Category Archives: UC Irvine

California Universities in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2021

There are not much changes in the ratings since last year 2020, partly because they use two years of evaluation.  However, rankings even with close ratings, are probably important to leading universities, even though they don’t admit many of their … Continue reading

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California Universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Thirteen California Universities are included in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020.  We show these rankings and their main components in the table below.  We also show the top ten in the rankings, which include CalTech and … Continue reading

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University Aid to High School Teaching and Educational Equality

University Departments’ Aid to High School Teaching and Educational Equality in the Time of the Pandemic. We are immediately concerned about the behavior of Police Departments to Black Americans, but this is just the tip of the iceberg of racial … Continue reading

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Military Style Protocols for the Return of In-person Classes

The Military Style Protocols for the Return of In-person Classes Having gotten used to one-way aisles and six steps of separation in lines, we design protocols should we decide to go to back to in-person classes. First, we radically reduce … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Talks on the Coronavirus by Dr. Matt Zahn and a Panel

UC Irvine Talks on the Coronavirus by Dr. Matt Zahn and a Panel 2019 Novel Coronavirus:  Current State of Knowledge and Public Health Response.  Feb. 10, 2020. Dr. Matt Zahn, Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Control Division of the … Continue reading

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Trump’s Impeachment Shorts

Trump Shorts, Going Far Back in Time, for a Whole Week As usual, Trumpworld moves too fast, into realms beyond imagination. Was it Rick Perry’s corruption in Ukraine that Trump knew about and used to force him to say that … Continue reading

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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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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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