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UCTV Blog - UC Television · 19h 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 · 2d 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 · 2W 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 · 3W 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 · 4W 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 ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

VR! It’s happening!

While the idea of strapping on goggles to virtually visit Ancient Rome or go inside a molecule sounds like the stuff of science fiction, the technology to do just that is becoming more popul...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Ann Patchett

Contributed by John Menier Listed by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2012, Ann Patchett is a true woman of letters: novelist, essayist, anthologist, and co...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

The Hacking of the American Mind

We first met Dr. Lusting in 2009 when UCTV presented his “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” lecture. That viral video now has over 7 million YouTube views, and more every day. His latest program, “Th...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Yoga as Therapy

A promising response to opioid addiction is presented here as clinical psychologist Erik Groessl of UC San Diego describes how yoga has helped military veterans lower their chronic back pain...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

A Life in Medicine

Healthcare has never been as important to peoples’ lives as it is today. Staggering advances in technology and science stand alongside major changes — and controversies — in policy and payme...