Cal in Sac students in California senate chamber
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
IGS just released its revised video, called The Voices of Tomorrow , which profiles how we help students get involved in public service. The 6 minute video, professionally produced by John Crane Films and directed by IGS Associate Director Marc A. Levin, profiles seven current and former Berkeley students who participated...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Last week we co-hosted a reception with the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement to honor our fall 2013 Washington Fellows. Congratulations to Trinh Nguyen and Tara Yarlagadda!
Portrait of Ambassador Karl Eikenberry
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
With a crowd overflowing in the IGS Library on Tuesday night Ambassador Karl Eikenberry delivered the last spring lecture of the Harold Smith Defense and National Security Series. Eikenberry, a former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and retired U.S. Army Lt. General, spoke about the history of U.S. involvement in...
bimes
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Congratulations to Terri Bimes, who was granted a 2013 Teaching Excellence award from the Northern California chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on May 5! Terri Bimes (Ph.D., Yale University) is a lecturer in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and director of the Gardner Public Service Fellowship at IGS...
Monday, May 6, 2013
Congratulations to Maria Buxton, Local Government Fellow for summer 2013, who secured an internship with Mayor Ed Lee's office! Buxton will work in the San Francisco Mayor 's Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
On Wednesday, May 1 the Cal-in-Sacramento students welcomed California Secretary of State Debra Bowen into their class. The Secretary discussed her responsibilities in her current position as well as life in the legislature. She also stressed the importance of teaching young children about the principles of democracy, as...
California conference panel 2
Monday, April 29, 2013
California may be on the road to recovery, but the Golden State still has a long way to go to regain its past luster, according to many of the participants at IGS’ conference April 26, “California: Are We Back?” See photos of the event on the conference page . The conference, cohosted with the UC Center Sacramento and held...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Duf Sundheim, former Chair of the California Republican Party and John Burton, Chair of the California Democratic Party will serve as speakers during the conference's keynote session. Titled What’s Next for California Politics?, the two party chairmen will discuss where the state is headed politically. The conversation...
Friday, April 19, 2013
On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez paid a visit to the the Cal-in-Sacramento class.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Earlier in the week, our Annual Review of the Presidency took place. A stellar group of panelists engaged in a thought-provoking debate, touching on everything from Obama's campaign organization, to Romney's candidacy and the likelihood of a Hillary Clinton run in 2016.Though the house was packed, we know some who wanted...

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