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USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay (second from right) announced the appointments of Richard Antaramian (left), Richard Hovannisian and Salpi Ghazarian (right) during a gathering of the leadership council and supporters of USC Dornsife’s Institute of Armenian Studies. Photo by Shahe Melelian.

Dean Kay Appoints New Armenian Institute Director and Faculty

August 18, 2014

On August 14, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Dean Steve Kay announced the appointment of Salpi Ghazarian as director of USC Dornsife’s Institute of Armenian Studies (IAS) at a gathering of the IAS…

Former California Gov. George Deukmejian stands with USC Dornsife undergraduate Janet Shamilian, who is earning a bachelor’s in political science and progressive master’s degree in public administration, during Deukmejian’s recent visit at USC. Photo by Shahe Melian/Arka Photography.

‘If I Could Do It . . .’

March 28, 2013

During a recent talk at USC, California’s former Gov. George Deukmejian, recounted his efforts to have the slaying of 1.5 million Armenians by the present-day Republic of Turkey during and after World War I recognized as…

Allen Azizian’s award will allow him to spend a year in Armenia studying cognitive deficits in patients with schizophrenia.

USC College's Allen Azizian Named Fulbright Scholar

January 4, 2010

Allen Azizian, adjunct assistant professor of psychology in USC College, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for 2009-10. One of three USC faculty members to receive this prestigious award, Azizian will spend a year in…

A Community Celebrates A Hero

A Community Celebrates A Hero

March 1, 2007

When the Southern California Armenian-American community gathered Sunday (March 4) to celebrate the second anniversary of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies and honor a former ambassador to Armenia, generosity was…

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Hosts Judges’ Forum

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Hosts Judges’ Forum

August 1, 2006

The USC Institute of Armenian Studies and the Armenian Bar Association are hosting an Armenian-American Federal Judges’ Forum on August 13.The three federal judges of Armenian descent participating in this highly…

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Gala Honors Federal Judge

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Gala Honors Federal Judge

October 1, 2005

Event honoring USC alumnus Dickran Tevrizian, the first Armenian-American to serve on the U.S. federal bench, raises close to $1 million By Eva Emerson October 2005 The USC Institute of Armenian Studies hosted a gala…

College News USC Launches the Armenian Institute

College News USC Launches the Armenian Institute

April 1, 2005

The USC Institute of Armenian Studies—the first academic center of its kind in the U.S.—will promote scholarship and activities in a variety of fields. Concerns of the community will be a top priority. By Eva…