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Don’t Miss the UC Tech Special Sessions

UC Tech 2021: Envisioning the Future of IT

So many interesting UC Tech 2021 sessions have been scheduled, it could be easy to overlook some of the special events. If you’ve registered for the conference, be sure to create your own schedule and add these special presentations….
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Initiative Aims to Accelerate Equity in Computing and Technology Fields

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By Josh McDonald. The UCLA School of Education and Information Studies has launched Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology, an important research initiative to diversify computing…
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Team of UCLA Health Women Led the Rapid Shift to Telehealth

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By Lindsay Brooker. When the pandemic took the medical community by surprise in early 2020, the UCLA Health system quickly pivoted to moving as many patients as possible into virtual settings. Almost overnight, many primary care check-ins, surgical follow-ups, and…
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Bringing Hands-on STEM Learning Home for the Pandemic

Among the UCLA graduate students who have led online workshops (top row): Jesus Iniguez, Liv Heidenreich and Musibau Francis Jimoh; and (bottom row): Shreya Patel, Cheylene Tanimoto and Ashley Jiwon Shin.

By Wayne Lewis. For 16 years, the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA has presented educational events for K–12 students and professional development workshops for teachers. The programs, meant to excite young people about nanoscience — a field that explores phenomena that happen…
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The Future Is Now: UC Institute for Prediction Technology

A person's brain, lit up, with connection points

By Jeané Blunt. Using technology to predict the future sounds like something straight out of a movie, possibly starring Tom Cruise. In reality, the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-campus organization that leverages…
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UCLA Launches Major Mental Health Study to Discover Insights About Depression

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By Bill Kisliuk. While the capability to diagnose cancer and heart problems has advanced by giant steps in recent years, methods to detect depression have stubbornly stayed the same for more than a century: Observe patients, and ask them how…
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