Tag Archive: UCLA

OPT – Free UCLA Classroom Polling Tool for Campus Courses

By Adeney Zo, IT Communications Analyst, Office of Information Technology, UCLA.  UCLA’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has released OPT (Online Polling Tool), a web-based classroom polling tool that’s accessible through computers and mobile devices, and…
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UC Scientists and Programmers Fight to Save Climate Data

By Alexa Rivetti, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP.  On a rainy LA afternoon, over 60 faculty, staff and students from UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and CalTech came together to preserve some of the nation’s climate change data that…
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Spotlight: Ann Chang – Proud Bruin and Information Security Expert at UCLA Health

By Audrie Ramirez, Information Security Intern, UCOP.  Ann Chang, chief compliance security officer for UCLA Health Sciences, began working with computers at UCLA while completing her undergraduate degree in mathematics. The School of Medicine owned a mini computer that no…
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Mobility & Modern Web Conference Returns to UCLA, Sept. 14 – 16

Posted by Barbara Woltag, Communications Project Manager, UCLA Office of Information Technology. Registration for the UCLA Office of Information Technology’s  sixth annual Mobility & Modern Web Conference (MMWCon) is now open. MMWCON, a unique mobile technology event centered…
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Spotlight: UCLA’s Czarina Ofalla Improves the Patient Experience with Technology

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. When Czarina Ofalla was studying biochemistry as an undergrad at UCLA, she had no idea she would end up working in electronic medical records. A part-time job as a pharmacy technician showed…
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Spotlight: UCLA’s Kent Wada – Champion of Privacy

Posted by Yvonne Tevis, ITS Chief of Staff, UCOP. UCLA’s chief privacy officer, Kent Wada, received the Privacy Leadership in Education Award this fall from the California Information Security Office (COIS).

This was the first COIS award for privacy;…
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