135 years old and still fighting on
From a modest start in what is now the Widney Alumni House, USC marks its 135th birthday as one of the nation’s leading research institutions.
For decades, scientists have focused on brain damage and the loss of long-term memory. Now USC researchers have designed a device intended to bypass a damaged section of the brain and provide a correctly translated memory.
Things are moving quickly at the university’s new residential-retail complex, with some buildings reaching their final heights and others beginning to sport their signature red-brick facades. Take a look at the latest flyover video, courtesy of our drone.
University Trustee Jerry Neely and his wife, Nancy, have endowed the USC Jerry and Nancy Neely Leadership and Ethics Institute with a gift of $10 million. The institute will advance the development of ethical business leadership with the framework of the global economy.
C. L. Max Nikias is the award’s first Southern California recipient. Since taking office in 2010, Nikias has led the Campaign for USC, overseen dramatic expansion of student financial aid and shepherded a dozen major construction projects.