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Posts from 2017

How to Pick a Preschool in Less Than an Hour

by David L. Kirp

As soon as I walked into Celia Rojas’s prekindergarten class in Union City, N.J., I was sucked in by the hum of activity. Art plastered the walls, plants were hanging from the ceiling, and in every nook there was something to seize a child’s imagination. Some kids were doing cutouts of paper clothing a… More

An Interview with Career Coach Misty Loetterle

Misty Loetterle is a career coach with the Goldman School's recently launched Master of Public Affairs degree program. Below, she discusses what ignited her interest in career coaching and what are great questions for mid-career folks to be asking. What got you interested in career coaching in the first place… More

Trump’s Muslim Ban Exacerbates Refugee Crisis, Puts Americans at Risk

by Keith Welch

On Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that bans the arrival of Syrian refugees, suspends refugee resettlement for 120 days and reduces the number of refugees who will enter the country from 110,000 to 50,000. The order also bans travel from Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Iran, Sudan and Libya f… More

UCOP Statement on Refugee Ban

President Napolitano and Campus Leaders respond to President Trump's executive order

President Janet Napolitano and the Chancellors of the University of California issued the following statement on Sunday, January 29, 2017: We are deeply concerned by the recent executive order that restricts the ability of our students, faculty, staff, and other members of the UC community from certain countries … More