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.
Co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation, the event in Krakow, Poland, comes on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp. Among the highlights: a musical performance by USC students Alex Biniaz-Harris and Ambrose Soehn and moving words from Shoah founder Steven Spielberg.
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.”