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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

Poverty experts reflect on decades of efforts to improve communitites

The Roads Scholars

As Los Angeles builds public transit at a furious pace, USC’s best policy and engineering minds look around the curve and invent better ways to commute. By Merrill Balassone Illustrations by Josh Cochran Los Angeles has long been known as a car-obsessed city, a place where residents’ love affair with the automobile is matched only by their deep hatred of traffic. So what a sight it was on an April morning to see city streets […]

Price Center chosen as partner for federal ‘Promise Zone’ program

Dear Price Community: As many of you read recently in the Los Angeles Times, President Obama has designated Los Angeles as a federal Promise Zone. It is my great pleasure to announce that the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, Price Center for Social Innovation was selected as a partner institution within this program, with Professor Gary Painter serving as the faculty lead. By securing a Promise Zone designation, the federal government will provide […]

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti keynotes USC Price veterans’ affairs conference

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed a crowd of more than 300 civic leaders, public servants, and philanthropists Oct. 8, when he provided the lunchtime keynote address at a major conference on veterans’ affairs, hosted by the USC Price School of Public Policy. The event marked Garcetti’s first visit to USC as L.A.’s mayor since taking office in June.