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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 Stories

Gregory Lee looks at the future of digital health and technology

May 17, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with Nokia Technologies president during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

A sustainable seafood hero

May 11, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
For his commitment to the School’s global mission, and dedication to the conservation and protection of ocean health, Tobias Aguirre is the 2018 Outstanding GPS Alumnus

Pass the pen: Alumnae nominated spotlight

May 8, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series, we give alumni a chance to share their favorite GPS memories

Campus recognizes alumni as leaders and changemakers

May 3, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Three GPS alumni, David An '07, Elena Foukes Lucas '12 and Tamar Koosed '09, have been selected for UC San Diego's 40 Under 40 award

Emilie Hafner-Burton Awarded for Going Above and Beyond to Make a Positive Difference in the World

April 30, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
She was selected to be one of six UC San Diego faculty members honored at the 44th annual Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Awards for going above and beyond to make a positive difference in their teaching, research and service

UC San Diego Study: Anyone Can Be an Innovator

April 18, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
Students given incentives to innovate are just as skilled as the self-motivated, research by Joshua Graff Zivin and Elizabeth Lyons finds

Innovation in mobile technology

April 17, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In the latest PDEL Innovation Workshop, UC San Diego scholars Claire Adida, Jennifer Burney and Ganz Chockalingam design and implement a digital school-fee payment system in Benin

Cross-border collaboration at USMEX

April 11, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Four USMEX Fellows detail how their fellowships are not only supporting multidisciplinary research projects but the vibrant community of scholars they’ve discovered at the center

School of Global Policy and Strategy Professor Awarded for Engaging Analysis of News and Events

April 9, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
Political scientist Barbara F. Walter takes home the grand prize for contributions to Political Violence @ a Glance blog 

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