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Friday Five for September 15, 2023

This Week's Stories:

1. Vote for BruinTech Vice President of Community Events

It’s the last day to vote for the 2023-2024 BruinTech VP of Community of Events! The poll closes tonight, September 15 at 11:59 pm (PST).

Thank you for voting and participating in the BruinTech community!

2. UCLA Design System Overview with the Strategic Communications Digital Team

How might design systems fit within UCLA’s infrastructure? The Strategic Communications Digital Team will tackle this question at their UCLA Design System overview, where they will also provide a showcase of their new design kit, components, documentation, and more.

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm (PST)
Where: Online
RSVP to join the discussion about the UCLA Design System!

3. EDUCAUSE Showcase Series: Smooth Sailing for the Student Experience

Learn about and discuss with leaders of the EDUCAUSE community how technology can be leveraged to give students a seamless digital experience for accessing information and resources. Part of the EDUCAUSE showcase series, this webinar is open to anyone interested in redesigning the current digital landscape to promote a student-centered learning experience.

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (PST)
Where: Online
Register for the EDUCAUSE webinar here!

4. Save the Date for Process Palooza 2024 at UC San Diego

Mark your calendars! UC San Diego is bringing Process Palooza back on August 21-22, 2024. This engaging event is a collaborative experience geared toward cultivating and celebrating a culture of continuous improvement. Process Palooza features a multitude of workshops, presentations, hands-on activities, and networking opportunities – all to inspire strategic process improvement. Get excited, involved, and connected!

5. Meet Robert Krumm, winner of 2023 UC Tech Design Award

The 2023 UC Tech Design Golden Award was given to UC San Francisco database developer Robert Krumm for his work with the Urology Oncology Research Database and Biobank Project Teams. Recently, Krumm shared with the UC IT Blog his experiences in data analysis, his career trajectory, and his insights on database applications and trends. Interested readers are also invited to meet Krumm virtually at his upcoming Coding and Database Design for Enduring Relevance webinar hosted by the UC Office of the President.

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm (PST)
Where: Online
Zoom link can be found on the UC IT Blog post about Krumm.