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2013-06-21 08:23:39

WASHINGTON and LA JOLLA, Calif., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The game-changing ideas at the horizon of technology, the sciences, and health are the focus of the third annual "The Atlantic Meets the Pacific," a major national forum to be held October 2-4, 2013, in San Diego. Presented by The Atlantic and the University of California, San Diego, the program will explore the people--and places--working at the cutting-edge of innovation in health technologies. Many of the event's...

2013-01-30 08:28:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary U.S. households have more possessions per home than any society in all of global history. Put simply, Americans sure do love their stuff. But at what point do all of the toys, gadgets and big box consumables that fill their homes become too much? University of California Television's (UCTV) web series "A Cluttered Life: Middle-Class Abundance," tackles these questions by following a team of UCLA anthropologists into the...

2013-01-08 08:28:59

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Right now, hundreds of thousands of college students across the country are mulling over the decision to study abroad during the next academic year. The new University of California YouTube series "Going Places: UC Education Abroad," available athttp://www.youtube.com/uctvprime and http://www.uctv.tv/study-abroad, just might inspire some of them to take advantage of these unique opportunities to enhance their college experiences, as well as boost...

2012-11-13 08:26:20

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The global population is expected to hit 9 billion by 2050 and there's an urgent need to reform food production to meet the rising demand. The new four-part YouTube series "9 Billion Mouths to Feed: The Future of Farming," now available on University of California's YouTube original channel UCTV Prime, examines these challenges and demonstrates how UC Davis researchers and students are working together to develop innovative ways to feed the...

2012-10-02 02:26:07

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Baby Boomers become senior citizens, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are on track to reach epidemic proportions, with a new diagnosis every 68 seconds and an annual cost of $1.2 trillion projected by 2050, not to mention the psychological toll on family members caring for their loved ones. UCTV Prime's YouTube original series "Heartache and Hope: America's Alzheimer's Epidemic" reveals what it's like for patients and families...

2012-07-10 02:26:01

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As comic book and science fiction fans convene in San Diego for Comic-Con, a new series from UCTV Prime, the University of California's YouTube original channel, takes viewers inside UC Riverside's Eaton Collection, the world's largest, publicly accessible collection of science fiction, fantasy, horror and utopian fiction. "It Came from Riverside: Inside the World's Largest Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy" reveals some of the archive's...

2012-06-18 02:24:59

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- We've seen 3-D digital technology revolutionize movies and video games, but how will it change our lives? "Our Digital Life," a new series from the YouTube original channel UCTV Prime, reveals how UC Merced researchers are using cutting-edge digital tools to help us visualize, research and learn about things we could previously only imagine. The programs incorporate vivid animations, simulations, and interviews with researchers in archeology,...

2012-05-31 02:22:53

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- America's obesity problem has reached startling proportions, but Dr. Robert Lustig's message -- that sugar is a toxin that's fueling the obesity epidemic -- has become downright infectious ever since his UCSF talk, "Sugar: The Bitter Truth," appeared on University of California Television's (UCTV) YouTube channel in 2009. With over 2.4 million views to date, the video has sparked a national dialogue, earned coverage in The New York Times and "60...

2012-05-15 06:28:31

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When you hear the call, answer it. That's what Henry E. Brady, dean of UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy, urges citizens to do when their phone rings with a political pollster on the line. In "Prime: Vote - Don't Hang Up! Why Voters Should Respond to Pollsters," the latest in a recurring series of short video interviews and commentaries on University of California Television's (UCTV) YouTube original channel, UCTV Prime, Dean Brady...

2012-04-17 02:26:12

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California Television (UCTV) has released its first mobile app, now available to iPhone users in the iTunes App Store. The free app offers video and audio versions of UCTV's latest programs, organized by subject matter and special monthly features. To get the app, visit http://uctv.tv/iphone or search "UCTV" in the iTunes store. An Android version of the app is scheduled to be released in Fall 2012. UCTV's entrance in the mobile...