Interested students should email Corey Cook firstname.lastname@example.org.
(March 7-9 in Los Angeles)
Join the USF CCD, SFSU CCD, USF Law CCD delegations at this year’s
California Democratic Student Convention on March 7th through 9th
in Los Angeles. Tickets for students
will be offered at $50 before February 28th. Hotel rooms and accommodations have already
been booked by the USF delegation and transportation has been arranged;
approximately 40 students will carpool together to the convention. Speakers
including Nancy Pelosi will be in attendance at this event.
contact Avneet Bassi (email@example.com) for more information.
Department of Public Health, Office of Policy and Planning
(Click here for
The mission of the Office of Policy and Planning
(OPP) is to promote and support capabilities for community health
improvement, informed policy analysis, and comprehensive strategic planning for
the Department in achieving its vision to promote and protect the health and
well-being of all San Franciscans.
The Office of Policy and Planning conducts
strategic planning to guide the work of the Department of Public Health. As an
integral part of its role, the OPP supports and promotes data resources to
inform the Department's program planning, development, and monitoring.
The Office of Policy and Planning:
Monitors, researches, and analyzes public health
data, information, and policy;
Produces public health reports and policy briefs;
Advocates on behalf of consumers and their health
Identifies emerging needs and issues and develops
Recommends and implements improvements to public
policy actions through legislation, policies, plans and programs;
Staffs, coordinates, and/or leads public health
projects, partnerships, and initiatives.
Please note that this is an unpaid internship;
however, student interns may opt to receive course credit for their work.
Undergraduate and graduate student applications welcome.
India Study Abroad (Arrupe Justice
Immersions): Exploring the Buddhist Himalaya
(Deadline to Sign-up: March 7, 2014)
This course explores the history, culture, and
religion of Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, India through reading materials,
service-learning opportunities at monastic and non-monastic institutions,
lectures by local specialists and activists, practices, and attending cultural
and religious festivities. Through these educational resources, students will
learn how Tibetan Buddhist culture continues to shape the lives of this largely
immigrant community, and how individuals in turn give new meanings to their religion
and culture in an era of globalization.
This course qualifies for a 50% Pedro Claver
For more information contact Prof. Tsering Wangchuk
at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kique
Bazan at email@example.com.
China Study Abroad (Arrupe Justice
Beijing – the heart and soul of China. Experience China’s complex culture,
economy, politics, business, and society. Do community service alongside
Chinese volunteers. The program offers 4 units of credit at a 50% discount, and
fulfills the Service Learning and Cultural Diversity requirements.
program cost of $500 includes room and board, entrance fees, tours,
transportation; excludes airfare, airport tax, insurance, and visa.
information, contact Prof. Jay Gonzalez: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Philippines Study Abroad (Arrupe
Justice Immersions): Philippines Today
in disaster preparedness and the rebuilding of communities. Learn about the
Philippines’ complex culture, economy, politics, and business. Change the World
from Here! The program offers 4 units of credit at a 50% discount, and fulfills
the Service Learning and Cultural Diversity requirements.
program fee of $200 covers room and board, most meals, tours, local
transportation; excludes airfare, airport tax, and insurance. All classes and
activities are in English.
information, contact Prof. Jay Gonzalez: email@example.com.
USF Human Rights Film Festival Volunteer Opportunities
for Volunteers to work at the USF Human Rights Film Festival
involves: staffing front table, distributing programs, keeping track of number
of public attending screenings, reminding audience to fill evaluations, making
sure that no food is brought into the theater, answering questions people
attending may have, set up theater before first screening of the day, clean up
theater after last screening (e.g., making sure that there are no papers around
and that all material in the front table is safely inside the theater), etc.,
need to sign for a minimum of 4 hours (you are welcome to sign for more!)
Each shift must be a minimum of 2 hours (e.g. 4 hours on only one day; 2
hours each in two different days.)
Thursday, April 3 & Friday, April 4:
from 11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, April 5: from 10:30 AM to 9:30
shifts may end a bit earlier at night, depending on the Q&A sessions
following each screening.
Tory & Mariana, volunteer coordinators, indicating days/times that you can
work (e.g. Thu 3: 4-6 PM, Sat 5: 10:30 AM-12:30 AM.)
amazing program in the festival's website: http://www.usfca.edu/artsci/hrff/.
Culture Essay Award
Deadline: March 25, 2014)
annual Goodwin Popular Culture Essay Award will be given in 2014 for the best
2,000-‐5,000 word senior essay on popular
culture. Topics may include (but are not limited to) popular music, TV, film,
sports, fashion, or games. The Award honors USF Media Studies Professor and
popular music fan, Professor Andrew Goodwin (1956-‐2013).
are encouraged from all disciplinary approaches – for example, Media Studies,
Philosophy, Sociology, History, Communication Studies, English – as long as
they engage analytically and seriously with popular culture. All essays should
have been developed for class credit and students should be of senior standing.
Submissions may take other forms than written text (for example, video, audio,
or photo essays) but all submissions must be analytical in approach. Submissions
will be reviewed by a committee of faculty.
Send one copy
of your paper in pdf form, or if a multi-‐media
project, send as a password-‐
protected link or on a CD/DVD. Include all contact information ON the paper or
on the work.
finalist will receive a cash prize and a certificate.
March 25, 2014.
Studies Department, KA 103
of San Francisco