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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 Events

Symposium on “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”

Featured Stories

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


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