Stories by Lynn Lipinski:
In memoriam: Gin Wong, USC trustee and prominent architect, 94
The visionary Trojan designed many Southern California landmarks and left an indelible mark on the region’s landscape.
New gift ensures hundreds more L.A. children will embrace reading
USC’s Kinder 2 College program helps children from surrounding neighborhoods to become proficient in reading and writing by the end of third grade.
Shelly and Ofer Nemirovsky’s $15 million gift supports residential college at USC Village
Nemirovsky Residential College will be a vital hub for academic, cultural and recreational activities on campus.
Servicewoman finds satisfaction in counseling and social work
Lesley Adams Williams sees a future where teens have a safe place to go when home isn’t an option.
24 Trojans, the most ever, win National Science Foundation research fellowships
Results show the commitment of faculty mentors and the support of programs aimed at jumpstarting academic careers.
Dance’s Glorya Kaufman sees passion come alive in arts students
The donor who loves dance nurtures a new generation of artists.
USC announces fundraising campaign continuation as it reaches goal ahead of schedule
The university extends its fundraising through 2021 to support high ambitions and access for students.
Washington Post publisher Frederick Ryan joins USC Board of Trustees
The distinguished political adviser and public servant is admired for redefining the role of media.
Charles and Jessie Cale give $15 million for residential college
Cale College will integrate living and learning for students when it opens at USC Village this fall.
Year in review: Generosity of USC’s friends makes a lasting difference, as gifts keep on giving
USC 2016 | Transformative gifts create a new cancer center, provide new resources in social work and vision research, help veterans and much more.
Giving away real money raises the stakes for USC Price students
Classmates select a local nonprofit worthy of a $10,000 grant.
Gift from alums Harlan and Linda Martens to fund USC Dornsife scholarships
$15 million pledge helps ensure the university’s ability to offer financial aid for deserving students.
Alumnae leaders named to USC Board of Trustees
AT&T executive Carmen Nava and arts benefactor Dallas Price-Van Breda add community and corporate experience to the university’s governing board.
In memoriam: Toshiaki Ogasawara, 85
The Japan Times publisher and longtime USC trustee was a leading advocate of international cooperation in trade, science and the arts.
In memoriam: Sammy Lee, 96
Two-time Olympic gold medal diver was USC’s oldest surviving Olympian.
USC Caldwell Scholars share an extended family
Scholarship recipients from high schools near USC meet the retired faculty and staff who provide support.
Landscape architects see Los Angeles as living lab in combatting climate change
The city’s climate, ecological issues and urban growth are a microcosm of the challenges facing the world, USC expert says.
Three philanthropists named to USC Board of Trustees
Miriam Adelson, Suzanne Dworak-Peck and Claude Mann, a trio dedicated to helping others, join the board that governs the university.
Marc and Lynne Benioff’s $20 million gift to USC supports research and treatment innovations to fight cancer
The gift benefits the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC, a new center in Los Angeles.
University Club receives $6 million endowment from Amy King Dundon-Berchtold
Over the years, alumna’s family has funded student scholarships, the education library and an endowed chair for USC Rossier dean.
$60 million gift names USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
The historic gift is an investment in the school’s future and the future of the profession on a global level.
Cohen Military Family Clinic at USC is a bold step forward for veterans
A $15.7 million gift from philanthropist Steven A. Cohen brings free mental health services to military veterans and their families.
In memoriam: USC trustee and benefactor Harlyne Norris, 83
A longtime USC supporter, she built on her family’s legacy in health and the arts.
In memoriam: Simon Ramo, 103
The eminent aerospace engineer co-founded TRW, taught electrical engineering at USC Viterbi and was a generous donor to the university.