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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... schools’ budgets by enrolling more higher-paying out-of-state students, while schools in the same geographic regions can share the burden of supporting such students, particularly with investment from local industry. The authors argue that schools that work together can increase their capacity to educate...
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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 (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 (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 (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...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... California story is that of an African American migrant who moves out west, where he meets a Chicana Angelena and starts a family—in the tradition of Cali-mestizaje—then stays for the higher quality of life, for the freedom to raise his children and live as an artist, further developing and fully expressing...
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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): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that lack of access and money has pre- vented some of our citizens from reaping the benefits of higher education. But I can also tell you about the friends I ve made here, scholars from some of the most prestigious schools in the country. I can tell you how famed novelist Julia Alvarez once taught at...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 CON T R I B U T O R S J O N A T H A N B A N F I L L is a Ph.D. student at University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on interdisciplinary higher education across Asia Pacific. A N G E´ L I C A B E C E R R A is a Ph.D...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... amongst the university and this district, or a binding aes- thetic amongst the higher education sector, the museum sector, and the civic community? Hood: So let s figure out how we get that to happen philo- sophically and politically, as well as practically. I think we need to teach them ethnographic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... support for state institutions and the privatization of higher education across all sectors. But the naturalization of disciplines cannot be a good thing because it leads us to forget that the disciplines are human constructs, and that neither the objects of their study nor their methodological...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., operated by County Offices of Education, come at a time when the State of California has dramatically reor- dered the way schools are funded. With the desire to direct more money to districts with higher numbers of underserved youth, a major reform measure, the Local Control Funding Formula, went into...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... court orders to provide a higher standard of care in both medical and mental health treatment, it also serves as a window into the changing vision of prisoners and of the correctional enterprise in a state that helped lead the move to mass incarceration a generation ago. In this regard, it is...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
...- sus that it could get considerably worse. The way out of the trouble was to convince state residents of the need for col- lective action and to instill behavioral changes in homes and businesses that would diminish demand and provide a higher measure of safety. California s response to the drought is...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 104–108.
Published: 01 December 2015
...). © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Islam Muslim Berkeley Islamic law theology faith Zaytuna College higher education anna challet Thinking Outside the Mosque On learning to be Muslim in America I f the American Muslim community has a tendency to isolate itself, to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Francisco continued to rise in the top rank of metropolitan areas and now enjoys average household incomes 50 percent higher than Los Angeles, along with higher educational attainment, more creative jobs, innovation, and more, Los Angeles has stagnated or declined by many of the same measures and is at risk...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 98–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... nucleus, they recognized, science would need probes of higher energies, which could only be achieved through human ingenuity. Rutherford threw down the challenge for the new generation. He called for an appa- ratus that could charge a probe with ten million volts, yet still be safely accommodated in a...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... fruity characteristics. The council s standards for extra virginity are more stringent than those of the International Olive Council (the free acidity level standard is higher, for example). Unfortunately, even those standards don t apply to imported olive oil because the United States does not belong...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... higher rates of foreclosure and unemployment, but they have much smaller economies and their fortunes are closely tied to California. 7 Obama s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act actually did help, along with massive injections of money by the Federal Reserve Bank, which is why the United States has...