Provost Andrew T. Guzman, USC School of Advanced Computing Director Gaurav Sukhatme, USC President Carol Folt and USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos

New School, New Leader

The university celebrates the inauguration of Gaurav Sukhatme as director of the new USC School of Advanced Computing.

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Black History Month kickoff event

Celebrating Black History

USC is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events throughout February. The month kicked off with a thoughtful event exploring the theme “Empowering Excellence: Celebrating Black History through the Arts.”

Inspiration Through Artistic Experiences

Tap into the vibrant artistic energy at USC and let it fuel your inspiration. With the spring semester in full swing, immerse yourself in a captivating array of shows, performances, exhibits and community through the university’s six arts schools.

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Charlotta Bass Media Trailblazer Speaker Series

An Evening with Common

The Charlotta Bass Journalism & Justice Lab—USC’s first Black media studies center­—is thrilled to honor Common at the second annual Charlotta Bass Media Trailblazer Speaker Series event.

This special evening celebrating Common’s crucial messages of health, hope, and healing will include a conversation moderated by USC Annenberg associate professor, Bass Lab founder, and award-winning author Allissa V. Richardson, and will be introduced by USC Vice Provost for the Arts Josh Kun.

7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20 

USC Institute for Addiction Science

Designing and implementing healthcare interventions to improve access to care for substance use disorder

Although treatments for substance use disorders are effective, most people with substance use disorders never obtain any form of treatment. This talk will describe how the field has progressed beyond screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to modern models of care that proactively deliver evidence-based treatments within healthcare settings and that intensively refer patients to specialty care while considering social determinants of health.

12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23 

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