Category Archives: Education

US News Best Value Ratings Seems to Neglect UC Tuition Reductions

US News Best Value Ratings Seems to Neglect UC Tuition Reductions The University of California campuses have the Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan which reduces or waives UC tuitions depending on family income.  This social equity program waives the $12,570 … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Graduate Programs in US News 2020 Rankings

UC Irvine Graduate Programs in US News 2020 Rankings Most programs’ rankings are ties, so we don’t bother noting that.  Most subprogram rankings require a subscription.  Even if I paid, I couldn’t publish them.  Those listed here are publicly listed. … Continue reading

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Top 20 US Universities and Top California Universities in US News 2020 Rankings

Top 20 US Universities and top California Universities in US News & World Report 2020 Rankings Repeated numbers are ties.  Otherwise, we do not note when there are ties. 1 Princeton 2 Harvard 3 Columbia 3 MIT 3 Yale 6 … Continue reading

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Top 10 US Public Universities, and top California Universities in US News 2020 Rankings

Top 10 US Public Universities, and top California Universities in US News 2020 Rankings WE present the top 10 public colleges and leading California universities in the US News & World Report 2020 Rankings.  Repeated numbers are ties.  We do … Continue reading

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Comparison of Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UCLA in Times Higher Education Scores

In order to see what other California Universities have to aspire to to reach the top 20 worldwide, we compare Stanford (ranked 3rd), UC Berkeley (ranked 15th), and UCLA (ranked 17th).  Sorry, Cal Tech, we are just concerned with general … Continue reading

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UC Irvine World and US Scores in the Times Higher Education Rankings

UC Irvine World Scores in the Times Higher Education Rankings Scores are more explanatory than relative rankings.  UC Irvine is ranked 96 among worldwide universities. Our overall score was 62.7.  This is a steady increase from our score of 54.1 … Continue reading

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Top World and UC Rankings in the Physical Sciences

Top World and UC Rankings in Physical Sciences We present the top 10 world universities and the UC campuses in the Physical Sciences, in the WSJ/THE Times Higher Education rankings. 1 Princeton 2 MIT 3 Stanford 4 Harvard 5 U. … Continue reading

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Top World and University of California Rankings in the WSJ/THE Rankings

Top World Universities, and the University of California Rankings in the WSJ/THE Times Higher Education Rankings The United States spends 13.59% on education, of which 27.5%, or 3.74% of the total spending, is on higher education. We list the 20 … Continue reading

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Trump’s National Emergency Fraud

Trump’s National Emergency Fraud First of all, lets get my political views out of the way.  In general, rulers become dictators by invoking emergency powers. Trump now says that he can enforce his Decree by Tweet, that American businesses trading with … Continue reading

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Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations

Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations I am aware that I as a University employee, one cannot advertise for a product, or support a political party or candidate during work hours, or using University resources.  … Continue reading

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