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IET Team behind Project to Help Syrian Refugees Reclaim Right to Education

Among those who worked on the technology for Article 26 Backpack are, from left to right, Shawn DeArmond, web architect; web developers Carson Black and Jeroen Post; and project manager Erie Comer.

A team from Information and Educational Technology is behind a very human project that launched in June to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon reclaim their right to education.

Web developers did the custom programming for the Article 26 Backpack,…
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UCSF Helps Manage Print Devices at Berkeley

UCSF Print Management

By Mario Carmona.  In 2011, the UCSF Print Management Program merged its services with UC Berkeley, creating a shared, central service center that both campuses can access. Partnering with Campus Shared Services Information Technology (CSS IT) and departmental IT Teams,…
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Don’t Miss the Next UC IT Town Hall – Nov. 5

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Save the date for the UC IT Town Hall – Monday, Nov. 5, 10 – 11 a.m.

Make It a Habit! Eight Habits to Keep You Safe Online

8 Smart Cybersecurity Habits

By Bill Green, Timo Papandreopoulos and Julie Goldstein.  Every new cyber-attack or scam seems to be accompanied by a barrage of cybersecurity tips, pointers, dos and don’ts that we’re expected to follow to keep ourselves and our families safe and secure….
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Using Science and Humanities to Step Back in Time

From left, Eric Lo, structural engineering Ph.D. student Michael Hess and Falko Kuester in the WAVE lab navigating the Turin virtual reality. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

A collaborative group of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, traveled to Turin, Italy, recently to digitally map an entire portion of the city—complete with historic architecture, expansive murals and stunning works of art.

Digital data will…
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Haiti Tech Summit Encourages Innovation through Technology

Michael Dennin (right) and fellow panelists speaking at the 2018 Haiti Tech Summit.

By Julia Chen. This past June, over 100 speakers from around the world convened in Cotes de Acardins, Haiti, at the second annual Haiti Tech Summit. Among them was UC Irvine Dean Michael Dennin, a renowned scientist, author, and professor….
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