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TritonEd Online Courses Now Auto-Created for Instructors

Posted: 1/31/2017

In an effort to improve the online course creation experience for faculty, staff and students, the Educational Technology Services team (EdTech) is excited to announce that all UC San Diego courses will now be created in TritonEd on behalf of instructors in advance of each quarter. Beginning Spring Quarter 2017, TritonEd sites will be created by...

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Category: Announcements, News

Planned Wi-Fi Downtime

Posted: 12/19/2016

Wireless network update: rescheduled for Tuesday, December 27 In an effort to provide maximum efficiency for wireless internet access, Information Technology Services will be updating our wireless network configuration in multiple buildings across the La Jolla campus. Wireless networks will be interrupted in designated buildings on Tuesday,...

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Category: Alerts

Cybersecurity and You: Identity Theft

Posted: 6/6/2016

UC is a target. Cyber bad actors target our university for many reasons. They steal paychecks, credit cards, identities, medical records and research. They encrypt files hoping to get a ransom paid. They gather human intelligence. Regardless of the type of threat, the public and UC community trust our policies and procedures to protect their...

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Category: Announcements

now@ucsandiego Mobile App Released

Posted: 6/6/2016

now@ucsandiego is a new location-based iOS mobile app that connects you to campus information such as real-time shuttles, news, events and weather. The app was designed using a system of "cards," where a card is a container for a specific kind of information or functionality. This allows for easy creation of new cards that can...

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Category: News, Announcements

Time Warner Cable Digital Conversion

Posted: 6/4/2016

Upcoming changes June 12, 2016, 4 a.m. - Time Warner Cable (TWC) will be upgrading its cable TV signal from analog to digital. Impacts IT Services customers using cable TV services will need televisions that have internal digital QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) tuners. Most HD or digital TVs sold after 2006 have QAM...

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Category: News, Announcements

A Talk with Vince Kellen, CIO

Posted: 5/24/2016

IT Services recently talked with Vince Kellen, the new Chief Information Officer for UC San Diego Information Technology Services, about his background, organizational philosophy and interests. ITS: Tell us about your background. What experiences led you to becoming UC San Diego’s new Chief Information Officer? VK: In the last 13...

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Category: Interviews, CIO

SPARCM

Posted: 4/1/2016

The Sponsored Projects Accounts Receivable and Cash Management System (SPARCM) is a “one-stop” for all of the university’s post-award financial activities and non-student accounts receivable. Developed by the Research Administration Team won a 2015 Sautter Golden Award. It’s now also used by UCLA and UC...

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Category: News

Time-to-Degree Project Receives National Recognition

Posted: 4/1/2016

The UC San Diego Time-to-Degree Early Warning System uses millions of data points to look for signs that a student may be struggling academically. The system was built as a collaborative effort between Jonathan Whitman, director of IT for the EVC office/colleges, and Robert Musial from the IT Services Business Intelligence & Analytics...

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Category: News