UCTV highlights the
University of California's core missionsteaching,
public service, and researchthrough quality,
in-depth television that informs, educates, and
enriches the lives of people around the globe.
The University of California television channel
(UCTV) creates a place where the general public
can become part of the multitude of activities
that constitute the life of a research university:
the excitement of discovering new ideas and knowledge;
unmeditated dialogue on major intellectual and
civic issues; the exploration of scientific concepts
and research; medical breakthroughs and practical
health information; and the presentation of poetry,
drama, music and other visual and performing arts.
The statewide campuses, national labs, and other
institutions of the University of California produce
programming for UCTV. The program schedule provides
blocks of time for thematic purposes (science,
health, arts, public affairs, humanities) and
for individual campuses. Programs include documentaries,
lectures, interviews, research symposia, artistic
performances, and more formal educational material
that crosses a variety of disciplines. UCTV also
reaches beyond the University, establishing partnerships
with prestigious community organizations to capture
and create programming of value and interest to
a wide range of viewers.
Increase public knowledge
of research developments and appreciation for
their impact on everyday life.
Provide the general public with timely and in-depth
information on a variety of subjects.
Disseminate academic content to general and specialized
audiences, including career professional development
in areas such as engineering and the health professions.
Partner with community-based institutions to expand
Continue to be on the cutting-edge of the merging
television, personal computers, telecommunications,
and the Internet.