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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

Battery storage at the center of energy policy

Jan. 3, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS students look at battery storage options in Florida in a study designed to solve real-world problems

Researching how humans and the environment interact

Dec. 21, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
The National Science Foundation awards $1.5 million to Jennifer Burney in a new grant to focus on her research at the intersection of environmental health and human development

Office hours: Professor Ulrike Schaede

Dec. 19, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
The GPS faculty member opens up about some of the dearest objects that adorn her office, painting a picture of her professional backstory and personal interests

Fighting wildfires with web based imagery

Dec. 18, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS’s Science Policy Fellows Program gathered experts to examine how harnessing the power of supercomputers and video imagery can help prevent natural disasters

United we dream

Dec. 15, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A critical half-day event hosted by USMEX offers DACA recipients a collective voice and narrative at UC San Diego

Our 2017-2018 Boren Fellows

Dec. 13, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Two students working abroad pen their experience and discuss how GPS prepared them to be the next generation of global leaders


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