Recognizing Unbroken promise
USC establishes the Louis Zamperini Scholarship to honor the Trojan legend. Zamperini's life is the subject of the film Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie, which opens Dec. 25.
USC's Summer Institute for International Actors will be a five-week program combining immersive English-language training with rigorous acting and professional development courses. The first cohort of the institute is scheduled to begin this summer.
A whopping 87 percent of this year's USC law school graduates passed the grueling three-day test; they returned to campus to be formally sworn in at Town & Gown. Their performance is even more remarkable, given that more than half of those who took the California test in July failed it.
The crew of the USC Dragon Boat - composed primarily of engineering students - takes on the traditional Chinese sport, rowing in unison to a distant drumbeat. The team needs stamina, endurance and precision to win in this ancient sport, which has taken hold in USC's back yard.