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The USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy held a symposium on government and leadership titled “People Over Politics.”
Robert Shrum, a veteran political consultant with experience guiding presidential, senatorial and gubernatorial campaigns, will join the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
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.
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.
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.
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 USC Price School of Public Policy has appointed former LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as a professor of the practice of policy.
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.
Latino Americans, the first major TV documentary series to chronicle the varied history of Latinos, premieres on PBS Sept. 17, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.
Neither the threat of arrest nor punishment may significantly deter Mexicans from trying to enter the United States illegally, according to a new USC Gould study published in American Sociological Review.
With the election just days away to decide Los Angeles’ next mayor, Eric Garcetti leads Wendy Greuel by seven points, according to results of a new USC Price School of Public Policy/Los Angeles Times Los Angeles City Election Poll.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa discussed his transportation legacy and the future of transportation in the city during a presentation at USC on May 1.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger brought together a distinguished panel of lawmakers and experts to discuss the landmark immigration bill.
Pension reform, education, traffic, job growth and leadership style were among the wide range of topics addressed at a mayoral debate co-hosted by the USC Price School of Public Policy.
NBC4 and its Spanish-language partner, Telemundo52, KPCC 89.3 FM and the USC Price School of Public Policy have joined forces to co-host a mayoral debate on April 22.
At the event “The Next Generation of Leadership,” a panel of USC students offered their insights to an audience of mayors, council members and city managers.
Former State Sen. Tony Strickland (R-Moorpark) and former State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-Pasadena) have joined the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics as visiting fellows.
USC takes a leadership role in finding solutions to human trafficking, beginning with an international conference on Feb. 2 that drew 200 participants.
A public event was held at the Expo Center to help older voters better understand and become more informed about this year’s California statewide ballot measures.
The Athenian Society, the premier philanthropic support group for the USC Price School of Public Policy, held a town hall discussion on key issues of the presidential election.
USC is getting into the campaign spirit with a new exhibition featuring presidential election buttons from the 20th and 21st centuries.
USC President C. L. Max Nikias and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hosted the official launching of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with a daylong symposium.
USC’s top experts in politics, media and policy came together on Sept. 5 to turn their crystal ball to the November election.
Top journalists and political strategists will offer assessments of the campaigns and the press while exploring the role that media has in shaping the national political discourse at public events during the national political conventions in Florida and North Carolina.
Laurie Nijacki earned her PhD in policy, planning and development from the USC Price School of Public Policy in May.
The USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy brought together 30 leaders to discuss community problems.
The 2012 Policy Analysis Practicum challenged USC’s Master of Public Policy students to grapple with the most pressing issues of the day.
A majority of Californians said they would veto the nation’s first high-speed rail project if given another chance to vote on it.
Confronted with a larger-than-expected budget deficit, a majority of California voters continue to support Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed November ballot initiative that would temporarily raise the state sales tax and income tax on high earners in the state – but this support shows signs of slipping.
The overwhelming majority of California voters said gay marriage would not be a major issue or just one of many factors they would consider at the ballot box, according to the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll.
Some of the nation’s top legal and political scholars came together on April 19 in Sacramento to debate what candidates should disclose and what voters should be told about the money flowing into political races.
Voters across the demographic, regional and political spectrum are wary of technology companies and the possibility that their personal information might be mishandled.
By hefty margins, Californian voters favor raising sales taxes and taxes on wealthier citizens if they’re told the money goes to public schools, community colleges and public safety.