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UC Riverside Nanocamp in the Spotlight on UCTV

"State of Minds" program includes segment on summer nanotechnology program involving middle and high school students

(November 9, 2005)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) -- “State of Minds,” the University of California Television (UCTV) magazine show, will feature UC Riverside in a show premiering at 9 a.m., Nov. 14. This episode, called “State of Minds: Fall 2005,” will include a UCR-produced segment on a “nanocamp” that took place on campus over the summer. The title of the segment is "UCR's Nanosummer."

The show will be repeated at 1 p.m., Nov. 15; 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Nov. 16; 6 a.m., Nov. 17; 3 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Nov. 18; 12 a.m. and 12 p.m., Nov. 19, and 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Nov. 20.

The segment features the research of Robert Haddon, a distinguished professor of chemical and environmental engineering at UCR. It also portrays his participation in the Frontiers in Nanotechnology and Engineering program, a camp for middle and high school students. They learn basic scientific procedures, attend lectures by nanoscientists, and talk about nanoelectronics, nanomedicine, nanofabrication and superconductors. They also met professors and toured state-of-the-art research facilities involving nanotechnology research at UCR.

UCTV, a 24-hour educational channel that broadcasts interviews, lectures, documentaries, and performances from the campuses and national laboratories of the University of California, is available to Inland area residents on Charter digital cable channel 95 and Dish Network satellite channel 9412.

UCTV broadcasts the best in educational and enrichment programming from the campuses and national laboratories of the University of California. UCTV is available in over 15 million households nationwide and can be viewed via the following:
Cable TV: Throughout California (see www.uctv.tv/cable for details).
Direct Broadcast Satellite: Nationwide 24 hours a day, Dish Network Channel 9412
Internet: Live webcast, "video-on-demand" archive, program schedules and more at www.uctv.tv


The University of California, Riverside (www.ucr.edu) is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

A broadcast studio with fiber cable to the AT&T Hollywood hub is available for live or taped interviews. UCR also has ISDN for radio interviews. To learn more, call (951) UCR-NEWS.

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