Intergenerational Forum on Global Change – Wed., March 5 and April 2, 2014- Please RSVP!

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USC Emeriti Center College – Spring 2014

emeriticollege.usc.edu  All are welcome! RSVP: ecrsvp@usc.edu

Intergenerational Forum on Global Change – Honors House Residence (monthly)

2710 Severance St., Los Angeles (between 28th & Adams, east of Hoover)

Wednesdays, March 5; and April 2, 2014; Dinner 5:30 p.m., Discussion 6:30 –7:30 p.m.

Join us for great conversations about pressing contemporary issues. Active and retired professors and staff, and current USC students meet during and after dinner to discuss world events. The Economist (on-line) is suggested as a common source of topics and information. Hosted by: Jack Wills, Ph.D., James Moore, Ph.D., and Jerry Walker, Ph.D.

Dinners and discussions are free.

Faculty, staff and students are welcome for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Dinner reservations and USC ID# required!

Please RSVP asap for all dates above: ecrsvp@usc.edu

Academic & International Fellowships Upcoming Info Sessions

Graduate Study in London Information Session Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:30-3:30pm Leavey Library Auditorium

Representatives from Imperial College London, King’s College London and University College London will be at USC to discuss UK graduate study. During the session, you will learn how to obtain your Master’s degree in 1 year or a PhD degree in 3 years while gaining international experience. Representatives will also cover the benefits of studying in London, the application process, and how to find scholarships to support your studies.

Scholarships for Graduate Study in the United Kingdom with Nilay Vora & Reid Lidow Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12-1pm Leavey Library Auditorium

We are fortunate to have guest speakers Nilay Vora USC alum and Marshall Scholar, and Reid Lidow recent Gates Cambridge recipient, to share their insight and personal stories. You can read more about Reid’s story here: http://dornsife.usc.edu/news/stories/1630/lidow-awarded-gates-cambridge-scholarship/ Scholarships Covered during session: Gates Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships, time permitting Fulbright Student Grant.

Fulbright Information Session

Thursday, March 27, 2014

12-1pm

Leavey Library Auditorium

General Fellowships Information Session

Thursday, April 3, 2014

1-2pm

Leavey Library Auditorium

Fulbright Information Session

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

2-3pm

Leavey Library Auditorium

You can find a full list of the fellowships we support on http://www.usc.edu/programs/ugprograms/aif/

We also consistently post helpful resources and upcoming deadlines on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/uscaif

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, Wed. March 5th, 2014.  We will hold an Ecumenical Prayer Service at Bovard Auditorium a 12pm.  At 5:30pm and 7pm there will be Catholic Masses at the USC Caruso Catholic Center (844 W. 32nd Street).  If you have any questions email Anthony at anthony@catholictrojan.org.  

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New summer course: Indigenous Language Revitalization: FREN 499

Indigenous Language Revitalization: FREN 499 

No previous foreign language experience needed, course is taught in English.  French components are required for French minors and majors.

The Department of French and Italian are offering a 4-unit Problems without Passports course.  The course lasts 7 weeks (May 21-July 8) including a 2-week field experience in Louisiana with New Orleans as the home base.

For more information, please visit the PwP website http://dornsife.usc.edu/fren-499-ilr/ or e-mail Jessica Kanoski at jkanoski@usc.edu

 

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USC 5th Annual Gospel Showcase

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USC)

PRESENTS ITS

5TH ANNUAL GOSPEL SHOWCASE

LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 4:00pm, in the beautiful Bovard Auditorium on the campus of the University of Southern California (USC), the Black Staff and Faculty Caucus in association with the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, Spirituality and Sports and the USC Saved By Grace Choir will host its 5TH Annual Gospel Choir Showcase.

This event is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15.00 at the USC ticket office or via PayPal (www.usc.edu/cbcsa) or you may call 213-740-9252. Ticket prices day of event will be $20.00. This event will allow local church choirs, gospel singers and praise dance warriors to come and showcase their talents.

Some of the choirs and special guest to grace us will be: Nicole Jamison Carr, Gregory Jones and Ministry, USC Saved By Grace Gospel Choir, Representing Spirit Media Services: Nneka Best and J. Nichole. Praise dance groups and other performers that will grace us with their ministry in dance or mime will be: GLADII – Greater Liberty Anointed Dancers II and P.U.S.H Mime Ministry Vessel and many, many more.

The USC Bovard Auditorium is located at 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089. Parking is $8.00. For further information, please call (213) 740-9252 or email brass@usc.edu.

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Islam Awareness Week: march 3rd-7th

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Interfaith Block Party: A Celebration of the Many Faiths on USC’s Campus

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Process Thought: Constructive Postmodernism in China

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Souljourn: Experience faith traditions in Los Angeles

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Love and Fear: The Black Athlete in the American Imagination featuring Professor Ben Carrington

Thursday, February 27, 2014. 5:30-7:00pm @  McKay Athletic Center Lecture Hall, USC campus
Please RSVP to aseinfo@dornsife.usc.edu or call (213) 740-2426 by February 25th.

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Problems Without Passports Summer Course

The Spatial Sciences Institute will be offering a 4-unit, Problems Without Passport course, “SSCI-499: GeoDesign Practice: The European Experience.”

Students will conduct research with international GeoDesign experts in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Utrecht, and apply Dutch urban planning, geospatial technologies, and environmental design principles to address an LA-area societal challenge of your choice.

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American Studies and Ethnicity African American Studies Club- Join us to celebrate Black History Month!

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