 2. He will continue the conversation from the October 19 town hall about “Cultivating Inclusion and Belonging During a…
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UC Women in Tech Session: Mentorship and Sponsorship

Jenn Stringer, Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and Chief Information Officer for the University of California, Berkeley

Don’t miss the annual UC Women in Technology Committee’s featured session, during the final Virtual UC Tech, on Tuesday, January 26, at 3:30 pm.

Jenn Stringer, Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and Chief Information Officer at UC Berkeley, will…
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CloudLabs: How UC San Diego Deployed Remote Computer Labs in Record Time

Geisel Library at UC San Diego, Top photo credit: Geisel Library, Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

By Valerie E. Polichar. When COVID-19 caused a pivot to remote instruction with little notice, students lost access to on-campus computer labs where they could use licensed software to complete coursework. UC San Diego’s educational technology teams sprang into action….
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Building Digital Products with Multi-lingual Capabilities: Lessons Learned

Health Information translated to non-English

By Svetlana Milter and Traci Farrell. Multi-lingual functionality is essential when creating digital products for diverse populations.

The UCSF SOM Tech recently built a patient-centered virtual community that supports three different languages for Asian Americans newly diagnosed with cancer….
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UCLA Launches Major Mental Health Study to Discover Insights About Depression

An Apple Watch

By Bill Kisliuk. While the capability to diagnose cancer and heart problems has advanced by giant steps in recent years, methods to detect depression have stubbornly stayed the same for more than a century: Observe patients, and ask them how…
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COVID Notify System Goes Statewide

California COVID Notify App

By Melinda Battenberg. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on December 7, 2020, that CA Notify, the COVID exposure notification system championed by UC San Diego Health, will be available statewide on December 10. The system will make available to all California residents an important tool for slowing the spread of COVID-19.  


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4 Minute Video: Sautter Silver Award for Studio U

Studio U logo

UC San Diego’s Studio U took home the Silver Award at the 2020 Sautter Awards. Studio U is a self-service multimedia facility that enables the campus community to easily create studio-quality instructional videos efficiently and on their own schedule.

To…
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