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USC College’s Ruth Wilson Gilmore Receives Prestigious Book Award

USC College’s Ruth Wilson Gilmore Receives Prestigious Book Award

September 1, 2008

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, associate professor of American studies and ethnicity and of geography in USC College, has been awarded the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for the best first book in American studies that…

Obituaries Fall 2008

August 7, 2008

In Memoriam: Herbert E. Alexander In Memoriam: Dagmar Barnouw, 72 In Memoriam: Kazumi Maki, 72 ________________________________________________________ Judge Harrison Hollywood, 77, (B.A., political science, '51) died May…

Alumni News Fall 2008

August 6, 2008

Daniel Wei HoSang (Ph.D., American studies and ethnicity, '07) earned three prestigious awards for his dissertation. "Racial Propositions: Genteel Apartheid in Postwar California" won the American Studies Association's Ralph…

Student News Fall 2008

August 5, 2008

Student News University Honors Fulbright Scholars America's Next Top (Role) Model Rotary Ambassadorial ScholarElizabeth Dahill '08, who earned her bachelor of arts degree in history and political science, is pursuing a…

Faculty News Fall 2008

August 3, 2008

Lawford Anderson, professor of earth sciences, and Al Fischer, professor emeritus of earth sciences, were presented Distinguished Alumnus Awards by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geology & Geophysics at…

Scholarship Bound

August 2, 2008

Exporting American Dreams Six years after Thurgood Marshall argued Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court, Kenyan independence leaders asked the civil rights icon to help write their constitution. Mary L.…

USC College Welcomes New Trojans

USC College Welcomes New Trojans

August 1, 2008

Welcoming USC College’s newest undergrads, Dean Howard Gillman encouraged students to approach this milestone in their lives with “a spirit of exploration.” “We offer you the best that has ever been…

Going Places

Going Places

August 1, 2008

For the second year in a row, the bar has been raised on the number of Fulbright grants awarded to USC students. A record-breaking 17 USC scholars have been notified that they have won the grants for 2008–09 — the…

USC Shoah Foundation Institute Launches Search for New Executive Director

USC Shoah Foundation Institute Launches Search for New Executive Director

August 1, 2008

USC College's Shoah Foundation Institute, established by Steven Spielberg in 1994 to gather video testimonies from survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, has begun an international search for an executive director to…

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

August 1, 2008

Rob O'Malley sat hunched in the middle of an African jungle made famous by pioneering primatologist Jane Goodall. As he furtively watched the object of his research - a group of chimpanzees - O'Malley heard a cough. O'Malley…