Doctoral student Lauren Klein is working with a local children’s hospital to help clinicians detect signs of toxic stress in infants
Doctoral student Lauren Klein is working with a local children’s hospital to help clinicians detect signs of toxic stress in infants
Recipients of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship represent some of the country’s best and brightest STEM students.
The USC Marching Band gets new digs—with tailor-made upgrades—at the Lyon Center. The Spirit of Troy’s newly unveiled headquarters include practice rooms, lockers and a display of band helmets through the ages.
Innovators, thinkers, disruptors and problem solvers: The academy’s inaugural class heads into the world ready to tackle its challenges.
The highly sought-after recruit saw potential in the Trojans when few others did.
Trojan classmates-turned-entrepreneurs premiere a smartphone-powered headset.
To help the community’s most vulnerable, Chris Ah San learns to navigate the world of policymaking.
USC architecture students reimagine ways to make the Museum of Contemporary Art even more accessible to visitors.
When he’s not training with the football team, the freshman works on his business startup, practices his golf swing and is always ready to pull a practical joke.
After 25 years, a freshly forged blade stabs the field for the Trojan Marching Band.
Natural talent, strong support and a little luck put dreams within reach for a football novice from Nigeria.
A Jefferson Blvd entrance extends a pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare to USC Village.
Acting students prep for careers in virtual reality, video games and motion capture—with a firm grounding in classical training.
From USC student life and Trojan traditions to restaurants and stores, we’ve got everything you need to know about the $700 million Los Angeles residential-retail project everyone’s been waiting for.
More than 9,000 students can now live in USC housing.
Crests harken back to the symbols and traditions of USC.
The new USC Village gym expands signature programs, including personal training and group fitness classes.
Nearly 600 of the nation’s brightest students live at the unique residential college.
Functional and stylish furniture are just some of the comforts for students.
A USC Thornton student promotes hope and diversity through choral music.
Four future lawyers illustrate the range of backgrounds and cultures at USC Gould.
A USC Rossier doctoral student opens the first educational institute for women, by women.
About one of every five USC undergraduates has parents who didn’t go to college. And these first-generation Trojans are some of the university’s top students.
College is a time of exploration, and USC has more chaplains and faith groups for spiritual introspection than any other U.S. university.
Donors see giving pay off through opportunities for students to learn from top faculty.
Get some quick takes on enterprising Trojans who launched their own business ideas while still in school.
Lesley Adams Williams earns her master’s degree in the online degree program.
Today’s reserve officers in training draw on a long legacy of service.
A Trojan Football defensive lineman tackles an issue close to his heart.
A USC Rossier graduate student builds a community through her housing nonprofit.
Students improve lives through sustainability and profitability at the Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab.
These are some of the new faces who will make a difference in the lives of others.
The Women of Troy take top standing as the best college athletic program.
Already a successful wealth manager, a young Trojan basketball player sets his sights on becoming a doctor.
USC has produced more Olympians than any other U.S. university.
USC aims to make high-quality education possible and affordable for deserving students.
USC Admission staffers share tips to help your college application stand out — for the right reasons.
Exploring the library is a Trojan rite of passage.
A partnership with U.S. armed forces is part of a decades-long legacy.
USC helps students pave the way to college success.
A longtime USC fan and now a football player, the sophomore wins an award for his perseverance.
USC Thornton gives students opportunities as precious as their dreams. (Check out our story in photos, and you’ll see what we mean.)
Be Well USC helps students balance healthy habits with their schoolwork and social life.
Startup-minded students explore, learn, network and, if they’re lucky, launch the Next Big Thing.
Without schooling after the third grade, a 28-year-old sophomore comes into his own at USC.
Evan Pensis aims to offer arts to the imprisoned.
Great professors have the power to inspire, inform, enrich or incite—sometimes all at once.
The Class of 2019 is USC’s most select group of freshmen.
More Trojans than ever are taking their studies overseas through a prestigious grant program.
Every year, professional athletes head back to Troy to fulfill a promise: earning their USC degree.
USC’s residential colleges are given crests that reflect their unique qualities.
The Neighborhood Academic Initiative brings college-prep classes to kids and teens around USC’s campuses.
Students from the 1940s and 2010s meet at the same spot: USC’s iconic Trojan Shrine.
USC Rossier’s near-peer advising program puts first-generation high school seniors on track for college.
After two tours of duty in Iraq, Michael Johnson focuses on a new mission: earning his USC degree.
A Navy veteran completes his degree thanks to the support of donors who care.
Amy Vandenberg is student by day and Tommy Trojan at night.
New buildings and amenities will connect seamlessly with the existing University Park Campus.
Kathleen McCarthy’s philanthropy will touch generations of students, and represents a remarkable investment in their future success.
A gift from the Leavey Foundation builds new home for top scholars
Take a look at just a few of USC’s lesser-known sports and club teams.
The stand-out tailback is racking up success on the football field—and in the classroom.
A new residential complex will reshape how generations of Trojans live and learn on campus.
Rigo Diaz dreamed of being a Trojan and made it happen. Now he gives back to support scholarships for tomorrow’s students.
Trouble concentrating? ADHD, dyslexia or just disorganized? The USC Kortschak Center helps students survive college.
She loves game-changing thinkers. Meet Anna, of the students from the first class of the World Bachelor in Business program.
She speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, some Spanish and now she’s learning American Sign Language. She’s got a head start on USC Marshall’s global business program.
He loves clean fonts and classy design. Meet one of the students from the first class of the World Bachelor in Business program.
It’s all about building the complete student-athlete at USC.
