Monthly Highlights: June 2012

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Meet a Diabetes Hero!

On the season premiere of Taking Control of Your Diabetes, Urban Miyares, a legally blind Vietnam veteran with type 1 diabetes, proves that a “can do” attitude and effective management can turn an upsetting diagnosis into boundless possibilities. Dr. Steven Edelman talks with Miyares, an accomplished athlete in both skiing and sailing, about his remarkable achievements in the face of a medical challenge.

CARTA: Culture-Gene Based Interactions in Human Origins

In the latest programs from the Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA), experts discuss how cultural traditions have shaped, and continue to shape, our genomes.

“The Skinny on Obesity” Wraps Up


Have you watched UCTV Prime’s “Skinny on Obesity” yet? Well, now’s your chance to catch up. The 7-part series concluded at the end of May and all the episodes — including bonus footage and a wealth of complementary web material — are available online for binge viewing. Of course, you won’t be binge eating much after you finish.

You’ll also want to check out “UCTV Prime: Cuts” Tuesdays in June for a carefully selected series of excerpts from the Dalai Lama’s April visit to San Diego.


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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: Sleep Disorders in Older Adults

Health Matters: New Melanoma Screening Method

Practicing Medicine Longer: Assessment of the Aging Physician

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Science

Perspectives on Ocean Science: From the Titanic to the Tiny

To Be Human: What Makes The Human Brain Human? with Terrence Sejnowski

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Public Affairs

China Airborne: Aviation and the Future of China with James Fallows and Peter Cowhey

Exploring Ethics: Henrietta Lacks and Human Subject Research: A Look at Past, Present, and Future

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Humanities Humanities

Neuroscience and the Emerging Mind: A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Consciousness and Compassion

Burke Lecture: Interpreting Islam in Modern Context with Tariq Ramadan

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Arts & Music Arts & Music

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest 2008: Beethoven’s String Quartet in F-Major

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Check out the latest additions to our online video archive

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

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

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Monthly Highlights- May 2012

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The “Skinny on Obesity” Takes Off on UCTV Prime

Is sugar a toxin that’s fueling the global obesity epidemic? UCTV Prime, a YouTube original channel based at UC San Diego, is in the midst of its 7-part series “The Skinny on Obesity,” featuring Dr. Robert Lustig and two of his UCSF colleagues as they tease out the science behind this alarming claim and the dire threat it poses to global public health. New episodes appear every Friday, through May 25.

The Dalai Lama Returns to San Diego (on UCSD-TV)

San Diego was abuzz in April when the Dalai Lama came to town for a whirlwind tour. If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get tickets to his sold out appearances or you missed our live stream of the events, then you’ll be happy to hear that we’re broadcasting his UCSD and USD appearances, as well as the private event held at Scripps Seaside Forum, later this month. So basically, you’re in! (Additional air dates and times at the links.)

May 21 at 9pm:

The Dalai Lama: Cultivating Peace and Justice (USD)

May 28 at 8pm:

The Global Impact of Climate Change: Balance Through Responsibility, Compassion and Human Consciousness with His Holiness, The Dalai Lama (UC San Diego)

May 28 at 9pm:

Neuroscience and the Emerging Mind: A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Consciousness and Compassion (Scripps Seaside Forum)

UCSD-TV Joins Team CoCo!

Did you miss late night talk show host Conan O’Brien’s appearance at UC San Diego last month? We didn’t! While the comedian and his loyal “Team CoCo” fans laughed their way through his appearance in honor of 6th College’s 10th anniversary, UCSD-TV’s cameras were there to capture the good times.

Check back May 21 to see it online or wait for the broadcast in June.


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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

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Science

Perspectives on Ocean Science: Seismic Networks: Observing Earthquakes from Near and Far

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Public Affairs

Exploring Ethics: Is Henrietta Lacks Really Immortal?

“Mexico Moving Forward: Charting a Path to Prosperity” (LIVE STREAM – May 3)

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Humanities Humanities

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

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Business

Economics Roundtable: Replumbing the Financial System with Darrell Duffie

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Check out the latest additions to our online video archive

Exploring Ethics: Science Literacy and Underserved Populations

Point Loma Writers: A Conversation with Christopher Hedges

More videos and podcasts>>

No Dalai Lama Tix? No Problem!


Haven’t you heard? The Dalai Lama is coming to San Diego for a whirlwind tour that includes four appearances in just two days, April 18 and 19.  The public events at UC San Diego, USD and SDSU are already sold out and, well, the fourth event isn’t open to the public.

If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get tickets, then you’ll be happy to hear that UCSD-TV will be live streaming the public events on our website for any and all to view. Then, in May, we will broadcast his UCSD and USD appearances, as well as the private event held at Scripps Seaside Forum. So basically, you’re in!

Here are the details:

The Dalai Lama in San Diego on UCSD-TV
Live Streaming at http://www.ucsd.tv/dalai-lama

April 18
9:30am  “The Global Impact of Climate Change:  Balance Through Responsibility, Compassion and Human Consciousness with His Holiness, The Dalai Lama” (UC San Diego)
His Holiness the Dalai Lama joins esteemed scientists Richard Somerville and Veerabhadran Ramanathan at UC San Diego to discuss the need for humanitarian values and universal responsibility in responding to the impacts of climate change on communities and ecosystems.

1:30pm  “The Dalai Lama: Cultivating Peace and Justice” (USD)
His Holiness the Dalai Lama continues his “Compassion without Borders” tour in San Diego with a public lecture at the University of San Diego addressing escalating violence among nations and alternatives that emphasize shared human values across societies.

April 19
9:30am  “Upholding Universal Ethics and Compassion in Challenging Times” (SDSU)

The public lecture at San Diego State University’s Viejas Arena provides an opportunity for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to share his views on upholding ethics, practicing forgiveness and tolerance, and coping with the challenges found in today’s society. Through the teachings of His Holiness, more than 12,000 attendees will learn how to open their minds and approach their daily struggles with patience and virtue.

Broadcasting on UCSD-TV in May
(Additional broadcast dates/times at the links)

May 21 at 9pm
The Dalai Lama: Cultivating Peace and Justice (USD)

May 28 at 8pm
The Global Impact of Climate Change:  Balance Through Responsibility, Compassion and Human Consciousness with His Holiness, The Dalai Lama (UC San Diego)

May 28 at 9pm
Neuroscience and the Emerging Mind:  A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Consciousness and Compassion (Scripps Seaside Forum)
His Holiness the Dalai Lama engages with Larry Hinman of the University of San Diego, V.S. Ramachandran of UC San Diego and Jennifer Thomas of San Diego State University in a scientific and philosophical discussion of human consciousness.