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For 54 teenagers from South Los Angeles, their seven-year journey with the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative meant trading extra sleep to squeeze in tutoring before school.
Steve A. Kay has been appointed the 21st dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the university announced.
USC’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI) marked its 40th anniversary on April 26 with an afternoon seminar on its groundbreaking technological achievements and an evening of celebration.
Sonam Ghanshyam Kapadia, one of this year’s salutatorians, is not just the kind of student we all wish we could be but also the kind of person the world needs more of.
Ryan Hill got down into his defensive stance, the opposing guard made his move to the basket and their knees collided with a crack. Then a sophomore on the Dana Hills High School varsity basketball team in Dana Point, Calif., Hill felt his kneecap briefly pop out of place.
Arnold Spielberg, father of USC Shoah Foundation Institute founder Steven Spielberg, was honored on April 26 with the institute’s inaugural Inspiration Award at a private luncheon in Los Angeles.
Condi Rice, look out. Here comes Genevieve P. Hoffman. The Class of 2012 valedictorian has what it takes to make tidal waves in Washington, D.C., according to faculty mentor Wayne Glass.
The Game Innovation Lab in the Interactive Media Division at the USC School of Cinematic Arts was one of 78 not-for-profit organizations to receive an NEA Arts in Media grant.
Growing up in Mexico City, Nancy Padron de Mendez hadn’t even heard of college. “I assumed at some point I would go to high school and then go straight into the workforce,” she said. “My parents never graduated from middle school, so I wasn’t aware of what existed.”
USC professors have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships that recognize their proven records of accomplishment and provide them with material aid to continue their work.