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UC Develops Principles to Guide Use of AI

A group of students work together with laptops at UC Berkeley

By Brandie Nonnecke, Ph.D. Faced with tightening budgets and staffing constraints, public universities are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations. As such, AI-enabled tools are beginning to take on a central…
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Students Conduct Ag Tech Research on Campus for USDA Internships

Professor Colleen Naughton with the 2021 FACTS Summer Bridge Program students.

By Elizabeth Arakelian. While many are preparing to head off to college after an unprecedented year, a handful of students are already on UC Merced’s campus and working away in research labs. They’re part of the inaugural FACTS Bridge…
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On the Wings of Ada Lovelace

By Camille Crittenden. Ada Lovelace Day is celebrated on October 12. Ada Lovelace (1815 – 1852) is recognized for many remarkable attributes and affiliations, not only as a precursor of what came to be modern computer programming but also as the…
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Celebrate CITRIS Day, Nov. 16

CITRIS Day, Save the Date, November 16, 2021, Celebrating 20 years of innovation and impact

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) will celebrate its 20th anniversary on CITRIS Day, November 16, from 1 – 2 p.m. This virtual public showcase will feature academic leaders, industry executives and public…
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Register: Feb. 17 Labor, Automation, and Agriculture Webinar

oranges on a tree

Register to attend the Labor and Automation in California Agriculture: Equity, Productivity & Resilience with Tom Harmon webinar on February 17 at 12 pm. Tom Harmon is a professor and director of the UC Merced Department of Civil &…
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Q&A with Camille Crittenden: Champion of Women in Tech

Camille Crittenden, executive director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society).

Describe your role with CITRIS and the Banatao Institute?  I am fortunate to serve as executive director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society), whose mission is to create information technology solutions for society’s most pressing problems. I also co-founded the  Read more about Q&A with Camille Crittenden: Champion of Women in Tech

Women in Tech Initiative Works toward a More Inclusive Tech Future

WITI@UC hosts an annual Women in Tech Symposium. This year it was held March 6 and the theme was Reimagining Cybersecurity for All.

By Chasiri Sherron. I met Jill Finlayson on the UC Berkeley campus, at the headquarters of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute. “Have you been here before? It’s pretty…
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UCM, CSU Stanislaus, and Merced College Unite to Train Future Tech Researchers

Ivy Nguyen, a computer science and engineering major, pilots a drone as part of CITRIS' women in tech initiative

Thirty-four students from San Joaquin Valley colleges are getting an opportunity to learn how to access and build careers in technology and research at a unique workshop designed to help diversify science-related fields. Students from UC Merced, Merced College and…
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