Friday, June 12, 2015

Trying to Channel 'Kinder, Gentler'-- i.e "Shut Up" and "We don't need to listen to this crap" pivots... Microaggressions Training from UCOP to UC Faculty, to everywhere; and Mansplaining and Higher Ed Exploitation Trends

so there's :
University of California -- Janet Napolitano Trains Faculty on Microaggressions at National Review Online and their take on it is being echoed in other similar venues...

(The "We don't need to listen to this crap" expressed by the UC Pres at the May UC Regents meeting now turns to)

The UCOP handouts referenced in that article are:

“Tool: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages they Send”

“Tool for Identifying Implicit Bias: Awareness of Common Shortcuts”


Elizabeth Warren Tells Us That She 'Can't Even' With Jamie Dimon's Mansplaining

and includes her comments on: "The only way we're gonna have a higher ed system that works is if we have a lot more accountability in it. And that means accountability for the colleges and it means more accountability for the Department of Education." -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren


The President of the UC Regents and Gov. changes from saying 'shut up' on it-- to talking about 'Spaceship Earth' re: developing elegant use of water approach.

The Cal Alumni magazine highlights DeSal...
Sea Quencher: Can the Pacific Ocean Cure Drought If the California climate forecast calls for drought and rising seas, shouldn’t we be figuring out how we can economically drink the Pacific Ocean? The latest on desalination from one of the University of California’s top water wizards:

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