Category: Education Issues

  • Simon Says: Teach the Teachers!

    It’s one thing to know a lot about your field of expertise, but as Beth Simon says, teaching others about what you know is not easy. Very few professors are actually taught how to be teachers, a failing that Beth identified early in her career in computer science. And as she tells Karen Flammer in […]

  • Middle School Students Explore the World of Work

    What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a really tough question, especially if you don’t know what the possibilities are. Join a group of middle schools students at Qualcomm’s Thinkabit Lab as they start to think about their future in the world of work and begin to discover jobs best suited […]

  • Women in Biotech

    Tina Nova is the kind of person that makes you want to get up and shout, “Hey World, look out!” As she recalls her journey from a small town in California’s Central Valley to launching multi-million dollar companies in San Diego, she inspires some 300 high school girls gathered at the Salk Institute for a […]

  • Innovation, Inspiration, and STEAM

    “Science allows us to create solutions to human problems.” – Dr. Diego Miralles Dr. Diego Miralles, Global Head of Innovation for Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, has always been enchanted by science. As someone who views success as having a positive impact on the world around you, he has spent much of his career turning […]

  • Ed Abeyta on the Importance of STEAM Education

    UCTV’s recently launched STEAM Channel is a platform for all things science, technology, engineering, arts and math. We sat down with the channel’s founding partner and director of K-16 Programs at UC San Diego Extension, Ed Abeyta, to learn more about the STEAM movement and how it impacts students, educators and parents. UCTV: How did […]