Tag Archive: COVID-19

COVID-19 Grand Rounds at UC San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds

Do you wish you could get COVID-19 information directly from the experts? Get help sorting fact from fiction?

You’re in luck! Physicians at UC San Diego Health have launched the COVID-19 Grand Rounds Series, a six-part, live video symposium…
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Managing Well in a Remote World: Lessons from the UC Women in IT Community

four hands holding each other

By Annelie Rugg. We’re well past 100 days of the COVID-19 quarantine and still counting. Everything we thought we knew, including how to balance work and life, has required us to change, at least for now. And while we yearn…
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UCI’s Remote Work Is Powered by Electronic Document Workflows

By Lyle Wiedeman. Individually, the DocuSign and FileNet tools help UC Irvine manage electronic files. Together, they guide the powerful workflow of millions of documents with speed, precision access, and audit trails.

DocuSign is an electronic signature application that…
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COVID-19 Relief Targets Vulnerable Students, More Aid Needed

At Crossroads Dining Hall, volunteers packed grocery bags on April 21 for needy members of the campus community. The bags were taken to pick-up sites around UC Berkeley and also delivered to students who couldn’t leave their homes. (Photo by Natalia Gillis Semeraro)

Sheltered in place in West Covina, in her family’s tiny two-bedroom apartment, UC Berkeley junior Cindy Mendez Moreno tries to muster motivation to study in the dark, while her parents and three sisters sleep. Only then is it quiet, with…
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Pandemic Stories: Adapting Physics Labs in the Time of COVID-19

Laboratory manager Sophia Sholtz sanitizes each lab bench, according to safety protocol, before setting up a new experiment (photo by Sophia Sholtz)

By Jason Nielsen. One of the common experiences for science and engineering students at UC Santa Cruz is the intro physics lab course. In a typical quarter, around 800 students take these courses to explore topics ranging from mechanical waves…
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Where’d You Go, Tom Andriola? Interview with UCI VC for Information, Technology & Data

Tom Andriola, vice chancellor of Information, Technology & Data at UC Irvine

Tom Andriola became vice chancellor of Information, Technology & Data at UC Irvine in September 2019. Most recently, he spent six years as UC system CIO at the UC Office of the President. In that role, he focused on building and connecting a universitywide community of IT professionals. Below he describes the transition to campus…
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Mine-crafting that Campus Feeling

UC Santa Barbara in Minecraft

By Harrison Tasoff. For undergraduate Charles Neumann the announcement that spring quarter classes would be delivered via remote instruction was sad news. Like many graduating seniors, he had hoped to spend his final days at UC Santa Barbara enjoying classes and…
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UCSB’s COVID-19 IT Response

UCSB campus storke tower Photo Credit: MATT PERKO

By Harrison Tasoff. As classes, research and administration transition to the internet, the campus’s information technology (IT) departments have had the monumental task of adapting systems, increasing capacity and keeping the university up and running.

The good news is that…
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