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Political Scientist Earns Fellowship

Political Scientist Earns Fellowship

October 13, 2006

For her work on how immigrants are changing the face of the religious right, USC College professor Janelle Wong has been named a Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow for the 2006-07 academic year. Wong, an associate professor with…

Heirs to Wisdom

Heirs to Wisdom

July 1, 2006

This June USC College launched a new program dedicated to passing on knowledge from senior African-American church leaders to the next generation of Los Angeles clergy and congregational leaders.Passing the Mantle, supported…

There's Something More About Mary

There's Something More About Mary

May 1, 2006

Religion Professor Ronald Hock opened a coffee table-sized art book to Leonardo da Vinci’s, “The Last Supper.” Hock pointed to the figure at the right hand of Jesus in the 15th century painting, based on…

Good Intentions Are Not Always Enough

Good Intentions Are Not Always Enough

October 6, 2005

More than compassion is required when it comes to the effectiveness of faith-based efforts with those in need, says a USC College sociology professor. By Usha Sutliff Faith-based efforts to help people in need will not…

Gladly Will He Teach…and Gladly Learn

Gladly Will He Teach…and Gladly Learn

April 1, 2005

Esteemed Reverend Cecil Murray joins USC By Kaitlin Solimine April 2005 Reverend Cecil “Chip” Murray joined the USC College faculty in January of this year, but that doesn’t stop him from claiming to be a…

From California to Catholicism

From California to Catholicism

August 1, 2004

By Katherine Yungmee KimAugust 2004 Kevin Starr is a University Professor in the history department at USC College and the California State Librarian Emeritus. He has written a seven-volume history of California, the…