For his commitment to the School’s global mission, and dedication to the conservation and protection of ocean health, Tobias Aguirre is the 2018 Outstanding GPS Alumnus.
Three GPS alumni, David An '07, Elena Foukes Lucas '12 and Tamar Benzaken Koosed '09, have been selected for UC San Diego's 40 Under 40 award.
As part of an ongoing series, we give alumni a chance to share their favorite GPS memories. First up is alumna Liliana Pao, MPIA '02.
One of America’s most highly respected economists working on China, GPS Professor Barry Naughton revises his groundbreaking textbook on Chinese growth and adaptation.
Special Announcement
Congratulation to Professor Emeritus Ellis Krauss who has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by the Government of Japan 
Established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji, Professor Krauss has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon for his contributions to promoting academic exchange and improving the understanding of Japan in the United States for over 45 years. Stay tuned for a feature later this summer.
Call to Action & Regional Club Updates

Beyond the basics of joining your regional club and subscribing to the School’s e-newsletters, peruse a few timely ways to get involved and stay connected this quarter.

Browse through a photo rundown of how and where alumni from the School connected in their respective cities this season.
Multimedia Center
Upcoming Events
GPS Bay Area Club Meet-up (Oakland)
May 24, 2018 at 5:45 p.m. |  RSVP
Location:  Drake's Dealership

UC San Diego Alumni Weekend 2018
May 31-June 3, 2018 | Register

GPS and ISP Alumni Weekend Reunion
June 2, 2018 | Register

Class Notes
GPS alumni are stretched all over the globe. Tell us where you've been and what you're doing now with a one-to two-sentence update. These can be purely professional, celebrate personal milestones or both!
Micah Fisher-Kirshner ’06, MPIA, is the director of SEO & Content at Turn/River Capital in San Francisco and is also the president of, a nonprofit association for the San Francisco Bay Area SEO Meet-ups.
GPS Alumni News is a quarterly newsletter sent to alumni of the School. 

Questions? Contact Nurit Mandel