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UCLA's Fourth Annual Code for the Mission
Deadline: June 16, 2017 05:00 PM

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Open to UCLA faculty, students and staff.

UCLA's Technology Development Group and Office of Information Technology are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual UCLA “Code for the Mission” App Competition. The “Code for the Mission” competition seeks to encourage UCLA Faculty, Students, and Staff to develop mobile apps that further the UCLA mission of translating research for social benefit.

Initial Competition Registration Deadline:  June 16, 2017  

This year’s competition will have three contest categories: Education, Research, and Service. Winners from each category will receive a cash prize of $5,000.00 and placement in UCLA’s official app store.  

2017 “Code for the Mission” Competition Categories:

  • Track 1: Education – Diversity in Education  
    Develop apps that support, encourage or celebrate diversity in education
  • Track 2: Research – Quantified-Self Apps  
    Develop apps that enhance self-knowledge via data
  • Track 3: Service – Creating a More Livable LA  
    Develop apps that encourage public transportation, strengthen investment in our environment, improve our air quality, etc.

For UCLA faculty, students, and staff interested in additional information about UCLA’s “Code for the Mission” initiative, additional deadlines, and how to find a team member for the competition, please visit http://codeforthemission.ucla.edu. Team members can be from outside UCLA.  

Please also see our student-only “Team up with the Chancellor” competition at https://codeforthemission.ucla.edu/team-chancellor.

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