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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
... opportunity is being wasted because the schools are failing. In a state preoccupied with reforming education and moving away from mass incarceration, the schools that exist at the intersection of these movements are habitually ignored, under-resourced, and not held accountable. © 2016 by The Regents of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... university post-colonialism Urban Humanities liberal arts race teaching pedagogy UCLA classroom jonathan banfill, todd presner, and maite zubiaurre Urban Humanities Pedagogy The classroom, education, and New Humanities A t University of California, Los Angeles, the Humanities are located at...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...John Aubrey Douglass; Richard Edelstein; Cecile Hoareau This article argues that California colleges and universities should make a concerted effort to work together to attract more foreign students by forming education hubs. The authors argue that such “EdHubs” can relieve the intense pressure on...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 99–107.
Published: 01 October 2012
... higher education The project was intended not as a document of the university as it was, but rather a portrait of the university as it would be. Boom0203_11.indd 99 20/09/12 5:29 PM Figure 2. UC San Diego, The Breezeway (With Figure), April 1966. Photo by Ansel AdAms. Courtesy of the bAnCroft librAry...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... genuine connection to the difficulties here. His most well known books, City of Quartz and The Ecology of Fear are unsparing in their assessments of those difficulties. He invited architectural educator and Director of UCLA’s cityLAB, Dana Cuff, and Dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Brant Choate California’s state superintendent for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Education explains how the department provides programming and teaches skills to both prisoners and parolees to reduce their reconviction or return-to-prison rate...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 86–89.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Robin Mejia Using data from the United States Census 2013 American Community Survey, Robin Mejia looks at the way geography affects a person’s health, wealth, education, and prospects in life. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Matt Black demographics census data...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 76–79.
Published: 01 December 2014
... realized its value as an educational and campaigning tool. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 P22, conservation cougars mountain lions tattoos activism wildlife wildlife corridor wildlife crossing Los Angeles wildlife beth pratt Tattoo For a lonely cougar A fter...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... anthropologists. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 People’s Park Berkeley UC Berkeley activism education civil disobedience homelessness Loni Hancock Dorothy Day Catholic Workers applied anthropology Segment of Berkeley: A People s Bicentennial History of Telegraph...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 79–84.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Abby Smith Rumsey In a world of increasing specialization, everyone is a non-expert in many fields crucial for public understanding and decision-making. The author—an expert on scholarly communication in the current era of rapid technological and institutional change in higher education—argues that...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 68–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Michael Hiltzik This article considers major infrastructure spending projects on the table in California (a high-speed rail line connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco, a peripheral canal in the Sacramento Delta, higher education) and compares their funding models to that of the Los Angeles...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 25–42.
Published: 01 May 2011
...John Aubrey Douglass This essay discusses the major financial and organizational challenges facing California’s higher education system, and offers a possible pathway to reforms. Most critics and observers of California’s system remain focused on incremental and largely marginal improvements...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... brassy homages to Mexican bullfighters, as well as Latin jazz originals. Wilson’s singular soul jazz reveals the drive and dedication of a disciplined artist—both student and teacher—who continually honed his craft and expanded his talents as part of his educational and musical philosophy. Wilson’s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement (Yale), which was named Best History Book by the International Latino Book Awards. Her scholarship engages the public through advocacy for underrepresented groups in higher education and immigrants and farmworkers in the United States. L Y N E L L...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
...) education in contemporary K-12 learning and in universities, a natural tendency has been to dismiss the arts and humanities as less important. This is as true in California as anywhere. And yet, as big questions remain and loom ever larger for California and its people, so does the importance of the arts...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Grade: F12 We ve also been voted among the dumbest cities in the United States. On 26 July 2016, the Fresno Bee ran a story citing a national poll that ranked cities in the San Joaquin Valley on their list of least educated areas. WalletHub, which initiated the poll, compared the top 150 metro...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... coiled around their heads, wearing loin cloths, smoking joints the size of corn cobs with names like Star Compost are doing it, and people like our neighbors, who tired of the excess and pace of the Bay Area are doing it. We couldn t ask for better weed-growing neighbors: educated, ethical, and organic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Harvard, a librarian/civil servant, a newspaper columnist, a magazine contributor, a commu- nications consultant, and the writer of a number of histo- ries. As Paul Anka wrote for Frank Sinatra, I did it my way thanks to the support of my wife Sheila and my com- mitment to the education of my children...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 5–12.
Published: 01 October 2012
... the Occupy movement, his radicalization, and the relationship between activism and education. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Louis S. Warren How students and their supporters should respond to the collapse of state funding for public higher education in California, especially at the University of California. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...