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USC Students Oppose Cuts to Cal Grants Published: March 19, 2012 8:55 AM
The university’s top financial aid official accompanied two USC students to Sacramento on March 7 to meet with legislators over a proposal to slash state-funded college scholarships, or Cal Grants, by 44 percent.
President Nikias Leads Delegation to D.C. Published: March 6, 2012 2:01 PM
USC president C. L. Max Nikias joined several USC trustees and administrators in a series of high-level meetings with members of Congress and the Obama administration.
Event Marks Holocaust Remembrance Published: May 31, 2011 11:43 AM
Stephen Smith spoke before the California State Assembly as part of its annual Holocaust remembrance ceremony on May 2.
Education Technology on D.C. Docket Published: April 8, 2011 7:27 AM
Julia Kim, a project director at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, met with representatives from the Department of Education and the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy to discuss education technology.
Mittelstaedt and Muckraking Students in D.C. Published: April 1, 2011 11:05 AM
Alan Mittelstaedt and 10 second-year graduate students spent a week last month in Washington, D.C., researching the influence of special interests on democracy.
USC Professor Organizes Two AAAS Panels Published: March 25, 2011 7:23 AM
Research professor Margarita Zeichner-David organized two panels at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held in Washington, D.C.
Larry Lim Lobbies for MESA Program Published: March 18, 2011 7:27 AM
Larry Lim, director of the USC Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, was in Sacramento to lobby for the enrichment program.
USC Delegation Meets With Congressional Leaders Published: March 15, 2011 5:16 PM
A delegation of USC administrators and trustees led by President C. L. Max Nikias met with congressional leaders March 15 to discuss the importance of federal research funding in education, innovation and job creation.
Hassan Confers With Military About Veterans Published: February 18, 2011 9:19 AM
Anthony Hassan of the USC School of Social Work participated in the third annual Warrior Resilience Conference in Arlington, Va., on Feb. 7-8.
Steiner Joins National Peer Registry Published: January 28, 2011 7:32 AM
Rochelle Steiner, dean of the USC Roski School of Fine Arts, participated in her first meetings Jan. 20 and 21.
Professors Honored at White House Published: January 14, 2011 7:50 AM
USC Viterbi School of Engineering professors Michelle L. Povinelli and Andrea M. Armani have won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Stephen Hora Joins Scientific Committee Published: January 6, 2011 3:00 PM
Stephen Hora has been named to a National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements scientific committee
USC Creates Civil Discourse After Elections Published: December 6, 2010 8:51 AM
The USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development, the USC Office of State Government Relations and the USC College’s Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics presented a panel discussion in Sacramento titled “A Transition of Governance in a Time of Crisis.”
Burklo Part of Interfaith Group at White House Published: November 12, 2010 7:29 AM
Jim Burklo, associate dean of religious life, and two undergraduates active in USC’s Interfaith Council participated in a community service training in mid-October at the White House.
Thomas-Barrios Focuses on USC Partnerships Published: November 9, 2010 2:16 PM
Kim Thomas-Barrios was part of a “Community-wide Collaborations in Boston, Milwaukee and Los Angeles” panel.
Kevin Murphy Assesses Executive Pay Published: October 29, 2010 9:35 AM
As the U.S. Treasury Department's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) winds down, USC Marshall School of Business professor Kevin Murphy appeared before a Congressional oversight panel hearing.
SPPD Professors Suggest Ways to Pay for Transit Published: October 18, 2010 7:26 AM
Richard Little and Mark Pisano of the USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development spoke at a “Funding and Financing Solutions for Surface Transportation in the Coming Decade” conference.
Alex Capron Testifies on Bioethics Published: October 1, 2010 7:47 AM
University Professor Alex Capron testified Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C.,
Dana Goldman Has a Full Day in Sacramento Published: September 23, 2010 2:30 PM
Dana Goldman, director of the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, gave a policy briefing in Sacramento.
