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UC San Diego Updates edX Platform to Improve Online Learning Experience

People working on computers at the Hub at UCSD

By Mark Hersberger.

The University of California San Diego was collecting test scores and other learning metrics from 3.4 million students engaged in its offering of 90 massive, open, online courses (MOOCs). However, due to incompatibilities between the data format…
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UCSD IT Services Leading the Way with Collaborative, Flexible Work Environment

the redesigned IT Services works space at UC San Diego

When describing the ideal work environment, Vince Kellen, UC San Diego’s chief information officer, likes to use a sports illustration. He recounts the time when he sat next to an NHL recruiter at one of his son’s youth…
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It’s Finals and I Need a Computer! UCSD Library Finds Innovation through Imperfect Iteration

students viewing a chart that lists available computers in the UCSD Geisel Library

By Jessica Hilt.

The Geisel Library is one of the busiest places on the UC San Diego campus, especially during finals week. Students pack the tables, group study rooms, and couches. But the space isn’t the only reason. It’s also…
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University of California and Los Alamos National Laboratory Researchers Receive $3.6M to Secure Smart Campuses

Silas Richelson, Michalis Faloutsos, and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh

A consortium consisting of UC Riverside, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara, together with Los Alamos National Laboratory, was awarded $3.6 million for a three-year project, “Securing smart campuses: a holistic multi-layer approach,” through the 2018 UC Laboratory…
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Five UCs Benefit from UCSFs Clinical Trials Website

screenshot of UCSF clinical trials website

by Leslie Yuan and Anirvan Chatterjee 

 UCSF launched its new Clinical Trials website in late 2016 (see blog article). Developed by the Research Technology team in the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the site makes it easy for UCSF patients, doctors, and researchers to find, learn about, and engage…
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