Tag Archive: UC Los Angeles

Data Privacy Day: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

University of California, The Social Dilemma, Screening and Panel Discussion in Recognition of Data Privacy Day

We tweet, we like, and we share — but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? In the documentary film, The Social Dilemma, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing…
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Register: Technology for a Sustainable Future Conference, Dec. 8

Technology for a Sustainable Future

Register to attend the Technology for a Sustainable Future Conference on Wednesday, December 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This virtual event is hosted by Bruintech and will focus on the intersection of environmental sustainability and technology….
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UCLA MetaMap: Putting Accessibility on the Map

A student in a wheelchair and a blind student walking on a college campus

By Heather Chou, Sean Woodward, and Carolanne Link. If you’ve had the pleasure of getting to the UCLA campus this year, you may have taken note of just how difficult it can be to navigate. Even beyond the regular confusion…
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Advancing Lab Safety Towards Excellence

A woman working in a lab. Photo: UCI Research Safety Services

When Research Safety Services at UC Irvine evaluated their safety program, several gaps were found in lab safety which were hindering their safety goals. The database for lab inspections and findings was outdated with low tech reporting capabilities, and pulling…
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SiteFarm: A UC Collaboration for Drupal Web Publishing

UC Tech 2019 Sautter Awards presentation. Mayra Solano, 3rd from left; Kristen Lineberger, 5th from left; and Shawn DeArmond (UCD), center, holding plaque.

By Val Trullinger. Awards tend to be given at the end of major projects—if you’re lucky. Your team spends months, if not years, of blood, sweat, and tears; and sends their product out to the world, hoping it does well….
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Don’t Miss the UC Tech Special Sessions

UC Tech 2021: Envisioning the Future of IT

So many interesting UC Tech 2021 sessions have been scheduled, it could be easy to overlook some of the special events. If you’ve registered for the conference, be sure to create your own schedule and add these special presentations….
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Initiative Aims to Accelerate Equity in Computing and Technology Fields

A building on UCLA's campus

By Josh McDonald. The UCLA School of Education and Information Studies has launched Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology, an important research initiative to diversify computing…
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Team of UCLA Health Women Led the Rapid Shift to Telehealth

A nurse helps an elderly patient read a tablet in the hospital

By Lindsay Brooker. When the pandemic took the medical community by surprise in early 2020, the UCLA Health system quickly pivoted to moving as many patients as possible into virtual settings. Almost overnight, many primary care check-ins, surgical follow-ups, and…
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