Tag Archive: COVID-19

UC Women Rock IT: Achievements during the Pandemic

Jessica Mentesoglu Powell at UCLA's CLICC Pickup

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the UC Women in Technology Committee presents a visual timeline of UC women working in IT who have contributed to helping the university address the pandemic. They may work in education technology, IT…
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Making a UCSF COVID Site Accessible: From Tweet to Action

UCSF Medical Center

By Jill Wolters. This is a digital accessibility success story that started on Twitter. A member of my Digital Accessibility Advisory Committee, Ed Chen, brought a Tweet to my attention: a screen reader user encountered a content barrier on an…
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Webinar: COVID-19 Resiliency & Empowering Women

A woman juggling multiple tasks and responsibilities

One of UC’s cybersecurity partners, FireEye, will host a March 25 panel discussion with women leaders on how women have persevered during COVID. Hosted by FireEye Executive Vice President and Chief of Business Operations Barbara Massa, the webinar will…
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The Future Is Now: UC Institute for Prediction Technology

A person's brain, lit up, with connection points

By Jeané Blunt. Using technology to predict the future sounds like something straight out of a movie, possibly starring Tom Cruise. In reality, the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-campus organization that leverages…
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Highlights from the 2020 Fall Technology Innovation Forum

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Student Medical Records at UC San Diego Make Epic Change and a California First

UC San Diego Student Health and Well-Being offers campus-based health services to enrolled students with an annual volume of approximately 85,000 visits. Photo credit: UC San Diego Publications

By J. Jeffery Reeves, Stacie San Miguel, Reina Juarez, Joseph Behymer, Kevin M. Ramotar, and Patricia Maysent. Across the nation, top universities offer comprehensive health services to more than 20 million students in the form of primary, urgent and mental…
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Back by Popular Demand: UC IT Town Hall with Eugene Whitlock

Eugene Whitlock, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources / Chief Human Resources Officer at UC Berkeley.

Join UC Berkeley Chief People & Culture Officer and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources Eugene Whitlock on Tuesday, February 2. He will continue the conversation from the October 19 town hall about “Cultivating Inclusion and Belonging During a…
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CloudLabs: How UC San Diego Deployed Remote Computer Labs in Record Time

Geisel Library at UC San Diego, Top photo credit: Geisel Library, Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

By Valerie E. Polichar. When COVID-19 caused a pivot to remote instruction with little notice, students lost access to on-campus computer labs where they could use licensed software to complete coursework. UC San Diego’s educational technology teams sprang into action….
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UCLA Launches Major Mental Health Study to Discover Insights About Depression

An Apple Watch

By Bill Kisliuk. While the capability to diagnose cancer and heart problems has advanced by giant steps in recent years, methods to detect depression have stubbornly stayed the same for more than a century: Observe patients, and ask them how…
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