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The academic achievements of more than 60 exceptional USC students took center stage at the annual Wall of Scholars recognition ceremony on May 16.
This year’s Student Recognition Awards honored an exceptional group of USC’s graduating students — ranging from a scholar of Tanzanian faith healing to a top 20 finalist in NBC’s America’s Got Talent.
Architecture is a beacon of innovation and creativity for those who want to bring to life novel design concepts through experimentation, research and exploration.
The dissertations produced by the 14 doctoral students who graduated this year from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism reflected the school’s wide range of scholarship, interest and disciplines.
Yohualli Balderas-Medina Anaya, Kathleen Ruccione, Claradina Soto and Shantal Villalobos earned degrees at the MS, PhD and MPH commencement ceremonies.
Pamela Corley was honored with the Divisional Tribute award at the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy commencement ceremony.
In high school, Howard Wayne Harris had a rough time in academics. Because he had a difficult time spelling and handwriting, one teacher advised him not to go to college.
As an international relations major at USC Dornsife, actress America Ferrera had a worldly perspective when she recently embarked on several lengthy discussions with Helen Chávez.
It somehow all flew by in an instant. But there she was, after four years of medical school, receiving her diploma and officially becoming a doctor.
Harlyne J. Norris received the Elaine Stevely Hoffman Award during commencement ceremonies for the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
At USC’s 130th commencement ceremony on May 17, Jimmy Iovine told USC graduates that their education would give them an edge in a competitive world.
Siblings Andrew and Rebecca Alonzo are a bit more than a year apart.
Growing up in Hawaii, Bradley Furuya was exposed to both paradise and purgatory.
Michael Fritschner, who majored in international relations at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, rose from his wheelchair.
When Cynthia Maxwell Dillard’s sociology class discussed the 1967 Detroit riot, she described the red glow of the fires, the looting, the gunfire, the fear she felt.
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.
As part of USC’s 130th commencement, the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism celebrated the conferral of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 961 students.
Bryshon Nellum once again carried the American flag, this time leading his fellow graduates of the USC Price School of Public Policy in their commencement procession.
Ten Trojans have been selected for the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship, an annual award that recognizes academic achievement and commitment to cultural engagement.
In mid-May, the excited buzz of graduating students reverberates throughout the USC campus, and the university’s cultural centers celebrate the achievements of their graduates in highly personal ways.
When USC’s leadership began its serious push into online education, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Professor Rebecca Weintraub was at the front of the line.
When Army Maj. Mike Nicholson applied for admission to the online Master of Communication Management program at USC Annenberg, he knew he might soon receive orders to deploy to Afghanistan.
It’s said that the study of the human brain is the last frontier in science. With that in mind, Katherine Fu, the class of 2013 valedictorian, is ready to chart new territory.
Human rights has always been a real concern and focus of salutatorian Julia Sabo Mangione.
Salutatorian Alexander Fullman has traveled to all seven continents, shaken the hands of three U.S. Supreme Court justices and has had his scholarly research widely published. And he’s not done yet.
When USC School of Social Work student Manako Yabe attended last year’s graduation ceremony, she and other deaf members of the audience had no way of understanding the commencement speech.
It all began in late 2011 when Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC graduate-to-be Wyatt Dannels noticed a bump on his left ankle.
Samantha de Leve calls herself a “crazy-living urban person,” and with good reason.
After graduating from USC, Nan Lin will start a job at Citibank in New York. Luckily, making big moves is second nature to Lin, who hails from the small town of Jiaxing, China.
The USC Graduate School has announced that six students will receive this year’s PhD Achievement Award in recognition of their outstanding academic research.
Stacey Sher and Matthew Weiner will be in attendance at the satellite ceremony held after commencement next month by the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
The inaugural class of the USC Thornton School of Music’s Popular Music program matriculated four years ago with high expectations.
“I came to this university with nothing, and it has given me everything,” said senior David Horacio Hernandez, a double major in political science and American studies and ethnicity.
Pulitizer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger will be the speaker at the USC School of Architecture’s commencement ceremony.
When Talgat Duisenov first heard of USC, he was 7,000 miles away in his native Kazakhstan. Interested in computer programming from an early age, he quickly discovered that USC has the best game design program in North America.