The Wherrett Lecture Series will welcome world-renowned author Francis Fukuyama at 4 p.m., Mon., Oct. 27 at the Twentieth Century Club in Oakland (4201 Bigelow Boulevard.
GSPIA students are invited to attend a luncheon to honor the accomplishments of Distinguished Alumnus Award winner, Dr. Devendra Panday (MPIA '64 & PhD '68) at noon, Wed. Oct. 29 in Posvar Hall, room 3800. Seating is limited to the first 35 registered attendees. To register, contact Jean Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSPIA's Office of Student Services will host an information session for prospective students at 10:00 a.m. - noon on Sat., Nov. 1 in Posvar Hall, room 3911.
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Assistant Professor Sera Linardi received a $100,000 research grant from New York University in Abu Dhabi to study the interaction between altruism, risk-taking, and religiosity in Islamic banking. The research team includes Professor Rebecca Morton of New York University’s Department of Politics, and Associate Professor Xiangdong Qin of Shanghai JiaoTong University’s Department of Economics.
Traveling has always been a major part of a professor’s career. This past summer, GSPIA’s Dr. Louise Comfort spent a month at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey on a research exchange program supported by the European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh and the sister European Union Center at METU.
Dean’s Award Winner, Eamonn Berry (MPIA, 14), explains how he took advantage of GSPIA’s reputation and networking opportunities to gain professional experience. Mr. Berry is a business operations and implementation analysts for Maximus, a healthcare service delivery company, headquartered in Reston, VA. Listen to his story at YouTube.com.
GSPIA Adjunct Professor Andy Pugh prepares for his upcoming trip to Sierra Leone where he will work in an emergency health care clinic for Ebola patients. Mr. Pugh has spent his life as a disaster relief volunteer, and talks about his upcoming trip with KDKA's Andy Sheenan. Read more.
The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership annual report features the teaching, research, and ongoing public service efforts of the Institute. This year’s annual report recognizes two local leaders that exemplify the mission and values of the Johnson Institute: Founder and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation Bill Strickland and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.
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Carolyn Ban breaks new ground by analyzing the European Commission from a public management perspective. Based on extensive interviews conducted over six years, it explores how the European Commission faced the challenge of enlargement, how it recruited and socialized thousands of new staff members, and its success in integrating newcomers.
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