Recognizing Unbroken promise
USC establishes the Louis Zamperini Scholarship to honor the Trojan legend. Zamperini's life is the subject of the film Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie, which opens Dec. 25.
The average American receives more than 15 hours a day of digital media, from YouTube videos and Netflix movies to computer games and text messages. But how much of the time are we paying attention? A study from the USC Marshall School of Business says we're tuning out a lot of things.
The No. 24-ranked USC football team will make its first appearance in the Holiday Bowl when it faces No. 25 Nebraska in San Diego on Saturday, Dec. 27. The game, a Pac-12 vs. Big Ten matchup, kicks off at 5 p.m. in Qualcomm Stadium and will be shown nationally on ESPN.
Using digital technology from the USC Institute for Creative Technology, university 3-D imaging experts and a Smithsonian Institution-led team have created the first-ever 3-D portraits of President Barack Obama. More than artwork, the bust and life mask are exact duplicates of the president.
In a year of dramatic ups and disappointing downs, the Trojans' regular season ended with a 49-14 walloping of rival Notre Dame. Cody Kessler did what no quarterback had ever done, throwing for six touchdowns against the Irish. USC is bowl-bound with an 8-4 record.