The life robotic
Meet the robots! About 2,000 local schoolchildren and their teachers and parents got the chance to do just that at USC Robotics' Open House.
“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.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books returns to USC on April 12-13. The nation’s largest public literary festival welcomes more than 500 authors, artists and entertainers and 150,000 booklovers to the University Park Campus.
International biopharmaceutical business leader Robert A. Bradway has been elected to the USC Board of Trustees. Bradway is chairman and chief executive officer of Amgen Inc., the world’s largest independent biotechnology company.