Category Archives: UC Berkeley

Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2

Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2 The YouTube video is at https://youtu.be/en9cDvXWPtw This is a long set of notes, but the video is seven hours long. High-Level Thematic Dialogues The Ocean-Climate Challenge Julie Packard, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Bias Towards Elite Law Schools

Trump’s Bias Towards Elite Law Schools Yesterday, Trump was on TV News telling has core that they are the Elite. Or at least Trump, because he is rich and has a bigger yacht. We know Trump feeds the conservative rural … Continue reading

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How Much Does Trump Hate California? Let Us Count the Ways

How Much Does Trump Hate California? Let Us Count the Ways (Apologies to William Shakespeare) First of all, which state could harbor the three million undocumented and potential illegal voters that Trump dreams that he lost by. California not only … Continue reading

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US Graduate Students and the Effect of the Trump Tax Increase on Them

US Graduate Students and the Effect of the Trump Tax Increase on Them Update:  The final tax bill, after reconciliation between the House and Senate, has wisely dropped the taxation of graduate student tuition wavers. In 2015, 319,000 first time … Continue reading

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International College Students in the US

A major increase in American education is the influx of college and high school students from other countries. They help our financing of colleges since they pay tuition at private colleges or a high out-of-state tuition at public universities. They … Continue reading

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California Universities in the Times Higher Education World Rankings, 2018

We cite the California Universities in the Times Higher Education World Rankings for 2018.  An = in the rankings mean a tie for that rank.  We also list the student/staff ratio for that University.  I assume staff means teaching staff. … Continue reading

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Escalating the Current Red/Blue State Civil War

Escalating the Current Red/Blue State Civil War America has been slowly escalating the contest between the Red and Blue states. These states differ in traditional policies, religiosity, and parties, including attempts in red states to limit poor and minority voting. … Continue reading

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UC Irvine and UC Campuses at the Top of Economic Diversity

UC Irvine and UC Campuses at the Top of Economic Diversity by New York Times   UC Irvine is at the top of the NY Times Economic Diversity Ranking. Our College Access Index is 1.90. The keys to this are … Continue reading

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Mobility Rates for California University Students from Bottom to Top Quintiles

Mobility Rates for California University Students From Bottom to Top Quintiles We have looked at the data file for the Equality of Opportunity upward mobility study, that was discussed two previous articles. Here we present the Mobility rate for children … Continue reading

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Comparisons of California Universities’ Mobility

We compare the UC campuses and Stanford and USC in their recruitment of lower income students, and the mobility of their graduates at age 34.  This is done using the application on Upshot of the NY Times, based on the … Continue reading

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