Campus Calendar: Nov. 7

It’s Not What It’s Not — Senior Exhibition

Helen Lindhurst Gallery, Watt Hall
November 7 – 21, 2011

Opening Reception: November 10, 2011 5:00-7:00 P.M.

The exhibition showcases work from Carly Helfrich, Gloria Lee, Anna Mkhikian, Thomas Mora, Quinn Singer, Emily Slack, and Emily Westervelt.

The Invisible Veterans: A Colloquium with Romeo Dallaire 

Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families, Transfer and Veteran Student Programs
12:00pm to 1:30pm

University Park Campus
Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Forum Auditorium


USC welcomes Canadian Sen. Romeo A. Dallaire, a retired lieutenant-general in the Canadian Army who served as force commander for the U.N. Assistance Mission for Rwanda in 1994.

Functionalizing Materials by Pulsed Laser Radiation

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Series
4:00pm to 5:30pm

University Park Campus
Stauffer Science Lecture Hall


A lecture by Henry Helvajian, a senior scientist at the Aerospace Corporation.

Reinventing Retirement

Teresa Ghilarducci on Immigrants, Retirement Savings, and the Way Forward
USC Edward R. Royal Institute on Aging, USC Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, AARP, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration
4:00pm to 5:30pm

University Park Campus
Leavey Library


Teresa Ghilarducci, renowned labor economist with the New School for Social Research, discusses immigrants, retirement savings, and the way forward.

Annenberg IMPACT Fall Screening

6:00pm to 7:00pm

University Park Campus
Annenberg Auditorium


Annenberg journalism professor Dan Birman and the Impact team invite faculty, staff and students to the fall screening of Annenberg’s award-winning TV news magazine show.

Alonzo King Lines Ballet

Visions and Voices: The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative

University Park Campus
Bovard Auditorium

Admission is free. Reservations required. To RSVP, click onUSC students, staff and faculty or general public beginning October 10 at 9 a.m.

Alonzo King Lines Ballet, a celebrated contemporary ballet company based in San Francisco, performs two signature works, Rasa and Refraction.

Thornton Percussion Ensemble 

USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music

University Park Campus
United University Church


Thornton faculty member Joseph Pereira leads the ensemble in a night of percussion works utilizing a wide range of instruments, from the standard to the exotic.

Back to School with Ben Cohen 

Student Affairs: Spectrum, Student Affairs: USC LGBT Resource Center, USG Program Board: Queer and Ally Student Assembly
7:30pm to 8:30pm

University Park Campus
Ronald Tutor Campus Center

Free. RSVP required.

Ben Cohen, former U.K. rugby player and proud LGBT supportive ally, shares his personal experiences as an advocate against homophobia in professional sports and beyond.