Adam Martiny interviewed on Ask A Leader

While California considers different ways to lead nationally, State Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo), adroitly working both sides of the aisle, posts us on AB 84, which would move California’s presidential primary from June to March. SB 568 is a similar measure moving through the State Senate.  Each chamber is considering the other chamber’s bill before submitting legislation for Governor Brown’s signature.

Jim Randerson elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,290 and the total number of foreign associates to 475. Foreign associates are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States.

ESS alumnus Bryan Hannegan to give keynote address at the Celebration of Graduate Success

The Celebration is a day-long symposium that calls graduate and postdoctoral scholar alumni, campus leaders, current graduate, and postdoctoral scholars together to honor the success of our graduate community and to engage in a dialogue about its future. Today, more than ever, professional development is essential to success. No one understands this better than our alumni. And the time is now to create a world-class joint venture in graduate professional development between our alumni and campus communities.