Research

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38 responses to “Research

  1. k7cycas

    Jerzees Factory Information:

    An article by an associate, Andy Lucker at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (SIUE), about the Jerzees Factory in Choloma Honduras originally published in October 2008.

    http://www.zmag.org/znet/viewArticle/19087
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    Letter from the UC President Robert Dynes signing the Designated Supplier’s Program (DSP).

    http://www.workersrights.org/dsp/Scan00117.PDF
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    Communications from the Worker’s Rights Consortium to Affiliate Universities (including the University of California)

    http://www.workersrights.org/university/memo/
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    The Designated Supplier’s Program in detail.

    http://www.workersrights.org/dsp/Designated%20Suppliers%20Program%20-%20Revised.pdf

  2. k7cycas

    The Nuclear-Free UC kids homepage.
    http://www.ucnuclearfree.org/

  3. k7cycas

    The UC Master Plan to provide “free tuition” public education to Californians.

    http://www.ucop.edu/acadinit/mastplan/MasterPlan1960.pdf

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    Tuition Relief Org.

    http://www.tuitionreliefnow.org/index.html

  4. k7cycas

    Articles about costs at the University of California by Professor Emeritus Charles Schwartz of UC Berkeley

    http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~schwrtz/

  5. k7cycas

    Critical Article about the $500 million research donation by BP to UC

    http://www.mindfully.org/GE/2007/UC-Biotech-Benefactors6feb07.htm

  6. k7cycas

    Cal Disorientation Guide Article on UC Democratization:

    http://www.caldisorientation.org/2007/DemocratizingUC

  7. k7cycas

    UCSC stop-LRDP org page

    http://stopucsc.org/

  8. k7cycas

    UC Newsroom – “UC Regents approve plans to trim enrollment, freeze senior management pay as part of response to state budget challenge”

    http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/article/19314

  9. k7cycas

    Although the AFSCME 3299 contract campaign is over, this site still holds some relevant information

    http://www.facingpovertyatuc.org/

  10. k7cycas

    Tobacco Industry Funds UC:

    As of 2007, 23 Tobacco Industry funded projects at UC campuses. Total worth of 2007 funding is $16,647,661 (from Phillip Morris USA). $39 million from 1995-2007. 11 gifts from Tobacco Industry to UC campuses, totalling $485,000 between January 2005 and June 2007. Damages academic integrity.(source: Michael Ong)

    http://www.scientificintegrityinstitute.org/Ong102407.pps

  11. k7cycas

    UC Regents and Conflict of Interest

    Old article that doesn’t apply to current UC Regents, but still informative.

    http://www.inmotionmagazine.com/rock2.html

  12. k7cycas

    UC Regents Corrupt

    Article by Will Parrish of UC Nuclear Free (UCSC graduate) and Chelsea Collonge of UCB

    http://www.dailynexus.com/article.php?a=10476

  13. k7cycas

    Two articles from Regents regarding corruptive practices in the UC

    On the lack of power of Regents:
    http://www.examiner.com/a-926142~Robert_Dynes_an_example_of_larger_UC_problem.html

    On Tobacco Funding:
    http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070321/news_lz1e21moores.html

  14. k7cycas

    2005 Article – UC audit blasts administrators, president’s office

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/02/MNGLOIJ75B30.DTL

  15. k7cycas

    2009 Article – UC admits misleading public about buyout-taker

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/08/MNJC15O8QR.DTL&tsp=1

  16. k7cycas

    2007 Article – UCSF medical school fires dean in dispute over finances
    (whistle-blower on major irregularities in finances)

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/15/MNKETUEL3.DTL

  17. k7cycas

    -Organizational Structure of UCSC- http://www.ucsc.edu/administration/download/Admin_Org_Chart.pdf

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    Pheonix Project– “The Phoenix Project is a new organization that seeks to contribute to systemic reform of the University of California, the goal being a more responsible, just, diverse, equitable, sustainable, and democratically-governed public University.”

  18. k7cycas

    UCSC Financial Statistics (including Operating Budget)
    http://www.ucsc.edu/about/statistics.asp

    operating budget: $522.5 million

  19. k7cycas

    UCSC Endowment (June 2008)
    http://www.ucop.edu/treasurer/foundation/foundation.pdf

    $115,752,000 (wikipedia states it at 498 million, but that’s incorrect)

  20. k7cycas

    Engaging Education (e²) is a Student-Initiated Outreach and Retention Center for student engagement and academic excellence.

    It is a supportive and dynamic space for programming that addresses the low rates of recruitment, retention and graduation that historically under resourced communities face within higher education.

    To build a foundation for students to grow and engage in grassroots organizing, student activism, community building both inside and outside the university, and understanding of legacies of social justice struggles.

    e² partners with the University of California community to provide a purposeful, transformative, and relevant educational experience for all students.

    http://www.engagingeducation.org

  21. k7cycas

    Reoccupied (new school university)
    http://reoccupied.wordpress.com/

  22. k7cycas

    Solidarity
    “NYC Student Movement: Occupy Everything!… Now?”
    http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/2135

  23. k7cycas

    City on a Hill Press article on funding to bio/phys sciences while others fail.

    http://www.cityonahillpress.com/2007/02/22/ucsc-experiments-with-the-sciences/

  24. k7cycas

    UC-AFT: Why UC Should Raise Librarian Salaries to Market Level

    http://berkeleyaft.org/node/162

  25. k7cycas

    UC AFT is keeping track of SF Chronicle’s articles on Exec. Pay
    http://berkeleyaft.org/sfchron/execpay

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