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To Help Diversify STEM Faculty, Berkeley-led Model Goes National

Two people looking at a whiteboard, talking

By Gretchen Kell. If underrepresented groups make up 30% of the increasingly diverse U.S. population, why do they represent less than 5% of the faculty nationwide, less than 6% of postdoctoral scholars and only about 10% of Ph.D. students in…
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A Building Density Dashboard: How UCB Does COVID-19 Space Planning

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

By Rita Rosenthal. UC Berkeley teamed up with Google to launch a building density dashboard that assists space planners with developing and monitoring space usage during the pandemic. Prior to the dashboard, the task of tracking density and space usage…
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Save the Date: May 5 Campus Usability Workshop

UC Berkeley, User Centered Design

Don’t miss the Campus Usability Workshop, hosted by UC Berkeley’s User-Centered Design group, on May 5 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

This event features a usability assessment of Berkeley campus projects and a presentation about design systems from guest developers…
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Neuroscientists Tap Gamers to Learn How People Problem-Solve

The game app Hexxed

By Robert Sanders. Fans of Candy Crush Saga, Flow Free or Minesweeper should check out a challenging new mobile game app, hexxed, that will stretch your brain as it helps brain researchers understand human strategic thinking and perhaps improve the reasoning…
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Holistic Research Support at UC Berkeley: a Library and Research IT collaboration

Research IT consultants at UC Berkeley

Anna Sackmann co-authored this post with Amy Neeser. Libraries have historically served as a hub for access to technology by providing publicly available computers with access to the Internet and workshops on technology topics. Academic libraries Research IT commonly house their…
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Don’t Miss the Women in Data Science Conference: March 8 – 12

Student volunteers and attendees at WiDS Berkeley Conference 2020.

By Emily Lopez and Amy Neeser. This year, faced with the challenge of social distancing, Women in Data Science (WiDS) has reimagined its traditional conference and announced an inaugural 24-hour global event on March 8, International Women’s Day. This worldwide event will feature women researchers from around the world who will present…
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UCB Junior Describes Her Cisco Summer Internship

UC Berkeley junior Natasha Batra, double majoring in data science and cognitive science

Edited by Yvonne Tevis. UC Berkeley junior Natasha Batra, double majoring in data science and cognitive science, talks about her summer as a Cisco student intern, June 8 – August 28, 2020. 

Tell me a bit about yourself.  

I started out as a…
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Highlights from the 2020 Fall Technology Innovation Forum

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