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"10 Science Policy Fellowships for Scientists and Science Advocates"
(ProFellow, 4/21/2017)
Careers website ProFellow.com listed the CCST Science Fellows program in its recent lineup of policy training opportunities for scientists.
"Meet the Minds: Newsha Ajami on Innovation in the Water Sector"
(NewsDeeply, 11/2/2016)
2011 Science Fellow Newsha Ajami talks about her role at Stanford University's Water in the West program.
"CCST Science Fellow in the Field: DC Connections"
(CCST Fellows Blog, 9/27/2016)
Former Fellows share their new job appointments in the Washington D.C. area.
"Debra Cooper: Careers in Science Policy"
(iBiology.org, 4/5/2016)
Former Fellow Debra Cooper was invited by NSF’s iBiology website to film a video primer on science policy careers.
“Governor Brown Announces Appointments”
(Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., 3/18/2016)
2013 Fellows An-Chi Tsou is appointed to the position of Senior Policy Advisor in the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation.
“Average Snowpack Could Prolong California Water Conservation”
(AP, 3/31/2016)
2016 Fellows Dan Brumbaugh, Sarah Carvill, and John Thompson participated in the March snow survey media event hosted by California DWR.
"Working with Salty Soils and Homemade Research Tools in the Delta"
(UC Ag & Natural Resources, 2/24/2016)
Former Fellow Michelle Leinfelder-Miles blends farming heritage with science.
"From Emory Scientist to California Policy Analyst"
(Emory Health Sciences Research Blog, 2/19/2016)
2015 Fellow Debra Cooper talks to her alma mater about her new career.
"Amplifying the Impact of Science"
(UC Davis Chemistry, 2/17/2016)
2016 Fellow Gabby Nepomuceno talks about her transition from science to policy.
"Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California"
(Capital Science Communicators, 2/10/2016)
Former Fellow Dharia McGrew organizes science policy workshop in Davis.
"Plume Researchers Fan Out Across San Fernando Valley to Map Reach of Porter Gas Leak"
(Los Angeles Daily News, 1/14/2016)
Former Fellow Nathan Phillips investigates the reach of gas leak in the San Fernando Valley.
Avian Influenza Mapping Plan to Prevent CA Outbreaks
(California Ag Today blog, 11/18/15)
Former CCST S&T Policy Fellow Maurice Pitesky, UC Extension Population Health & Reproduction Assistant Specialist, discusses California's Avian Influenza Mapping Plan.
Water Management’s High-Tech Future
(Public Policy Institute of California, 9/3/15) Former Fellow Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, is interviewed by PPIC on the future of water management.
Delta farmers submit plans to cut water use
(Recordnet.com, 6/1/15)
Former CCST S&T Policy Fellow Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Delta crops adviser for University of California Cooperative Extension, comments on strategies growers can use to compensate for less water use.
40 under 40, 2014
(Sacramento Business Journal, November 1, 2014)
Former Fellow Le Ondra Clark Harvey, policy consultant for the California State Senate, was named one of "40 under 40" notable people in Sacramento for 2014 by the Sacramento Business Journal. (Subscription required for article access.)
2013-14 CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellows Praised by Legislature
(CCST Spotlight, 8/14/14)
The fifth cohort of CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellows has received formal recognition for their service by the leadership of both the California State Assembly and the Senate, with the Fellows earning praise for their contributions and dedication.
Notes from the Editors: Bargaining for a Better Helium Deal
(Physics, 7/17/14)
Former Fellow Mark Elsesser, a policy analyst at the American Physical Society, discusses a pilot program to launch a collective of research groups to negotiate lower prices for helium.
Fifth Class of S&T Policy Fellows Goes to Work in Capitol
(CCST Spotlight, 1/14/14)
The fifth class of the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Program has begun work in Sacramento, and the program is planning for the next five years.
California Open Access Bill Clears Committee
(Library Journal, 5/9/13)
A bill suggested and developed by Fellow Annabelle Kleist would require California-funded research to be deposited in open access repositories.
Newly Appointed S&T Policy Fellows Arrive in Sacramento
(CCST Spotlight, 1/10/13)
The California Science and Technology Policy Fellowship program has placed its fourth consecutive group of fellows in the California state legislature, continuing to build on a growing legacy of making S&T expertise available to lawmakers in a way most states do not have.
California Legislature Recognizes Science and Technology Policy Fellows
(CCST Spotlight, 8/17/12)
The 2011-2012 group of California Science and Technology Policy Fellows has received acknowledgments from both the Assembly and the Senate, marking the program's third year of success.
Presidential Science Advisors Benefit from CCST Policy Fellow Alum
(CCST Spotlight, 2/16/12)
Amber Hartman Scholz was a member of the first class of Fellows, in 2009-10. Now, she is the Assistant Executive Director for the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).