Through their donation to USC Dornsife, Roberta and Arnold Mahler aim to break down research silos, accelerate treatment progress and bring hope to patients and families.
The $38 million project will feature spectator viewing decks and social spaces, a state-of-the-art press box, concession stands and a capacity of 2,500.
The generous donation comes from longtime USC supporters Amy King Dundon-Berchtold and James “Jim” Joseph Berchtold.
The fund aims to provide permanent financial support for the study of ethics in media and technology at the school and will support a new course on Digital Media Techniques of Entertainment and Fake News.
The gift marks the third and final distribution of a donation from the renowned inventor, scientist and engineer Alfred E. Mann.
An Adobe Foundation grant to the USC School of Dramatic Arts’ MFA Acting Program will directly support the production of short films by underrepresented students.
The substantial gift from innovator and physicist Alfred E. Mann will expand USC’s activities at the intersection of health sciences and engineering.
The visionary entrepreneur’s philanthropy was key in creating the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the medical school.
The USC School of Cinematic Arts is launching the Ganek Immersive Studio, an interdisciplinary center for developing and producing a wide range of immersive media content.
The Arkley Institute for Risk Management will expand education, training, mentorship and internship opportunities for USC students.