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Workshop session in Oxy's Cushman Board Room (Photo: USC Global Health)
May 13, 2020

The Young Initiative hosted and organized a series of incredibly enlightening workshops with an interdisciplinary cohort of leading human rights practitioners and scholars from three continents.

Oxy UN Week Student Panel (photo Amirah Al-Sagr/The Occidental)
May 10, 2020

Perrin Shyne and Amirah Al-Sagr of The Occidental cover the student organizing efforts for UN Week 2020

Steven Were Omamo Keynote (Photo Kyler Parris)
February 13, 2020

On Thursday, February 13th, the Oxy UN Week Keynote speaker, Dr. Steven Were Omamo, explained his work on food insecurity in Ethiophia in connection to environmental justice and climate change.

Climate Change professor panel (Photo: Kyler Parris)
February 12, 2020

A multi-disciplinary panel of professors challenge students to to use their expertise to fight climate change at all levels.

Alberto Saldamondo Indigenous Climate Activist
February 12, 2020

On Wednesday February 12, 2020 Alberto Saldamando, a Lawyer Advocate at Indigenous Environmental Network, gave a presentation on “Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations.”

The new Oxy Arts on York space
February 10, 2020

The built environment and climate change converge at Oxy Arts on York with Alison Hirsch and Aroussiak Gabrielian of USC Landscape Design as part of UN Week 2020.

LA climate activism is discussed at Choi Auditorium
February 10, 2020

As part of UN Week 2020, Jasmin Vargas of Food and Water Watch discusses locally-based environmental climate activism and its intersections with politics professor Michael Sardo and Aerex Narvasa.

February 10, 2020

Kahane U.N. Program students report back on their fall 2019 experiences at the U.N., including Task Forces regarding the Green Economy and Digital Jobs.

Schoenberg used his piano to show his creative process (Photo Kyler Parris)
February 10, 2020

On February 10th, the first day of Oxy’s 2020 UN week, students studying everything from music to diplomacy to environmental policy gathered in Booth Hall to hear Professor Adam Schoenberg talk about his composition entitled Losing Earth.

November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, November 20, Oxy alum Toby Dalton from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace engaged with Oxy students and faculty on modern nuclear proliferation. Dalton is an expert on non-proliferation and nuclear energy.

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