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UCI Supports Students with Free Technological Resources

By Leanne Ozaki. As UCI transitioned to a fully remote learning environment, many students found themselves unable to access essential course materials due to their reliance on on-campus resources. Without personal desktops, laptops, or reliable internet connections, students faced difficulties…
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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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Facilitating Teaching and Learning in a COVID-19 Environment

A coffee mug sitting next to a laptop, during a Zoom meeting

By Katie Chappell. Transitioning thousands of courses to a virtual format is no small task, and just as other institutions of higher education around the world, the faculty of UCI faced the enormous task with just a few days to…
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Capstone Project Supports Student Affairs and Student Success

A map showing the location of the UCI Student Center & Event Services

By Katie Chappell. Getting hands-on project experience is critical for most students in any field. At UC Irvine, in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science, all ICS majors are required to take a capstone course so they…
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UCI’s Remote Work Is Powered by Electronic Document Workflows

By Lyle Wiedeman. Individually, the DocuSign and FileNet tools help UC Irvine manage electronic files. Together, they guide the powerful workflow of millions of documents with speed, precision access, and audit trails.

DocuSign is an electronic signature application that…
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Where’d You Go, Tom Andriola? Interview with UCI VC for Information, Technology & Data

Tom Andriola, vice chancellor of Information, Technology & Data at UC Irvine

Tom Andriola became vice chancellor of Information, Technology & Data at UC Irvine in September 2019. Most recently, he spent six years as UC system CIO at the UC Office of the President. In that role, he focused on building and connecting a universitywide community of IT professionals. Below he describes the transition to campus…
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Advancing Accessible Technologies for All

Researchers working on wayfinding technology for older adults and individuals with vision impairments (from left): Ph.D. student Emory Edwards, M.S. student Maya Gupta, Professor Stacy Branham and undergraduate Hipolito Ruiz.

By Shani Murray. Informatics researchers are currently leading two accessible technology projects: one targeting children with neuro-developmental disorders, and the other targeting older adults and people with vision impairments through a partnership with Toyota.

Two current projects led by researchers…
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Save the Date – May 5 UC IT Town Hall

The UCTech 2019 Opening Night Reception, held at UC Santa Barbara

Join the May 5, 2020, UC IT Town Hall with Michael Dennin, professor of Physics and Astronomy at UC Irvine. He will discuss how UCI is leveraging data systems and data analytics in the space of student success. His particular…
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UCI TechnoExpo Showcases Tech Tools and Teams

Attendees of UCI's TechnoExpo

By Katie Chappell. Nearly 700 UC Irvine employees attended TechnoExpo last fall to learn about UCI’s technology tools, services, and teams. Hosted by UCI’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), TechnoExpo is a day-long outreach event with 40 booths staffed by…
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UC Irvine, UC Riverside Scientists Identify a New World for Hackers

(From left) Mohammad Al Faruque, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Arnav Malawade, a graduate student in Al Faruque’s lab; John Chaput, professor of pharmaceutical sciences; and Sina Faezi, also a graduate student in Al Faruque’s lab.

By Brian Bell. During the DNA synthesis process in a laboratory, recordings can be made of the subtle, telltale noises made by synthesis machines. And those captured sounds can be used to reverse-engineer valuable, custom-designed genetic materials used in pharmaceuticals,…
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