Katrina: Lessons from a disaster
It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans region. USC experts find there’s much to be learned from the catastrophe, and much to be done, too.
USC enrolls more transfer students — particularly those from community colleges — than any other private research university. Initiatives from Academic Counseling Services and the Undergraduate Student Government are helping support those new students’ success.
Wayne Thom’s work documents architectural landmarks of the American West and Asia, including several at USC. The collection bolsters the university’s position as a source for understanding Los Angeles as a uniquely Pacific Rim metropolis.
Rep. Steny Hoyer said USC’s push for biotech growth in Los Angeles “will help strengthen America’s position as a global leader in this important and fast-growing area, which promises to lead to some of the most important advances in the coming century.”