Visit to the university he attended in the 1970s wraps up a week of historic diplomacy across the U.S.
USC Dornsife will operate and manage the university’s participation in a new three-campus consortium to bolster East Asian studies.
The 2014 Boren Scholarships will allow three undergraduates to study in countries important to U.S. national security. While pursuing studies relevant to their majors, they will improve their foreign language skills.
The distinguished professor emeritus, who earned the Order of the Rising Sun from the emperor of Japan, was considered the “godfather” of Japanese studies.
A $6.6 million gift from the Shinnyo-en Buddhist order supports the newly named USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture.
Former employee of Wolfgang Puck, USC Dornsife’s Joseph Hawkins says his experiences with the elite led him to the anthropological work he is doing now.
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
Rhacel Parreñas, professor of sociology, who researched Filipina hostesses in Tokyo, Japan, for nine months, concluded that the hostesses were not victims of sex trafficking and should not be denied visas.
Peter Berton grew up in Harbin, China, studied violin in Japan and moved to the U.S. to become an internationally known expert in Japanese politics and foreign policy.