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Posts from 2018

Officer Health and Wellness

Results from the California Correctional Officer Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy E. Lerman, PhD Email: alerman@berkeley.edu California Correctional Officers at High Risk for Depression, PTSD, and Suicide, Finds Landmark Survey August 20, 2018 BERKELEY, CA—“We need to talk about suicide.” That is the message of a new movement being waged… More

Growing Pains: The Future of UC’s Funding Model

Without major new funding streams, the system cannot grow with California’s population and economic needs.

From the Center for Studies in Higher Ed Contact:  Zachary Bleemer — bleemer@berkeley.edu John Douglass — douglass@berkeley.edu Despite massive cuts in state funding over the past thirty years, the University of California has managed to keep enrollment on pace with growth in po… More

Balancing Audacious Goals with the Real-life Needs of Adult Learners: The 115th Online Community College Proposal

By Taylor Myers (MPP '17)

One of the first acts of Governor Jerry Brown’s last year in office was his final state budget proposal in January. In what’s become typical fashion during his tenure, the proposal included not only a financial plan for California for the upcoming year, but a boldly comprehensive policy blueprint. Seve… More

The Future We Want

from Berkeley Public Policy Journal

Goldman students (from left): Emory Wolf, Emily McCaffrey, Daniel Lao-Talens, Henriette Ruhrmann, Joseph Monardo, Joony Moon, Randall Tran, Chenchen Zhang Now is a fascinating time to study policy. As the US and the global community are searching for policy approaches to the future, we at GSPP are discussing how … More