Chancellor’s Professor of informatics Crista Lopes exhibits an OpenSimulator program she developed.

Beyond Zoom: Virtual reality classrooms

UCI informatics professor uses open-source app she helped design to create simulated learning environment

Growing up digital

New lab in Calit2 looks at the smartphone generation

Candice Odgers, UCI professor of psychology & social behavior

UCI professor finds new digital divide threatening well-being of low-income teens

Research shows that while online access is now nearly equal, experiences are not

Cybersphere of influence

Social ecologists probe positive, negative effects of digital technology

Teens’ online friendships just as meaningful as face-to-face ones, UCI study finds

Digital communication can even provide more benefits but also carries more risks