Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Register: UCSC Digital Equity Webinar, Dec. 1

UC Santa Cruz, A Webinar on Digital Equity, December 2, 12 - 1 p.m.

Register for the UCSC Digital Equity Webinar, happening December 2, at noon. This virtual event is a panel discussion with Jacob Martinez, UCSC Alumnus and Founder and Executive Director of Digital NEST, Brian Hall, UCSC Chief Information Security Officer, and…
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Register: Technology for a Sustainable Future Conference, Dec. 8

Technology for a Sustainable Future

Register to attend the Technology for a Sustainable Future Conference on Wednesday, December 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This virtual event is hosted by Bruintech and will focus on the intersection of environmental sustainability and technology.


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UC Tech Exec: A Thanksgiving Message from VP of IT Van Williams

“UC Tech Exec” is a new series to give blog readers the opportunity to hear from executives from throughout the UC Tech community. The series is being launched with a heartfelt Thanksgiving message from Van Williams, the vice president for…
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UCLA MetaMap: Putting Accessibility on the Map

A student in a wheelchair and a blind student walking on a college campus

By Heather Chou, Sean Woodward, and Carolanne Link. If you’ve had the pleasure of getting to the UCLA campus this year, you may have taken note of just how difficult it can be to navigate. Even beyond the regular confusion…
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Update Your Parents’ Browser Day: Nov. 25

Parents and their kids working on laptops

By Jeané Blunt. Thanksgiving falls on November 25 this year. Many people will be spending time with family, cooking, laughing, joking, and enjoying that in-person quality time. This year, another equally important (albeit less popular) holiday falls on November 25—Update…
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Webinar: Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry, Nov. 18

Yuda Saydun is President of CyVent, a solutions provider that deploys some of the world’s most advanced software platforms to help clients accelerate the transition from the traditional ‘detect-identify-remediate’ approach into an AI-driven preventive posture.

Register for Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry presented by UCSF’s Rosenman Institute. This virtual event will take place tomorrow, November 18, at 1 p.m.

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Cybersecurity is a billion-dollar industry, yet we see high profile breaches in…
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ZotForce: UCI’s Comprehensive Advancement Solution

By Ashish Regmi. To prepare for 21st century fundraising, UCI’s University Advancement began reassessing its technology infrastructure in 2015. The assessment revealed a combination of legacy technologies, homegrown fixes, and a highly non-integrated environment resulting in disjointed experiences, increasing technology…
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Nominations Requested: Inaugural UC Data Privacy Award

Data Privacy Award, University of California

Data Privacy Day is celebrated each year on January 28 and represents an international effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data, and enable trust.

In celebration of Data Privacy Day 2022, the UC campus…
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Don’t Fidget! WiFi Will Count You

Four photos of people seated in a room

By Sonia Fernandez. Researchers in UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi’s lab have enabled, for the first time, counting a stationary seated crowd using WiFi signals, and without relying on people to carry a device. The technique,…
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