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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

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

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 

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