Tags University of California

U. California system expands COVID-19 exposure app to more campuses

by Jake Williams • 11 months ago

The app, which tracks users’ exposure to coronavirus, was piloted at two campuses and will expand to five more in the University of California system.

UC Berkeley builds pop-up wastewater lab to aid local public health agencies in COVID-19 response

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

A new temporary testing lab is assisting 11 communities around the San Francisco Bay Area detect the presence of COVID-19, providing health agencies with additional data.

With online SAT on hold, universities drop test requirements

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

The College Board has halted putting the SAT online during the pandemic. Now universities are dropping their standardized testing requirement on applications.

UCLA launches COVID-19 website in more than 40 languages

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

As many minority communities go overlooked during the public health crisis, UCLA delivers health information and resources to the public in dozens of languages, including American Sign Language.

University of California president says she'll step down next year

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Janet Napolitano, who has spent ten years leading the 10-campus university system, announced she'll resign next August.

UC Irvine creates 'information technology and data' role

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Tom Andriola, the chief information officer for the UC system, will head to Irvine to head a new strategic technology leadership position in October.

edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.

What does GDPR mean for U.S. education?

by Patience Wait • 3 years ago

Experts from K-12 and higher ed say the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation could help improve privacy standards for U.S students.

UCSD aims to revolutionize student success with new data-rich platform

by Richard W. Walker • 4 years ago

The Student Activity Hub, debuting at UCSD and the University of Kentucky, provides a “360-degree" view of student behavior and performance.