USC Price School of Public Policy

USC students compete to end world hunger

March 1, 2013

USC students Xiuzhi Wang, Anzal M. Hussein, Heng Cong, Kele Song, and Boyang Xu

Master of Public Policy students Heng Cong, Kele Song, Xiuzhi Wang, and Master of Public Administration student Boyang Xu were part of a USC team that reached the regional finals of the fourth annual Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and crowdsourcing platform to promote social good.

This year, the competition focused on solving the global food crisis.

The USC team competed in the regional finals in Shanghai on March 1-2. The Hult Prize was recently named by Time and former President Bill Clinton as one of the top five ideas changing the world.

The USC team qualified for the regional finals by being chosen from more than 10,000 applications, representing over 350 colleges and universities globally.