Veteran and Firefighter Who Saved Countless Lives Struggled to Save His Own
Burdened by tragedy and pain, USC alumnus Michael Washington almost gave up on life. Now he helps other first responders find hope and healing.
USC Alumna Prioritizes Sustainability and Access as California’s State Architect
As California state architect, Ida Clair ’87 helps set the standard for building sustainability, accessibility and safety.
The 6 Degrees of August Wilson and USC
Check out these surprising links between the award-winning playwright and the Trojan Family.
USC Gould Alums Pave the Way for Next Generation of Diverse Law Students
Two longtime friends pair up to create a scholarship for future lawyers following their dreams at the USC Gould School of Law.
2021 USC Alumni Day of SCervice Welcomes Back Trojans After a Year Apart
Volunteers clean up a Santa Monica beach in one of scores of service projects worldwide.
Trojan Knights Share Memories from a Century of Spirit, Service and Stunts
A campus cornerstone, the Trojan Knights mark 100 years of dedication to USC tradition and school spirit.
Creative Arts Emmys go to two USC Thornton screen scoring grads
Ludwig Göransson won for his work on The Mandalorian, while Carlos Rafael Rivera was tapped for The Queen’s Gambit.
How a USC Architect Turned His Design Talents to Making Innovative Furniture
An architect-turned-woodworker draws inspiration from the natural world.
They took classical music to fields in a VW bus
USC Thornton graduates travel from the Mexican border to Canada. Watch their adventures on video.
A Simple Strategy Helped These Trojans Create an Online Business Success
USC alums put a once-struggling automotive parts company on the fast track. Here’s how they made it work.
7 Outstanding Alumni Who Bring Honor to the Trojan Family
The university honors outstanding Trojans at the 87th USC Alumni Awards ceremony.
We Asked for Your Top USC Campus Spots. Here Are Your Faves
The Trojan Family shares favorite hidden gems and secret study nooks on the University Park Campus.
How the Pandemic Changed Museums Forever (or Did It?)
They had to rethink how to connect with the public. Turns out “Botticelli on Zoom” and art talks from the couch might change the way Americans get their culture fix.
A Friend in the Business: Trojan Network Connects USC Undergrad and Hollywood Mentor
As an aspiring actor pursues a creative career in entertainment, he can lean on the advice and guidance of a multitalented fellow Trojan.
One Mexican American’s Identity Struggle: Confronting Race and Belonging
Thoughts on speaking Spanish and passing as white all come out in a starkly honest Q&A with spoken word artist and USC alum David A. Romero.
A Young Alum’s Job-Hunting Tips for New Grads
Beverly Pham, an editorial designer at Fox Sports, shares lessons from her career journey.
USC Alumni Explore Space to Unlock the Origins of the Galaxy — and Life Itself
From peering into deep space to looking for signs of life on Mars, Trojans are going where no human has gone before.
Photos of Trojans on L.A.’s Vaccination Front Lines
See USC health professionals help roll out one of the country’s largest COVID-19 responses.
An Alumna’s Memories of Graduating in the Coliseum More Than 70 Years Ago
Faye Demetriou looks back at an unforgettable day in the historic stadium when the Class of 1948 celebrated commencement.
USC Commencement at the Coliseum: Vintage Photos from 1924 to 1950
As Trojan 2020 and 2021 grads get ready to walk at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, join us in our wayback machine. See how decades’ worth of Trojans celebrated at the stadium
Want to Connect with Other Trojans? FightOnline is the Place to Go
The new FightOnline gathering place helps USC alumni connect, share and stay in touch.
How to Vaccinate 12,000 People in a Day: Behind the Scenes at Dodger Stadium
Two USC pharmacists give us an inside look at how L.A. fights the coronavirus at one of the largest vaccination sites in the country.
How to Make Los Angeles Greener? Urban Gardens Could Help
Jose Miguel Ruiz inspires sustainable renewal through onions, celery and Swiss chard — and it’s happening one empty lot at a time.