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The scope of faculty research is vast and the result of this work is new ideas that are used by global communities. Read features stories, news briefs and press clips focused on our faculty and community.

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

Why GPS: A career-switcher’s guide to data science

June 14, 2017 | By Anton Prokopyev, 2017 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

Office hours: Assistant Professor Liz Lyons

June 11, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | 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

Commemorating five years of friendship

June 8, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Delegates from Fudan University visited UC San Diego to honor a half-decade of partnership and bilateral achievements via the Fudan-UC Center

Bank of Mexico governor to speak at GPS commencement

June 8, 2017 | By Anthony King | GPS News
Keynoting GPS’s commencement ceremony on June 18 is Agustín Carstens

Honoring standout students

May 19, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
GPS celebrated its 2017 award winners with an intimate luncheon on May 12

2016 alumni remember their first year in the real world

May 18, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As the class of 2017 hits the home stretch to graduation, we caught up with a few 2016 alumni to see where they wound up one year after earning their GPS degrees

Coming home for collaboration

May 16, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As CGT’s first-ever research fellow, Terra Lawson-Remer is bridging research and the real world in the classroom and creating new connections outside of it

All in on international development at PCI

May 15, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series to spotlight GPS’s top employers, we profile why PCI hires our graduates, plus why current alumni enjoy working there

Positively competing against each other

By Anthony King | GPS News
Motivated by impactful internships of their own, GPS alumni rallied around a class fundraising competition that amassed more than $17,500 for the School’s Summer Internship Fund

Why GPS: A cross point to connect the dots

May 9, 2017 | By Shunichi Muto, 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: Duangruetai Surasakjinda

May 2017 | International Students and Programs Office
Q&A with first year GPS student Duangruetai Surasakjinda

Time to act

May 1, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
For her enduring support of GPS and perseverance to address wrongs on the international stage — foremost in Syria — Tamar Koosed is GPS’s 2017 Outstanding Alumna


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