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March 28, 2023

Please join us in congratulating Jake Harwood on his promotion to Senior Information Security Manager. In this new role, Jake will have direct oversight of the Security Operations, Security Assessment, and Security Development teams. Jake will continue to report to me in this new role.

While we work to backfill the Security Operations Manager role that Jake is leaving, John Ives has graciously agreed to step in as Interim Manager.

March 23, 2023

To our campus community, We are writing to remind you that, per UC policy, all email communications regarding university business, including those of faculty, staff, and student employees, must be performed exclusively through the use of an email address.

Dear Colleagues

Following formal campus review and revision, we are pleased to announce that the updated Departmental Security Contact Policy has been ratified effective Dec. 1, 2022. 

March 22, 2023

Berkeley News

It passed the bar exam, first with a mediocre score and then with a ranking among the top tier of newly minted lawyers. It scored better than 90% of SAT takers. It nearly aced the verbal section of the GRE — though it has room for improvement with AP Composition. 

March 21, 2023

Jeané Blunt, IT Communications Specialist

March 20, 2023

We want to alert students to be aware of emails they may receive about internship or employment opportunities. Phishing scams are on the rise and may come in via email, text, and phone calls. Your best line of defense is to not click on links within an email that you are at all suspicious of and never fill out any forms that you receive via email that ask for personal or financial information. Here are a few more tips to keep your information safe:

March 16, 2023

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are proud to showcase the outstanding contributions of women in IT across the UC system. The UC Women in Technology (UC WIT) representatives and their teams from every UC location nominated a woman for recognition. 

March 14, 2023

UC Berkeley Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

When Joyce Shen began teaching data science at UC Berkeley nearly a decade ago, she noticed a problem she’d also seen in industry. There were barely any women.

The nascent data science field that would forever change how we live was being primarily developed by men, creating products that would shape society for decades. Today, due to intensive Berkeley recruitment efforts, she has seen the numbers in her classes change.

March 10, 2023

Berkeley News

Since its launch last November, the artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT has been an international sensation, with people using the platform to do everything from writing essays, computer code, poems and research proposals to planning vacations, flirting with Tinder matches and creating malware

March 7, 2023

Each March, we come together to celebrate all those who experience life through the lens of a woman in body, spirit, identity — past, present, future, and fluid — during Women’s History and Empowerment Month. 

February 28, 2023

Link: University of California, Office of the President

On Feb. 24, UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., held his first-ever systemwide UC Town Hall for all UC staff.

In conversation with Priya Lakireddy and Jo Mackness — staff advisor and staff advisor-designate to the UC Regents — President Drake answered questions from UC staff. 

February 27, 2023

UC Berkeley School of Information

Professor Deirdre K. Mulligan has been tapped to join the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) as Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer for Policy.

February 24, 2023

To our campus community,

We are pleased to announce that the Mac Berkeley Desktop environment has been successfully upgraded to macOS Ventura.

What's new for the Mac Berkeley Desktop with Ventura?

  • New and improved Self Service Offer to upgrade your Mac to Ventura is now available in the Self Service portal. You can find Self Service Offers by going to “/Applications/Self” on a Mac Berkeley Desktop device.

UC IT Blog

Calling all UC staff: Are you ready to “Build, Unbuild, Rebuild” your way to a more streamlined and engaging workplace? Join Process Palooza on March 28-29 at UC San Diego. It’s a unique event teaching the processes that foster positive change and operational excellence across UC.

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