Monthly Highlights: February 2011

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Black History Month on UCTV

We’re honored to once again join in the Black History Month celebration with our special archive of programming highlighting pivotal moments and notable figures in African American history.

Black History Month on UCTV

Understanding Early Hominids

When paleoanthropologists unearth a major find, it hits the headlines for a few days and then disappears. But how do these fascinating discoveries of early hominid remains piece together the mystery of mankind’s beginnings? Find out in this new batch of programs from UCSD’s Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA).

African Origins of Hominids; Paleoenvironments of Early Hominids

A New Cradle for Mankind; Early Hominids of Ethiopia

Hominid Teeth; Hominid Locomotion Behavior

Hominid Skulls; The Discovery of Little Foot

More broadcast dates and online video at CARTA’s series page.

Collaborating for Global Health

With our world more interconnected than ever, global health has become a top priority for the University of California. Last November, the UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) sponsored the inaugural UC Global Health Day, bringing together 200 faculty, students and administrators to share their inspiring education and research programs taking place around the world.

Tune in this month for five talks from this momentous event, airing Thursday nights from February 10-24. Or visit our UCGHI series page for additional broadcast dates and online video.

One Health: Water, Animals, Food and Society

Migration and Health: Challenges of Population Mobility

Promoting Women’s Health and Empowerment Through Human Rights

Enhancing Women’s Health and Empowerment: Challenges and New Strategies

Major Trends in Global Health: A Social Investment Perspective

Field Trip at the Lab

When was the last time you taught a science class? Yeah, we thought so. Rest assured, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (LLNL) has you covered with new programs from their popular Science on Saturday series for middle and high school students. The topics highlight cutting-edge science occurring at the lab and each talk is presented by leading LLNL researchers supported by master high school science teachers.

Understanding Climate Change: Seeing the Carbon Through the Trees

Harnessing Fusion Energy: The Power of Light

Put it Back When You are Done: Storing Carbon Dioxide in the Earth, Not the Atmosphere

Distant Worlds: Making Images of Other Solar Systems


All programs repeat throughout the month. Visit the Program Schedule on our web site for additional air dates and times.

Health & Medicine

Healthy Family: The Integrative Medicine Approach to Supporting Healthy Children

Unraveling Privilege, Power and Difference for Organizational Change: Racism and Privilege with Shakti Butler

New Scientific Strategies for Managing Stress, Building Resilience and Bringing Balance to Life

Technology and Health Reform

Orthopedic Pearls: What Everyone Ought to Know about Sprains, Fractures and Dislocations

Health Reform and the Healthcare Workforce

Injuries in the Wilderness: How to Get Out (or Stay In) Safely

On the Same Page: Personalized Medicine

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Postponing the End of Oil: The Search for Offshore Energy Resources

Exploding Stars

What Gives Particles Mass? Searching for the Higgs

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Public Affairs

The Tea Parties Now with Rick Perlstein

Learning Lessons from Disaster? The BP Oil Spill and the Future of Energy in America

Revelle Forum: Ron Reagan

Sustainable Development in Practice: Lessons Learned from Amazonas

The 2010 California Governor’s Race: The Inside Story

Creating Effective Public Service Announcements

Conversations with History: The Subtle Art of Dharma with Gurcharan Das

Conversations with History: Limited Military Action in the Post-Cold War World with Micah Zenko

CNS – February 4, 2011

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Conversations with History: The Life and Work of Simon Wiesenthal with Tom Segev

UCSB Arts and Lectures: Mary Roach

Kosher Nation

Alumni Showcase: Corps Stories

Proof, Truth, Hands, and Minds with Ian Hacking

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Arts & Music

Wayne Thiebaud

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: Color

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Starting & Selling a Web Business in 2010

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New Online Videos and Podcasts

Ira Flatow – Science is Sexy

The Experimental Man: Cutting-Edge Scientific Research and Implications for Personalized Medicine

Earth’s Magnetic Field: From Satellites to Reversals

Tilly No-Body: Catastrophes of Love

Sustaining Inspiration: The Challenges & Opportunities of Running a Privately Held, Employee Owned, Socially Responsible Business

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