Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Building the Global Research and Education Network – A Volunteer Opportunity

By Yvonne Tevis, Chief of Staff, Information Technology Services, UCOP. Network engineers travel to far-flung corners of the world to help build up research and education networks in places like Guam, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, and Ghana, India, and Ecuador.


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Drones Taking Flight: UC’s Center of Excellence on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety

Posted by Alison Spencer, UCB Student Intern, UCOP.  Drones have emerged in recent years as an exciting information-gathering tool. At UC Merced’s newly established UC Center of Excellence on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety, director Brandon Stark and his team…
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A Set of Services to Expand Digital Library Collections

By Sherri Berger, Product Manager, California Digital Library (UCOP). The ten libraries of the University of California system hold a dazzling array of unique materials, including photographs, newspapers, maps, oral histories, films, ephemera, and more. Documents of world events and…
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Upcoming Webinar: How to Improve the Student Computing and Printing Experience

Date: November 30, 2016

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Description: How do you manage giving students the ability to print documents in support of instruction without monitoring the academic purpose of every page printed?  Originally we solved this by allowing them…
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Tips to Keep Your Information Secure During the Holiday Shopping Season

By Julie Goldstein, Cyber-Risk IT Security Analyst, UCOP, adapted from a UC Santa Cruz article.  Online holiday shopping continues to grow in popularity. Last year’s Cyber Monday sales reached approximately 3 billion dollars, an…
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Spotlight: Turning Data into Donations – ANR’s Maria Fernandez

By Alexa Rivetti, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. Maria Fernandez has undeniable warmth and charisma – two characteristics that lend themselves well to fundraising. As database administrator for the development services department for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) and the…
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Sherlock Cloud: A Complete Solution for Managing Sensitive Data

Posted by Sandeep Chandra, Division Director, San Diego Supercomputer Center. The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) offers a secure, end-to-end cloud cyberinfrastructure – called Sherlock Cloud – along with a portfolio of managed services for protecting sensitive data. The…
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