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Oct242018
When: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love. --Sophocles, 5 th century philosopher Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding... Read more
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
17:00 to 20:00
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Nov072018
When: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Whose Nature Is It? A Conversation on the Social Inequality and Accessibility of the Outdoors We think of the wilderness as boundary-less, open space, free of racial,... Read more
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30

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“A polymath is one who not only mastered one or several disciplines, but one who uniquely synthesized them, integrated them.” — Sidney Harman CALL FOR STUDENT PLANNING COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS for the Fifth Annual Harman Academy for...
Alice asked, “What is the matter? Have you pricked your finger?” “I haven’t pricked it yet,” the Queen said, “but I soon shall—oh, oh, oh!” —Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  The late Stephen Hawking said, “nothing cannot...
                                                   They Hacked the Election! Russian Subversion of Western Democracies     Russia's meddling in the 2016 US Presidential election has led to the most serious American political crisis in...
  Spring 2018 Student Retreat: Perception Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4 on Catalina Island Application due Sunday, January 28, 2018   The Harman Academy for Polymathic Study announces an exciting opportunity for intellectually...
Opportunity for Polymaths: Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Awards The Phi Kappa Phi all-university honor society is pleased to announce the 35th-annual Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Awards Program for 2017-2018. To recognize...
Polymathic Lab: Battle of the Maps USC vs. UCLA When: Wednesday November 15th, 2017 Where: Polymathic Innovation Lab, 3rd Floor of Leavey Library Learn more and RSVP here!
UNDER LA: Subterranean Stories | November 11, 2017 Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:00am to 4:30pm USC Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240 Event on Facebook What lies beneath our Los Angeles feet?  What is the connection between our terra...
Map-a-Thon for Puerto Rico   Following the recent hurricane, people around the world are using the OpenStreetMap platform to donate their time to hurricane relief efforts.   The Red Cross in Puerto Rico has requested help with...
LOS ANGELES: A POLYMATHIC INQUIRY Guided by the writings of Carey McWilliams **Students do not need to be in the Thematic Option Program to register for this course.  D-clearance is given following interview with Prof. Huebner
Spring 2017 Student Retreat: Generating the Future Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2 on Catalina Island Application due Tuesday, February 21, 2017 A three-day student initiated and designed workshop held at the USC Wrigley Institute...
ATTENTION ALL GRADUATING ACADEMY MEMBERS If you are a member of the Academy that has attended the requisite number of events to achieve Fellow status and you will be graduating this May, please email Dr. Karin Huebner (khuebner@usc....
Hello Polymaths!  And HNY!! The spring 2017 program is about to launch!  Last semester our Polymathic Pizza series focused on the internal pathways of the polymathic life.  Building on these principles, this semester we will explore the...
A Special Event of Interest to our Polymaths:  
 Dalai Lama Fellows offers an incredible and unique opportunity to join a global community of stories, experiences, insights, and wisdom and we invite your contribution to that community.  As part of a year-long Fellowship, you will...
The Harman Academy sometimes defines a polymath as “a person of much or varied learning; a great scholar.”  Is this all there is to being a polymath?  Someone who knows a lot of stuff?   As we have learned over the past six years, and...