Gifts that make a difference
The Keck School of Medicine of USC has marked its most successful year of fundraising since 2009, raising almost $200 million for education, research and patient care.
Members of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research traveled to the island nation for “Frontiers of Behavioral Economics: Choice and Well-being in the Asia Pacific,” a discussion of changing human behavior for the public good.
An in-depth study by USC Master of Public Policy students confirms that relocating a San Diego YMCA to a less-than-obvious location is succeeding in bringing together people of diverse backgrounds in programs that emphasize youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
The USC Trojan Marching Band will perform the brassy climax of the “1812 Overture” this weekend under the direction of LA Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel in the finale of the annual Tchaikovsky Spectacular. The band has played the Bowl annually since 1983.
Nearly 7,000 athletes from close to 170 countries are descending upon Los Angeles and USC for the biggest single sporting event in the city since the 1984 Olympics. USC will host many of the most competitive team and individual sports and house more than 6,000 athletes.