Growing up in Delaware, Rebecca Braun felt like “a lemon tree in a pot several sizes too small” — there was so much she wanted to see and do, but her world somehow seemed narrow. So she chose to attend USC… more>
At 6 a.m., Brittany Berns would awake to the sound of her neighbors’ breakfast pans clacking. Nearby, roosters crowed and pigs snorted.
After grabbing a bite of rice and beans, Berns would pull a bucket of water from… more>
In 2002, when America Ferrera was a freshman studying international relations in USC Dornsife, she was torn between two possible career paths.
At the time she had just appeared in two feature films: Real Women Have Curves and… more>
This year, the Teaching International Relations Program (TIRP) had a record number of volunteers and the spaces went quickly. Many of the students involved are veterans who return semester after semester for a program… more>