Wednesday, January 15, 2014
IGS congratulates graduate student Morris Levy and his wife Danielle on becoming new parents! They welcomed their healthy baby boy Isaac on January 14.
Alyson Lewis
Friday, January 10, 2014
The Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service is happy to announce that the Honorable Alyson Lewis will be the 2014 Matsui Legislator-in-Residence, and will teach the Cal in Sacramento class this spring. Judge Lewis served in the California State Assembly for four years, representing California's 10th District from...
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Applications will be due soon for several IGS sponsored fellowships! The spring 2014 deadlines are: Synar Fellowship , January 14th; Percy Grant , January 21st; Gardner Fellowship , March 4th. See the Student Programs page for more details about submission requirements.
Susan Rasky
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Susan F. Rasky, a longtime member of the IGS Faculty Advisory Committee and senior lecturer at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism for more than two decades, died Sunday following a long illness. She was 61. "Susan was a dear friend and trusted adviser to IGS for many years," said IGS Director Jack Citrin. "She...
Burns and Zhao
Monday, December 16, 2013
Congratulations to Dasha Burns (left) and Yixi Zhao (right), selected as Matsui Washington Fellows for Spring 2014! Burns, an Anthropology and Media Studies double major, will be interning at the United Nations Information Centre. Zhao, an Economics and Media Studies double major, will be interning at the World Bank-...
photo of Admiral Mies (right)
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The proliferation and existence of nuclear weaponry made worldwide news in 2013. From talks with Iran on decreasing stockpiles, to North Korea as an emerging nuclear power. The ever-present menace of the Cold War remains a dominant force in the international dialogue. Constant back-and-forth between nations over these...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Congratulations to Zarko Perovic on being awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. The Rhodes Scholarship is awarded to 32 students across the United States who have achieved a high level of academic success and who have a strong commitment to the common good. The Rhodes Scholarship provides full financial support for recipients to...
Sandy Muir
Thursday, November 21, 2013
William “Sandy” K. Muir, Jr. Leadership Award Fund For more than 30 years, Professor Emeritus Sandy Muir taught thousands of Berkeley students about American democracy, U.S. constitutional law, and the virtues of public service. Generations of students attended his classes and benefited from Professor Muir's help, guidance...
photo of Kyle Simerly
Monday, November 18, 2013
Former Cal-in-Sac Fellow Kyle Simerly was just named Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs in the California Transportation Agency by Governor Jerry Brown. The 24 year old Berkeley alum has been active in politics and is very excited about his new appointment. "I am humbled and honored," said Simerly. During his time at...
Eric Schickler
Friday, November 8, 2013
Congratulations to IGS Affiliated Faculty member Eric Schickler, who, along with Adam J. Berinsky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), has been awarded the 2013 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Research by the Roper Center . Schickler and Berinsky were honored for their efforts to rehabilitate hundreds...