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In memoriam: Homebuilder and USC supporter J. Douglas Pardee, 96
The business leader and philanthropist earned his accounting degree from USC in 1949 and gave generously to his alma mater through the years.
Class action settlement announced
The university has reached agreement in principle on a $215 million class action settlement that will compensate students who received women’s health services from Dr. George Tyndall at USC’s student health center.
USC Arts in Action puts music to work, with social change in mind
Inaugural event, focusing on homelessness, brings USC musicians together with artists and performers from Skid Row.
138 years old, and still fighting on
From a modest start, the university marks its 138th birthday as one of the nation’s leading research institutions.
Celebrate Constitution Day 2018 with USC
Congress designates Sept. 17 as a day to recognize the value and history of the guiding document.
Laura Mosqueda installed as Keck School of Medicine of USC dean
The first woman to lead the school is an accomplished physician, researcher and expert in geriatric medicine, family medicine, and elder abuse and neglect.
Campuses come to life as Trojans return on USC Move-in Day
Families and friends help students get settled before classes begin next week; it’s a day for shuttling boxes, snapping selfies and saying bittersweet goodbyes.
Rick Caruso is elected chair of USC Board of Trustees
The real estate developer and civic leader is a long-serving member of the USC community, an alumnus and a current parent.
USC Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee and C. L. Max Nikias announce transition in leadership
A letter from Rick Caruso, subcommittee chairman of the Executive Committee, notifies the community of a search for a new USC president.
USC 2018 commencement: The day in pictures
From a smiling valedictorian to Oprah to will.i.am, take a look at some of our favorite moments from an unforgettable day.
Tina Knowles Lawson: ‘Your world is only as big as you can see’
USC’s baccalaureate speaker — a philanthropist and fashion designer — discusses the importance of mentoring and how that affected her role as Beyoncé and Solange’s mom.
USC hosts 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend
With 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs and more than 150,000 attendees, it’s the largest literary and cultural festival in the nation.
USC again among top producers of Fulbright students
The university’s 22 Fulbright students is the most of any institution west of the Mississippi.
L.A. mayor, council members recognize USC Black History Month project
Custom-designed banners created by young artists and a famed muralist are honored at City Hall.
State-of-the-art Norris Healthcare Center opens for business
The building is home to an infusion center, a women’s care center, the Transplant Institute and the Outpatient Surgery Center
USC 2017 | Trojans step up: Some of the ways USC students, staff and faculty helped the community this year
✌ Year in review: From helping the homeless to comforting a little girl with cancer, Trojans never fail to step up when they see a need.
USC’s Edwin Saucedo named a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar, will study in Beijing
The onetime USC student body president is the third Trojan to be honored by the prestigious program and study at Tsinghua University.
Leaders of nation’s top research universities call for permanent DACA solution
The presidents and chancellors of Association of American Universities member schools, including USC, strongly urge Congress to act.
USC ranks No. 15 nationally in Journal/Times Higher Education survey
The university posted especially strong scores for engagement, which measures student interaction with faculty, and environment, a measure of diversity and inclusion.
2017 USC Global Conference draws to a close in Tokyo
President C. L. Max Nikias announces Beijing as the host city for the next in the university’s series of Pacific Rim conferences.
USC Global Conference 2017 opens in Tokyo
University hosts leadership conference focused on “Creating the Future”; Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is featured.
Meet Jake Olson, the blind USC football player everyone is talking about
A dream comes true as the long snapper takes the field during USC’s win over Western Michigan, and leaves his mark on the scoreboard.
USC’s neighbors get a helping hand with school supplies
Families living near the Health Sciences Campus stock up for the school year, thanks to USC Civic Engagement and the university’s Good Neighbors Campaign.
Students get their Trojan spirit on as Residential College Cup competition gets underway
It’s the first opportunity for residential colleges to earn points in the yearlong competition.