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A ceremony in Leavey Library on May 10 honored more than 60 exceptional students whose names soon will be etched in glass on the Wall of Scholars.
At USC’s 129th Commencement ceremony on May 11, acclaimed journalist Christiane Amanpour told graduates that while times may be tough, their education has prepared them to face the challenge and thrive.
As part of USC’s 129th Commencement ceremonies, the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism celebrated the conferral of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 872 students today.
Seventy years after the forced internment of Japanese-American citizens and Japanese nationals during World War II interrupted their studies, USC’s Nisei (a term used to describe first-generation Japanese Americans) were awarded honorary degrees at a special reception following Commencement today.
More or less dragged by his wife, Krishna Narayanamurti dutifully placed a foot on a step that led up a mountain to the Tirumala Temple in India. He looked at the number on the step: 100. Only 3,900 more to go.
Mariah Gill and her two sisters were infants the first time their father took them surfing. Living in Southern California for the past four years, the 21-year-old USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences senior has made surfing into a regular activity.
Emir Estrada opened an envelope she had just picked up from her campus mailbox. The return address said the University of Connecticut.
William G. Hayter is like a kid on Christmas morning. “I got my cap and gown and took it to be pressed,” said the 68-year-old alumnus, “and I am as excited as can be to join my daughter at my beloved USC’s Commencement ceremonies.”
USC provost and senior vice president for academic affairs Elizabeth Garrett announced the incoming cohort of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholars in the Humanities.
Karissa Hodges remembers playing doctor as a child. She didn’t use toys but real stethoscopes, blood-pressure pumps and other common medical instruments that physicians and nurses at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital showed her how to use.