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UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3d ago

New GRIT Talks from UCSB

Get an up-close look at ground-breaking research and innovative technology from UCSB. Geared towards the community, these talks present the best minds from UCSB covering a wide-range of topi...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 5d ago

More Dirt for Kids!

Rob Knight, the academic superstar who is leading the Center for Microbiome Innovation at UC San Diego, says it’s important for kids to get dirty! He explains that exposing children to natur...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

Superbugs and Antibiotics

We’ve all heard about superbugs, bacterial infections that don’t respond to antibiotic treatment and wondered what’s going on. When someone falls ill with one of these infections doctors det...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

Micro-Fiction

Contributed by John Menier In modern English, the word “amateur” is often used in a condescending or pejorative sense, which is unfortunate. It is a borrowed French word that derives from th...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Simply Fun

Contributed by John Menier In his remarks from the podium, La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Conductor Steven Schick notes that the 2017 edition of the “Young People’s Concert” features music by tw...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Innovation and Culture at the Border

Tijuana – San Diego, Ciudad Juarez – El Paso; these regions share economic and cultural linkages in dynamic cross-border regions. The Institute of the Americas and the Aspen Institute Latino...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Cellular and Molecular Explorations of Anthropogeny

Can we improve the human condition? With the complete genomes of our closest existing and extinct relatives readily available, we stand at the doorstep of deep understanding of the molecular...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Universities and Cities Working Together to Build Strong Communities

As the former president of the University of Pennsylvania, Judith Rodin understands first-hand the power of universities to impact surrounding neighborhoods and communities. In this Helen Ed...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

The Water Wars Have Begun

The Water Wars are coming – and according to Executive Producer Lynne Kirby, they’re already here. Concerned about what her daughter would drink in the years ahead, Kirby became passionate a...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Are Robots Going to Hurt or Help? Let’s Talk Driverless Cars with Jennifer Granholm

Imagine a not-too-distant future where gasoline-powered engines disappear and we all travel in electric, driverless cars that don’t pollute the air. And, a future where the actual number of ...