Tag Archive: UC Santa Barbara

Empowering Women in Information Technology: The UCSB Women in Technology Initiative

Women in Technology Group at UCSB

By Lisa Klock.  In February 2017, several women and I launched the UC Santa Barbara Women in Technology (WIT) initiative, to promote women’s leadership, success, and economic advancement – in short, to empower women working in technology.

Influenced by the…
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Where’s the Bear? Automatic Image Classification for Wildlife Research

By Rich Wolski, Computer Science Professor, UC Santa Barbara.  At the Sedgwick Reserve in Santa Barbara County, hundreds of thousands of animal photos are generated each month by remote, motion-detection camera traps. These images are used continuously to determine species…
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UC Scientists and Programmers Fight to Save Climate Data

By Alexa Rivetti, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP.  On a rainy LA afternoon, over 60 faculty, staff and students from UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and CalTech came together to preserve some of the nation’s climate change data that…
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Spotlight: Sam Horowitz – Cryptography Enthusiast and CISO at UCSB

By Audrie Ramirez, information security intern, UCOP. Sam Horowitz’s passion for information technology developed in his early teens. His father taught data processing and he found himself picking up books to learn more. A Texas native, he earned an undergraduate…
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Four UC Campuses to Present at HighEdWeb West Conference

Posted by Karen Fisher, Student Affairs Technology Services, UCSD. IT staff from four UC campuses have been selected to present at the HighEdWeb West regional conference in Riverside on Friday, June 10.

IT Spotlight: UCSB’s Joe Sabado – Managing Student Affairs within IT

Posted by Susan Shen, UCB Student Intern, UCOP. Taking your first steps onto university grounds is a momentous occasion, but for college students who come from difficult backgrounds, this excitement might be coupled with apprehension. Luckily, if they attend UCSB,…
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