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A Conversation with LeVar Burton

Holt Distinguished Lecture A Conversation with LeVar Burton 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 (founding chairman and CEO of U.S. International Media) and his wife, Brooks.  The Holt programs support prominent practitioners, influential policymakers, Read more…

He Blinded Us With Science

Our upcoming Holt Lecture featuring Nate Silver was highlighted by LA Weekly! Being “America’s most popular statistician” sounds dubious, something like being “the smartest Jäger girl” or “the deepest Kardashian” — talk about damning with faint praise. But the odds have been in Nate Silver’s favor for quite some time. Read more…

The Silver Standard

by Jeremy Loudenback Here at Bedrosian Center headquarters, hearts and calculators are aflutter with the news that Nate Silver is paying the U.S.C. campus a visit on Friday as part of the Holt Distinguished Lecture series. Silver is the statistics wunderkind whose uncannily accurate political predictions as a New York Times blogger earned Read more…

Crafting Political Legacies

Students Talk Back : A Weekly Politics and Public Policy Forum February 13, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm What is a politician’s legacy? What does legacy mean to a living politician? How do communication professionals build legacy? Featuring: JENNIFER I. HOELZER Principal, IOC Strategies Consultant on HBO’s VEEP Former Communications Director Read more…

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