Pitt Networking Day events will take place around the world on Thursday, June 1, 2017. There will be over 50 Pitt Clubs participating! Whether you’re staying in the area or journeying elsewhere, you’ll have the opportunity to establish new professional and social Pitt connections, and strengthen the worldwide Pitt alumni network! All events are free to attend. Family, friends, and colleagues are welcome to participate.
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The Matthew B. Ridgway Center recently hosted leading terrorism experts Marc Sageman, M.D., PhD and Martha Crenshaw, PhD, for a panel discussion on combating terrorism in the U.S. moderated by Dr. Michael Kenney, interim director of the center.
Associate Professor Shanti Gamper-Rabindran presented one of two keynote speeches at the annual meeting of the Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. The conference was organized by and held at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Gamper-Rabindran spoke about the political and legal institutions in energy transition: the case of shale in the US. Her presentation described how US political and legal institutions, beyond market factors such as high expected gas prices, facilitated shale expansion.
GSPIA Dean John Keeler recently traveled to Colombia with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, members from the University Center for International Studies, and UPMC to meet with President Juan Manuel Santos, as well as representatives from the University of Los Andes, to form a deeper partnership in education and health care.
In a landslide victory, GSPIA Alumnus and incumbent Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (MPPM ’11) garnered nearly 70% of the votes in the May 16th primary election, securing the Democratic Party nomination. As no Republican challengers have appeared, the path is clear for Peduto to assume a second term as Pittsburgh’s mayor.
GSPIA will host an information session for its Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) online program at noon on Friday, May 19 in Posvar Hall room 3911. The 30-credit MPPM online program gives professionals with at least five years of full-time work experience an opportunity to advance their careers at a time and place that is convenient for them. To RSVP, click here.
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Commanding Military Power offers a new explanation of why some armed forces are stronger than others. Ryan Grauer advances a ‘command structure theory’ which combines insights from organization theory, international relations, and security studies literatures to provide a unique perspective on military power.
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