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Featured Events

Symposium on “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”

Featured Stories

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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