Foreign policy meets finance
A new degree program at USC Dornsife combines two of the school’s most popular majors: international relations and economics, which go hand-in-hand.
The snack maker’s “Crash the Super Bowl” Contest is an annual tradition, and this year two teams of USC School of Cinematic Arts alums made it to the final 10. USC has always had a big presence in the competition: Alums J.R. Burningham and Tess Ortbals won the $1 million prize in 2011. Online voting continues through Wednesday.
The civil rights leader’s contributions are remembered at the Black Staff and Faculty Caucus’ 34th annual King celebration. Singer and TV personality Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, the keynote speaker, told the crowd: “Talk about the vision that positions you to help other people accomplish their dreams.”
When survivors and liberators gather in Poland to commemorate the Jan. 27, 1945, liberation of the Auschwitz camp, the music will come from two USC seniors. Alex Biniaz-Harris and Ambrose Soehn will perform a piece they wrote that’s based on melodies sung by Holocaust survivors and found in USC Shoah Foundation archive.