Celebrating the Life and Work of H.T. Tsiang

Kaya Press is re-publishing Tsiang’s final novel — And China Has Hands — this month, and Editor Floyd Cheng, and New Yorker Culture writer Hua Hsu, who recently wrote an autobiography of Tsiang, will be leading a reading and discussion about Tsiang’s work and life.

More about Tsiang: An immigrant from China to the US in the 1930s, Tsiang was self-publishing work as part of the downtown communist scene in New York City–then, later in his life, he moved to Los Angeles and became a Hollywood actor and extra with roles in major television shows like Bonanza and My Three Sons and in films like (the original) Ocean’s Eleven.

This event will take place:
 Wednesday Oct. 19th

2 – 4 p.m.
KAP 445

* Light refreshments will be provided

Info Session for New Ph.D. in Population, Health and Place

Learn about this interdisciplinary Ph.D. program jointly offered by the Keck School of Medicine USC Department of Preventative Medicine, USC Dornsife Department of Sociology and the USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute and its career opportunities in the academic, public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Applications now being accepted for the Fall 2017. An info session will be held on Friday, September 30th from 3:00 – 4:00 PM in the Allan Hancock Foundation (AHF) building, room B57J. It will also be livestreamed at https://bluejeans.com/972224252.


USC Investment Office Internship Session

The Investment Office offers internships to students on a part-time basis during the fall and spring semesters and full-time during summer. Meet recruiters and learn about internship opportunities.

9.29.16, 12 – 1PM in GFS 329

Economics Career Bootcamp

A comprehensive career training program for USC Economics students. Guidance from industry leaders on constructing the resume, succeeding in job interviews, and planning a career. Designed in partnership with the Economics Leadership Council and the USC Dornsife Economics Department. Friday, Sept. 9, 8:30am – 4:30pm

RSVP: dornsife.usc.edu/econ/ecb

The Work it Series

The USC Dornsife Career Pathways “Work it” series provides seminars and guides to help USC Dornsife students prepare for their career.

Fall programs include:

Work it: Career Exploration in the Letters, Arts, & Sciences
Mon | Aug. 29 | 12-1pm | GFS 329

Do it: Best Practices for Securing an Internship
Tue | Aug. 30 | 12-1 pm | GFS 329
Tue | Sept. 6 | 3-4pm | GFS 329

Write it: Résumé & Cover Letters
Wed | Aug. 31 | 12-1pm | GFS 329
Wed | Sept. 7 | 3–4pm | GFS 329

Pitch it: Your Story in 60-seconds
Thu | Sept. 1 | 12 – 1pm | GFS 329
Thu | Sept. 8 | 3 – 4pm | GFS 329

RSVP: bit.ly/Workitfall2016

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.

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

2016 Tyler Prize Laureate Lecture

“The Idea of Sustainable Development”
Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Sir Partha S. Dasgupta
Emeritus Professor
Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics
University of Cambridge

University of Southern California
The Forum at the Tutor Campus Center

Open to Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public
Reception Following Lecture in the Tyler Prize Pavilion

Sponsored by:
The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement & The University of Southern California
For additional information, please contact Amber Brown at 213-740-6559