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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…

Into Africa

Into Africa

October 1, 2006

To sit down and speak with USC College doctoral students Yesim Ince and Geert Poppe is to be energized. These international relations scholars are excited to talk about what they did this summer.Their enthusiasm for both the…

Rolphs Endow Fellowship

Rolphs Endow Fellowship

August 1, 2006

The Hammond and Julia Rolph Endowed Fellowship for Graduate Students will provide funds for promising graduate students in the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, specifically for students in the School of…

Helping L.A. Teens Think Globally

Helping L.A. Teens Think Globally

July 1, 2006

Twins Matias and Alejandro Sueldo were high school students living in Buenos Aires when deadly riots broke out in the streets.The then-15-year-olds watched as demonstrators turned the Argentine capital into chaos. “They…

USC Names First Holder of Erburu Chair

USC Names First Holder of Erburu Chair

August 10, 2005

The newly endowed Robert F. Erburu Chair honors Abraham Lowenthal, founder of the Pacific Council on International Policy. By Kirsten Holguin Abraham F. Lowenthal, USC Professor of International Relations and founder of…

Star Service for Peace

Star Service for Peace

July 1, 2005

Actor and student America Ferrera on volunteering By Pamela J. Johnson July 2005 America Ferrera had been volunteering inside the Norwood Street Elementary School classroom for months before a third-grader timidly approached…

One Wise Woman

One Wise Woman

December 1, 2004

Two Fulbrights Awarded to IR Prof to Study NAFTA By Katherine Yungmee Kim December 2004 Carol Wise is getting her countries confused. The USC College political economist is leaving for Hong Kong, where she will be working on…

Collective Action Key to Solving Global Ills

Collective Action Key to Solving Global Ills

October 12, 2004

The go-it-alone principle won’t solve planet-wide problems such as terrorism and global warming, says a USC international relations expert. Cooperation is key. By Usha Sutliff Pressing global problems – from…