Southern California Faces Loss of One Congressional District, May narrowly hold on to second

Southern California is in danger of losing two congressional representatives following the 2020 Census, according to an analysis by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College using new population projections released by software and data firm ESRI. ESRI projects that California will drop from 53 to 52 congressional seats in… Continue Reading

Melia Wong’19 headed to Oxford on Barry Scholarship

We are proud to announce that Rose alum Melia Wong’19 has recently been awarded the John and Daria Barry Scholarship, a funded degree at Oxford University in Oxford, England.  In May 2019, Melia  graduated cum laude with a dual degree in government and musicology, and was awarded the Luce Scholarship for 2019-2020. Congratulations to you,… Continue Reading

Angelo Ancheta

REDISTRICTING CONFERENCE 2020 LUNCHEON SPEAKER Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Angelo Ancheta is a member and the current chair of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.  A lawyer and an academic, Ancheta was a professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law from 2005 to 2014 and has also taught at the… Continue Reading

Ray Remy, We Will Miss You

Rose Institute Board of Governors chairman Ray Remy passed away on Saturday, December 21 at the age of 82. Ray served on the Rose Institute Board since 1990 and became chair in 2017. He was also a member of the Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees since 1989. During his long and illustrious career, Ray… Continue Reading

Remembering Dr. Michael Uhlmann

Dr. Michael Uhlmann passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. He was a long-time friend and a Faculty Fellow of the Rose Institute. Dr. Uhlmann joined the faculty of Claremont Graduate University in 2002, where he was a Professor of Government in the Department of Politics and Policy. He also taught courses in the Department… Continue Reading

New Hires for 2019

We would like to introduce you to the newest group of students to join the Rose Institute as research assistants: Marshall Arthur Bessey ’23 Marshall is from Darien, Connecticut and plans to major in Government and History. During high school, Marshall gained an interest in politics through the Forum discussion group and the School for… Continue Reading

2019 Rose Institute Application Now Open!

2019 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

Celebrating Outstanding Seniors 2019

During the late afternoon hours of May 17, a day before graduation, Rose Institute staff, students, friends, and family, gathered to honor this year’s seniors at a “pinning” ceremony.  Director Andrew Busch handed each member of graduating class a pin specially-designed to show the Institute’s gratitude and pride for each student’s accomplishments during their tenure… Continue Reading

Bruno Youn selected to deliver commencement remarks

Last Friday, May 17, the front page of The Los Angeles Times featured a story of one of our research assistants, Bruno Youn, who overcame the difficulties of having autism as a child, was determined as a freshman, and came up being selected by his fellow seniors to deliver this year’s remarks at graduation. Read… Continue Reading

The Press-Enterprise picks up on Census 2020 Report

The Press-Enterprise’s Jeff Horseman wrote an article, Census 2020: Los Angeles County’s Loss Could be the Inland Empire’s Gain in 2021 Redistricting, in response to the recent report published by the Rose Institute titled “Winners and Losers: The 202 Census and California’s 2021 Redistricting.”   Continue Reading

Rose Institute Award given to Zev Yaroslavsky on April 11

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Rose Institute conferred the Rose Institute Award for Excellence in Public Service to former Los Angeles Board of Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky with a reception and dinner held at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.  The event was attended by members of the board, Institute staff… Continue Reading

Melia Wong Selected 2019-2020 Luce Scholar

The Rose Institute congratulates Melia Wong ’19 on her selection as a 2019-2020 Luce Scholar. The Luce Scholars Program was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to help future American leaders gain a better understanding of Asia.  Each year, the program selects a small group of scholars and provides them stipends, language training,… Continue Reading

Time Served White Paper released

Time Served in State Prisons for Serious Offenses 1981-2009  was researched and written by Lane Corrigan’17 and Wesley Whitaker’18 before each graduated.  Since then, the report has gone through some editing by faculty lead and supervisor, Professor Joe Bessette. This report focuses on the severity of the punishment inflicted by measuring the length of time served in state… Continue Reading

Tribal Courts White Papers Released

A Broken Justice System: Examining the Impact of the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 and Public Law 280 started as a new hire project by Sophia Helland’20. With directions from senior staff, she researched and wrote this paper that aims to examine how the Tribal Law and Order Act has been implemented in California… Continue Reading

New hires for 2018

The Rose Institute proudly introduces our newest group of research assistants: Katherine P. Adelman ’21 Katherine is from San Antonio, Texas, studying Government and Economics with a Public Policy Sequence. On campus, she is involved in Claremont Women in Business and CMC Survivor, which one can find airing on YouTube this fall. From a young… Continue Reading

Wes Whitaker ’18 named Jesse M. Unruh Fellow

The Rose Institute congratulates Wesley Whitaker ’18 on his selection as a 2018-19 Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellow.  Established in 1957, the Assembly Fellowship is one of the nation’s most selective and prestigious government fellowship programs.   Each year, the program selects a group of 18 Assembly Fellows to serve for a year in the… Continue Reading

Thank you and Farewell, Mr. Cramer

It is with deep sadness that we bid farewell to Richard Cramer, a longtime friend of the Rose Institute and a member of the Board of Governors for two decades.  Mr. Cramer passed away on June 20, 2018. Mr. W. Richard Cramer is an alumnus of Claremont McKenna College, class of 1953. The Rose Institute… Continue Reading