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Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders

November 1, 2006

Thanks to a nearly $2 million donation from the estate of Diana Chudacoff Levin, USC College’s Unruh Institute of Politics is expanding its internship and scholarship programs. Established in 1989, the Unruh Institute,…

Humanizing Homelessness

Humanizing Homelessness

November 1, 2006

  Rufus Hannah’s once-feral hair has been cut and neatly combed. Clean-shaven, he wears a crisp T-shirt. His rotted teeth have been capped and he flashes a white smile. Employed and sober, he no longer stumbles…

Bringing Religion into International Relations

Bringing Religion into International Relations

November 1, 2006

For the first time, USC College will offer courses designed to teach students to work in a world where religious identity increasingly plays an integral role in shaping global policies.“We’re preparing our future…

One Lecture, To Go Please

One Lecture, To Go Please

November 1, 2006

You see them everywhere at USC. Those trademark white iPod earphones have become as ubiquitous an accessory for students at USC as wearing the cardinal and gold.But don’t assume that every plugged-in Trojan traveling…

Alum Salutes Professor With Scholarship

Alum Salutes Professor With Scholarship

October 17, 2006

When self-described conservative student activist Stephen Lesher arrived on the USC campus in 1992, he was ready to do battle with the liberal professors he thought dominated academia. But for the political science major, a…

A Boone for the Environment

A Boone for the Environment

October 1, 2006

Hardhats and shiny shovels notwithstanding, the recent groundbreaking at the Catalina Island campus of the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies was not your typical university celebration. The invite advised island…

Bringing Up (Cyber)Baby

Bringing Up (Cyber)Baby

September 1, 2006

Meet Joseph. He turned 18 this summer. In the fall, this honor student will be attending a very selective university on a baseball scholarship. An ever-inquisitive child, he showed an early aptitude for math and science and…

USC College Welcomes New Students

USC College Welcomes New Students

September 1, 2006

This fall, USC College admitted approximately 1,150 freshman and 600 transfer students — and celebrated their arrival at its annual welcome picnic. An estimated 650 students new to the College joined some 30 faculty…

Moving In, Leaving Memories Behind

Moving In, Leaving Memories Behind

August 17, 2006

Along with the overstuffed suitcases, endless boxes and plastic storage tubs, families at Move-In Day were juggling emotions. Excitement. Pride. Anxiety. Awkwardness. As parents and students stacked beds and maneuvered…

Message from the Board

Message from the Board

August 1, 2006

Richard M. Rosenblum Dear Friends: This fall, Edison International and USC College will launch a bold new partnership to enhance math and science instruction in our schools.  My colleagues and I are proud to commit $1…