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Battery storage at the center of energy policy

Jan. 3, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS students look at battery storage options in Florida in a study designed to solve real-world problems

Researching how humans and the environment interact

Dec. 21, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
The National Science Foundation awards $1.5 million to Jennifer Burney in a new grant to focus on her research at the intersection of environmental health and human development

Office hours: Professor Ulrike Schaede

Dec. 19, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | 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

Fighting wildfires with web based imagery

Dec. 18, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
GPS’s Science Policy Fellows Program gathered experts to examine how harnessing the power of supercomputers and video imagery can help prevent natural disasters

United we dream

Dec. 15, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A critical half-day event hosted by USMEX offers DACA recipients a collective voice and narrative at UC San Diego

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

UC San Diego Researchers Analyze Critical Questions for China’s Future

Oct. 31, 2017 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
Leading scholars at the UC San Diego 21st Century China Center answer critical questions for the future of China’s development and United States-China relations.

Our 2017-18 Dean’s Fellows

Oct. 23, 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
Three students selected as GPS’s 2017-18 Dean’s Fellows share their experiences that qualify them for this special distinction

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

Taro Kono appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs

Aug. 21, 2017 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
Former CGT Pacific Leadership Fellow appointed by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to become the new Minister of Foreign Affairs

Grounded in economics

Aug. 21, 2017 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
Meet GPS’s new assistant professor, Gaurav Khanna, an economist who is leveraging his inherent interest in socio-political issues to ask important, policy-relevant questions

6 Ways the Internet Is Shaping the ‘New Civil Wars’

Aug. 16, 2017 | By Anthony King | GPS News
Advanced technology in communication linked to new growth, sustainability of modern conflict

Why GPS: Finding solid ground after years overseas

Aug. 3, 2017 | By Philip Voris, 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

West Coast-Trained for a Washington, D.C. Think Tank

 | By Foreign Affairs (original story)
A Q&A with Kent Boydston, MPIA ’15 as seen in the September/October 2017 issue of Foreign Affairs

Nico Ravanilla retreats to Oxford for research

July 25, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Jettisoning distractions in the field to pen down his findings, the assistant professor attended the University of Oxford’s Summer Research Institute

Spending summers around the globe

July 25, 2017 | Storify by GPS News
The grind doesn't stop in the summer for students at GPS. In fact, for most it picks up with internships all around the globe. Scroll through where in the world some students wound up and get a glimpse into their typical days as shown in social media posts from the School’s #TravelTuesday campaign. 

Facilitating a ‘family affair’

July 20, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
How Jeff Rector ’97 is making a point to involve GPS in a new venture erecting energy microgrids in off-grid communities of Sub-Saharan Africa

Linked in Latin America

July 17, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Under the leadership of Assistant Professor Gordon McCord, GPS bolsters its Latin American connections with a second student exchange program in Chile

The making of a revolution

July 13, 2017 | By Anthony King | GPS News
UC San Diego political scientists show exactly why individual behavior matters, especially when it comes to who’s leading the country

Why GPS: Pursuing a different tune

July 3, 2017 | By Adriel Taslim, 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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