Dornsife Students Achieving Academic Success (SAAS)

Dornsife Students Achieving Academic Success (SAAS)

September 7: Junior and Senior Students
September 14: Freshmen and Sophomore Students
6-7 PM in VKC 201

Are you interested in attending a top-tier law school, medical school or graduate program?

How would you like to win a Fulbright fellowship? Ever thought about competing for a Rhodes, Gates Cambridge or Marshall fellowship?

How do you organize your academic life at USC so you can be the best and achieve the highest academic goals?

Junior and Senior Session: organizing your resume; selecting your references; selecting academic programs; fellowships; how to maximize your final years at USC; connecting with USC alums; and, answering your critical questions.

Freshmen and Sophomore Session: selecting courses and a major or minor; study abroad options; research opportunities; summer programs and internships; and, mapping-out a four year plan that will lead to post graduate success.

Discussion led by Professor Steven Lamy

Limited Seating. RSVP to Kierra Lewis kierrale@usc.edu

 

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Southern California Academy of Sciences Meeting

The Southern California Academy of Sciences (SCAS) is holding their annual 2-day  conference here on the USC campus this Friday and Saturday, May 6-7. This year’s conference features a special session on the contributions of Wrigley Institute scientists: “50 years of research at the USC Wrigley Institute.”

Didn’t register? Not a problem– you can register at the door on Friday.
http://scas.nhm.org/annual-meeting/

Meeting agenda: http://scas.nhm.org/annual-meeting/Documents/SCAS_Schedule_2016.pdf

Summer Seminar in Humanistic Inquiry

New Summer Opportunity: ENGL 350

Andrew Chater, an award-winning producer for the BBC, will lead a group of USC students on an experience offered by the English and History Departments of Dornsife College.  Students will follow the trail of the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s classic novel The Grapes of Wrath from their original home in the Oklahoma dust bowl to the central valley of California, where their experiences as migrant fruit-pickers took place.  The course is ENGL 350g, Literature of California, which satisfies the Humanistic Inquiry requirement of the 2015 GE program.  A flier describing the course is attached to this email.

ENGL 350g: Literature of California

ENGL 350g

Summer 2016

On Route 66 From Oklahoma to California

Andrew Chater, an award-winning producer for the BBC, will lead a group of USC students on an experience offered by the English and History Departments of Dornsife College.  Students will follow the trail of the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s classic novel The Grapes of Wrath from their original home in the Oklahoma dust bowl to the central valley of California, where their experiences as migrant fruit-pickers took place.  The course is ENGL 350g, Literature of California, which satisfies the GE- B, Humanistic Inquiry requirement of the USC General Education.

Course Dates: May 18 – June 14, 2016

 

Announcing the addition of SWMS 310, Gender and Social Justice, to the Fall 2016 Schedule of Classes

Louise Kerckhoff Prize 2015-2016

Announcing the Louise Kerckhoff Prize, which has been established for the purpose of awarding annual prizes for the best undergraduate and graduate papers in Gender Studies.