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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

Ian Johnson chronicles the rise of religion in China

March 27, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS’s 21st Century China Center welcomed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ian Johnson for its sixth annual Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture

Writing the book on China’s economic policy

March 26, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
One of America’s most highly respected economists working on China, GPS Professor Barry Naughton revises his groundbreaking textbook on Chinese growth and adaptation

Broadening horizons through international experience at BCG

March 23, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Professor of Practice David Michael connects talented employees at Boston Consulting Group to GPS through its MAS-IA degree program

Office hours: Professor Gordon McCord

March 22, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
The GPS faculty member opens up about some of the dearest objects that adorn his office, painting a picture of his professional backstory and personal interests

Student Changemakers Fight Human Trafficking

March 8, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
Students at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy to be featured on CNN for work combating modern slavery

New evening option for working professionals

March 2, 2018 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
GPS launches a new evening option for its Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs career track in Security of the Asia-Pacific

China’s infrastructure investment as a development strategy

Feb. 28, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS’s 21st Century China Center welcomed Francis Fukuyama for its seventh annual Sokwanlok Distinguish Lecture Series

Rethinking the war on drugs in Mexico

Feb. 27, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A critical daylong conference aims to find solutions for U.S.-Mexico security cooperation including proposing practical solutions for policymakers

Creating theoretical frameworks

Feb. 23, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS Associate Professor Natalia Ramondo, a leading trade expert, looks at behaviors of multinational firms and corporations in her latest working papers

Nurturing future leaders at TechPolis

Feb. 22, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS International Advisory Board member Ricardo Tavares offers an environment for students to become leading players in the field of mobile technology

The future is female

Feb. 14, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In time for International Women’s Day on March 8, we spotlight five GPS alumnae and their professional achievements since graduation

Jamal Russell Black on Veridian Analytics’ entrepreneurial spirit

Feb. 13, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Longtime friends and GPS classmates innovate data driven solutions for a sustainable future as they launch a global consulting service

Love is in the air

Feb. 12, 2018 | Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In time for Valentine’s Day, meet a few GPS alumni who found their partner before, during or after attending the School

A day in the life of a MCEPA student

Jan. 30, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In a Q&A complementing our Flickr tour of a day in the life of Charlie Vest, the 2019 MCEPA candidate paints a picture of what attending GPS looks like today

Health and human capital

Jan. 29, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS Professor Joshua Graff Zivin combines STEM with the economics of innovation in latest research ranging from energy to public health, plus discusses a renewed interest in Latin America

Eduardo Porter finds journalistic inspiration at GPS

Jan. 29, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with New York Times Economic Scene columnist during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

Technology assessment at the nexus of STEM and policy

Jan. 25, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS students and alumni learn how to assess genetic engineering at the intersection of policy and regulation

IGCC receives coveted UC research grant

Jan. 24, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Tai Ming Cheung and Susan Shirk take a look at great power competition in the 21st Century with a new $3.7 million grant from the UC National Laboratory Fee Research Program

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

Applying game theory to study behaviors

Nov. 29, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Meet GPS’s new associate professor, Renee Bowen, and discover her passion for economics and mathematics

Students craft views on climate change at COP23

Nov. 28, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Four students author their insights on climate change and the valuable lessons learned in environmental policy at the United Nations’ leading conference

Molding future technical experts

 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Craig McIntosh discusses the interplay of public policy, technology and economic development at GPS

Why GPS: A niche in life

Nov. 20, 2017 | By Ha Pham, 2019 MPP candidate | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series, we give students the creative liberty to opine on their favorite memories from the School and “why GPS” is a solid fit to pursue their graduate education

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

Why GPS: Discovering a passion for all things math

Nov. 1, 2017 | By Bryce Thomson, 2018 MIA candidate | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series, we give students the creative liberty to opine on their favorite memories from the School and “why GPS” is a solid fit to pursue their graduate education

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

Nuclear power in US likely in decline, UC San Diego researchers conclude

Sept. 29, 2017 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
Advanced fission innovation in 'slow demise' without leadership, infrastructure and political improvements

A living, learning laboratory: Inside the Geo4Dev symposium

Sept. 29, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Addressing Our World’s Greatest Challenges, At Scale, With UC San Diego’s Big Pixel Initiative

A ‘Prep Program’ for success, before day one

Sept. 21, 2017 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
Incoming GPS students dive deep into the prep program, plus learn how to leverage their alumni network even before day one of the official start of the school year 

Office hours: Professor Gordon Hanson

Sept. 18, 2017 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
The GPS faculty member opens up about some of the dearest objects that adorn his office, painting a picture of his professional backstory and personal interests

Adding to a truly interdisciplinary academic environment

Sept. 15, 2017 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
Meet GPS’s new assistant professor, Munseob Lee, and how the Asian Financial Crisis of the 1990s created a passion for economic research

Why GPS: Apply now and figure it out later

Sept. 6, 2017 | By Frederick P. Hemans, 2018 MIA candidate | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series, we give students the creative liberty to opine on their favorite memories from the School and “why GPS” is a solid fit to pursue their graduate education

Sponsored Student Spotlight: Noritoshi Kurokawa

September 2017 | International Students and Programs Office
Q&A with second year GPS student Noritoshi Kurokawa 

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