Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Spotlight: UCLA’s Kent Wada – Champion of Privacy

Posted by Yvonne Tevis, ITS Chief of Staff, UCOP. UCLA’s chief privacy officer, Kent Wada, received the Privacy Leadership in Education Award this fall from the California Information Security Office (COIS). This was the first COIS award for privacy;…
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Student Learning and Leadership in Higher Education IT: The UC Berkeley Experience

Posted by Anne Marie Richard, Director of Student Technologies, UC Berkeley. Student Affairs Information Technologies (SAIT) supports UC Berkeley’s core student information systems and provides a wide-variety of other technology services and resources to students and staff. While SAIT shares…
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Spotlight: Jenn Stringer, Loving Public Education and Academic Technology

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. “I’ve always loved public education,” Jenn Stringer said. “Even though I worked at two private institutions, I studied at public universities.” Stringer is the Associate CIO for Academic Engagement at UC Berkeley…
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Why not start by stopping to think: Where’s your data?

Posted by Annelie Rugg, Humanities CIO, UCLA Center for Digital Humanities. Data is a hot topic, not just in digital humanities, but throughout academia, as well as in medicine, commerce, public policy, etc. ‘Big data’, ‘deep data’, ‘metadata’, ‘data visualization’…
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IT Spotlight: Building Applications for UC – Donna Yamasaki

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. Donna Yamasaki and her applications team at UCOP make sure their UCOP business partners can successfully use technology to manage systemwide online web services and benefit systems. “We support applications including At…
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