Alumni News

  • Bridging the Achievement Gap

    Bridging the Achievement Gap

    June 1, 2006

    Even over a sometimes-shaky cellular connection from Boston to Los Angeles, the smile in Cecilia Mo’s voice was crystal clear. Mo (B.A., mathematics and interdisciplinary studies, ’02) was talking about her two… more>

    tags: alumni, teach for america, volunteer

  • Conversation With Sandra Tsing Loh

    Conversation With Sandra Tsing Loh

    April 6, 2006

    USC College alumna Sandra Tsing Loh is a Los Angeles-based humor writer, performer, musician and radio personality. She has authored several books, including the semi-autobiographical “A Year in Van Nuys.” She… more>

    categories: research

    tags: alumni, interview

  • A Life in Service

    A Life in Service

    March 1, 2006

    Ambassador Claude Gordon “Tony” Ross, 88 By Wayne Lewis March 2006 Ambassador Claude Gordon “Tony” Ross (B.S., International Relations, ’39), 88, died Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C.   The… more>

    tags: alumni, ambassador, obituary

  • Brushed by the Demon

    Brushed by the Demon

    February 1, 2006

    Alumnus Chris Abani writes of torment and grace By Pamela J. Johnson February 2006 Five and a half years ago, Chris Abani was unemployed and playing the saxophone at Santa Monica Pier. Those who tossed coins into his open… more>

    categories: graduate

    tags: alumni, book, writing

  • Car Talk

    Car Talk

    January 1, 2005

    By Katherine Yungmee Kim January 2005 If you think your commute is bad, consider Jeff Schwartz’s (B.A., International Relations ’88, M.A. ’91, Ph.D. ’93, Political Science). The President and CEO of… more>

    tags: alumni, automobile, cars