Monthly Highlights November 2011

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The Atlantic Meets the Pacific

Last month, UC San Diego and The Atlantic gathered together some of the country’s most fascinating thinkers for The Atlantic Meets The Pacific, a 3-day forum to designed to explore the future of energy, health, and technology. Now UCTV’s audience has access to this exclusive event with this six-part series premiering in November and December.

Exploring the Mind of an Entrepreneur with Elon Musk and James Fallows

War of the Worldviews: Exploring Science vs. Spirituality with Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow

Exploring Energy

Exploring Technology with Evan Williams

Exploring the Future of Gaming and Alternate Realities with Will Wright and Alexis Madrigal

Exploring Health with Ira Magaziner

Creativity and Innovation

This new series from UC Santa Cruz’s Arts Division presents a memorable line-up of guests all noted for their unique ability to bridge innovation and creativity within their professional career paths. The Creativity and Innovation series premieres this month and continues into December.

The Body-Integrated Design Process, with Scot Summit, product designer

A Life in the Theatres, with Sheldon Epps, Pasadena Playhouse

Saving the World with Simple Pictures: How to Put an Arts Education to Work, with Dan Roam, Digital Roam Inc.

Managing in an Ever-Changing Economy, with Darrell Brown, US Bank

Spare Parts: The Miracle of Organ Transplantation

Transplantation is accepted as optimal therapy for patients with end stage organ disease. Successful replacement of the heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas and small bowel can now be achieved. As a consequence, more and more patients are availing themselves to this therapy. UCSF has one of the world’s largest and most successful transplant programs and, in this new Mini Medical School series, their specialists share the whys, hows and what happens of organ failure and transplantation, live donor transplantation, alternative therapies, organ distribution, and organ engineering. In sum, the series will give you an understanding of how spare parts are used to produce miracles.


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

Health & Medicine

Research On Aging: The Search for the Fountain of Youth

Health Matters: Unlocking Brain Function

Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Growing Up with Type 1 Diabetes

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A Thirst for Power: The Global Nexus of Energy and Water

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Public Affairs

Breaking Free from Nuclear Deterrence, with Commander Robert Green

9/11 Ten Years Later

How the U.S., Iran and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East in the 1970’s with Andrew Scott Cooper

Politics and American Political Ideals with Rogers M. Smith

Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery with Eric Foner

Legally Speaking: Martha Nussbaum

Laurence Tribe and Roger Pilon: The Constitutionality of President Obama’s Health Care Reform

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Humanities & Eduction

The Rebbe and The Resurgence of Orthodox Judaism

Applying to UC: 2011 UC Counselor Conference

Student Services and Support Programs

Financing A College Education: Tips for Families

The Transfer Path: High School to Community College to CSU and UC

Educational Opportunity Program at UC and CSU

The Transfer Path: From High School to Community College to UC – 2011 UC Counselor Conference

Presenting Yourself on the UC Application (Including the Personal Statement) (High School) – 2011 UC Counselor Conference

Campus Admissions Directors; Updates: Freshman – 2011 UC Counselor Conference

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Arts & Music

LA’s Emerging Voices: World Festival of Sacred Music 2008

The Americas: World Festival of Sacred Music 1999

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Legal Toolkit for Tech Start-Ups

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New Online Videos and Podcasts

Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink Its Borders and Immigration Laws

Taking Matters to Extremes

Women’s Health and the Environment: What’s Safe and What’s Not

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