USC President Carol Folt’s Mission to Put Students and Discovery First
The aquatic biologist and noted academic leader returns to California to help the university write its next chapter.
The aquatic biologist and noted academic leader returns to California to help the university write its next chapter.
Laura Mosqueda was once a student at USC’s medical school. Now, as dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, she sees an evolution in how to teach future doctors.
Trojan friends and family gathered to celebrate notable leaders at the 85th Annual Alumni Awards Gala.
Though the area north of the University Park Campus has changed, some landmarks remain timeless.
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.
The new leader wants to help other first-generation students find their place in the Trojan Family.
Both alumni of the university, the pioneering aviation leaders bring a distinguished history of leadership and experience to USC.
USC’s oldest building has been part of university’s vibrant campus life for more than 130 years.
A new home for informed public discourse opens thanks to a gift from Judy and Jerry Sheindlin.
Campus quiz: Test your Trojan trivia knowledge by identifying these University Park Campus figures.
USC and United Airlines open a new chapter for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
For a half century, the Song Girls have crowds with school spirit and goodwill.
Add England to the growing list of nations hosting a USC overseas office.
The couple’s generous gift enables exceptional student-athletes to attend USC.
A Jefferson Blvd entrance extends a pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare to USC Village.
As Traveler VII retires, cheering fans welcome a new horse to the Trojan Family.
Armchair quarterbacks and Trojan fans could make their own calls with this vintage Howard Jones board game.
The foundation boosts its longstanding support for medicine with the Willametta Keck Day Healthcare Center.
Incoming first-year students set new university records for achievement.
Using knowledge to inspire new thought and creativity is USC’s loftiest aspiration.
The venture capitalist and USC trustee has invested to create a better world, and he and his wife, Mary, have donated more than $100 million to grow USC.
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.
It takes a Trojan Family to build a village—USC Village, that is.
The Trojan parent has been a longtime USC Alumni Association volunteer and leader.
Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett, a trailblazing USC Marshall alumna, helps women pursue MBAs.
From architects to actors, visiting luminaries had memorable words to share.
The new USC Village gym expands signature programs, including personal training and group fitness classes.
The grand opening of USC’s largest residential living complex opens new chapter of student life.
Glorya Kaufman’s lifelong passion inspires the launch of USC’s newest art school.
The USC alumnus and commencement speaker gave the Class of 2017 insights and laughs.
Functional and stylish furniture are just some of the comforts for students.
Nearly 600 of the nation’s brightest students live at the unique residential college.
Veteran leaders join USC Annenberg and the USC School of Architecture.
Crests harken back to the symbols and traditions of USC.
The handcrafted windows are the latest chapter in the rich story of Los Angeles and USC.
The site of USC Village has come a long way from scrubby underbrush to home of USC’s largest residential complex.
More than 9,000 students can now live in USC housing.
The 12-foot-tall bronze Hecuba sculpture welcomes visitors to USC Village.
USC Village’s park-like spaces are pedestrian-friendly and perfect for relaxing.
USC’s alumni association welcomes its first Asian-American female president, Jaime Lee.
Cale Residential College opens at USC Village this August.
Ryan ’77, JD ’80 brings decades of experience as a media entrepreneur and adviser to the USC Board of Trustees.
Unveiled in 1930, the iconic sculpture of Tommy Trojan was created to rally the USC student body.
For a quarter century, USC Lambda has championed diversity and inclusion.
The university raises $6 billion ahead of schedule—so leaders refocus on grander ambitions and extend the record-breaking fundraising campaign.
As the media industry copes with fake news, journalists still relish the chance to tell stories that matter.
USC’s specialized summer classes make high schoolers’ and veterans’ transition to higher education a little easier.
Updated patient, research and residential facilities are just a few of the improvements.
In redoubling our efforts, USC accelerates vital progress toward our goals.
Donors see giving pay off through opportunities for students to learn from top faculty.
Meet the dynamic women who joined USC’s governing board last fall.
The university celebrates a century of service with the U.S. armed forces.
Arches and arcades abound at USC.
Exploring the library is a Trojan rite of passage.
An internationally acclaimed researcher works to advance the future of health care delivery.
USC Admission staffers share tips to help your college application stands out—for the right reasons.
USC aims to make high-quality education possible and affordable for deserving students.
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey places USC No. 3 in the West.
A naming gift for the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work bolsters the school’s service to diverse communities.
Bollywood? Afro-Cuban? Students can dive into these dance forms, and more.
USC Marshall’s new academic hotspot opens for business thanks to USC Trustee and alumnus Frank J. Fertitta III and his wife, Jill.
Admissions officers go through thousands of applications to curate their annual class of entering undergrads. Here’s how they do it.
Strong support from graduates helps USC climb rankings of elite schools for alumni giving.
A physicist and a performer take the helm at two major programs.
Trustees help steer the university's growth.
The newly named USC Roski Eye Institute advances research and treatment for visual impairments.
A partnership with U.S. armed forces is part of a decades-long legacy.
The revamped event gives parents an inside look at USC like never before.
A new survey looks at how Trojans view their university experiences — and how they might forge future ones.
The USC Marshall alumnus encourages alumni to rediscover the university.
David Bohnett ’78 endows a living-learning space for students committed to social justice and service.
The USC Annenberg alumnus and former NFL player returns to Troy.
The Bovard Administration Building has stood at the heart of the University Park Campus for 95 years.
Meet four USC educators and researchers whose pasts motivate them to make a difference for others.
