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Urban Form and Public Health

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a very nice story about UCLA’s Dick Jackson.  To quote this article;  ”In 2001, while still at the CDC, Dr. Jackson was a co-author of an article published by Sprawl Watch Clearinghouse that contended that poorly planned built environments had adverse effects on air quality, physical activity, and public [...]
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A Case of Political Discrimination Goes Forward

Academics : Brainstorm (3 years ago)

Here is a story in the New York Times about a case that may have far-reaching implications for higher education.  It could also form a significant chapter in the chronicle of political bias in higher education, an issue that has dim... Read Post

The Chronicle of Higher Education Falls Down on the Job

Academics : Higher Ed Watch (5 years ago)

As many Higher Ed Watch readers know, I worked at The Chronicle of Higher Education for 15 years before joining New America. For that reason, I find it difficult to criticize the Chronicle and my former colleagues who work there. Ho... Read Post

Larry Cohen: AAA: their Policies should be as Good as their Service. A conversation between Larry Cohen and Dick Jackson.

Lifestyle / Green Living : Huffington Post: Green Blog (4 years ago)

Dick Jackson, M.D., M.P.H. is the Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA School of Public Health. He served 15 years at the CDC... Read Post


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