Alumni Life

InSight mission to Mars NASA has set a new launch opportunity, beginning May 5, 2018, for the InSight mission to Mars. InSight is the first mission dedicated to investigating the deep interior of Mars. (Image/Courtesy of NASA, JPL-Caltech) Out of This World

A Trojan Takes the Helm of the Mars InSight Lander Mission

Geophysicist W. Bruce Banerdt of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab embarks on a 300-million mile journey to uncover the secrets of Mars.

3 min readAlumni Life, Science/Technology, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Alumni Life, Geology
Art of the Matter Artists from USC and the community perform as part of Classical KUSC and Classical KDFC Kids Discovery Days. The events introduce children to the arts, including live music. (Photo/Peter Howard) Igniting Imagination

The Trojans Bringing Arts Education Back to Kids and Schools

If you think arts education has vanished from schools and neighborhoods, these Trojans have some news for you.

11 min readAlumni Life, Arts, Arts for Social Change, Community, Community Outreach, Dance, Education, Fine Arts, Music
Jaime Lee and USC Alumni Association Jaime Lee with, from left, Rod Nakamoto, immediate past president of the USCAA Board of Governors; Patrick Auerbach, USC’s associate vice president of alumni relations; and Michael Felix, president-elect of the USCAA Board. | Photo by Josh Krause Trojan Trailblazers

A Third-Generation Trojan Takes the Lead for the USCAA Board of Governors

USC’s alumni association welcomes its first Asian-American female president, Jaime Lee.

3 min readAlumni Life, University, Alumni, Alumni Association
USC Alumni Entrepreneurs Network members USC Alumni Association’s Patrick Auerbach (far left) and Danielle Harvey Stinson (far right) join AEN members (left to right) Adam Mendler, Taryn Rose, Mark Friedman and Dee Murthy at a panel. (Photo/ Will Chiang) Taking Care of Business

USC Alumni Entrepreneurs Tap into Trojan Family Network

The USC Alumni Entrepreneurs Network offers social, educational and career-oriented events for enterprising Trojans.

5 min readAlumni Life, Business, Alumni, Alumni Association, Entrepreneurship