September 2013 Highlights

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Drones and Other UAVs: Benefits and Risks — Exploring Ethics

The emergence of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has raised challenging questions about the ethics of their use in military and civilian operations. Join our UAV experts as we explore the issues that surround these new technologies.

Drones and Other UAVs: Benefits and Risks — Exploring Ethics

In Search of Islamic Justice – Legally Speaking

In 2008, Sadakat Kadri began an intellectual journey that would take him to Pakistan, Syria, Egypt, as well as to his father’s birthplace in Northern India, in order to better understand both the history and the meaning of Shari’a law. Kadri recounts this odyssey in his highly acclaimed 2012 book Heaven on Earth. In May, Kadri spoke with California Lawyer editor Martin Lasden.

In Search of Islamic Justice – Legally Speaking

Science at the Theater

Science at the Theater presents the latest research from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab with leading scientists. New programs include:

Seven Big Ideas Seven Berkeley Lab scientists present BIG ideas. Learn about the game-changing concepts scientists work on every day.

How Hot Will It Get? Explore the latest projections about the extent of planetary warming and the dire consequences of our growing carbon imbalance.

Science at the Theater

Foundations for Future Health Care Providers

Former U.S. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a first year medical student? Are you planning to pursue a career in healthcare but want to learn more first? Learn from the same faculty who teach the fundamental concepts of medicine to first-year medical students at UCSF. Take an exciting and in-depth look at the core concepts of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology.

Foundations for Future Health Care Providers


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

Health & Medicine

Urological Conditions and Cycling: Is Cycling Safe?

Concussions and Sports

Skin Cancer Treatment and Prevention – Research on Agings

A Day in the Life of a World Tour Cycling Team Doctor

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Shark Conservation: Safeguarding the Future of Our Ocean

LA’s Climate Future: What’s Coming and What Choices We Face

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The Literary Imagination with Jonathan Lethem and Kim Stanley Robinson

UC Berkeley Student Reading 2013 – Story Hour in the Library

Liberty and Learning

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Arts & Music

Malashock Dance – 25th Season Celebration Concert

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Is Beer In Your Career?

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New Online Videos and Podcasts

Script to Screen – Rain Man

New Trends and Implications: Discoveries and Developments in Behavioral Health

Saving Babies?: The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening

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