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Programs from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Diversifying Media: Teaching Young Journalists to Broadcast in Watsonville 2019/11/28, 23:00
Diversifying Media: Teaching Young Journalists to Broadcast in Watsonville

Young people from Watsonville are learning the basics of broadcasting and publishing their own podcasts thanks to a unique partnership between UC Santa Cruz's Research Center for the Americas, KZSC, and Digital NEST. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35255]

Fort Ord Reserve: Connecting Community to Research and Conservation 2019/10/18, 01:00
Fort Ord Reserve: Connecting Community to Research and Conservation

Transformative field experiences at our 600-acre Fort Ord Natural Reserve are inspiring a new generation of natural scientists. The incredible outdoor classroom offers opportunities for students, scientists, and the community to learn about rare maritime chaparral habitats, threatened endemic species, land management, and conservation biology like never before. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35253]

Campus Natural Reserve: Where Learning Comes Alive 2019/10/11, 01:00
Campus Natural Reserve: Where Learning Comes Alive

The 400-acre UC Santa Cruz Campus Natural Reserve offers students the opportunity to walk outside their classrooms and study nature in nature. Better known as the “outdoor classroom and living laboratory,” the reserve focuses on engaging students in direct observation and study of the natural world while bridging concepts learned in the indoor classroom with unique hands-on field experiences. These transformative experiences function as a springboard into field work internships supporting various research projects in ecology, restoration, land management and conservation, forestry, and environmental science. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35252]

Living Laboratories and Outdoor Classrooms at UC Santa Cruz 2019/10/11, 01:00
Living Laboratories and Outdoor Classrooms at UC Santa Cruz

The UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserve System supports long-term research and teaching on protected lands on more than 10,000 acres of natural lands at five natural reserves: Año Nuevo, Campus, Fort Ord, Landels-Hill Big Creek, and Younger Lagoon. Together, they function as living laboratories and formative outdoor classrooms for faculty, graduates, and undergraduates. Research at these reserves range from studying migratory patterns of marine animals, to understanding population dynamics of endangered species, to examining how invasive species and fire affect ecosystems. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35256]

Younger Lagoon Reserve: An Outdoor Classroom for Coastal Research 2019/10/08, 01:00
Younger Lagoon Reserve: An Outdoor Classroom for Coastal Research

Younger Lagoon Reserve is one of the few relatively undisturbed wetlands remaining along the California Central Coast. Located on the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science Campus, the natural reserve’s 25-acre lagoon and 47-acre "terrace lands" protect eight unique habitats, including freshwater marsh, saltwater marsh, riparian willow, coastal strand (back dune), coastal scrub, coastal grassland, seasonal freshwater wetlands, and the brackish lagoon. These protected habitats provide unparalleled opportunities for students to learn about the environment, implement field projects, obtain hands-on experience, and become actively involved in research and stewardship projects. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35250]

Combatting the Succulent Black Market 2019/10/05, 01:00
Combatting the Succulent Black Market

Researcher Stephen McCabe is at the forefront of efforts to save Dudleya, a charismatic and rare plant from the hands of poachers—and possible extinction. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35254]

A New​ Perspective on Autism Could Change Interventions 2019/09/28, 01:00
A New​ Perspective on Autism Could Change Interventions

The authors of a provocative new paper maintain that many of the behaviors common to autism—including low eye contact, repetitive movements, and the verbatim repetition of words and phrases—are misinterpreted as a lack of interest in social engagement. On the contrary, they say, many people with autism express a deep longing for social connection. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35251]

Managing in an Ever-Changing Economy 2011/11/28, 23:00
Managing in an Ever-Changing Economy

Darrell Brown, Senior Vice President, US Bank, argues that in order to teach managers to be successful and prosperous where others fail, one must engage an entrepreneurial mindset in a world that embraces the status quo. Series: "Creativity and Innovation" [Humanities] [Business] [Show ID: 21578]

Saving the World with Simple Pictures: How to Put an Arts Education to Work 2011/11/21, 23:00
Saving the World with Simple Pictures: How to Put an Arts Education to Work

Creativity under constraint, sound judgment in uncertain environments, rigorous thinking amid complex ideas -- these are the skills taught by the arts. Dan Roam contends that these skills are needed more than ever in business and politics. Dan is the founder and president of Digital Roam Inc., a management-consulting firm that uses visual thinking to solve complex problems. Roam received two degrees at the University of California, Santa Cruz: fine art and biology. This combination of art and science kicked off Dan’s cross-disciplinary approach to problem solving. Series: "Creativity and Innovation" [Arts and Music] [Education] [Show ID: 21575]

A Life in the Theatres with Sheldon Epps 2011/11/14, 23:00
A Life in the Theatres with Sheldon Epps

Sheldon Epps covers his experiences working in theaters all over the country, including his time and experiences as Artistic Director at his current theater home base, Pasadena Playhouse. Additionally, he talks about the experiences that brought him to work in the theater, working on Broadway and London's West End, and how his theater experiences gave him the opportunity to work in television. Series: "Creativity and Innovation" [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 21577]