Synchronized swimmer Sarah Urke’s life was upended when she was kicked in the head. Now the 2016 graduate and Mork Family Scholar raises awareness about brain injuries and is pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy.
USC Dornsife senior named 2018 Marshall Scholar
Jamie Kwong is USC’s 12th recipient of the prestigious honor, affording her graduate study in England to pursue her goal of helping the world move toward nuclear disarmament.
USC’s Edwin Saucedo named a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar, will study in Beijing
The onetime USC student body president is the third Trojan to be honored by the prestigious program and study at Tsinghua University.
Jamie Kwong named 2018 Marshall Scholar
The international relations major, who is earning a progressive master’s in public diplomacy through a joint program between USC Annenberg and USC Dornsife, learned she had just been awarded a prestigious 2018 Marshall Scholarship.
Mork Family Scholars Program sets students up for success
John and Julie Mork’s generous gift ensures ongoing support for USC’s top asset: its talented undergraduates
Alum’s pulp-based snacks turn waste to taste
Trips to trendy juice bars help Mork Family Scholar realize how fruit and veggies end up in the trash
She’s Out of This World
Nina Singh BME ’19 receives an Astronaut Scholarship, an honor reserved for the best and brightest STEM college students
Monday, November 6 Research and Fellowships 101 – 11:00-11:50amTarget Audience: UndergraduatesWhat is research? What is a fellowship? This presentation will offer an introduction to undergraduate research at USC and explain how research experience can be an asset when applying for competitive fellowships such as the Rhodes Scholarship and Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Warren Bennis Scholars Program – 12:00-12:50pm Target Audience: Freshmen, SophomoresThe Warren …
Alexander Melnik, 2016-2017 Boren Scholar in Indonesia Featured on Boren Awards YouTube Channel
Alexander “Alex” Melnik, a USC Trustee Scholar as well as a a Boren Scholarship recipient, traveled to DC for a Boren Awards Career Fair. At the event, he participated in a Digital Storytelling Workshop where he made a short video about his experience in Indonesia. Alex is currently a junior studying International Relations and Urban Studies and Planning. He is also …
Global East Asia China and Mork Scholar Michael O’Krent
Michael O’Krent is a senior majoring in Comparative Literature. EASC spoke with Michael to discuss how his research and travel during the GEA program has enriched his understanding of China and informed his academic and professional plans.
Wind, Solar, and Sloths: A Recap of 10 Months in Peru
By Hai-Vu Phan, 2016-2017, Fulbright Public Policy Fellow to Peru
Incoming scholar’s path to USC includes an escape from war-torn Syria
Born in Boston but raised largely in Damascus, the new freshman has big ideas — and a special calling based on what she’s seen firsthand.
Academic Honors and Fellowships Summer 2017 Newsletter
2017 Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellows, Stamps Scholars National Convention, Rotary Global Grant Recipient, Carnegie Junior Fellowship Recipient
2017 Fellowship Recipients
2017 Boren Scholarship Recipients Caroline Chen is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and Political Economy with a minor in Business Finance. She will spend the 2017-2018 academic year studying Mandarin in China as a Boren Scholar. Edith Conn is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and East Asian Languages and Cultures. She will spend 2017-2018 …
Valedictorian Cooper Nelson plans to go Hollywood — but can always fall back on law
Her USC adventure has stretched from cinema to history, with a little Voltron and Bigfoot thrown in for good measure