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NSF award will support project to promote reproducibility in computer science

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With the support of a three-year, $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Carlos Maltzahn and the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS) will participate in collaborative…
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Welcoming UC Santa Cruz’s new Vice Chancellor for Information Technology

Aisha Jackson

UC Santa Cruz welcomed their new Vice Chancellor of Information Technology, Aisha Jackson, on Aug. 1, 2022.  Jackson makes a great addition to the UCSC campus community. She is a thoughtful, collaborative leader who believes in empowering staff, and she…
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New responsible data sharing technique will enable better understanding of disease-causing genetic variants

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By Emily Cerf. Scientists may better understand and test for the genetic variations that cause cancer and other heritable diseases through the application of a novel strategy for securely sharing and analyzing genomic data developed at the UC Santa Cruz…
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Superheroes, spaceships, and social wearables: An immersive, social STEM camp for middle school girls sparks interest, builds confidence in STEM

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By Melissa Weckerle. Live action role play (LARP) combined with social wearable technology, materials worn on the body that are computationally coded and can support social interactions, provides an impactful social activity for young girls and engages them in…
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New Google-funded research project applies computer science to aid bird conservation

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By Emily Cerf & Allison Arteaga Soergel. Luca de Alfaro, professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has always harbored a hidden love for biology. During the pandemic, this passion far outside his professional area of study evolved as he became…
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Register: April 28 Workshop, Protect Your Information on Social Media

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Take control of your security and privacy on social media! Learn tips and tricks to locking down your social media accounts by attending this free workshop with Diana Freed, researcher and PhD candidate at Cornell University; Julio Poveda, PhD student…
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UC Tech Assembly: Black Leaders Panel Recording

UC Tech Assembly, Black Leaders Panel. February 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Photos: L-R: Van Williams, Carmen Robinson, Al Covington, and Charron Andrus

Watch the UC Tech Assembly: Black Leaders Panel, which took place on Monday, February 28. The discussion featured Black members of our UC Tech community from various levels of leadership. Topics ranged from personal stories to allyship advice, to…
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UC Tech Assembly: Black Leaders Panel, Feb. 28

UC Tech Assembly, Black Leaders Panel. February 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Photos: L-R: Van Williams, Carmen Robinson, Al Covington, and Charron Andrus

Register for the UC Tech Assembly: Black Leaders Panel: Monday, February 28 11:00 a.m. – noon Register now This panel launches UC Tech Assembly series, which is expanding the former town hall series to better amplify the voices of…
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Virtual Reality Warps Your Sense of Time, Research Shows

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By Allison Arteaga Soergel. Grayson Mullen was playing a virtual reality game at a friend’s house when, suddenly, he noticed that something very strange was happening. “I stopped playing the game, and I realized that I had no idea how…
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Register: UCSC Digital Equity Webinar, Dec. 1

UC Santa Cruz, A Webinar on Digital Equity, December 2, 12 - 1 p.m.

Register for the UCSC Digital Equity Webinar, happening December 2, at noon. This virtual event is a panel discussion with Jacob Martinez, UCSC Alumnus and Founder and Executive Director of Digital NEST, Brian Hall, UCSC Chief Information Security Officer, and…
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