Maiden, Hassan Meet With Joint Chiefs Staff Published: May 7, 2010 7:27 AM
The USC School of Social Work’s vice dean Paul Maiden and professor Anthony Hassan met with officials in the office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the U.S. Public Health Service.
Bardet Seeks Support for Water Issues Published: April 7, 2010 7:34 AM
Jean-Pierre Bardet was in Washington, D.C., from March 23-25 meeting with legislators about their support on bills for water infrastructure and dam rehabilitation and repair.
Sample, Nikias Lead USC Team to Washington Published: March 24, 2010 7:51 AM
On March 9, USC President Steven B. Sample and USC Executive Vice President and Provost C. L. Max Nikias led a delegation of USC trustees and senior administrators for the university’s annual visit to Washington, D.C.
Larry Lim Honored in Sacramento Published: March 5, 2010 9:03 AM
Larry Lim, director of the USC MESA program (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, visited Sacramento Feb. 9 and 10.
Dowell Myers Favors Seniors Aiding Youth Published: February 19, 2010 7:31 AM
Dowell Myers of the USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development testified before the Joint Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education at the State Capitol in Sacramento on Feb. 2.
Mark Bernstein Targets Green Economy Published: February 8, 2010 8:01 AM
Mark Bernstein, professor of political science at USC College, moderated a keynote plenary session on “The New Green Economy: Moving From Theory to Action."
Cull Talks Diplomacy at D.C. Center Published: January 21, 2010 10:05 AM
Nicholas Cull of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy talked about his new book at the USC Washington, D.C., center.
Dean Wilson to Speak on Global Ties Published: January 8, 2010 8:48 AM
USC Annenberg dean Ernest J. Wilson III joined a panel of international authors and diplomatic experts at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 7 to discuss China’s expanding economic role on the African continent.
Philip Seib Speaks About Diplomacy Published: December 7, 2009 7:29 AM
Philip Seib spoke on a panel about “Winning Hearts and Minds: American Public Diplomacy in the 21st Century” at Johns Hopkins University on Nov. 16.
Selma Holo Stumps for Museums Published: December 1, 2009 2:53 PM
Selma Holo, director of the USC Fisher Museum of Art, met with Richard Koshalek, director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.
Holly Goes for Impact at D.C. Briefing Published: November 16, 2009 11:00 AM
Krisztina Holly, vice provost for innovation and executive director of the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation, presented “IMPACT: A Proposal for Realizing the Economic Potential of University Research” to a standing-room-only crowd at a Capitol Hill briefing on Oct. 7.
Buffington Targets TV's Health Stories Published: October 30, 2009 1:00 PM
Sandra de Castro Buffington of the USC Norman Lear Center held a congressional staff briefing with the compelling title of “Hollywood, Health and the Hill: How TV Storylines Improve the Health of Minority Communities” on Oct. 16.
SPPD Dean Visits Capitol Hill Published: October 23, 2009 1:24 PM
Jack H. Knott, dean of the USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development, met with congressional staffers on Oct. 14 about federal hiring practices and federal internship programs.
USC Author Turns a Page at D.C. Stop Published: October 16, 2009 7:58 AM
Tim Page, who holds a joint appointment at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism and the USC Thornton School of Music, gave an author talk at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 19.
USC Rossier Professors Talk Leadership Published: October 9, 2009 7:48 AM
USC Rossier School of Education professors Pedro Garcia and David Dwyer gave presentations at a Sept. 25 symposium in Sacramento titled “Leading and Learning in California Schools: Preparing and Supporting Effective School Leaders.”
Jerry Lucido Advocates for College Access Published: October 1, 2009 3:10 PM
Jerry Lucido, USC vice provost for enrollment policy and management, spoke on behalf of the Pathways to College Act at a legislative hearing on Capitol Hill.
Pakistani Issues Explored by Soni, Asghar Published: September 25, 2009 9:33 AM
Last month, USC Dean of Religious Life Varun Soni and Rob Asghar, a USC Annenberg Center on Public Diplomacy University Fellow, met with officials from the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
Manuel Pastor Speaks at Urban Summit Published: September 18, 2009 11:09 AM
The White House Office of Urban Affairs and the Domestic Policy Council held a summit on the future of America’s urban and metropolitan areas this summer, and Manuel Pastor of USC College was one of the policy experts who was invited to participate.
