Medical student turns academic success into opportunity for Syrian Americans

Jamil Samaan

For Syrian-born Jamil Samaan, more Syrian Americans in science means better health When he was 10 years old, Jamil Samaan and his family came to the United States from Syria. School was a struggle — he didn’t speak any English. Despite the challenges he faced as a young immigrant in the U.S., he worked diligently … Continue reading Medical student turns academic success into opportunity for Syrian Americans

Revising National SDG Targets for the City of Los Angeles

In October 2017, Mayor Eric Garcetti committed to adopt and implement the SDGs in Los Angeles. With support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Mayor’s Office partnered with four local universities to begin a comprehensive mapping of relevant activities and data to the SDG framework, including the 169 targets and 240-plus indicators. As the … Continue reading Revising National SDG Targets for the City of Los Angeles