Stories by Minne Ho:
Dinos and drumbeats: KUSC brings Kids Discovery Day to the Natural History Museum
First-ever event combines arts, science and learning — and a dose of dinosaurs.
Fire Station No. 15 celebrates grand opening
Standing-room-only crowd welcomes the station’s third incarnation, which offers upgraded fire and emergency resources.
USC launches mobile safety app
Free download allows easy contact to emergency responders, Campus Cruiser.
USC furthers global ties in Southeast Asia
USC President Nikias met with National University of Singapore President Tan Chorh Chuan to sign a memorandum of understanding between the two universities.
USC delegation visit bolsters ties to Singapore and Indonesia
USC President Nikias leads a delegation of deans and trustees to Singapore and Jakarta, where the group will seek to strengthen affiliations with top universities.
For 40 years, moving toward an end to cancer
At the gala anniversary celebration “40 Years of Progress – Discovering New Cures,” USC Norris leaders, researchers and those who support them came together to honor advancement in the fight against cancer..
Trojans in training, in East Los Angeles
USC’s signature college access program, Neighborhood Academic Initiative expands its reach to the schools of East Los Angeles.
Global Conference opens in South Korea
Hundreds of USC alumni and leaders gathered at the official welcome reception and dinner of the 2013 USC Global Conference in Seoul.
New partnerships formed in Seoul
USC President C. L. Max Nikias and Dean Yannis C. Yortsos signed an agreement formalizing a partnership known as the Airbus Institute for Engineering Research.
Iovine delivers 2013 commencement address
To all of today’s graduates, I can’t imagine what’s going through your minds right now. I never had the opportunity to go to a great university like this.
USC Dornsife launches $750 million fundraising drive
The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences kicked off its $750 million fundraising initiative with a gala that drew some 350 friends, administrators, faculty and students to the Ronald Tutor Campus Center.
Barbara Hedges returns to Troy
If there is one person who personifies the sky-high possibilities for Trojan women athletes, it’s Barbara Hedges.
Women’s lacrosse inaugurates new era as team debuts at Coliseum
In a history-making event, the USC women’s lacrosse team broke the seal on a new era in Trojan athletics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with a respectable performance on Feb. 9 against one of the nation’s perennial lacrosse powerhouses.
Anatomy of a USC startup
Five recent USC grads forgo the corporate route and forged their own path through a startup. Hear them tell their story.
Shoppers get a rush out of bargains
Holiday bargain shoppers can expect to find more deals than ever this year — but they better be quick about it, according to a USC professor who tracks consumer behavior.
USC Thornton student nominated for Latin Grammy
Suemy Gonzalez, a senior at the USC Thornton School of Music, is nominated for a Latin Grammy with her group Trio Ellas.
Safety fair at University Park and Health Sciences campuses
The annual USC Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair comes to both the University Park and Health Sciences campuses this month.
New John McKay Center Celebrates Opening
The John McKay Center, a 110,000-square-foot building aimed at helping scholar-athletes of the university’s 21 sports, opened with a dedication ceremony attended by generations of supporters of USC Athletics.
Honoring those who serve
Jeffrey Ting, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan, came to USC as a sophomore accounting major in fall 2010. Moving from military life to student life can be tough, he said.
Profiles in courage: USC students and military service
Though two grandfathers and a great uncle had served in the military, Kasey Vaughn never imagined she would follow in their footsteps.
Arrests made in Ying Wu and Ming Qu case, USC issues statement
The Los Angeles Police Department announced on May 18 two arrests in connection with the deaths of USC graduate students Ying Wu and Ming Qu.