Improving community health
Seven USC graduate students named as Albert Schweitzer Fellows in Los Angeles for 2013-14 will spend a year addressing health in underserved communities.
How can surveillance cameras stop violence like the Boston Marathon bombing if we don't have the capacity to detect suspicious activity in time? That's where high-powered computing comes in. USC Viterbi faculty and students developed "iWatch" to process massive amounts of video footage.
USC's Bryshon Nellum was named national men’s track athlete of the year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assn. Nellum won the national collegiate 400-meter championship and finished third in the 200 meters last weekend. Read about Nellum's fabulous finish to his USC running career.
One is a highly regarded American poet. The other, a notable composer. At USC, they make beautiful music together. Faculty members David St. John and Frank Ticheli created The Shore, a chorus and orchestra piece that recently premiered at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.