USC Viterbi’s Gisele Ragusa honored by the White House as top STEM educator
The professor was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the highest honor for STEM mentors.
USC President Folt receives honorary degree during first official visit abroad
Folt’s schedule included meeting with the largest group of USC alumni Europe and receiving a degree from King’s College London.
Trojans drop, cover and hold on during annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill
A mass casualty exercise outside the Engemann Student Health Center adds a dose of realism to the drill, not to mention valuable practice.
USC releases results of survey on campus climate around sexual assault, misconduct
Two town hall sessions will be held today so the university community can discuss the findings.
Women make up a record 50% of USC Viterbi’s entering undergrad class
At the graduate level, the engineering school leads the nation with almost 2,000 women in its master’s and doctoral programs.
By rapping The Iliad, classics professor makes ancient literature relevant again
Brandon Bourgeois believes that, by translating the entirety of Homer’s The Iliad into rap lyrics, he can help students better appreciate the classic poem.
At USC’s STEM Day, young students discover a whole new academic world
USC’s STEM Day of Discovery was an opportunity for 700 middle school and high school students to discover the many career opportunities available in health care.
USC to launch values poll aimed at changing university culture
The USC Cultural Journey Values Poll will ask all faculty, staff and students to contribute ideas and help change how the university functions.
Relive Legendary Moments in Trojan Marching Band History
Take a trip back in time with ”Hollywood’s Band,” one of the most recognizable musical forces in college athletics.
Director makes his final Notre Dame trip with Trojan Marching Band
In his 50th and final year at the helm, Arthur C. Bartner will lead the band in halftime performances of two iconic songs from 1973 — the first year the band went to South Bend.
Good Neighbors Campaign commemorates 25 years of serving the community
The annual dinner honoring USC faculty and staff who donated 1% of their salary featured Good Neighbors alumni and President Carol L. Folt.
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.
Warrior-Scholar Project takes veterans from the battlefield to the classroom
For five years, USC has partnered with the academic boot camp to help veterans transition from active duty to college. This year, the university added an extra week focused solely on business.
Freshman seminar helps students define what ‘prosperity’ really means
Determining what ‘success’ means throughout life can be complex, which makes this course from Min-Kyoung Rhee of the USC Leonard Davis School a unique endeavor for new students.
USC President Folt honored with UC Davis alumni Award of Distinction
Folt earned her doctorate at UC Davis and credits the institution for inspiring her to drive change for the public good.
139 years old, and still fighting on
From a modest start, the university marks its 139th birthday as one of the nation’s leading research institutions.
First look at USC’s Class of 2023: diverse, hard-working and high-achieving
Among incoming students, 1 in 4 had perfect grades in high school and over 15% are first-generation.
Latinx Heritage Month banners celebrate the stories of USC students
For the first time, a series of colorful banners recognizing the university’s Latino community were raised on Trousdale Parkway.
USC Gould students learn from esteemed judges, and vice versa
The Jurist-in-Residence program offers students unique insight into the perspectives of judges from outside Southern California.
Trojans celebrate official opening of Iovine and Young Hall
The 40,000-square-foot facility supports the USC Iovine and Young Academy’s mission with the latest technology, from 3D printers and a multimedia imaging lab to a podcast studio.
New fellowship from USC Annenberg Innovation Lab supports diverse voices
The first two cohorts of the Civic Media Fellowship feature emerging leaders in leveraging popular culture, media and technology for social progress.
USC social work graduates find career opportunities in diversity, equity and inclusion
Organizations everywhere are embracing diversity, equity and inclusion as core values, which can lead to unique roles for skilled social workers.
USC celebrates Carol L. Folt’s inauguration as the university’s 12th president
The experienced academic leader and life scientist formally takes the helm in a landmark ceremony that united the university.