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Christian Relleve

As an architecture major, my personal endeavor is to design for a bigger purpose: to design buildings and infrastructures that can solve bigger issues with the help of understanding a larger network of contextual information. This constitutes the scope of international policies; humanitarian and disaster solutions; security regional analysis; dynamic territorial studies, and finally, strategic...
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Harrison Knapp

Weather has always fascinated me. Growing up in the Northeast, I was exposed to all sorts of seasonal climate and severe weather patterns, whether that be the muggy heatwaves of the summer, the hurricanes of the fall, or the frigid bomb cyclones of the winter. Constantly surrounded by these natural phenomena, my mind was always...
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Making LA Age-Friendly

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute faculty and students in the USC Age-Friendly Los Angeles “Wicked Problems” Practicum will join colleagues from across the university in presenting their findings on ways to make the City of Los Angeles a better place in which to age. At this practicum final event, the...
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Rebbekah Castellanos

As an Environmental Studies major at USC, I have learned about the relationship between humans and the environment by taking interdisciplinary classes that focus on sociology, politics, geography, and urban planning. I chose to minor in Spatial Studies because I began to realize the importance it serves in understanding climate change and the effect it...
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