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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:

Student Life
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.

University
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.


Science/Technology
Biometrics
USC Information Science Institute researchers are pioneering an effort to identify and prevent spoofing attacks on biometrics systems. (Photo illustration/iStock)

USC’s cutting-edge biometrics research receives technology-transfer government contract

Cyberattacks are increasingly sophisticated as institutions of all kinds turn to biometrics to confirm user identity. USC Information Sciences Institute researchers are on the front lines, developing systems to guard against security breaches and hacking attempts.

Science/Technology
One of USC’s top experts at the Information Sciences Institute whose influential work is changing brain research and helping to catch fake videos has an ambitious goal in his spare time: to translate all the works of a beloved Egyptian poet.

Patterns and prose: A USC computer scientist is a coder by trade and a poet at heart

One of USC’s top experts at the Information Sciences Institute whose influential work is changing brain research and helping to catch fake videos has an ambitious goal in his spare time: to translate all the works of a beloved Egyptian poet.

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