Category Archives: Announcements

Rose Institute Launches New Society for Alumni

This year, the Rose Institute is establishing a society for its alumni. Over the past four decades, more than 400 outstanding Claremont McKenna College students have worked as research assistants at the Institute before moving on to accomplish great things in the wider world. As a group, our alumni are highly loyal to the “Rose… Continue Reading

Fox News’ Melissa Francis featured guest speaker at Lowe & Rose Institutes’ Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference

Sixth Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference to be Held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario Melissa Francis, Anchor & Host, Fox Business Network & Fox News Channel Featured Guest Speaker Presented by Citizens Business Bank Hosted by Claremont McKenna College and The UCLA Anderson Forecast Leading Economists Present… Continue Reading

Bob Stern and Tony Quinn: 2014 Ballot Initiatives at the Ath

California has a long tradition of direct democracy, allowing citizens to bypass their elected representatives, propose laws, place them on the ballot, and enact them at the polls. This November Californians will once again be given the responsibility of resolving a multitude of critical public policy issues. Voters will evaluate the merits of six different… Continue Reading

News Release: 2014 Rose Institute Application Now Open!

Do you hope to gain experience working in a professional, team-oriented environment during your undergraduate career? Are you interested in working closely with faculty who are leading experts in public policy, conducting research in the areas of fiscal policy, legal analysis, political science, and other areas relating to state and local government? If so, we… Continue Reading

Rose Award for Excellence in Public Service

On Friday March 28, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government presented the Rose Award for Excellence in Public Service to Kirk West at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. The Rose Award recognizes exceptional individuals or organizations that demonstrate leadership and commitment to public service. Kirk West’s career in the California government was long… Continue Reading

40th Anniversary Board of Governors Recap

On Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, the Rose Institute for State and Local Government commemorated its 40th anniversary. The celebration was scheduled to coincide with the institute’s semi-annual Board of Governors’ meeting. The day started with CMC President Hiram Chodosh addressing students and the board members at a luncheon, followed… Continue Reading

Director’s Report

We are off to the start of what promises to be another good year at the Rose Institute. As usual, we began our Fall semester by holding an open house for interested students, followed by an intensive application and interview process. In the end, we narrowed about seventy applications down to eight hires—five freshmen and… Continue Reading

A Note from the Student Managers

As CMC welcomed the Class of 2017 to its sunny campus, we launched right into recruiting, interviewing, and selecting a new class of research assistants at the Rose Institute. We are thrilled to announce that Charlotte Bailey, Audrey Breitwieser, Tyler Finn, Ben Fusek, Francesca Hidalgo-Wohlleben, Hannah Oh, Tim Plummer, and Tamara Skinner have joined us… Continue Reading

A Brief History of the Rose Institute’s 40 Years

This year, the Rose Institute celebrated its 40th anniversary. In its four decades, it has seen three directors, a spectacular new view from the fourth floor of the impressive Kravis Center, hundreds of student researcher alumni, a wealth of accomplishments and fond memories too numerous to list. When the Rose Institute first came to be,… Continue Reading

Board of Governors Event This Thursday

This Thursday, Oct. 17, the Rose Institute will host its semi-annual Board of Governors event at the Athenaeum. This year’s Board of Governors event marks the 40th anniversary of the Rose Institute, and will double as a celebration and reflection on 40 years of sterling work. All events are open to the public. Student presentations… Continue Reading