Stories by Lillian Insalata:
USC Roski enters a new dimension in drawing
Students to showcase an innovative 3-D medium in New York.
Flick’s Freeways explores time and place
The monotony of freeways makes them the perfect subject for photography.
USC Roski professor’s mixed media work featured in Whitney Biennial
At the Whitney Biennial, A.L. Steiner stays true to form by working with collaborators.
Designers dabble in biology
Students find artistic inspiration under microscopes, in petri dishes and in test tubes.
Designer adds feather to his sartorial cap
Huey Lu wants his name on your radar — or, more accurately, on your attire. “Just think: Huey Lu and Jimmy Choo,” said the aspiring fashion designer.
USC Roski student creates art with a conscience
Carolina Caycedo, who was born in London and raised in Colombia, first explored the notion of bartering while attending art school in Bogotá.
USC Roski series to show development of the arts
Tacita Dean, Thomas Struth, Deborah Sussman, Michael Lejeune are the first guest speakers coming to USC for “Roski Talks,” a new lecture series.
Sound art goes outside the music box
With instruments like “trash harp,” “birdhouse sitar” and “woolly wine bottle trombones,” the sound art concert on Dec. 16 promises to delight and surprise.
USC Roski design program boasts accomplished alumni
USC Roski alumni demonstrate how an interdisciplinary approach has empowered them to become leaders and specialists in their field.
Designer stands in as professor for a day
Unsuspecting students filed into class on Oct. 30 under the assumption they were simply having a joint session of their two classes.
Muhl installed as dean of USC Roski
Erica Muhl dedicated herself to the furthering of arts at USC and beyond at her installation as dean of the USC Roski School of Fine Arts at Town & Gown.
USC Roski artists shine at LA Woman exhibition
LA Woman: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow features many of Los Angeles’ leading artists and no fewer than six faculty and alumnae of the USC Roski School of Fine Arts.
Inaugural USC Roski fashion course delves into design
A two-week USC Roski School of Fine Arts course explored design and its dynamic intersection with art and business.
A welcoming week for USC’s newest undergrads
During Welcome Week, the university has planned an array of events and activities for the newest members of the Trojan Family and — for the first two days — their families.
USC Roski announces new minor with added dimension
The USC Roski School of Fine Arts is planning something spatial — a 3-D design minor, effective next fall.
New group to provide a haven for LGBT parents
The LGBT Pride Parent Circle is one of the first organizations in the nation to extend support to parents.
USC Class of 2017 comes from far and wide
Hailing from all over the nation and around the world, the newest members of the Trojan Family are anything but ordinary.
USC center’s new director sets ambitious plans
For La Shonda Coleman, new director of the Center for Women and Men, coming to USC was fate.
A triathlete with medicine on her mind
Taylor Harp was only 9 years old when she became a triathlete. The incoming USC Dornsife freshman got her first taste of triathlons in an IronKids event.
Internet celebrity embodies ambition
Few incoming college freshmen can say that they run their own companies. Even fewer have appeared on CNN and NBC’s Today show.
Undergraduate earns Extraordinary Engagement Award
Where most people see a blank wall, Claire Baugher sees an opportunity for beauty.
Vigilance leads to Honor 41 distinction
The number 41 was once a homophobic slur. Now, thanks to the newly established organization Honor 41, the number refers to 41 exceptional individuals within the LGBT community.
Cultural celebrations add a personal touch to commencement
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.
Trojans take a deep breath
The USC Lyon Center transformed itself from a campus fitness center to a health resort during the Stress Management Fair.