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Putting Youth on the Map

August 14, 2017

California needs its youth to thrive. But how do we know if they are?

Researchers, advocates and organizers who want to foster healthy families and communities in the Golden State require accurate, compelling and actionable data about the condition of youth. A collaborative interactive data website that originated at UC Davis, called Putting Youth on the Map, helps meet that need.

Attention, faculty: Learn about UC Davis Canvas at ‘boot camp’ Sept. 13-14

September 02, 2016

Faculty can get a helpful introduction to UC Davis Canvas during a special “Canvas boot camp” in 75 Hutchison Sept. 13-14.

The sessions are intended for instructors who will teach with the new learning management system (LMS) this fall, although all UC Davis faculty are welcome. There’s no cost to attend.

For both new and advanced users

The program includes three, repeated half-day sessions on the basics, plus one session on advanced uses of Canvas.

2017 Information Security Symposium sets dates, seeks volunteers

August 19, 2016

Organizers of the next UC Davis Information Security Symposium have announced the dates: June 20-21, 2017. Now they’re looking for volunteers to help plan the conference.

This every-other-year event, which usually sells out, presents two days of lectures, labs and discussions on topics involving privacy, information, computer and network security. It attracted more than 300 technical professionals and administrative managers from all over the University of California in 2015, and is adding capacity for 2017.

UC Davis Canvas login sequence will change starting Aug. 19

August 17, 2016

Starting Friday, Aug. 19, you will log in to UC Davis Canvas a little differently than you have so far.

When you log in, you will now land on an intermediate page that asks if you’re signing in as an affiliate of UC Davis, or as a guest (see screen shot). Choose your answer, enter your credentials, and then you can proceed to use UC Davis Canvas.