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The scope of faculty research is vast and the result of this work is new ideas that are used by global communities. Read features stories, news briefs and press clips focused on our faculty and community.

In addition, the School and its research centers host distinguished visitors and present public lectures, conferences and workshops on a variety of related Pacific-region topics. Catch up on multimedia from past events.

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Featured Events

Symposium on “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”

Featured Stories

The Art of Entrepreneurship

Nov. 13, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS students and alumni come together to learn what it takes to build their own business in the third annual entrepreneurship certificate program

Solar energy and pursuing the policy dream

Nov. 8, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Cecilia Aguillon ’98 talks about consulting for solar in Latin America and the GPS curriculum that inspired her energy efficient projects in the U.S.

Social Entrepreneur and First Time Author Ken Davenport ’90 of “The Two Gates”

Nov. 6, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In a Q&A, Mission Edge’s CEO discusses his new book and building a stronger infrastructure for San Diego nonprofits and GPS alumni

UC San Diego Researchers Analyze Critical Questions for China’s Future

Oct. 31, 2017 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
Leading scholars at the UC San Diego 21st Century China Center answer critical questions for the future of China’s development and United States-China relations.

Our 2017-18 Dean’s Fellows

Oct. 23, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Three students selected as GPS’s 2017-18 Dean’s Fellows share their experiences that qualify them for this special distinction

Peter Cowhey and the 21st century digital economy

Oct. 20, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In a Q&A, Dean Peter Cowhey discusses the challenges and disruptions of the digital revolution in his new book “Digital DNA”

Interdisciplinary research, from the brain up

Oct. 19, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Meet GPS’s new assistant professor, Uma Karmarkar, a neuroeconomist who looks at consumer behavior in theory driven-frameworks


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