Category Archives: UC Berkeley

The Times Higher Education World Ranking of Physical Sciences in California Universities

Today, the Times Higher Education came out with their world rankings of Physical Sciences Schools in world universities.  As usual, we cite the world’s top 15, and then just the California Universities.  Three of the top 10 Universities are in … Continue reading

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California Ranked Next To the Top in State Energy Efficiency

California Ranked Next To the Top in State Energy Efficiency The 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard has just been released by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE).  I know that you are all anxious to read the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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