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USC was one of 200 universities to recently screen a documentary shown at the USC School of Social Work as part of the Visions and Voices arts and humanities initiative.
Unprecedented health and social challenges face today’s returning military service members, according to former U.S. Secretary of the Army Togo West Jr.
Keck School Professor Jonathan Samet sees the recent CVS decision on tobacco products as a sign that America may be in for a healthier future after years of a smoke-filled haze.
Professor Roberto Suro led a town hall discussion about the possibility of creating a Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC School of Social Work has received a grant from Prudential to build on its community engagement efforts to strengthen veterans’ reintegration into the civilian community.
Most national militaries have challenging basic training programs to ensure the physical fitness of new members.
As the city of Bell recovers from the recent scandal involving the misappropriation of public funds, a fresh cohort of city council members has answered the call to serve the community.
Political commentator Chris Matthews discussed insights from his new book in a lively conversation with former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Omar Lopez has been recognized by SD Metro magazine with one of its 2013 40 Under 40 Awards, which annually honors the best and brightest minds in San Diego.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the Hermandad Award for fostering partnerships between the U.S. and Mexico.
The USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families was one of seven organizations to be awarded the first Seal of Distinction.
Even at a time when Californians feel that the state is headed in the wrong direction, support for Gov. Brown is increasing, according to a USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll.
California voters are concerned about economic fallout from the Affordable Care Act, according to results of the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll.
By a slim margin, Californians approve of the new state law granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants.
The USC School of Social Work has established the Advocates Circle, a new philanthropic giving community.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and USC Price Dean Jack H. Knott met with high-ranking federal government officials about the need to protect federal funding of after-school, before-school and summer-learning programs.
Once a year, around Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, we dwell on death. That isn’t nearly often enough, according to Megan Rosenbloom, for whom the “undiscovered country” is a year-round scholarly pursuit.
California State Assembly Speaker John Perez clearly believes in the premise of the “Leading From the West” speaker series.
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USC Price School of Public Policy Dean Jack H. Knott visited the nation’s capital to advocate for federal funding that will support social science research.
The Dean’s Speaker Series presented by USC Price focused on cities in the United States that have declared bankruptcy.
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University Professor Kevin Starr delivered the inaugural George Washington Leadership Lecture at Mount Vernon.
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The USC School of Social Work has been selected to establish a Hartford Academic Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work.
The USC School of Social Work has kick-started a national Grand Challenges initiative to identify and highlight the most serious societal ills that social work can — and should — address.
USC Gould honored Luis Rodriguez, the newly elected president of the State Bar of California, during a special reception on Oct. 2.
Rapper Jabari Evans witnessed the violence firsthand in Chicago, and rather than become a statistic himself, decided to do something about it.
The seventh annual Price Guardian Awards were handed out to three individuals who embody the USC Price mission of improving the quality of life for people and their communities.
Voter support for a new water transportation system is washed away by the cost of proposed improvements, according to the results of the latest USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll.
Thirty-nine percent of Californians say high-speed rail would be their preferred mode of travel between Southern California and the Bay Area.
A USC School of Social Work field instructor has been recognized with the 2013 Heart of Social Work Award for excellence in social work field education and innovation.
The latest USC Dornsife/LA Times poll shows voters favor reducing sentences for low-level offenders, but oppose releasing prisoners if it will harm public safety.
Beth and Gus Lucas have pledged $25,000 to the USC School of Social Work to fund scholarships for students in financial need.
The USC Gould School of Law will present its sixth annual “U.S. Supreme Court: A Preview” Sept. 24 at Town & Gown on the University Park Campus.
While USC Price alumnus Ryan Kucinski was completing an internship at Price Charities in San Diego this summer, he discovered the uniqueness of the City Heights neighborhood.
USC Gould will present the sixth annual “U.S. Supreme Court: A Preview,” featuring former Solicitor General Gregory Garre, California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu and Rebecca Brown, USC Newton Professor of Constitutional Law.
Beverly Younger of the USC School of Social Work assigned an autobiographical book to her Master of Social Work class that eventually led to a lunch date with the author herself.