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plant growing up through dry cracked land
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Kathleen Maclay | UC Berkeley Media Relationskmaclay [at], (510) 643-5651
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
New IGS Poll finds that most Californians oppose higher gas taxes or vehicle registration fees...
Congressman George Miller
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Former Congressman George Miller will join UC Berkeley as the Fall 2015 Matsui Lecturer.

IGS in the News

Lawrence Lessig responded in the Huffington Post to Thomas Mann's IGS blog post on Lessig's presidential run. 

August 31, 2015

IGS Director Jack Citrin is quoted in today's Financial Times, commenting on presidential candidate Donald Trump's possible impact on the GOP's immigration position.

August 25, 2015

IGS Director Jack Citrin is quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article on presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' visit to the Bay Area and his impact on the Clinton presidential campaign.

August 11, 2015

New in the IGS Library

Europe's Contending Identities

Europe's Contending Identities edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony M. Messina (Cambridge), presents candid, in-depth assessments by 13 leading European and North American scholars covering the political processes that shape European identity formation. IGS Director Jack Citrin contributes a chapter entitled "E Pluribus Europa?" with Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government School of Public Affairs, at the American University in Washington D.C.

Rep. Doris Matsui on supporting IGS

Rep. Doris Matsui is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th district, and a champion of the Robert T. Matsui Center at IGS. Named for her late husband, the Matsui Center promotes political participation by young people, and endows several student fellowships in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Learn how you can make a gift to support IGS and the Matsui Center.

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