Since beginning his tenure as UC San Diego’s eighth chancellor in August 2012, Pradeep Khosla hasn’t wasted any time getting to know his campus and the region within which it resides. Now he’s ready to make his case for the economic value that research universities like UC San Diego create within their surrounding regions and the nation.
Tune in tonight (March 4) at 8pm for “The Role of a Research University on Economic Development,” also available online, during which Chancellor Khosla argues for investing in research universities. He points to the successes of UC San Diego in attracting $1 billion a year in research funding, spawning hundreds of new companies in telecommunications and biotechnology.
Enjoy pianist and educator Cecil Lytle’s peformance of two of Beethoven’s late signature piano works in Lytle Presents Beethoven.
Chancellor Khosla: Research Universities and Economic Growth
In The Role of a Research University on Economic Development, UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla argues that investing in research universities leads to greater economic growth in the surrounding regions and the nation. He points to the successes of UC San Diego in attracting $1 billion a year in research funding and spawning hundreds of new companies in telecommunications and biotechnology.
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The future is here. At least it feels that way after watching one of the most buzzed-about panels from The Atlantic Meets the Pacific forum held at UC San Diego in October.
In “Manufacturing Life: How Synthetic DNA Will Change Our World,” Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic, James Bennet, chats with J. Craig Venter, CEO of Synthetic Genomics, about finding genomic-driven solutions to address global needs such as new sources of energy, food and vaccines. The program is introduced by Pradeep Khosla, UC San Diego’s new chancellor.
Watch it tonight (Nov. 26) at 8pm on UCSD-TV or online now.