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Cities as Building Blocks for Sustainable Societies

Research at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory led by Goldman School Professor Dan Kammen and Dr. Deborah Sunton of the US Department of Energy highlights that while cities currently contribute to global climate change by emitting the majority of anthropogenic greenhouse gases, they could become the b… More

Michael Nacht Named Interim Director at the Center for Studies in Higher Education

Press release: BERKELEY, CA, May 16, 2016  - The Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) is delighted to announce that Professor Michael Nacht  has been appointed as Interim Director, effective May 16th.  He will replace Carol Christ, former CSHE Director, who was named the University&rs… More

Fighting “Legalized Corruption” in Politics

by Charlotte Hill (MPP '17)

Watch Charlotte discuss her work with Represent.Us with Dean Henry E. Brady as a part of UCTV's “Millennial Voices” webcast. When people learn I've taken a year-long sabbatical from graduate school to pursue anti-corruption reform, they frequently assume I’ve joined a presidential candid… More

Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement

by Larry A. Rosenthal

The work of GSPP's Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement (CCDE), founded by Cal’s centennial Class of ’68, has never been more important. The 2016 election season has made our precious democracy’s vulnerabilities plain for all to see. Basic political tenets—like campaigning for… More