Gender Imbalances in STEM Majors Hans Johnson June 21 2018 Even though women have an educational advantage over men—in California and the nation—they are underrepresented in STEM majors, earning only about 20% of statewide bachelor's degrees in engineering and computer science in 2016.
A Balancing Act for the Colorado River Lori Pottinger June 20 2018 The Colorado basin has been in drought for nearly two decades. We talked with Bonnie Colby on how to improve shared management of the river.
How Changes in Immigration Affect California’s Workforce Sergio Sanchez, Hans Johnson June 18 2018 California’s immigrant population is changing—and now about half of recent immigrants have at least bachelor’s degrees. Explore changes in immigrants’ education levels over time with a new interactive feature.
Encouraging Full-Time Enrollment to Boost College Graduation Rates Courtney Lee June 15 2018 Full-time students in California’s higher education systems are much more likely to graduate within six years than students who first enroll part time.
How Much Water Is Available for Groundwater Recharge? Alvar Escriva-Bou June 14 2018 Knowing how much water can be used for recharge in the San Joaquin Valley is key to filling the state’s biggest groundwater gap.