End of Semester Study Abroad Information Sessions

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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

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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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USC Paris Information Session Next Wednesday 4/23

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USC student organization opportunity

Have an interview, case competition, or group presentation coming up in the next few weeks? Need an audience or friend to provide you with tips, pointers, and constructive feedback? Work with the student members of USC SpeechEmpowerment!

Our student coaches will happily act as a target audience and will also provide you or your group with friendly, constructive feedback to sharpen your presentation if desired.  Our members are highly qualified competitive speakers and debaters, with national level awards and leadership positions in clubs like Mock Trial and MUN.

We will listen to you as you present, anytime between 7-9PM on April 16th, 2014 in Leavey Library Basement.

Email speechempowermentUSC@gmail.com to reserve a 15-20 minute slot!

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.

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. 

Washington Semester Info Session – Study Abroad in D.C.!

Undergraduate students of all majors can study at George Washington University and receive USC units toward their degree. Students will also work at an internship for credit.

Our dates for the info sessions are the following:

Monday, April 7
11am-12pm in RGL 103

Thursday, April 10
3pm-4pm in RGL 215

Tuesday, April 15
12pm-1pm in RGL 103

Wednesday, April 16
3:30pm-4:30pm in RGL 304

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Manning: Soldier, Hacktivist, Leaker, Spy.

Government secrets—should they exist? Who gets to decide what is secret and why? What exactly did Bradley/Chelsea Manning reveal and what were the ramifications of his/her actions?

If you are interested in any of these questions, the International Relations Undergraduate Association (IRUA) and Center for Excellence in Teaching’s (CET) Undergraduate Fellows bring you the opportunity to hear directly from former CIA Intelligence Officer and current USC Professor Maura Godinez. She will be offering her insights and engaging with students in a stimulating discussion on the matter. Food will also be provided. Event details below.

Date: Thursday April 3

Time: 4 – 5:30 pm

Location: SLH 100 (Stauffer Science Lecture Hall)

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/617618828322863/

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