Philippa Levine at Library of Congress Published: August 28, 2009 9:03 AM
Historian Philippa Levine of USC College presented a lecture at the Library of Congress in mid-July at the annual International Seminar on Decolonization.
Randall Hill Discusses ICT Innovations Published: May 22, 2009 10:03 AM
Randall W. Hill Jr., executive director of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, met with congressional staff about defense research.
Manuel Pastor Speaks About Immigration Published: May 8, 2009 9:14 AM
The USC College professor spoke in a briefing co-sponsored by USC’s Sacramento Center and its counterpart office for the University of California system.
TRIO Funding Takes Tutas-Cohen to Congress Published: April 29, 2009 9:29 AM
Funding for the national TRIO program for fiscal year 2010 took Carolyn Tutas-Cohen, assistant director of budgets and compliance for the USC TRIO program, to the offices of four California members of Congress on March 24.
Trio Represents USC Architecture at Exhibition Published: April 3, 2009 8:45 AM
Ma, Bosley and O’Carroll attend New and Native Beauty at the Smithsonian.
President Leads USC Delegation to Washington Published: March 27, 2009 11:17 AM
Steven B. Sample and fellow Trojans meet federal officials and Congressional staff members.
Goad, Mason Give It Their Best Shot Published: March 23, 2009 11:00 AM
Jeff Goad and Bill Mason testify at a Sacramento hearing on disease prevention.
Yortsos Meets D.C. Lawmakers Published: March 5, 2009 1:36 PM
USC Viterbi dean visits Capitol Hill to discuss the importance of engineering and science research.
Roberta Brinton at NIH for Research Talk Published: March 2, 2009 10:48 AM
Discussion takes place at a National Center for Research Resources workshop at the National Institutes of Health.
Campaign Reform Key Topic for Garrett Published: February 20, 2009 2:43 PM
Administrator Elizabeth Garrett meets the national governing board for Common Cause in Washington, D.C.
2 Professors Meet House Science Group Published: February 13, 2009 3:15 PM
Genevieve Giuliano and Marc Bernstein meet with members of the House Science Committee.
Social Work Takes Aim at Military in D.C. Published: February 5, 2009 11:10 AM
USC School of Social Work Dean Marilyn Flynn, vice dean Paul Maiden and director of Military Social Work and Veteran Services Jose Coll met with officials at the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Defense, and...
New Energy Post for Donald Paul Published: February 5, 2009 11:08 AM
Donald L. Paul has been appointed executive director of the USC Energy Institute and holder of the William M. Keck Chair in Energy Resources. Created in 2008, the Energy Institute creates a USC-based framework to support and expand opportunities...
Thomas-Barrios Works on School Access Published: January 23, 2009 11:12 AM
Kim Thomas-Barrios, director of the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), met in Washington, D.C., in December with other recipients of grants from the Lumina Foundation to discuss best practices and plan future work. Based in Indianapolis, the Lumina Foundation...
Donald Paul Attends Energy Briefing Published: December 4, 2008 11:13 AM
Donald Paul, senior adviser to the provost on energy and technology, attended a briefing by the International Energy Agency on the "World Energy Outlook 2008" report at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., on Nov....
Gauderman Presents Gene and Asthma Data Published: November 18, 2008 11:14 AM
James Gauderman of the Keck School of Medicine of USC presented findings, along with representatives of 12 other research groups, on genome-wide scans for cardiovascular or respiratory traits at a National Heart Lung and Blood Institute meeting in Washington,...
Brewer Leads Session on Education Published: November 6, 2008 11:19 AM
Dominic Brewer of the USC Rossier School of Education was a presenter at the 25th anniversary conference of the Policy Analysis Center for Education (PACE) in Sacramento last month. Brewer, who holds the Clifford H. and Betty C. Allen...