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Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Ambassadors for Humanity Award presented to actor Kirk Douglas.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Corrie ten Boom scholars visit the Institute.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Viterbi Family Foundation grants gift to Institute.
Sunday, August 31, 2008
Consulate General of Poland and USC Institute for Genetic Medicine Art Gallery Welcome Dr. Jacek Leociak.
Friday, August 15, 2008
2009 Teachers' Choice Award winner.
Friday, August 15, 2008
The preservation of one of the largest digital video archives in the world got underway this fall at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, where staff began converting more than 100,000 hours of videotaped Holocaust testimonials to a new digital format.The Foundation, originally established by filmmaker and USC Trustee Steven Spielberg, moved to the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences in 2006.  Spielberg was motivated to a great extent by a desire to guarantee the survival of the project he started.
Friday, August 1, 2008
Multimedia guide aimed at young students.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
USC Shoah Foundation Institute President and CEO departing to become the Executive Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of History at Rutgers University.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Government officials, educators, historians, teachers, and students attend event recognizing the release of Das Vermächtnis.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
The plan focuses on several key areas that are vital to the success of the Institute's mission: scholarship and research, education, access to the archive, new content, and preservation of current content.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
If Anne Frank hadn't perished, would her feelings about people have remained the same?
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Held at USC and open to the public.
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Film directed by Gilbert Ndahayo.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
USC Shoah Foundation and IBUKA to collaborate on research project.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
On October 22, 2008, Steven Spielberg, Honorary Chair of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented this year's Ambassadors for Humanity Award to legendary actor and humanitarian Kirk Douglas.  Douglas was recognized for his long history of support to humanitarian causes.The special evening was also an opportunity for the Institute to announce a series of new global initiatives that will transform the way it carries out its educational mission.Album posted on:  January 7, 2009
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
The Institute has begun preliminary work with partners in Belarus to introduce testimony to local educators and encourage the development of testimony-based classroom materials.
Friday, December 19, 2008
The Institute is working with the Holocaust Documentation Center (DHS) in Slovakia to assist the development of additional lessons based on testimony from the archive.  At a DSH-organized seminar in Bratislava, Martin Šmok presented clips of testimony from local survivors, and two lesson authors–Eva Kizáková and Alica Virdzeková–demonstrated their lessons to the participants.Album posted on:  December 19, 2008 
Friday, December 19, 2008
One hundred educators recently attended Lessons of the Holocaust and Contemporary Russia, a three-day seminar in Kaliningrad organized by the Russian Research and Holocaust Education Center.  Svetlana Gorbacheva, an educator who has visited the Institute and created an educational lesson which incorporates testimony, modeled the lesson during the seminar.Album posted on:  December 19, 2008 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
The preservation of one of the largest digital video archives in the world got underway the Fall of 2008 at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, where staff began converting more than 100,000 hours of videotaped Holocaust testimonials to a new digital format.Album posted on:  December 17, 2008 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Geared toward Ukrainian educators of students ages 14-18, Encountering Memory is a teacher's guide to accompany the film, Nazvy svoie im'ia (Spell Your Name), a documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine, that incorporates testimony from the Institute's archive.  Encountering Memory training is a national program aimed at preparing approximately 3,000 educators throughout Ukraine to use the multimedia kit in the classroom.  By November 2008, the training team conducted more than 25 seminars with more than 700 educators who,