A $15 million gift from USC Trustee David C. Bohnett will endow and name a residential college at USC Village. The college will focus on principles of social justice and community service. His gift also benefits social entrepreneurship and public policy programs.
The co-director of the USC Roski Eye Institute and director of the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics receives the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Humayun was chosen for his lifelong dedication to bridging medical science and engineering to restore sight.
The election of the University Professor and USC Davis School of Gerontology AARP Professor of Gerontology recognizes her scientific impact and leadership. Membership in the academy is one of the highest possible honors for scientists in the United States.