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Grayson Schmidt

Grayson Schmidt is a writer and multimedia journalist with USC News. He comes to USC with news experience in print, radio and television. He also worked as a crime reporter for three years in Iowa, and is well aware of the irony.

https://news.usc.edu/author/grayson-schmidt/

On this Date in History: The Rwandan Patriotic Army Invades Rwanda

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 3:59pm
Today, October 1st, marks the day in 1990 that Rwandan Patriotic Front troops crossed into Rwanda from neighboring Uganda and the beginning of a sequence of events that culminated in the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi that claimed as many as one million lives over the course of approximately 100 days.
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Yvette Rugasaguhunga and Jacob Tumwine on the October 1 Invasion

Yvette Rugasaguhunga, a Tutsi survivor, and Jacob Tumwine, an Rwanda Patriotic Army liberator, discuss the October 1st invasion and its lasting impact.

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Teaching with Testimony Webinar

Introducing the New IWitness

Free Online Event for Educators 
October 07, 2021 @ 4:00 pm | Free Online Event for Educators
In this special 30-minute webinar, USC Shoah Foundation staff will introduce the newest features of the redesigned IWitness! Learn to navigate the new platform and become acquainted with the new digital tools available to you.
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Start: October 07, 2021 / 4:00 PM
Cost: Free Online Event for Educators
price: Free Online Event for Educators

Re-designed IWitness Site Brings Better, Faster, More User-Friendly Features to Students and Educators

Wed, 09/29/2021 - 5:15pm

USC Shoah Foundation today launches a redesigned IWitness website reimagined to make teaching with testimony more effective, approachable and cutting-edge.

The new site features all of the functionality educators have praised in IWitness—only better, faster, and more user-friendly.

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Dr. Ruth in Conversation with Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein, Introduced by Annette Insdorf

October 07, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Join Dr. Ruth Westheimer in conversation with Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein after a screening of her animated short film "Ruth: A Little Girl's Big Journey," told in her own voice as she recounts how she survived the Holocaust as a young girl.
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Start: October 07, 2021 / 4:30 PM

Re-launch of IWitness Canada Brings Testimony to New Generation of Teachers, Students

Wed, 09/29/2021 - 10:20am

A four-year initiative to bring together the expertise of USC Shoah Foundation and the Azrieli Foundation—Canada’s leading nationwide Holocaust education program—has culminated with the release of a robust new destination for teachers and students with a variety of bilingual educational materials based on the memoirs and testimonies of Canadian Holocaust survivors.

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Application Open for William P. Lauder Junior Internship Program

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 7:37pm

USC Shoah Foundation is looking for 40 students across the country in 7th– 11th grades representative of diverse backgrounds and academic skills who are interested in participating in its highly competitive William P. Lauder Junior Internship Program. The program provides a dynamic and unique learning opportunity to engage with testimonies – personal stories – from survivors and witnesses of genocide to develop their own voice.

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