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California State University, Sacramento

Posted: February 24, 1999

Research Conference to Feature Policy Address on Highed Education Funding

Mac Taylor, deputy director of the California Legislative Analyst's Office, will discuss long-term higher education funding at the CSU Student Research Conference, Feb. 25-26 at California State University, Sacramento.

The address will be at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 26 in the University Union Coastal Room, the day after students from at least six different CSU campuses present original social science research.

Some of the research to be presented includes: "Communication and the Art of Political Persuasion: Looking at Female Lobbyists," "Teen Birthrates in California" "Factors Affecting Prison Sentence Length in Murder Cases from Large Urban Counties in the United States," and "Taxation and Fiscal Federalism in the Russian Federation."

The papers will be presented in the University Union Auburn Room and other nearby rooms from 9:45 a.m until about noon on Feb. 25. A written program will be available at 9 a.m. in the Auburn Room.

Awards will be given to the best papers by an undergraduate and a graduate student, and by a student using the CSU system's Social Science Data Base Archives.

Also on Feb. 25, Ted Anagnoson will present a luncheon keynote address titled "Can We Afford to Grow Old?" Anagnoson is a professor of political science at CSU Los Angeles, a former administrator for the federal Department of Health and Human Services and the author of numerous articles on health policy.

The presentations are free and open to the public. More information is available by contacting Ted Lascher at 278-4864 or the public affairs office at 278-6156.


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