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Oct312019
When: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Please join us in a Trojan Family Weekend-- Harman Academy for Polymathic Study special conversation with Gene Bickers, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, on the property of... Read more
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:30
Nov062019
When: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
QUADRANT SERIES with EDWIN McCANN , Professor of Philosophy and English The ACADEMY FOR POLYMATHIC STUDY guides its inquiries through four flexible pathways or QUADRANTS: (1... Read more
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 17:00 to 19:00

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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 Sixth Annual Harman Academy for...
LOS ANGELES: A POLYMATHIC INQUIRY   GUIDED BY THE WRITINGS OF CAREY MCWILLIAMS Fall 2019: 2 units/Spring 2020: 2 units | Thematic Option, CORE 450/63578D   As social, cultural, engineering, environmental, and demographic constructs,...
Spring 2019 Catalina Student Retreat: Entropy and Stability Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24 on Catalina Island   Applications available at: https://polymathic.usc.edu/event/spring-2019-catalina-student-retreat-en... Application due...
PHI KAPPA PHI   Phi Kappa Phi all-university honor society is pleased to announce the 36th-annual Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Awards Program for 2018-2019. To recognize outstanding artistic and academic works by undergraduate and...
“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....