Singing in the holiday spirit
Guests at the USC Thornton Dickens Dinner got in the holiday spirit with the help of student performers from the music school. The event is a scholarship fundraiser.
The crew of the USC Dragon Boat - composed primarily of engineering students - takes on the traditional Chinese sport, rowing in unison to a distant drumbeat. The team needs stamina, endurance and precision to win in this ancient sport, which has taken hold in USC's back yard.
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.