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UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

Bridging the Gap of Understanding Between Liberals and Conservatives

Conversations with History host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Arlie Hochschild, 2017 Moses Lecturer at Berkeley for a discussion of her book Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourni...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Behind “Farm to Table:” The Labor of Farming

Did you know that the median age of US farmers is now is 58? And that the number of people actually farming now equals just one percent of the population? As farmers, chefs, food vendors and...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Sea Star Wasting Disease Update 2017

The years from 2013 through 2015 witnessed the largest non-commercial marine mass mortality event on record (as of 2013) as up to 96% of all Ochre Sea Stars on the coasts of California and O...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

Rising Inequality: Trends, Explanations and Solutions

Income inequality refers to the unequal distribution of income among a population. In the United States, income inequality, or the gap between the rich and everyone else, has been growing fo...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3W ago

Jazz Rules the World

Contributed by John Menier F. Scott Fitzgerald famously called the 1920s the “Jazz Age,” and recent inventions such as radio and phonograph records helped to spread the popularity of two qui...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3W ago

What Working Class Voters are Thinking

This is one of those rare political discussions where two people with different points of view actually listen and learn from each other as each describes their interpretation of why the maj...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 4W ago

NASA and International Cooperation

The 12th NASA Administrator, Charles F. Bolden Jr., shares how NASA’s programs and missions function as an instrument of international cooperation, demonstrating the steady guidance of the U...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Nosferatu with Werner Herzog

Contributed by John Menier “For such an advanced civilization as ours to be without images that are adequate to it is as serious a defect as being without memory.” ― Werner Herzog The Carsey...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M 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 · 1M 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...