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From Russia, with love

Feb. 14, 2019 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
For the Zudin family, GPS has offered a platform for global impact and familial support throughout the decades

Pass the pen: Alumna nominated spotlight

Feb. 13, 2019 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series, we give alumni a chance to share their favorite GPS memories

Changemaking in the 21st Century

Jan. 29, 2019 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS hosts “Dialogue Over Dessert” to celebrate those dedicated to finding innovative solutions to pressing problems 

Deep dive into Senegalese life

Jan. 24, 2019 | By Victoria Holden | GPS News
Victoria Holden, 2019 MIA candidate, pens about her time in Senegal on a Boren Fellowship, including how its readying her for a career in development and peace-keeping as a Foreign Service Officer

Office hours: Dean Peter Cowhey

Jan. 2, 2019 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
The GPS Dean opens up about some of the dearest objects that adorn his office, painting a picture of his professional backstory and personal interests

Enhancing diversity for a better future

Dec. 21, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In our second annual Public Service Weekend, undergraduate changemakers unite to craft twenty-first century policy 

Playing games at work

Dec. 20, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series to spotlight GPS’s top employers, we profile why Sony PlayStation hires our graduates, plus why current alumni enjoy working there

Student Exchange Spotlight: Melisa Uzcategui

Dec. 14, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In partnership with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, GPS ushers in a new era of exchanged experiences

Our 2018-19 Dean’s Fellows

Dec. 10, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
This year we connected with a group of students selected as Dean’s Fellows, a special distinction that serves to signal the professional qualities of excellence that the School cultivates and honors

UC San Diego Plays Key Role in United Nations Initiative to Improve Human Welfare

Dec. 6, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
Campus is host to U.S. Sustainable Development Solutions Network that launched on Dec. 4

Switching to a Home Battery Won’t Help Save the World from Climate Change

Dec. 6, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
At least until utilities charge less for energy coming from renewable power sources

Stronger with Science

Nov. 30, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
In our fifth Science Policy Fellows Program annual roundtable, panelists advocate for building relationships at the nexus of science and policy

San Diego 2049 Challenges Graduate Students to Solve Tomorrow’s Problems Today

Nov. 29, 2018 | By Christine Clark | GPS News
As technological advances outpace the policies needed to regulate them, GPS in partnership with the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, has launched an innovative new program arming students with the tools of science fiction in order to anticipate and highlight future policy issues.

America’s uneven democracy

Nov. 29, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Professor Zoltan Hajnal takes on some of the biggest issues with political inequality in America

Rafael and Marina Pastor Help Shape Faculty Excellence with a $1 Million Gift

Nov. 27, 2018 | By Melinda BattenbergUC San Diego News
Donation, which will support the Rady School of Management and School of Global Policy and Strategy, will be matched by Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Challenge

Luciano Rezende inspires data driven smart cities in Brazil

Nov. 26, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with the Mayor of Vitória, Brazil during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

Pass the pen: Alumnus nominated spotlight

Nov. 16, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series, we give alumni a chance to share their favorite GPS memories–next up is alumnus Scott Park, MPIA '90

Your Vote, Your Voice

Nov. 15, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Meet four GPS alumni who are working to improve democracy and the electoral process nationwide

Nov. 1, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
School of Global Policy and Strategy reach continues to grow with impactful 30th anniversary events and activities

Nov. 1, 2018 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
Study by Professor Lauren Prather looks at how foreign interference in American elections contributes to a lack of electoral trust, lower voter turnout, and less civic engagement—warning signs of a failing democracy


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