The California State University Budget Crisis

California cut the California State University budget by another 100 million dollars mid-year, which makes the total budget cut for this fiscal year $750 million or a 27% reduction over last year. This brings the budget for the 23 campus system down to 1997-1998 levels (in non-inflation adjusted dollars) even ...

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Computational Simulation

Next semester I’ll be doing a new course in computational simulation. I’m looking forward to the course and hope believe that it will be extremely useful for our physics majors who rarely do any programming. I am a bit apprehensive that it might mean a very heavy workload ...

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Resolution in Support of Peaceable Assembly

In the weekend before Thanksgiving, I managed to draft a resolution and get our academic senate to hold a special meeting to pass a resolution condemning the police crackdown on UC students at Berkeley and Davis and in support of peaceful assembly. The resolution itself is below.

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A Public Service Announcement Regarding Google Groups

If you receive an invitation to a private google groups list at a non-google email address, you can accept the invitation, but you will not be able to access the google groups page until you add your non-google email address to your list of alternate email addresses on your google ...

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