Monthly Highlights: December 2010

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UCSD By Design: The Stuart Collection

Whether it’s your first trip to the UCSD campus or your 50th, you’re bound to find something that catches your eye — and your imagination–in the Stuart Collection, UCSD’s unique collection of site-specific works by leading artists.

Tune in this month for a new “UCSD By Design” talk featuring art historian and curator John Walsh on the history of this prized sculpture garden. Then, go online to watch a new series of short videos profiling different pieces in the collection. And finally, come to campus and see it for yourself!

UCSD By Design: John Walsh

Stuart Collection Video Shorts

Cecil Lytle Hosts Latest Edition of UCSD@50

Great Minds Gather Here
In the third installment of our year-long series honoring UC San Diego’s 50th anniversary, guest host Cecil Lytle takes us to meet Rady School of Management Dean Bob Sullivan, along with Beth Baber, a Rady alum who launched The Nicholas Conor Institue for Pediatric Cancer Research. Also featured, a profile of Cal IT2 in its 10th year; a performance by La Jolla Symphony and Chorus with conductor and UCSD music professor Steven Schick; and clips from UCSD’s Founders Day celebration.

UCSD@50: December 2010

Science & Religion with John Polkinghorne

Polkinghorne, an Anglican priest who became famous as a young physicist for confirming the existence of quarks and gluons, joins journalist Dean Nelson for a discussion on science and religion in this event sponsored by Point Loma Nazarene University.

An Afternoon with John Polkinghorne


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: Well-Being and Aging

Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Veterans with Diabetes

About Health: Bullying, What Everyone Needs to Know

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Earth’s Magnetic Field: From Satellites to Reversals

The Diversity of Development: Embryos and Evolution

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Public Affairs

James Fallows: Evolution of the Role of the Pacific Region in World Affairs


Burke Lecture: Elizabeth Schussler Fiorenza

A Theatrical Life: A Conversation with Craig Noel

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Arts & Music Arts & Music

Check out the latest additions to our online video archive.

Revelle Forum: Colombian Politician and Former Hostage Ingrid Betancourt

Seismic Testing of Wind Turbines for Renewable Energy

UCSD By Design: Kurt Forster

Earthquakes in Southern California: A View from Space

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