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Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, will address the Association of American Universities on Monday, May 16. (Photo/Courtesy of the Presidential Office of Ukraine via Wikimedia Commons)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to address American universities Monday on future of higher ed in Ukraine

At 8 a.m. PDT, the Association of American Universities will livestream the speech on how American universities and Ukraine can work together to rebuild the country’s higher ed sector; a Q&A follows.

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Celebrating the Class of 2022

Relive all of the memories of Commencement Day:

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New USC graduate Jacqueline Martinez and mom Argelia Rosas
USC Dornsife College graduating senior Jacqueline Martinez's parents worked overnight cleaning to support their family and pave the way for their daughter to attend USC. She is pictured on campus with her mother, Argelia Rosas, May 4, 2022. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Parents, as they often do, create the foundation of USC student’s success

COMMENCEMENT 2022: Jacqueline Martinez will receive bachelor’s and master’s degrees on Friday, thanks to her mom and dad’s loving support.

USC 2022 honorary degree recipients
USC’s 2022 honorary degree recipients: (top row, left to right) David Bohnett, Allyson Felix and Brian Grazer; (bottom row, left to right) Ron Howard, Frank Price and Bina Venkataraman. (Photos/Michael Benabib, Wes Felix, Sage Grazer, Jeff Lipsky, Roberto Gomez, Daria Bishop)

6 distinguished figures to receive honorary degrees at USC’s 2022 commencement

COMMENCEMENT 2022: The well-known names include leaders from the worlds of philanthropy, entertainment, sports and journalism.

1992 Los Angeles uprising: Skyline today
Thirty years later, the beating of Rodney King and the shooting death of Latasha Harlins continue to reverberate in Los Angeles and throughout the country. (Photo/iStock)

‘Like a stick of dynamite’: USC scholars reflect on legacy of 1992 L.A. uprising and police beating of Rodney King

USC experts remember the events that led up to the violence and protests, and consider more recent violence against Blacks including George Floyd and Eric Garner and fatal confrontations between vigilantes and Black citizens.