USC builds Mexico partnerships
As a delegation led by President C. L. Max Nikias is strengthening relationships with Mexican institutions, the university presents its first Judge Widney Award.
The university’s new 1.25-million-square-foot residential and retail complex is rising on the site of the former University Village. See what our USC cameras captured flying over the massive development that will forever change the way Trojans live and learn.
You rarely see a female engineer on TV, but USC Viterbi is working on that. The engineering school and its partners have launched “The Next MacGyver,” a competition whose winners will try to develop a viable TV series that inspires young women to pursue a career in engineering.
As part of an expanded lease at the landmark AT&T Center, the USC name and shield will replace the existing sign atop the 32-story tower. USC has leased an additional 30,000 square feet at the complex, where the university already occupies 215,000 square feet.
In his annual addresses to faculty and staff, USC President C. L. Max Nikias noted that top research universities provide demonstrable return on investment as measured by lifetime income - not the case with for-profit colleges, where dropout rates are high and loan burdens are excessive.