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Arnold Schwarzenegger to teach global policy at USC

Tess Vigeland Aug 2, 2012
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Former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks during the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on Feb. 2, 2012. The actor has donated to create a new think tank for state and global policy at USC. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images
Final Note

Arnold Schwarzenegger to teach global policy at USC

Tess Vigeland Aug 2, 2012
Former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks during the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on Feb. 2, 2012. The actor has donated to create a new think tank for state and global policy at USC. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images
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And this final note. Arnold Schwarzenegger has played many a role in his lifetime: Muscleman, actor, national exercise promoter, California governor, ex-husband to Maria Shriver.

And now, he’s about to add professor of state and global policy at the University of Southern California to his curriculum vitae. That’s what happens when you promise $20 million in personal donations and fundraising to create a new think tank for state and global policy. The L.A. Times reports Schwarzenegger’s first lecture will commence in December.

And this final, final note while we’re on the subject: Why did they remake “Total Recall”?

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