His $15 million gift brings upgraded spaces to USC Leventhal.
USC looks back at the contributions and influence of the university’s 10th president.
A visionary gift from Steven and Alexandra Cohen brings much-needed mental health services to veterans.
Alumni, parents and friends find their own unique ways to help students attend USC.
Top-ranked USC Viterbi is one of the most female-friendly engineering schools in the country—and it’s no accident.
“We plan to establish a vibrant hub that will dramatically bolster an entirely new industry in Los Angeles: biotechnology.”
New buildings are coming to the USC's campuses — what's new?
As timeless as the university itself, endowed chairs are the gold standard for recruiting distinguished faculty and supporting academic endeavor
The USC Board of Trustees welcomes three USC alumni whose backgrounds span from banking to the lab bench.
The university takes big strides in sustainability across the campus.
USC’s residential colleges are given crests that reflect their unique qualities.
The oldest women’s philanthropic association at USC celebrates its 110th anniversary.
In this Q&A, USC’s academic leader has advice for students, a vision for the university—and a foodie side.
Students from the 1940s and 2010s meet at the same spot: USC’s iconic Trojan Shrine.
Trustees and their families see the impact of donating to USC’s health research.
In USC classrooms, offices and labs, funds from the Campaign for USC are paying off in great teaching and influential scholarship.
These new buildings will become the spots where students will learn, perform research and meet their new best friends for life.
Our campaign advances academic excellence that touches all sectors of society and improves lives, while cementing USC’s position among the world’s top research universities.
A Navy veteran completes his degree thanks to the support of donors who care.
Before electricity, paved roads and cars arrived in the frontier town of Los Angeles, there was USC—a single two-story building on uncultivated land. How far the University Park Campus has come.
Health care is in growth mode across Southern California, and USC has staked its future on academic medicine.
Before Tommy and Traveler, there was Tirebiter. Well, maybe that should be Tirebiters…
From students yearning for a warm Thanksgiving family dinner to alumni who bleed cardinal and gold, the USC President’s House has seen them all in the first four busy years of the Nikias presidency.
Our trustees continue to step forward with transformational gifts, contributing nearly $1 billion so far to the campaign.
From developing cancer diagnostics to serving as president of the USCAA Board of Governors, Amy Ross finds ways to help others.
Kathleen McCarthy’s philanthropy will touch generations of students, and represents a remarkable investment in their future success.
New buildings and amenities will connect seamlessly with the existing University Park Campus.
A new residential complex will reshape how generations of Trojans live and learn on campus.
USC provided the tools to success for Daniel J. Epstein ’62, whose Trojan spirit makes him a natural for the Asa V. Call Alumni Achievement Award.
Two and a half years after the public launch of the Campaign for USC, the Trojan Family has already pushed USC more than halfway to its target.
Arieh Warshel’s Nobel prize win celebrates his lifetime of work—and USC’s longstanding investment in science and technology research.
Gary Michelson advances the university’s efforts to fast-track detection and treatment of diseases.
We will prepare stellar artists to be effective entrepreneurs and singular businesspersons to be great artists.
Online learning uses technology to bring a USC graduate education to more students than ever.
The Widney Society recognizes the generosity that drives the Campaign for the University of Southern California.
Dean Steve Kay talked with USC Trojan Family Magazine about his new role and USC Dornsife’s future.
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 university adds an ombuds office, boosts compliance and makes background checks more stringent.
A 28-year partnership between Elizabeth Daley and Marlene Loadvine helped shoot the school to the top.
It’s been a hotspot for student life for more than a century. But you might not know the history behind this campus crossroads.
Trojans decorated horse-drawn buggies and later, automobiles, to welcome alumni to campus.
As the school hits 90, it’s about much more than movies.
“I was determined to leave things better than I found them,” says Wanda Austin, who transfers leadership of USC to Carol L. Folt in July.
He sees opportunities for USC to strengthen connections with alumni and build on values.
USC’s fundraising effort reshapes the university, boosting student scholarships, research, academics and more.
Countless men and women sent him thanks. Urologist Donald Skinner paid their generosity forward.
“I can think of no higher honor in the field of education than being able to give back,” says Rick Caruso.
Take a trip back in time with ”Hollywood’s Band,” one of the most recognizable musical forces in college athletics.
“We build lives. We do our best to do good for others, and we give back to our communities.”
Taking time to encourage others is part of USC’s culture, says interim President Wanda Austin.
The shimmering glass panels adorn areas of contemplation, wisdom and worship.
News from USC a century ago shines a spotlight on the USC student experience.
From its priceless manuscripts to its unique architecture, the Hoose Library of Philosophy is a beloved USC landmark.
The USC Department of Public Safety offers several initiatives so that Trojans can help themselves, and each other, stay safe.
The beloved auditorium has been a centerpiece for the Trojan Family for nearly 100 years.
As a dedicated member of the Trojan Family, the longtime USC trustee believes in the USC community’s ability to withstand and transcend challenges.
Architectural flourishes abound at USC buildings on the University Park Campus. Can you guess where these campus snapshots were taken?
USC draws a record number of diverse applicants for the 2018 freshman class, including first generation, SCion and military family students.
The successful businesswoman shares her vision for change as the university moves forward.
A $10 million gift names the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine to advance research and orthopedic care.
Whether you’re looking for an iced latte, tasty bite or a fast way to get across campus, USC Village’s Trojan-owned business have you covered.
Countless scholarly projects got their start in Doheny Memorial Library’s card catalog room. Today, the library remains at the heart of the university’s research community.