Author: UCTV

  • Finding a Place to Call Home in California

    Despite an investment of over $20 billion in recent years to combat homelessness, California still faces a critical challenge with alarmingly high numbers of people living on the streets and in their vehicles. Jessica Castillo-Tapia, a graduating senior at UC Santa Barbara, understands the harsh realities of housing insecurity from her own life experiences. Raised […]

  • My Reality is Different: Understanding Nalini Malani’s Visionary Art

    In the realm of contemporary art, few names resonate as profoundly as Nalini Malani, the 2023 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy. As a pioneer among India’s first generation of video artists, Malani has continuously broken barriers with her dynamic use of various mediums, including theater videos, mixed media installations, and notably, her digital […]

  • Navigating the Political Landscape with Congressman Jamie Raskin

    Congressman Jamie Raskin has been serving the people of Maryland’s 8th congressional district with pride since his election in 2016. Prior to his political career, he was a constitutional law professor at American University Washington College of Law for over 25 years, shaping the minds of future jurists. During President Trump’s tumultuous tenure, Raskin’s deep […]

  • Navigating the Future: Trust and Transparency in Healthcare AI

    In the digital era, the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and trust is increasingly becoming a focal point in discussions around technology and ethics. Specifically, many people are asking, How will artificial intelligence impact healthcare? In a recent talk, Dr. Ida Sim, Professor of Medicine and Computational Precision Health at UCSF, and Cora Han, attorney […]

  • Writing that Inspires

    What obsessions do you have? What kind of stories do you recount around your dinner table? What books are currently sitting on your bedside table? In this far-reaching and insightful interview with best-selling authors Nick Hornby and Susan Orlean, we hear the stories that inspire these great writers to put pen to paper. “Writing that […]

  • Navigating the Brewing Industry

    Are you fascinated by the art and science of brewing? Have you ever considered turning your passion for beer into a rewarding career? Let’s delve into the dynamic world of brewing, exploring key insights and pathways in Careers in the Brewing Industry. Brewing Industry Landscape: A Flourishing Frontier The brewing industry has experienced a remarkable […]

  • Art and Science: Understanding the Effects of Climate Change on Kelp Forests

    Southern California’s giant kelp forests, composed of rapidly growing large brown algae, are among the most productive ecosystems on the planet. These underwater forests support a diverse array of life, forming a vibrant community that thrives within them. Kelp forests anchor themselves atop rocky reefs, a place where few other plants can establish, thanks to […]

  • American Democracy and the Crisis of Majority Rule

    What happens when a government begins to restrict voting, violent threats are made against election workers, and an incumbent tries to overturn an election result? According to the international organization Freedom House, such efforts lower your country’s score on the global freedom index, which measures the strength of your democracy. A decade ago, the U.S. […]

  • Jake Blount: Exploring the Power of Music, Afrofuturism, and Social Change

    In a recent presentation that beautifully blended art, history, and activism, musician and scholar Jake Blount unveiled music’s profound capacity to envision a brighter future. With narrative and insight, Blount shared his creative process, underscoring the interplay between tradition and innovation, the transformative power of Afrofuturism, and the art of reimagining music for contemporary issues. […]

  • The Human Canvas: Exploring Body Modification Throughout Time

    Permanent body modification is a unique and variable practice among humans that is not observed in other mammals. It has a long history and can be traced back thousands of years across various cultures and civilizations. Practices such as tattooing, scarification, piercing, and branding have been documented in ancient societies around the world. In this […]

1 2 3 13
Next Page