Giant boost for residential college
A $20 million gift from USC Trustee Ray Irani will create the Ray Irani Residential College at the new USC Village, endow two faculty chairs and establish a student support fund.
President C. L. Max Nikias is leading a group of university leaders working to strengthen partnerships with top Mexican institutions and foster ties with alumni, parents and potential students. The first step: an agreement to create up to 30 fellowships for Mexican scholars to study at USC.
Investment in two spacial analysis labs allows the USC Price School of Public Policy to better visualize public policy and urban planning issues. The labs use visual tools in an innovative way to enhance the school’s commitment to social justice and equity.
Los Angeles-area policymakers and educational institutions are laying the groundwork for the region’s biotechnology strategy with a summit on the USC Health Sciences Campus. The goal: a thriving Biotechnology Park that nurtures technology and gives the local economy a huge boost.