Gardner Fellows in Grant Harris's office
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
A few of the 2012-13 Gardner Fellows caught up with former Gardner Fellow Grant Harris (1999) in Washington DC lately. Mia Newman, Zarko Perovic, and Darren Bartlette (2012) had the opportunity to meet Grant at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, where he currently serves as a Special Assistant to the President and...
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Monday, June 3, 2013
Renovations are underway in Moses Hall this summer. On the ground level, which IGS occupies, crews are renovating the restrooms and the main hallway. IGS will be open during the duration of the project, and we thank our visitors for their patience.
Steven Lucas
Thursday, May 23, 2013
IGS is pleased to announce that Steven Lucas is the newest member of the Institute's National Advisory Council , appointed to a three-year term commencing this month. Mr. Lucas is a partner at Nielsen Merksamer specializing in political law, including campaign, election, lobby and ethics laws in various federal, state and...
Friday, May 17, 2013
Missed Four More Years?: Obama's Re-election and the Prospects for a Second Term back in April or just want to see it again? UCTV will be airing the panel beginning June 3! For a full schedule and to see other IGS videos, visit UCTV . Related articles Annual Review of the Presidency Follow Up (
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...
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...