Congratulations to graduate student Ryan Dowdy, who was selected (again!) in the second class of Global Food Initiative fellows. The fellows are students from around the UC system who will work on projects ranging from food access to policy to waste.
Professor Prasant Mohapatra, immediate past chair of the Department of Computer Science, has been appointed interim vice provost of Information and Educational Technology (IET) and chief information officer of the Davis campus.
With the use of mobile devices continuing to grow in all aspects of university life, Information and Educational Technology (IET) is preparing to launch the next stage of the mobile device security campaign that we ran last year. The campaign encourages all members of the community to secure their smartphones and tablets by setting up a passcode and activating the time-out feature to lock the device if left idle for 20 minutes or more.
A simple survey tool allows customers of BFTV Cluster services to provide feedback to the various support teams. This tool is connected through the RT (Request Tracker) system which is heavily used by the cluster staff to track support issues and provide metrics in each of the functional areas.