UCTV Highlights- May 2012

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Go Mobile with UCTV’s New iPhone App!

It’s an “app” world and UCTV is the newest kid on the block with its new free mobile app, now available to iPhone users in the iTunes App Store. Visit uctv.tv/iphone to find out more or search ‘UCTV’ in the iTunes store.

Understand Your Vote

UCTV continues its coverage of politics, the upcoming elections and issues in the public debate with new interviews, analysis and commentary from UC faculty and high-profile guests. Here’s a sampling of what’s new this month at our Election 2012 page:

Political Civility Should Not Be an Oxymoron, with Robert Reich

Prime: Vote – Moneybags — Who’s Funding Campaign 2012, with Bruce Cain and Thad Kousser

Prime: Vote – Don’t Hang Up! Why Voters Should Respond to Pollsters, with Henry Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley


Keep up with “The Skinny on Obesity”

We’re three episodes in to UCTV Prime’s “The Skinny on Obesity”series and we’re well on our way to blockbuster status with over 82,000 views and loads of positive feedback from viewers who value this research-backed, easily digestible series about the dangers of sugar.Catch up on what you’ve missed at www.uctv.tv/skinny-on-obesity and get ready for new episodes every Friday through May 25.



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

Health & Medicine

Science of the Mind – a new series from UCSF’s Osher Mini Medical School

Kathleen Sharp on “Blood Feud: The Man Who Blew the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever”

Health in the Summer Season: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach

Research on Aging: Aging and Life’s Goodies: Wisdom, Resilience, and Sex

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Hunting the Higgs

Extreme Science

Seismic Networks: Observing Earthquakes from Near and Far

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Public Affairs

Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security with Stewart Patrick (Conversations with History)

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The Dalai Lama in San Diego – Peace, Neuroscience and Climate Change

Lunch Poems: Giovanni Singleton

To Be Human: The Verve — How We Became Modern, with Seth Lerer

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Arts & Music

A Life in the Theatres

A Fugue and a Waltz: Performance, Technology, and [Post-] Postmodern Engagement

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Economics Roundtable: Replumbing the Financial System with Darrell Duffie

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New Online Videos and Podcasts

Emissions Trading and Climate Finance: Is 2012 the Dead End or the Crossroads?

The Aging but Resilient Brain: Keeping Neurons Happy

more videos and podcasts >>