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February 24, 2023

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.

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.

February 22, 2023

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February 13, 2023

February 8, 2023

Berkeley Computing, Data Science & Technology

Academia has a diversity problem, especially in STEM. There is a dearth of scientists who identify as Black, Hispanic or who are members of marginalized communities in STEM-related faculty roles at colleges and universities, studies show

February 6, 2023

January 26, 2023

UC Tech, resilient, rising, reinspired, UC Tech 2023

Dear UC Colleagues,

Planning is well underway for UC Tech 2023: Resilient, Rising & Reinspired, happening July 17-19 on the UC Berkeley campus. We are excited to announce that proposals for session presentations are now being accepted!

January 19, 2023

UC IT Blog

The University of California User Experience (UCUX) Usability Workshop is an annual event held for members of the UC community from its respective locations. It focuses on user experience (UX) research and design, which help make digital services easier to use.

January 13, 2023

January 12, 2023

To our campus community,

We are pleased to announce the launch of new wireless networks that will be available this spring semester: Berkeley-IoT (Internet of Things) and Berkeley-Visitor. Both of these new Wi-Fi options will help make our community user experience more secure and reliable as well as provide new features. Berkeley-IoT and Berkeley-Visitor will not disrupt your current Wi-Fi experience; eduroam and CalVisitor will continue to be available. 

December 14, 2022

To our campus community,

Apple released updates to their software yesterday that resolve the issues that have been impacting Wi-Fi connectivity on their devices. Our network team has worked to confirm the updates rectified the problems that have been reported. 

December 9, 2022

Updated Dec. 13, 2022: Apple has informed Berkeley IT that the software updates that were needed to rectify the issues their devices were having with Wi-Fi have been released and that this should resolve the previous connectivity problems. Our network team is working to confirm this information. If you use Apple devices (e.g.

December 1, 2022

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Service owners: Please communicate directly with your customers about reduced IT support during the fall and winter holiday/curtailment periods.

To our One IT community,

November 30, 2022

November 29, 2022

UC IT Blog

By Andrea McColl and Esther Silver. To the uninformed, it might seem that the goals of digital accessibility and cybersecurity would be rivals.  After all, isn’t accessibility about making it easier for people to come in, and cybersecurity about keeping people (or at least bad actors) out? 

November 28, 2022

Dear One IT Colleagues, 

Tomorrow, Nov. 29th, is “Giving Tuesday.” Giving Tuesday is a global movement focused on community and doing something good for others, such as volunteering, donating to charity, or lifting each other’s spirits during a time of year that is more difficult for some.

November 10, 2022

Tesla founder Elon Musk took over Twitter last month and installed himself as its chief executive officer. Then he laid off half the social media platform’s workforce.

November 8, 2022

Advances in brain-computer interfaces may soon make communication easier for those who have lost the ability to speak.

November 1, 2022


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