The Upside of High Gasoline Prices (Yes, they do exist)

Gas prices are skyrocketing. But is there a silver lining? (Via Shutterstock) By Lance Ignon Pulling up to the pump these days requires a major financial commitment, what with the national average price of gasoline at close to $5 per gallon – and over $6 in California. But while higher gas prices take a bigger bite out … Read more

Join Alumni Podcast #3 – Wed, May 25 2022

Challenges and Achievements in Working in a Multinational Company IPPAM Alumni Podcast is coming back. Our alumni Franky He, Anna Xu, and Nelson Cho will share their working experiences in multinational companies. Join us! Wednesday, May 25th 2022 at 08.00 PM (PST) Click to register

USC Price is ranked #3 among 285 schools nationwide

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy No. 3 among public affairs school in the nation out of 270 master’s programs in public affairs and administration. The school was ranked No. 4 last year. USC Price tied for No. 3 this year with four other schools, including … Read more

Port of Long Beach Harbor Tour

On March 7th, 2020, IPPAM students and visiting researchers attended the Port of Long Beach tour hosted by the USC Metrans. The tour introduced students to the Port operations, observed the infrastructure projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement and the electrified and automated Middle Harbor terminal, and catching a glimpse of local marine … Read more

Visit to Independence Hall, Buena Park

On February 24, 2020, IPPAM Advisor, Mr. Larry Williams, led IPPAM students on a tour to the Independence Hall replica in Buena Park, CA. By Tolkyn Takishova An Аsian proverb says that “it is better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times”. This was actually a case in our class … Read more

IPPAM Students attending the Unhoused: Addressing Homeslessness in California hosted by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute

By Matthew Kredell Federal, state and local leaders gathered at USC on Feb. 13 to work together to come up with solutions to address homelessness in California, what former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called a crisis that requires immediate attention. More than 300 people, including 120 students, attended the homelessness summit that was hosted by the … Read more