Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Please join us in congratulating UC Berkeley Gardner Fellow, Nick Shafer, for being awarded a Marshall Scholarship. The Marshall Scholarship is one of the most selective graduate scholarships in America—with only about a 4% acceptance rate. The Marshall Scholarship pays for recipients to pursue a graduate degree at any...
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Monday, September 7, 2020
William Brandt, Chair Emeritus of IGS’s National Advisory Council, was awarded the Magis Medal for civic achievement by the National Jesuit Honor Society. The Magis Medal is given annually by Alpha Sigma Nu, the Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, to members who have demonstrated scholarship, loyalty and...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The Office of the Graduate Division recognizes the 2020 recipients of the Graduate Division's Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Awards and the Graduate Assembly's Faculty Mentor Awards : "Excellent faculty mentorship has an indelible impact on the well-being, academic success, and overall experience of...
2020 Cal-in-Sac Fellows on the steps of the State House in Sacramento
Thursday, March 19, 2020
On Friday, March 13, the current cohort of Cal-in-Sacramento Fellows traveled to Sacramento to interview for their summer internships. In addition to senate and assembly offices, they interviewed with staff at the Governor’s Office, CalEPA, the California Energy Commission, MALDEF, the Little Hoover Commission, and many...
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Friday, March 6, 2020
Join us as we congratulate the 2020 recipients of the Charles H. Percy Undergraduate Grant for Public Affairs Research and the Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship . A ceremony to honor the recipients will be held in the IGS Library on Friday, March 6, from 2-4pm. Students will offer brief presentations of their...
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Monday, September 16, 2019
On Monday, September 9, leading figures in California and national politics gathered in Sacramento to celebrate the release of Power Shift: How Latinos in California Transformed Politics in America . After welcoming remarks by former speaker Willie Brown and Governor Gavin Newsom, co-authors George Pla and David Ayón...
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
In 2010, Justice John Paul Stevens was interviewed by Jess Bravin of the Wall Street Journal about his long friendship with Senator Charles H. Percy, dating back to their student days at the University of Chicago. In the interview, Justice Stevens recalls how Senator Percy helped launch his judicial career by encouraging...

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