Michael Quick to become provost
The new provost has the “abilities, experience and knowledge that will best serve our large, complex and very ambitious research university,” says President C. L. Max Nikias.
It starts with soccer-ball-shaped spheres of carbon atoms - “Bucky-balls” - that exhibit special physical properties. Scientists at USC have figured out how to them into tiny bombs, triggering explosions that one day could target and eliminate cancer.
The anonymous donation brings to three the number of endowed residential colleges at the $650 million complex, rising where the University Village shopping center once stood. Take a virtual tour of the project, which will forever change how Trojans live and learn.
The sounds of the ballpark surrounded 10-year-old pitcher Alex Coker, right, as he took the mound for the first time since brain surgery. Alex could hear them thanks to the skills of his doctors at Keck Medicine of USC, who delicately removed tumors and restored the boy’s hearing.
The USC Marshall School of Business ranked No. 7 worldwide in Business School Research Rankings for 2015, based on faculty research published in 24 leading peer-reviewed journals. In a different ranking, Marshall was among the top 10 business schools for veterans.