Theatre in America – fun 2 unit elective for Fall 2014

THEATRE IN AMERICA: THTR 295 – FALL 2014

Gain an understanding of how live theatre is created and relates to its audience. Attend award winning productions:

WE WILL ROCK YOU

JERSEY BOYS

HEARTBEAT OF HOME

KINKY BOOTS

WHAT THE BUTLER SAW

PIPPIN

COURSE: THTR 295 -62840R (2.0 units)

MEETING DATES/TIME: 2:00 p.m., Mondays

And productions on Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

LOCATION: KAP 165

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Frank Catalano served as an executive at Warner Bros, Lorimar Studios and Beverly Hills Playhouse. He has written and performed in animated, live action television series and feature films including, The Adventures of Dynamo Duck for Fox Television, Digimon Digital Monsters, Super Pig, Bit The Cupid, Bee Bop Cowboy, the Sci–‐Fi series Robotech, Flint the Time Detective, Vampire Princess Miyu, Honey Bee Hutch and ABC television series including LA Law, NYPD Blue and Ugly Betty. He currently is the president of The Creative Edge providing consultancy, coaching and speaking services for actors, writers and producing organizations. His published books include Art of the Monologue, The Creative Audience, White Knight Black Night, Autumn Sweet, The Resting Place, Rand Unwrapped –‐ Confessions of a Robotech Warrior, Che Che and Short Monologues for Auditions.

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New 3+3 Program at USC LAW

WANT TO START LAW SCHOOL EARLY? 

Come and hear about USC Gould’s Newest Law Program, the 3+3!

WHEN: Tuesday, April 29

TIME:  12:00 – 1:00 pm

LOCATION:  Musick Law Building, Room 7

The USC Gould School of Law is pleased to announce the 3+3 – BA to JD Program for outstanding  top USC undergraduates who have demonstrated high academic achievement during their first 3 years of undergraduate studies and are interested in beginning their law school program early.  The program provides for completion of both undergraduate degree and J.D. in six years instead of the usual seven.  Students will begin Law School in their fourth year taking a normal first-year law course load.

The program is open to undergraduates who have completed their required curriculum and have a minimum GPA of 3.8.  The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is not required.  Other law school application materials are necessary including, application, all transcripts,  SAT-Reading score, personal statement, letters of recommendation, and a personal interview.

Applications will be accepted beginning September 1, 2014 for entrance in the fall of 2015 law class.

Can’t make the meeting?  Contact USC Gould Admissions Office at (213) 740-2523.

HSEP Day of Fitness for House of Hope

Do you like exercise, entertainment, and JAMBA JUICE? Join us for INCREDIBLY CHEAP AND FUN FITNESS CLASSES for charity on Sunday April 27 from 11am-2pm in the Lyon Center. We will be teaching BOXING, YOGA, and LATIN DANCE!!! There is no experience necessary and all the proceeds raise money for the House of Hope hospice facility. This is like no class you’ve ever taken before as we will be integrating exciting facts on the health benefits of each activity into the lessons!!!

Here is the schedule of classes:
11am-12pm: Latin Dance
12pm-1pm: Yoga
1pm-2pm: Boxing

The prices are as follows:
1 class: $3
2 classes: $5
3 classes: $7

All classes will meet in the Lyon center lobby, and in the first 5 minutes of each class we will be taking orders for Jamba Juice, so don’t be late!

GET PUMPED! Bring comfortable clothing, your STUDENT ID, and some Trojan spirit!

Armenian Genocide Awareness and Commemoration Event on April 24th

On April 24, 2014, USC’s Armenian Students’ Association and the USC Shoah Foundation will be hosting “99 Years of Denial” a special presentation including music and arts for the commemoration of the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Speakers will include USC Senior and Public Relations Director for the Armenian Students’ Association, Nerses Aposhian, criminal defense attorney, R.J. Manuelian and Executive Director of the Shoah Foundation, Stephen Smith. Musical performances will be provided by VIZA, Armenian Public Radio and R-Mean.

Join us from 12-2 at Tommy Trojan. Speakers and music will be from 12-1. Food and art display will be from 1-2.

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/237067899819107

Student-Led Seminars THIS THURSDAY from 4-5 PM in VKC 211 Presented by CET UFs

The Undergraduate Fellows of the Center for Excellence in Teaching cordially invite you to attend our final Student-Led Seminar of the Spring 2014 semester THIS THURSDAY, April 24th from 4-5 PM in VKC 211. Our final seminar will feature two USC undergraduate students who will be presenting on their personal academic passions.

Luke Phillips, an IR specialist, will present and lead discussion on “The Geopolitics of the United States of America.”

Ian Malave, a scholar of Business and Computer Science, will present “Privacy: You’re tracked more than you know & why that’s bad.”

Again, please join us in VKC 211 on Thursday, April 24th from 4-5 PM for rich discussion and free pizza.
Sincerely,
The CET Undergraduate Fellows

Narcolepsy Speaker Event

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Los Angeles Community Impact – Spring 2014 Showcase

Interested in making a difference in Los Angeles? In solving real-world problems for the community?

Want to learn more about USC Los Angeles Community Impact (LACI)?

Come to LACI Showcase to meet current members, interact with clients, and see what we’ve been
working on all semester!

LACI is an undergraduate student consulting organization that strengthens non-profits and small
businesses in the Los Angeles area by addressing their business-related challenges. Since 2005, we
have helped over 120 organizations such as Community Health Councils, LA Mission, LA’s Best, Habitat
for Humanity and Kogi BBQ Taco Truck.

What: Light appetizers, refreshments, and a whole lot of LACI

Dress: Casual for student guests

When: April 30th, 8-10pm (check-in begins at 7:30)

Where: Tutor Campus Center Ballroom

Please RSVP at: https://usc.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bP1vZdiQq4K8fyt

Join our FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/661460393889879/

Questions? Just email laci@usc.edu or visit http://usclaci.org!

Speaker: Qusai Zakarya – survivor of Syrian chemical attacks – April 25th at 6:30pm

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Pre-law Talk with David Kirschner, USC Gould School of Law Director of Admission

Tuesday, April 22nd @ 4:30pm, Student Union B3—Trojan Presentation Room

Don’t miss the rare opportunity to talk with an admissions officer at a top law school!  He is a USC Undergrad alum and has many years of experience in law school admissions. Get your questions answered and see what law schools are looking for in an application and how to make your undergrad experience work for you!

 

*This is a snapshot into the whole law school application process. If you are going to one event all year make it this one!

 

Students should visit www.dornsife.usc.edu/pre-law/ for RSVP links.

HTE@USC Event – ABC’s Shark Tank Open House

The Health, Technology & Engineering Program (HTE) has an exciting opportunity coming up! All USC students are welcome to attend.

HTE@USC – Shark Tank flyer

Sociology Cinema: 12 Years a Slave Screening

Join Professors Kaplan and Sternheimer for a screening and discussion of the Oscar Award winning film for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress.

#socinema · RSVP: http://socinema12years.splashthat.com/

Film Synopsis:

Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life. 

Pre Law Talk with David Kirschner (USC Gould School of Law Director of Admissions)

Don’t miss out on a once-a-year chance to talk to a top law school’s Director of Admissions about what it takes to get into law school!

USC Gould School of Law’s David Kirschner, who is also a USC alum, will answer any questions you might have about what schools are looking for and how you should craft your applications. This is very much an event you don’t want to miss!

Date: Tues., April 22nd at 4:30pm

Location: Student Union B3 – Trojan Presentation Room

Please RSVP at the following link by 4/21:

https://usccollege.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_54IcsR8Hm01s2Ff