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Go beyond the headlines with thoughtful commentary from policy-makers and policy thinkers, firmly rooted in facts.Visit uctv.tv/publicaffairs

    Tritons Tackling the 2020 Presidential Election - UC San Diego Alumni

    Tritons Tackling the 2020 Presidential Election - UC San Diego Alumni

    Explore what’s ahead for November with political expert and author Thad Kousser, Chair, Department of Political Science at UC San Diego, in conversation with Chancellor’s Associates Scholar and UCDC program alumnus, José Luz González ’20, who recently graduated with a degree in Public Health. The conversation covers burning election topics, such as the use of social media, interest group influence, and the voting process and outcomes. Series: "American Politics" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 36180]

    • 52 min
    Using Data to Improve City Services During COVID-19

    Using Data to Improve City Services During COVID-19

    How can cities pinpoint and respond to citizen needs during a pandemic? Kirby Brady, director of the Performance and Analytics Department for the City of San Diego, explains how San Diego is leveraging data to improve city services and innovate traditional city processes. Series: "Career Channel" [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 36040]

    • 20 min
    Education Systems Respond - COVID-19 Global Impacts

    Education Systems Respond - COVID-19 Global Impacts

    Millions of school-aged children are at home. Universities and school districts are employing online education in the U.S. What about in the rest of the world? Join us as we delve into the different ways the education systems around the world are responding to the pandemic, and working to ensure our students stay on track. Millions of school-aged children are at home. Universities and school districts are moving to online education in the U.S. What about in the rest of the world? Join us as we delve into the different ways the education systems around the world are responding to the pandemic. Series: "Global Impacts of COVID-19 - A GPS Webinar Series" [Public Affairs] [Education] [Show ID: 35874]

    • 1 hr
    How to Sustain Entrepreneurship and Innovation under COVID-19

    How to Sustain Entrepreneurship and Innovation under COVID-19

    As global financial markets plummeted and the world economy went into lockdown, many startup companies and corporate entrepreneurship programs are also facing the threat of falling down a steep cliff. Even if eventually innovative activities will rebound, how can companies weather this storm and prepare for the post-COVID business world? We heard from Japanese corporate CVC in Silicon Valley and initiatives by the Tech Coast Angels in San Diego to support startups and corporate innovative activity today. Series: "COVID-19 in Japan" [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 36062]

    • 58 min
    Domestic Unrest – America at War with Itself - COVID-19 Global Impacts

    Domestic Unrest – America at War with Itself - COVID-19 Global Impacts

    Why are Americans at such odds about what should be done about the novel coronavirus? Why have Americans become so polarized, even on issue related to our health? What is the source of polarization regarding the pandemic and, if a pandemic doesn't bring the American public together, what will? Series: "American Politics" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 35873]

    • 1 hr 1 min
    COVID-19: California Poll Findings and What They Mean for Our Future

    COVID-19: California Poll Findings and What They Mean for Our Future

    UC Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies recently completed the largest survey of Californians to date regarding opinions and attitudes related to COVID-19. The results are fascinating and point to a wide range of potential political and societal impacts arising from our still-unfolding responses to the pandemic. This discussion with IGS Co-Directors Cristina Mora and Eric Schickler and Professor of Health Policy and Management Hector Rodriguez, who together devised and ran the poll, delves into the significance and meaning of the data, and what it all might portend for California and the nation in the current context of political polarization and racial inequality. Series: "Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley (IGS)" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 36047]

    • 33 min

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