Grants are available to students, faculty, and staff across the College who need funds for activities that coincide with the Levan Institute's mission. Student groups and student-focused projects are given a strong first priority, as are collaborative efforts across departments and schools.
Juno Zhu, a Resident Assistant at Cardinal 'n' Gold apartments, created a mobile library for her residents. The library features books about the science of happiness and human behavior. Juno was inspired by USC Dornsife's course, The Science of Happiness.
Kendall Williams, a graduate of Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and Assistant Director of USC Admissions, held a screening of Precious Knowledge at USC during EdMonth. The film documents the fight to keep the ethnic studies program within Arizona public schools. Kendall moderated a panel discussion following the screening.
Jackson Burgess with Fractal literary magazine, printed Fractal's third issue for public release. This will be the first edition in print form. Established in 2012, Fractalis a literary magazine founded and edited by students of the University of Southern California. Fractal publishes fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction and operates as a USC student organization.
Francesca Bessy with USC Stand: the anti-genocide coalition used a Levan Grant to rent on-campus space for the event "Your Voice, Your World: An Art and Student Speaker Initiative." The event featured performances and speakers on global activism.
Sarah Urke and the Trojan Neurotrama Society hosted a lecture on the professional, social, and ethical considerations related to treating traumatic brain injuries. The event featured Dr. Stuart Swadron, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Assistant Dean for Pre-Health Undergraduate Studies.
Alejandro Medina will create an English version of his website 100OJOS LATINOS to share with USC Students and Faculty. The website features Latin American photographers covering social, political, and environmental issues from the region. The English website will be unveiled in Fall 2014.
Learn more about Levan Campus Grants here