Higher Education

March 15th, 2017

Amartya Sen, the ‘conscience of economics,’ urges academic freedom

Delivering this year’s Pullias Lecture, the famed professor discussed autonomy in higher education

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March 7th, 2017
Photo credit: Image by USC Photo/Gus Ruelas

Ranking colleges by academic value could face many obstacles, new study finds

Selection bias is real, and powerful

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March 1st, 2017

Bensimon named to the National Academy of Education

Director of Center for Urban Education recognized as champion for equity

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February 7th, 2017

At first-generation college student summit, USC leaders emphasize opportunities

Provost Michael Quick joined with professors, staff and students to highlight options

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February 1st, 2017

New research center will tackle diversity, social justice issues

Shafiqa Ahmadi and Darnell Cole will begin work with survey of Muslim experiences

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February 1st, 2017

In 24-hour game jam, students redesign USC for next century

Students participated in a marathon Minecraft event to project the university’s future priorities

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January 12th, 2017

USC Rossier professors recognized in rankings of public scholar influence

Tierney, Polikoff, Strunk and Bensimon impacting education policy and practice

January 11th, 2017

New USC Race & Equity Center to be led by Shaun Harper

One of the country’s foremost scholars on campus climate will be returning to USC Rossier in July

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December 19th, 2016

Center launches project to improve equity models

The initiative from the Center for Urban Education will be funded through two major new grants

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December 6th, 2016

New grant to allow study of African-American participation in physics, astronomy

Cole, Slaughter have received a $100,000 grant to lead workshop

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