A surfing accident left PhD student Ryan Williams a quadriplegic, but his drive and USC’s distance-learning program have allowed him to pursue his academic dreams.
Students Steven Strozza and Akilah Booty are the new face of USC.
USC center Cyrus Hobbi had an unusual way to work through his frustration: He wrote a play.
In Los Angeles, the aerospace industry gets a boost from USC grads with hands-on experience.
A campus cornerstone, the Trojan Knights mark 100 years of dedication to USC tradition and school spirit.
USC art students pen graphic stories during their pandemic time apart that capture adventures in ancient Rome, futuristic robots and more.
Check out these surprising links between the award-winning playwright and the Trojan Family.
See how students use poetry, viola concertos and animated whales to try to wake the world up to climate change.
Nearly every corner of campus life transformed as students joined the war effort at home and abroad.
USC students use podcasts, performances and workshops to open public platforms for kids and adults.
USC expands initiatives that help veterans find success in academics, social networking and career development.
Students find good vibes and friendships in a vibrant dance community.
Career services specialists offer guidance and resources to business students who are the first in their family to go to college.
Trojans embrace a Renaissance mindset, blending their creative and artistic passions with entrepreneurship, medicine and more.
The group supports all manner of initiatives that improve life on campus and off, but its members also benefit, often establishing lifelong friendships that continue long after they have graduated.
Students from USC Roski School of Art and Design use their creative talents to reflect on nature, how it has endured, how it struggles, and most important, how humankind has used—and misused—it.
As an aspiring actor pursues a creative career in entertainment, he can lean on the advice and guidance of a multitalented fellow Trojan.
Some people have a flair for playing instruments. Ho-Chun “Herbert” Chang PhD ’23 has a knack for inventing them.
The Trojan Family shares favorite hidden gems and secret study nooks on the University Park Campus.
From growing plants and crafting to meeting with book clubs and playing board games, USC students flexed their creativity while creating online communities.
USC students drum up experience in the pop and rock music world before they even graduate.
At colleges across the country, anxiety and depression are growing. Here’s how Trojans are tackling mental health.
Take a trip back in time with ”Hollywood’s Band,” one of the most recognizable musical forces in college athletics.
Four years ago, Nadia Filanovsky, Lauren Gilmour, Anthony Llamas, Neysa Sanghavi, Meg Schwartz and Leily Zhu were new Trojans. Now, these members of the Class of 2022 talk about how USC lived up to their expectations.
Some of the most compelling animated stories on screen start as scribbles in a notebook.
The university adds an ombuds office, boosts compliance and makes background checks more stringent.
USC has changed in the 50 years since man first walked on the moon. Take a look back at the student experience in the Age of Aquarius.
The rite of passage remains one of the milestones for the Trojan Family.
USC’s dance students will leave USC with an impressive slate of performances.
It’s been a hotspot for student life for more than a century. But you might not know the history behind this campus crossroads.
A USC Earth science doctoral candidate goes deep to see how oceans are reacting to climate change.
News from USC a century ago shines a spotlight on the USC student experience.
A creative junior designs games for all different platforms that are both fun and heart-wrenching.
USC’s maker culture is thriving as working spaces for creators pop up across campus.
Meet two impressive student leaders who are ready to put their leadership skills to the test.
USC draws a record number of diverse applicants for the 2018 freshman class, including first generation, SCion and military family students.
Amid growing awareness of suicide and depression among health professionals nationwide, new wellness programs at Keck Medicine of USC ensure students and doctors care for themselves.
USC Alumni Association’s Student ambassadors have the opportunity to build close relationships with Trojan alumni leaders.
“If you’re here, it’s because you have what it takes to be here, and you have to believe that,” says USC’s student affairs chief.
USC Iovine and Young Hall brings together students pursuing a combination of design, technology and business.
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
Varun Soni, dean of USC’s Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, describes how the USC community can come together and find contentment in a time of turmoil.
What do you do when your biggest doubter is yourself?
In this busy world, you can find quiet moments of comfort at this timeless USC spot (yes, even remotely).
Get the rundown on what USC’s admission team looks for in future Trojans — and how things have changed during the pandemic.
Broderick Leaks, a student mental health expert at USC, shares in his own words how to thrive in a time of stress and uncertainty.
Longtime educator Jack Feinberg came up with fun kits to ship to students so they could still do physics experiments at home. It’s in his nature.
In a time of great upheaval and need, USC students lead efforts to strengthen and support their communities.
USC art and design students build creative ties in the midst of L.A.’s Arts District.
USC starts the 2020-21 school year with a renewed commitment to learning, student life and well-being as the world grapples with a pandemic.
Each summer, USC archaeology students travel to Mexico and follow in the footsteps of history.
Ivan Garcia is among the first graduates of USC’s expanded college prep program, and now he’s a first-year Trojan. But he almost missed his chance.
USC graduates, friends and family celebrate at home to Fight On against the coronavirus.
How do you teach drama without a stage? Jam together as a jazz band online? Dissect a frog without the frog? You get creative.
Check out the famous faces that popped up on USC students’ phone and computer screens during the spring 2020 semester.
Student Becca Mann notches 20 hours, 53 minutes and 37 seconds of pure, glorious, record-setting pain.
See virtual versions of Tommy Trojan, Doheny Memorial Library and other USC landmarks.
Potential future alumni celebrate their acceptance letters on social media.
Ryan Melendez has raised more than $500,000 for pediatric cancer through Warrior Horses for Warrior Kids.
Seniors Shannon Brownlee and Chloe Duckworth’s startup uses software that can detect emotions from speech patterns and translate them into vibrations.