Tag Archive: UC Santa Barbara

A Sense of Belonging

Graduate STEM students in a UCSB Lab

By Shelly Leachman. Aiming to fortify and grow the STEM talent pipeline at Hispanic-serving institutions, UC Santa Barbara has embarked on a collaborative grant project funded by the National Science Foundation.

The NSF INCLUDES Planning Grant was awarded to the…
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DevOps Practices Improve Efficiency at UCSB Student Affairs IT

By Lindsey Terra. In recent years, university IT organizations have focused on automating the complex, multi-step processes that create sticking points and slow down the deployment of improvements for software users.

UC Santa Barbara Student Information Systems & Technology (SIS&T)…
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Register: UCSB Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, June 1-3

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Don’t miss the 2021 Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, hosted by UC Santa Barbara, June 1-3, 2021. This virtual event will examine state-of-the-art AI in healthcare, as well as ways that AI can be used/misused in this setting.

This…
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Inaugural UCSB IT Internship Provides Undergraduates with Hands-On Experience

By Lindsey Terra. As workforce demand increases for graduates with information technology skills, UCSB IT kicked off its newly implemented annual internship program in June 2020. With the end of year one approaching, the interns reflected on the practical skills gained…
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Starlight: Digital Exhibit Software Connecting Two Campuses

A laptop open to the surfliner website, on an Amtrak train, the Pacific Ocean is outside the window.

By Jessica Hilt. If you’ve ever perused a display of photographs or manuscripts, or immersed yourself in a historical timeline on the walls of a library, you know that exhibits are an integral part of showcasing a library’s collection, inspiring…
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Collaboration, Empowerment and Learning

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By Kaitlin Breitag. What began as a solution for digital transformation has morphed into a program that empowers campus departments to learn and collaborate to achieve process improvement.

Led by the College of Letters and Science Information Technology (LSIT) Process…
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Election Season Cyber Threats

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By Kip Bates and Sam Horowitz. Another academic year is here, and classes are well underway. Among the other things you’ve probably noticed is that there’s an election happening. Hidden among the cacophony of news and disinformation is a persistent…
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Mine-crafting that Campus Feeling

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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

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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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