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Leaders of nation’s top research universities call for permanent DACA solution
The presidents and chancellors of Association of American Universities member schools, including USC, strongly urge Congress to act.
137 years old, and still fighting on
From a modest start, the university marks its 137th birthday as one of the nation’s leading research institutions.
USC ranks No. 15 nationally in Journal/Times Higher Education survey
The university posted especially strong scores for engagement, which measures student interaction with faculty, and environment, a measure of diversity and inclusion.
2017 USC Global Conference draws to a close in Tokyo
President C. L. Max Nikias announces Beijing as the host city for the next in the university’s series of Pacific Rim conferences.
USC Global Conference 2017 opens in Tokyo
University hosts leadership conference focused on “Creating the Future”; Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is featured.
Meet Jake Olson, the blind USC football player everyone is talking about
A dream comes true as the long snapper takes the field during USC’s win over Western Michigan, and leaves his mark on the scoreboard.
USC’s neighbors get a helping hand with school supplies
Families living near the Health Sciences Campus stock up for the school year, thanks to USC Civic Engagement and the university’s Good Neighbors Campaign.
Students get their Trojan spirit on as Residential College Cup competition gets underway
It’s the first opportunity for residential colleges to earn points in the yearlong competition.
What’s in store: Introducing the restaurants, services and shops at USC Village
The new development has been planned with both the USC community and the neighborhood in mind.
Meet Hecuba, queen of Troy and centerpiece of USC Village’s Central Piazza
USC President C. L. Max Nikias unveils iconic statue that serves as a counterpart to Tommy Trojan.
Our favorite pictures from USC Village’s long-awaited opening day
Our team of photographers captured some amazing images of a day full of drama and excitement.
USC Village makes its official debut; take an all-new video tour of the impressive project
Students are settling in at the groundbreaking retail-and-residential development, a centerpiece of the ambitious Campaign for USC.
Emotional moments as parents pen bittersweet letters to their Trojans
It’s a moment of pride and more than a few tears — and a tradition during Welcome Week at USC.
It’s more than unpacking: USC Move-in Day features smiles and selfies with the Nikiases
The president and Niki C. Nikias take time out to welcome new and returning Trojans — including the first to live at USC Village.
USC Village is complete, and our drone has the first look at this campus game-changer
The largest development in the history of South Los Angeles welcomes its first students this week.
USC moves forward after revelations surrounding medical school dean
University leaders create task force and review processes to prevent future issues.
Drone video: Fences are coming down, and USC Village is almost ready for its debut
Shops and restaurants are coming together, and the first of 2,700 student residents arrive at the $700 million development in less than four weeks.
Almost finished: Check out the latest drone video of USC Village
The $700 million residential and retail complex opens for business in a matter of weeks.
USC School of Cinematic Arts announces Robin Williams Endowed Chair in Comedy
The gift honoring the legendary performer comes from the George Lucas Family Foundation.
USC commencement 2017: The day in pictures
Enjoy the sights as more than 60,000 people gather at the University Park Campus to congratulate the Class of 2017.
Will Ferrell: ‘It is incredibly surreal … that I get to deliver this address to you’
With expected humor and surprising insight, the featured commencement speaker keeps the crowd laughing.
Cooper Nelson: ‘USC has shaped, inspired and challenged us’
The valedictorian’s commencement address looks at her classmates with admiration, and ahead to the future with wonder.
USC’s Dave Roberts receives athletic compliance group’s highest honor
The adviser to President C. L. Max Nikias is recognized by the National Association for Athletics Compliance.
Researchers create roadmap of bipolar disorder and how it affects the brain
Global study reveals thinning of gray matter in brain regions responsible for inhibition and emotion.