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Charlene Barshefsky chronicles China’s protectionism

March 14, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
GPS’s 21st Century China Center welcomed Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky for its fifth annual Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture

Voicing an environmental policy outlook under Trump

March 14, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Professor David Victor pares into five points how the election jolted parts of the nation and, in turn, generated apprehensions in the scientific community

Office hours: Assistant Professor Teevrat Garg

Feb. 28, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | 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

Working toward a purpose together at GAO

Feb. 24, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series to spotlight GPS’s top employers, we profile why GAO hires our graduates, plus why current alumni enjoy working there

NAFTA Under Siege

Feb. 23, 2017 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
As the current administration continues to call out perceived pitfalls of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, trade experts, business leaders, former government officials and current policymakers will gather at UC San Diego to lead timely and important conversations on the likely consequences of revoking or renegotiating the trade agreement.

Connecting the dots on the U.S.-Japan relationship

Feb. 21, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As part of her Pacific Leadership Fellowship, Yoriko Kawaguchi rediscovered the strength of and predicted what’s in store for U.S.-Japan relations

Research to Help Mitigate Future Shocks to State’s Water, Food and Energy Supplies

Feb. 16, 2017 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
The California drought may be unofficially over, but that doesn’t mean it won’t return. Policymakers, businesses and the agriculture industry can best prepare for that possibility by applying what they have learned from past droughts to future events.

Why GPS: A place to call home in a foreign land

 By Meghna Jain, 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

Emboldened to make the future brighter

Feb. 8, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
In time for International Women’s Day on March 8, we spotlight five GPS alumnae and their professional achievements stemming from moments of being bold in their careers

A pivot from physics

Feb. 6, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Steven Buchsbaum ’97 attended GPS to discover what could be the next step in his science-centric career. What he received was so much more.

Strength in numbers

Feb. 3, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Roughly 50 alumni returned to GPS for its annual Winter Connections event, meeting with and lending advice to the students soon to enter their alumni network

Research renewed at USMEX

 By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Three USMEX Fellows detail how their fellowships are taking their respective research projects to the next level

Up to snuff

Jan. 20, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Travis Lindsay, 2017 MIA candidate, reflects on the ways in which his first year at GPS primed him for the accomplishments that followed, such as being published in The Diplomat

Imparting lessons from elections

Jan. 20, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
A glimpse at Associate Professor John Ahlquist’s research on Hungarian election reforms, to be presented at Destination GPS

Cultured to foster U.S.-Japan connections

Jan. 19, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Granted participation in the Kakehashi Project in 2016, GPS sent a cohort of students to Japan to absorb the culture and make memories to last a lifetime

Why GPS: Going beyond expectations

Jan. 12, 2017 | By Dana Kozhakhmetova, 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

A day in the life of an MPP student

Jan. 12, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
In a Q&A complementing our Storify tour of a day in the life of Shadi Matar, the 2018 MPP candidate paints a picture of what attending GPS looks like today

Changing rather than researching the world

Jan. 11, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As a faculty leader of GPS’s new MPP degree program, Professor Zoltan Hajnal is committed to shaping policymakers in the classroom and actual policy outside of it

Carnegie Corporation of New York Supports UC San Diego-Hosted International Talks on Northeast Asia

Jan. 5, 2017 | By Alexandra Steven and Jade Griffin | UC San Diego News
The University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, which is based at UC San Diego, received a grant of $500,000 to support the institute’s annual Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue (NEACD), a forum which convenes policy-level officials from China, Russia, North and South Korea, Japan and the United States to candidly discuss urgent security topics in Northeast Asia.

Ensuring students are ahead of the curve

Dec. 19, 2016 | By By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Working behind the scenes, GPS’s Professional Development Committee is dedicated to dreaming up how to make students stand out in the workforce

Variability biggest bane of water in the West

Dec. 14, 2016 | By By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
GPS’s Science Policy Fellows Program gathered scientist and policy experts from across campus and San Diego to traverse the hard-hitting topic of California’s water supply

Why GPS: Genuine support for your future career

 By Samuel Huang, 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

Office hours: Professor Barbara F. Walter

Dec. 12, 2016 | 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

Knowing no altruistic bounds

 By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
We honor UC San Diego’s 2016 Chancellor’s Medal recipients Marion and Kwan So, as told through the eyes of those at GPS they’ve impacted deeply

Helping one woman at a time

 By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
JFIT’s new immersion program for female executives in Japan equips participants with the skills and confidence to be managers on a global scale

From the Rio Grande to the Mediterranean Sea

Nov. 17, 2016 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
Using labor-force supply and demand, UC San Diego researchers predict Mexico migration surge to U.S. is over

GPS graduates find culture is key at Booz Allen

Nov. 16, 2016 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As part of an ongoing series to spotlight GPS’s top employers, we profile why Booz Allen Hamilton hires our graduates, plus why current alumni enjoy working there

Jesse Driscoll named 2016 CESS Book Awardee

| By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Via a Q&A, we dive into how the assistant professor’s book, ‘Warlords and Coalition Politics in Post-Soviet States,’ came about and what this award means

Undraping a hidden gem

Nov. 1, 2016 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
How Jason Kim, MAS-IA ’12, helped to set the stage for foreign area officers to fulfill their graduate school requirements at GPS

Transforming Mexico through innovation

Oct. 27, 2016 | By Anthony King | UC San Diego News
Mexico Moving Forward travels to Mexico City, highlighting young entrepreneurs and strengthening ties to UC San Diego

A leg up on Japanese language literacy

Oct. 25, 2016 | By Matthew Matsuyama | GPS News
Matthew Matsuyama, 2018 MIA candidate, spared time from his studies in Tokyo to opine on his Boren Fellowship, including how its readying him for a civil service career

Exploring what is most important

Oct. 20, 2016 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Meet Zaira Razu, the new point woman for most all things research-related at USMEX with an eye for analyzing the most pertinent issues facing Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations today

Drilled into entrepreneurship

 By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
George Eiskamp didn’t always conceive of a career in oil and gas but, as CEO and founder of GroundMetrics, the alumnus is an industry standout due in part to lesson learned at GPS

Getting to a Zero Carbon Future

 By Anthony King and Daniel Kane | UC San Diego News
Reducing global carbon emissions to as close to zero as possible is one of humanity's most pressing challenges to avoid the worst consequences of climate change. Now, Professor David Victor is leading UC San Diego's latest development to do just that.

Research read round the world

By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Acting Dean Gordon Hanson opines on the unfaltering hype surrounding his paper ‘The China Shock’ and its significance in an election year

Tooled to the excellence of the School

 By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
A rundown of the major renovations undertaken to GPS’s classroom and office spaces, plus what inspired their fruition

Putting students first

| By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Learn how Krislert Samphantharak’s new title, associate dean of student affairs, couldn’t be better suited, plus some of his recent research endeavors in Southeast Asia

Alumni lend lessons learned 20 years after GPS

Sept. 16, 2016 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Joel Rabasco and Rich Abrom impart to GPS’s incoming students their wisdom gained in 20 years since attending the School

Protecting the planet through fellowship

By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Larissa Basso, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Brasilia, is visiting GPS on a Fulbright Fellowship to explore the politics of energy decarbonization under Professor David Victor

A day in the life of a Ph.D. student

Sept. 12, 2016 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
Through the eyes of Luke Sanford, learn what being a Ph.D. student in GPS’s joint program with the UC San Diego Department of Political Science entails today

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