First steps for USC Kaufman
The USC Kaufman School of Dance held a groundbreaking ceremony for the university's first building dedicated to the art of dance, the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.
USC has lost one of its visionary leaders. Allen E. Puckett, pioneering aerospace engineer and chairman emeritus of Hughes Aircraft Company, died March 31. He was elected to the USC Board of Trustees in 1983, and was especially committed to the advancement of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
A gift from international real estate executive William J. McMorrow will establish and endow a program in global real estate. The new William J. McMorrow Global Real Estate Program will prepare students for leadership in an interconnected global marketplace.
“Few if any universities can match USC's commitment to the military and its service members,” says USC President C. L. Max Nikias. USC marked its eight-decade-long link to ROTC with a celebration for Trojan veterans and their spouses and ROTC cadets.
“Give her a British accent.” So goes the order from instructor Vicki Lewis. Together with Phil Allen, she teaches USC School of Dramatic Arts students the craft of voiceover. It’s an increasingly important market for actors, but few other universities offer the instruction.