Dornsife Global

A high percentage of women in Africa experience the loss of a child, yet little scholarly or political attention is paid to this bereavement burden.


An activist and scholar who taught at USC Dornsife for 31 years, Jerry Bender traveled to and wrote extensively about southern Africa. His passion for his work changed many lives both at USC and abroad, earning him a devoted following among students and colleagues.


International relations alumnus Justin Arana chronicles the water crisis in rural villages of Mozambique in his new documentary produced by Sharon Stone. The movie premieres tonight at the Hollywood Film Festival.


Recording artist and activist Akon visits USC with advocacy organization ONE to launch the #PowerProject Campaign Lab, which will use student-generated digital media campaigns to fight energy poverty in Africa.


Housed in USC Dornsife, the Development Portfolio Management Group opens in Arlington, Va. The group works on improving education and other matters throughout the globe.