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Oct152020
Critical thinking is a polymathic value employed by ancient philosophers to present day scholars to understand who we are and why we are who we are. It is methodological and... Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 17:00
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“All through my life, the new sights of Nature made my rejoice like a child.” --Marie Curie Pondering, purposeful play, and wonder—what Curie experienced—are polymathic... Read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 17:00

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LOS ANGELES: A POLYMATHIC INQUIRY   GUIDED BY THE WRITINGS OF CAREY MCWILLIAMS Fall 2020: 2 units/Spring 2021: 2 units | Thematic Option, CORE 450/63578D   As social, cultural, engineering, environmental, and demographic constructs,...
  SPRING 2020 CATALINA STUDENT RETREAT   March 13- 15 on Catalina Island [Please note: this is the first weekend of spring break.  Also, all expenses will be covered by the Harman Academy]   TRUTH BE TOLD   “There is a world of...
Reflections on our Opening Polymathic Pizza with Professor of Dance, Margo Apostolos by Mana Afsari   Polymathy originates in curiosity, initiative, and risk. At Wednesday's Polymathic Pizza, students heard Dr. Margo Apostolos,...
There is nowhere else like it at the University of Southern California; there is nowhere else like it anywhere. There you’ll find poet-laureates and producers, high-ranking cabinet members domestic and international, AI researchers 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 Sixth Annual Harman Academy for...
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...