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USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett hosted a retreat on Feb. 28 through March 1 for key faculty members, exploring USC’s role as a global enterprise and the opportunities for international engagement.
USC President C. L. Max Nikias met with National University of Singapore President Tan Chorh Chuan to sign a memorandum of understanding between the two universities.
Emily Sagardia likes to put a smile on people’s faces, and she’s discovered that a career in health care is a great way to do it.
Two fourth-year pharmacy students recently traveled to Japan to complete a six-week clerkship.
USC President C. L. Max Nikias is leading a delegation of deans and trustees this week to Singapore and Jakarta, Indonesia, where the group will seek to strengthen ties with top universities.
As a USC Mellon Mays fellow, I rang in the New Year by boarding a plane with fellows Rachel Jones and Adeel Mohammadi, and our mentor George Sanchez of USC Dornsife.
A candidate in the professional doctorate program at the USC Price School of Public Policy, is taking steps toward finding a solution to climate change in Vietnam.
At the 2014 World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Media Arts + Practice PhD candidate Nonny de la Pena presented her signature work in immersive journalism.
History student Songyu Zhu, who seeks to become a writer and teacher, was inspired by novels set in the West.
Two human trafficking victims who endured abuse, forced labor and exploitation in the United States have secured legal status thanks to USC’s International Human Rights Clinic.
USC Dornsife alumnus Ankur Poseria serves as executive producer of a National Geographic documentary about villagers in the Himalayan foothills.
In Ho Chi Minh City, a single block of sidewalk can offer parking for motorbikes, a venue for a funeral service, seating for cafes, retail space for vendors and a haven for nappers in lawn chairs.
The USC Center on Public Diplomacy has released its picks for the 10 most significant public diplomacy stories of 2013.
For Annalisa Enrile, the devastation that Category 5 Typhoon Haiyan wreaked on the Philippines was personal.
Keck School scientists are part of an international team that has uncovered a new genetic clue that contributes to an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
USC Dornsife junior Amanda Schmitt will investigate ethical questions involving a small coastal town devastated by a natural disaster in Japan.
In the midst of a winter cold snap, a study from researchers in the United States and Greece reveals an overlooked side effect of economic crisis.
USC Shoah Foundation-The Institute for Visual History and Education and Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall have embarked on a historic effort to preserve the testimonies of the last survivors of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre.
USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and USC Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Anthony Bailey traveled to India this week.
Jack H. Knott, dean of the USC Price School of Public Policy, called philanthropy one of the “major trends in public affairs in Asia” during a keynote speech in Singapore.
The French countryside seemed a fitting setting for international colleagues of different backgrounds to discuss managing a multicultural and diverse global workforce.
A book about nuclear proliferation by Associate Professor Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.
USC’s student-athletes recently turned their competitive focus to typhoon relief efforts, packing 40,000 meals to be sent to victims in the Philippines.
William “Bill” Altaffer ’67, MA ’70 has feasted on boiled cobra washed down with warm snake’s blood from a street stall in Bangkok.
The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is leading a public conversation on the role of cultural artifacts and museums as springboards of international dialogue.
For the 12th year in a row, USC accounted for more international students than any other American institution of higher education, according to the annual Open Doors report released on Nov. 11 by the Institute of International Education.
Reflecting a growing interest in global transport issues, the newly named International Urban Freight Conference was hosted last month by the Metrans Transportation Center.
While studying abroad in the northern Uganda city of Gulu, Molly Beckert ’10 learned that children were dropping out of the nearby primary school at a high rate.
Lindsey Ludwig brings a diverse international and educational background to her new post as program adviser for the Office of International Services.
Clad in brightly colored ski masks, a group of young women ascended the altar of a Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow.
Annalisa Enrile, clinical associate professor at the USC School of Social Work, has been selected as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World.
USC was one of the top producers of Fulbright Student Grant recipients among U.S. research institutions for the 2013-14 academic year, according to the Fulbright Program.
As climate change melts the polar ice caps, threatening wildlife, disrupting the food chain and affecting indigenous cultures, it has also created economic opportunities .
USC Dornsife Assistant Professor Edwin Hill explores the African diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic in his book Black Soundscapes White Stages.
The university has created the USC International Academy to better address its growing international student body.