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AUTM 2018 Annual Meeting

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation team will be attending the AUTM 2018 Annual Meeting February 18, 2018 to February 21, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. Meet with us to discuss licensing and research collaboration opportunities with the University of Southern California.

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The conference brings together technology transfer representatives from universities all over the world. To arrange to meet us at AUTM, please visit our Contact Us page.

AUTM, the Association of University Technology Managers, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing research to life by supporting and enhancing the global academic technology transfer profession through education, professional development, partnering and advocacy. AUTM’s more than 3,200 members represent managers of intellectual property from more than 300 universities, research institutions and teaching hospitals around the world as well as numerous businesses and government organizations.

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Black History Month

The Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs and the Black Student Assembly partner to host a celebratory month of Black excellence featuring multiple events on and off campus.  


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Cancelled - Early Modern Political Thought with Rebecca Comay

We regret to announce that this event has been cancelled until further notice. Please check the EMSI website for further notifications about the rescheduling of this event.

"Leverage: Kant, Derrida, and the University"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
University of Southern California
Taper Hall (THH) 309k

Rebecca Comay is a Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, where she is also an associate member of the German Department and the Centre for Jewish Studies. She is also a Professor of Philosophy at the European Graduate School (EGS). Focusing mainly on modern continental philosophy, Comay’s primary research and publications address Kant, Hegel, Marx(ism), Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Martin Heidegger, Marcel Proust, contemporary art criticism, trauma and memory, psychoanalysis, and political theory. She is the author of Mourning Sickness: Hegel and the French Revolution (Stanford, 2011) and co-author (with Frank Ruda) of The Dash — the Other Side of Absolute Knowing (MIT, 2018). She has edited or co-edited three volumes: Hegel and Resistance (Bloomsbury, 2018), Lost in the Archives (Alphabet City, 2002) and Endings: Questions of Memory in Hegel and Heidegger (Northwestern, 1999).

This event is co-sponsored by the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, the USC Department of Comparative Literature, and the Del Amo Foundation.

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Free Webinar - The High Potentials Advantage: The Differentiating X Factors

with Jay Conger

In this webinar, Jay Conger will highlight findings from his newest book The High Potentials Advantage (co-authored with Allan Church) to be released in January 2018. He will discuss a set of key differentiators―the five “X factors”―that set high potential leaders apart across a broad range of companies and industries. In addition, he will explore the importance of an organization’s culture in determining how one earns high potential status.

To join the meeting

  • Click here
  • Your screen should show “Join Meeting Now” in the right-hand column. Enter your name and email address here.
  • Meeting password: fighton
  • Click “Join Now”

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Choral Conducting Masterclass with Ann Howard Jones

Well-known choral conductor and pedagogue Ann Howard Jones presents a masterclass for choral conducting students.

Free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served, and RSVPs are not available.
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Writing Center Workshop: Using Articles and Prepositions

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Trojan Farmers Market

Buy your fresh fruit, veggies and healthy snacks for the week from local farmers at the Trojan Farmers Market!

The market also offers a variety of food vendors with delicious ethnic cuisine. There's always something to see (or taste) in the Hospitality tent, visit our Facebook page each week for a preview. The market is now accepting EBT. Please see the Market Manager for more details.

Want more info? Contact USC Hospitality’s Marketing Department at (213) 821-5707.

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Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA) and Educational Counseling (EC) Online Information Session Registration

Please join the USC Rossier School of Education to learn more about the Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Educational Counseling programs. This online information session will provide an overview of USC Rossier, the curriculum and opportunities as a graduate student. Faculty and current students will share their perspective on the program and its benefits. We hope to see you there!


Neighborhood Data for Social Change 2018 Community Training Schedule  

We are pleased to announce the 2018 schedule of community training workshops for the Neighborhood Data for Social Change platform. Participants will learn to access data for specific neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County, learn more about the data and understand why specific data sets are important, and conceptualize data stories to better tell the stories of their community.


Trainings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, both at USC and at various locations throughout Los Angeles County. Trainings are open to the public and free to attend.


RSVP Today to Attend an NDSC Training!


January 17, 2018

Location: USC

Time: Noon



February 21, 2018

Location: USC

Time: Noon



March 21, 2018

Location: TBD

Time: Noon



April 18, 2018

Location: USC

Time: Noon



May 16, 2018

Location: USC

Time: Noon


ZNI Seminar Series: “Matricellular Signaling in Tissue Injury Repair” by Lester Lau

The matricullular protein CCN1 (CYR61) is essential for cardiovascular development during embryogenesis, whereas in adulthood it is associated with inflammation, wound healing, injury repair, and related pathologies including fibrosis and cancer. Recent studies have found that CCN1 plays a critical role in promoting wound healing and injury repair in a variety of organs and tissues, including the skin, liver, and intestine. Mechanistically, CCN1 functions through direct interaction with specific integrin receptors expressed in various cell types in the wound tissue microenvironment to coordinate diverse cellular functions for repair. We will discuss the current knowledge on the functions of CCN1 in tissue injury repair and pertinent unanswered questions.  

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