USC AMPLIFIED is a university-wide event series featuring some of today’s most dynamic and distinguished figures in entertainment, politics, sports, business, the sciences, the arts, and the humanities. Launched in Fall 2020, AMPLIFIED was created to support the social, cultural, and intellectual enrichment of our students, and much of the programming is designed based on student input.

Under the AMPLIFIED banner, we present THRIVE, a series of dialogues on wellbeing hosted by USC Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life, Varun Soni. Featuring conversations with noteworthy experts, THRIVE offers opportunities for the USC community to feel connected, inspired, and empowered.

The AMPLIFIED series also highlights We Are SC, a series of conversations in which USC President Carol L. Folt sits down one-on-one with some of the remarkable people who are part of the Trojan community.

Please join us for the 2020–21 season of USC AMPLIFIED. Click on the links below for details and check back regularly as more events will be added.

9/2: Arianna HuffingtonWatch video
9/14: Deepak Chopra Watch video
9/30: Colleen Kraft, MD, MBAWatch video
10/5: Rainn WilsonWatch video
10/13: Mark HamillWatch video
10/15: Lisa LingWatch video
10/28: Sameer GadhiaWatch video
11/5: Chuck DWatch video 
11/12: Valarie Kaur – Watch video
2/16: Ice-T
2/26: Kevin Young Watch video
3/2: Fran Lebowitz 
3/9: Rachel Bloom
3/11: Kate Gilmore Watch video
3/20: Ronny Chieng
4/8: Tegan and SaraWatch video
5/8: Harry Shum Jr.

We Are SC Videos:
7/21: President Folt in Conversation with Dean Pedro Noguera Watch video
8/13: President Folt in Conversation with Dean Geoff GarrettWatch Video
9/3: President Folt in Conversation with Dean Amber MillerWatch video
10/20: President Folt in Conversation with Bob Shrum and Mike MurphyWatch video
1/14: President Folt in Conversation with Emily Nix and Jack Feinberg Watch video

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