Tag Archive: CIO

When Everyone Must Separate, Technology Keeps Us Together

On-campus essential workers Matthew Tendroch (seated) and Justin Hsieh are from the UCI Office of Information Technology’s Wellness, Health & Counseling Services desktop support team, serving the Student Health Center. Steve Zylius / UCI

By Sheri Ledbetter. Kian Colestock, associate vice chancellor and chief information officer in UCI’s Office of Information Technology, recalls the weekend in which he learned that his unit would be supporting the technological transition of a major research university to an…
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Watch the UC IT Town Hall Online

UC IT Town Hall, October 2020

The UC IT Town Hall was held October 19, 2020. Over 400 attendees joined remotely from around the UC system.

Mark Cianca, Interim UC CIO, opened the session to welcome attendees. Eugene Whitlock, UC Berkeley chief people and culture…
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Save the Date – May 5 UC IT Town Hall

The UCTech 2019 Opening Night Reception, held at UC Santa Barbara

Join the May 5, 2020, UC IT Town Hall with Michael Dennin, professor of Physics and Astronomy at UC Irvine. He will discuss how UCI is leveraging data systems and data analytics in the space of student success. His particular…
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Video: UC Health IT Responds Now to COVID-19

Webinar: UC Health IT Responds Now to COVID-19

Two UC medical doctors and health CIOs recently hosted a webinar on UC Health IT innovations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The presenters were:

Webinar – UC Health IT Responds Now to COVID-19

A stethoscope, blue digital symbols

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating unprecedented demands on UC Health, the IT teams are responding with innovation and long hours to support UC health care professionals, hospitals, and clinics during this crisis.

Join a special webinar, April 9, 2020, noon…
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CIOs Endorse Alternative Work Arrangements

Geisel Library to the Price Center, a student center which serves more than 30,000 visitors a day.The Geisel Library was designed in the late 1960s by William Pereira, who also designed SF’s Trans America building and UC Irvine.

In today’s hot technology job market, CIOs at the University of California (UC) face challenges recruiting and retaining information technology staff, and often encounter legacy rules around contemporary work practices – such as telecommuting and remote work. For this reason,…
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UC Santa Cruz CIO, Van Williams, Talks Diversity

By Jeané Blunt. In recognition of Black History Month, I interviewed Van Williams, the chief information officer (CIO) and vice chancellor of information technology at UC Santa Cruz (UCSC). Williams is a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion initiatives and…
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Recording Available for “The First Woman Man” Webinar

A scaled down version of a male dummy that represents only the smallest 5% of women by the standards of the mid-1970s - so small that it can work double-duty as a 12 or 13 year old child.

UC Merced CIO Ann Kovalchick presented the webinar, “The First Woman Man: Gender Labels and Workplace Expectations,” to an audience of over 200 on November 20.

The newly formed UC Women in Tech Committee hosted the webinar and…
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Save the Date: Nov. 20 UC WIT Webinar

Ann Kovalchick, Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO at UC Merced

The UC Women in Technology Committee is pleased to announce a webinar with Ann Kovalchick, UC Merced chief information officer.

Title: The First Woman Man: Gender labels and workplace expectations

Description: A discussion on the real and imagined responsibilities of being…
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