Stephanie Ullrich
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
John Gardner Fellow Stephanie Ullrich (placement: United Nations Development Programme - Global Environment Facility 2013-14) traveled to Namibia in January on behalf of the UNDP-GEF to partake in a training for Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for UNDP supported GEF co-financed projects...
Crowd watching state of the union
Friday, January 31, 2014
About 100 people crowded into the IGS Library on Tuesday, January 28 for a State of the Union viewing party. A bipartisan crowd of students, faculty, and even special guest Speaker of the Assembly John A. Pérez watched the speech and the Republican response that followed. "There were a lot of students here who care a lot...
Susan Rasky
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
UC Berkeley's Journalism School is hosting a memorial to honor the late Susan 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. The memorial will take place February 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Graduate School of...
Shaudi Fulp
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Shaudi Falamaki Fulp, a current doctoral candidate in Political Science, has been selected to receive the 2014 Nelson W. Polsby Memorial Graduate Fellowship Award. Ms. Fulp’s research is focused on the top two primary election system recently adopted by California and its impact on voter turnout and behavior, particularly...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The R. Kirk Underhill Graduate Fellowship will provide $30,000 to a UC Berkeley graduate student who has advanced to candidacy and whose research focuses on US-UK affairs, including but not limited to, issues involving foreign relations, politics, history, law, economics, and culture. Priority will be given to students...
levy_baby
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-...

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