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With a Hop, a Skip and a Jump, High-Flying Robot Leaps Over Obstacles With Ease

Since first unveiling Salto in 2016, UC Berkeley researchers have upgraded the robot with a host of new abilities. Now, it can navigate an obstacle course with ease and go on walks through Berkeley’s campus.

By Kara Manke. Topping out at less than a foot, Salto the robot looks like a Star Wars imperial walker in miniature. But don’t be fooled by its size — this little robot has a mighty spring in its step….
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A Home for Hands-on Student Innovation: UC Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute

b.Print’s at home 3D braille printer. Photo by Gibson Chu, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation.

By Chasiri Sherron. “We knew that we wanted to focus our efforts on a project that could actually be used to benefit others,” UC Berkeley student Joshua Ott said. He and his teammates Matthew Drake, Tony Kim, and Andrew Ansell…
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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…
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Learning to Learn

BRETT, the Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks.

When children play with toys, they learn about the world around them — and today’s robots aren’t all that different. At UC Berkeley’s Robot Learning Lab, groups of robots are working to master the same kinds of tasks that kids…
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UC IT in the News

"Beyond the Valley" book cover, screen reader error, kids looking at phones (three photos)

By Jeané Blunt. For over 150 years, UC has expanded the horizons of what we know about ourselves and our world. The University’s prestige is based in large part on the exceptional research conducted by UC researchers in every discipline.

Here…
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Street Story – A Platform for Community Engagement

A couple walking, a bicyclist and a car sharing the road. (UC Berkeley graphic by Hulda Nelson)

By Kara Manke. As programs manager for Bike Bakersfield, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy coalition in Southern California, Asha Chandy hears scary stories all the time about bike collisions and near misses.

“One guy told me that he was almost sideswiped…
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Don’t Miss the April 15 UC Cyber Security Summit at UC Berkeley

UC Cyber Security Summit banner

Save the date for the ninth biannual UC Cyber Security Summit, which will be held at UC Berkeley on April 15, 2020.

The summit is UC’s semiannual meeting that brings together people from across the university to discuss and…
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UCB Team Honored as PeopleSoft Innovators

 Pictured from left: Members of the SIS eForms team Chara Bui; Deepthika Nallaparaju; Jane Valentine; Rahul Shrivastava; Paco Aubrejuan, SVP, Oracle Application; and Ross Stivison.

By Rita Rosenthal. Dedication to making the student experience on campus easier to navigate is at the core of the work done by the creative and innovative people who support our Student Information Systems (SIS). The SIS team is…
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