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Message from Dean Jack Knott: The Decision to End DACA

As we consider the implications of this decision and the unresolved issues around immigration policy, I am reminded again of our School’s mission to improve the quality of life for people and their communities. One of the basic tenets of our curriculum is that effective policy always advances the public good and takes into account the impact on those most affected. I am profoundly aware this is a policy issue that is, at heart, one with an immeasurable impact on people and their families.

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USC Price School Commencement Ceremony Webcast

Watch the live webcast of the 2017 USC Price School of Public Policy Commencement Ceremony, held at the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The keynote speaker is Julián Castro, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

WEBCAST: USC Schwarzenegger Institute event with David Daley

WEBCAST DATE / TIME: Tuesday, January 31, at 5:00 p.m. PT David Daley is the former editor-in-chief of Salon and author of “Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy.” The USC Schwarzenegger Institute, Common Cause, and the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles invite you to a conversation with David Daley on his book, redistricting reform and the battle being waged, state by state, for control of Congress.

WEBCAST: NPR’s Mara Liasson on ‘Politics in the Era of Trump’

2017 George Washington Leadership Lecture “Navigating a New Reality: Politics in the Era of Trump” WEBCAST DATE / TIME: Wednesday, January 25, at 6:30 p.m. PT SPEAKERS: Mara Liasson, National Correspondent, National Public Radio (NPR) Douglas Bradburn, Founding Director, Fred W. Smith National Library for the study of George Washington at Mount Vernon David Sloane (Moderator), Professor, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Join the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the […]

Post-Election Message from USC Price Dean Jack Knott

It is now three days since the election; for many of us, these days have been challenging, filled with uncertainty and even fear for our future. The ugliness that marked this election cycle has served to demonstrate the stark and visceral divisions between us; in the immediate aftermath, we cannot help but wonder if our country can ever begin to heal the deep wounds this election has wrought.

Price, Viterbi partner to establish new Center on Decisions and Ethics

Dean Jack H. Knott of the Price School of Public Policy and Dean Yannis C. Yortsos of the Viterbi School of Engineering announced the creation of a new Center on Decisions and Ethics at the two schools, effective Aug. 16. The mission of the new center is to enhance the scholarship and education of decision analysis and to increase sensitivity towards ethical considerations in academia, industry, government and society at large.

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LIVE WEBCAST: USC Schwarzenegger Institute CA Water Forum

The New Reality: Addressing California’s Water Challenge Presented by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy and the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) Water Policy Center Monday, April 27, 2015 3-6 p.m. Live streaming video by Ustream   Follow the conversation live on Twitter at #CAdrought Tweets by @USCPrice

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