Giant boost for residential college
A $20 million gift from USC Trustee Ray Irani will create the Ray Irani Residential College at the new USC Village, endow two faculty chairs and establish a student support fund.
For the third year in a row, USC was one of the top producers of Fulbright Student Grant recipients among U.S. research institutions. Eleven current and recently graduated Trojans received Fulbright awards to study, conduct research or teach abroad.
For future, current and former presidents, the road to and from the White House often leads through Trojan territory. In honor of Presidents Day, take a photographic look at USC’s presidential visits — from William Howard Taft all the way to Barack Obama.
Combining separate tracks gives Trojans an edge, setting them apart from the field in the competitive corporate world. For Emily Mufich, that meant studying business as a “practical major” and history as a “fun major.”
School of Music alumni Ben Bram, Billy Childs, Scott Hoying and Cory Smythe walked away with awards at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Childs, above, has won multiple Grammys, but the others are first-time winners.