Announcing the 2nd Annual UCLA "Code for the Mission" App Competition
On April, 15, 2015, the Office of Intellectual Property and Office of Information Technology announced the 2nd Annual UCLA " Code for the Mission" App Competition. Please read the original BruinPost for more details.
The goal of the competition is to encourage the UCLA community (Faculty, Staff, and Students) to develop mobile apps (both native and web-based) that further UCLA’s mission of Research, Education and Service.
The competition includes three contest categories:
Education - Games that Enhance Learning
Research - Promoting a Culture of Sustainability
Service - Focusing on Wellness in the Community
Winners from each category will receive a cash prize, and placement in UCLA’s app store. For complete “Code for the Mission” app competition details and important deadlines, please visit, https://codeforthemission.ucla.edu/mission/
“Code for the Mission” Bootcamps – Open to UCLA Community
(limited spots, reserve yours today!)
- RSVP: Monday April 27, 9am - Noon - Come and Learn about Responsive Web Design
- RSVP: Wednesday April 29, 9am - 4pm - Apple presents an iOS Boot Camp (lunch provided)
- RSVP: Thursday April 30, 9am - 12pm - OIT's MobilizeLabs presents a PhoneGap/Cordova Boot Camp
- RSVP: Friday May 1st, 9am - Noon - Accessibility Testing for Mobile & Web Apps
About the 2015 “Code for the Mission” Categories
Education: Games that Enhance Learning
Innovative approaches to learning such as games, simulations and earning badges are evolving and complimenting traditional methods of teaching.
Research: Promoting a Culture of Sustainability
In conjunction with UCLA's premier Grand Challenge, help us reach our goal of achieving 100% sustainability in energy, water and biodiversity by 2050.
Service: Focusing on Wellness in the Community
Many new efforts to promote wellness are abounding with the new found capabilities to manage personal health using smart phones.