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NATE SILVER: Baseball and Politics are Data Driven. The Holt Lecture.

Bovard Auditorium, University of Southern California 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Nate Silver has become today’s leading statistician through his innovative analyses of political polling. He first gained national attention during the 2008 presidential election, when he correctly predicted the results of the primaries and the presidential winner in 49 states. Nate runs the award-winning political website FiveThirtyEight.com and his book, The Signal and The Noise: Read more…

A Conversation with LEVAR BURTON: Reading Rainbow – the App!

Sol Price School of Public Policy Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626, Los Angeles, CA

A Conversation with LeVar BurtonA Program of The Holt Lecture    LeVar Burton launched his acting career while still a student at USC. Cast in the groundbreaking role of Kunta Kinte in the landmark television series “Roots,” he found further global acclaim as Geordi La Forge in the iconic TV Read more…

The Holt Lecture with: DANA PERINO

USC Town and Gown 665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

The Holt Distinguished Lecture   withDana Perino Former White House Press SecretaryPolitical CommentatorBest-Selling AuthorCo-Host of Fox’s The Five Thursday, October 29, 201510:00 amTown and Gown665 Exposition Boulevard   The Dennis F. and Brooks Holt Distinguished Lecture, is a speaker’s series established by longtime Price School board of councilor’s member Dennis Holt Read more…

The Holt Lecture: Journalism, Accountability, Power

Bovard Auditorium - USC 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

The Holt Lecture featuring Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The Washington Post. Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. previously served as the President and COO of Allbritton Communications Company and Founding CEO and President of POLITICO. He was the Chief of Staff for President Ronald Reagan (1989–1995), Read more…

The Holt Lecture: Empowering Women in the Workplace with Gretchen Carlson

Town and Gown 665 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

The Holt Lecture featuring Gretchen Carlson Empowering Women in the Workplace The 2018 Holt Lecture will feature a conversation with Gretchen Carlson, formerly of Fox News, and Professor Lisa Schweitzer. Carlson helped change the cultural conversation around sexual harassment in the workplace when she filed and won a lawsuit against the then-chairman of Fox Read more…

The Holt Lecture, featuring Soledad O’Brien

USC Town and Gown 620 West McCarthy Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Where Policy Hits the Pavement: Storytelling in a Disconnected Age How narrative can shape a better understanding of today’s big issues.Communication and policy...let's think about it differently. Look beyond the headline and pay attention to the story.5 p.m. Reception6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ProgramSoledad O'Brien is an award-winning journalist, speaker, Read more…

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