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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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Back by Popular Demand: UC IT Town Hall with Eugene Whitlock

Eugene Whitlock, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources / Chief Human Resources Officer at UC Berkeley.

Join UC Berkeley Chief People & Culture Officer and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources Eugene Whitlock on Tuesday, February 2. He will continue the conversation from the October 19 town hall about “Cultivating Inclusion and Belonging During a…
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UC Women in Tech Session: Mentorship and Sponsorship

Jenn Stringer, Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and Chief Information Officer for the University of California, Berkeley

Don’t miss the annual UC Women in Technology Committee’s featured session, during the final Virtual UC Tech, on Tuesday, January 26, at 3:30 pm.

Jenn Stringer, Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and Chief Information Officer at UC Berkeley, will…
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Watch the UC IT Town Hall Online

UC IT Town Hall, October 2020

The UC IT Town Hall was held October 19, 2020. Over 400 attendees joined remotely from around the UC system.

Mark Cianca, Interim UC CIO, opened the session to welcome attendees. Eugene Whitlock, UC Berkeley chief people and culture…
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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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