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Colombian University Launches Master’s in Development Practice Program

A coalition of schools at the Universidad de los Andes are launching a two-year Master’s in Development Practice degree geared toward mid-career professionals. Read More
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An Evaluation of the Master's in Development Practice Initiative

The Foundation commissioned this evaluation to examine the quality and strength of the individual programs and Global MDP Association, the capacity of the Global MDP Secretariat to support the Association, the demand for the program as ... Read More
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MDP Programs Continue to Grow

With MacArthur support, four more universities launched Master’s in Development Practice programs in the fall of 2011, following 15 schools that established MDP programs over the previous two years. Read More

A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Education

John McArthur of Columbia University's Earth Institute says changes underway in higher education will help redefine the model of the university in the next half century. Read More

Enrollment in MDP Programs Expands

This fall, with support from MacArthur, nine universities worldwide are welcoming the first students for new Master’s in Development Practice degree programs. Read More

Building a Global Academic Network

A commentary by John McArthur discusses the Foundation's support of a new global master's program in sustainable development, a recommendation of the international commission. Read More
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$5.6 Million to Support New Master’s Programs to Train Sustainable Development Leaders Worldwide

MacArthur announced grants totaling $5.6 million to ten universities in eight countries to establish new interdisciplinary Master’s in Development Practice programs. Read More
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TERI University Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Arabinda Mishra, director of the Climate Change Division at TERI University in New Delhi, India about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders ... Read More
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Universite Cheikh Anta Diop De Dakar, Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Ahmadou Aly Mbaye, director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at Universite Cheikh Anta Diop De Dakar in Dakar, Senegal. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in ... Read More
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Trinity College Dublin Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Patrick Paul Walsh, faculty chair of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at Trinity College Dublin. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of sustainable development. Read More
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University of California, Davis, Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Paul Marcotte, co-director of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at the University of California, Davis, about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future ... Read More
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University of Florida, Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Marianne Schmink, Director of Tropical Conservation at the University of Florida, about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of ... Read More
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University of Ibadan, Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Labode Popoola, dean of the Postgraduate School at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in ... Read More
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James Cook University Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Intu Boedhihartono, deputy director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at James Cook University in Australia. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in the field of sustainable ... Read More
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University of Botswana Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Ulrich Schmitt, dean of the School of Graduate Studies and director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at the University of Botswana. MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future ... Read More

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Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator
Portrait of Laura Young

Laura Young

Program Associate