Tag Archive: UC Irvine

What I’ve Learned About Parenting and Working during COVID

Katie Chappell and her family

By Katie Chappell. I recently celebrated one year with the University of California – I’ve now worked for UC Irvine remotely and during a pandemic longer than I have on campus in normal circumstances. I am doing this while co-parenting…
Read more about What I’ve Learned About Parenting and Working during COVID

“Advance, Inspire, Empower, Act:” UCI Forms Women in Technology Organization

By Yvonne Tevis. A new diversity affinity group at UC Irvine was announced in August – Women in Technology at UCI (WiT UCI).  

Shohreh Bozorgmehri, founder and inaugural chair, said the group aims to connect, inspire, and empower women working, researching, and teaching in…
Read more about “Advance, Inspire, Empower, Act:” UCI Forms Women in Technology Organization

UCI Supports Students with Free Technological Resources

By Leanne Ozaki. As UCI transitioned to a fully remote learning environment, many students found themselves unable to access essential course materials due to their reliance on on-campus resources. Without personal desktops, laptops, or reliable internet connections, students faced difficulties…
Read more about UCI Supports Students with Free Technological Resources

Register to Attend the UCI Women in Tech Panel

Women in Tech Virtual Panel: New Environments, New Opportunities

Event: Altered Environments, New Opportunities
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Register now for the inaugural event of UCI Women in Tech, Altered Environments, New Opportunities. The panel will feature UC IT leaders…
Read more about Register to Attend the UCI Women in Tech Panel

Facilitating Teaching and Learning in a COVID-19 Environment

A coffee mug sitting next to a laptop, during a Zoom meeting

By Katie Chappell. Transitioning thousands of courses to a virtual format is no small task, and just as other institutions of higher education around the world, the faculty of UCI faced the enormous task with just a few days to…
Read more about Facilitating Teaching and Learning in a COVID-19 Environment

Capstone Project Supports Student Affairs and Student Success

A map showing the location of the UCI Student Center & Event Services

By Katie Chappell. Getting hands-on project experience is critical for most students in any field. At UC Irvine, in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science, all ICS majors are required to take a capstone course so they…
Read more about Capstone Project Supports Student Affairs and Student Success

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…
Read more about UCI’s Remote Work Is Powered by Electronic Document Workflows

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…
Read more about Where’d You Go, Tom Andriola? Interview with UCI VC for Information, Technology & Data

Advancing Accessible Technologies for All

Researchers working on wayfinding technology for older adults and individuals with vision impairments (from left): Ph.D. student Emory Edwards, M.S. student Maya Gupta, Professor Stacy Branham and undergraduate Hipolito Ruiz.

By Shani Murray. Informatics researchers are currently leading two accessible technology projects: one targeting children with neuro-developmental disorders, and the other targeting older adults and people with vision impairments through a partnership with Toyota.

Two current projects led by researchers…
Read more about Advancing Accessible Technologies for All