Recognizing Unbroken promise
USC establishes the Louis Zamperini Scholarship to honor the Trojan legend. Zamperini's life is the subject of the film Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie, which opens Dec. 25.
The famed distance runner and World War II prisoner of war — subject of the upcoming film Unbroken — was saluted at halftime of Saturday's USC-Notre Dame game at the Coliseum. The film's director, Angelina Jolie, introduced the tribute in a video presentation.
When Kicks for Kids is planning the day, disabilities don't matter. The organization pairs USC volunteers with children who have physical or developmental challenges for a day full of soccer, snacks and smiles at McCarthy Quad on the University Park Campus.
The award will help the department expand the LAPD Cadet Leadership Program, its signature community youth program with 6,000 active members age 13 to 20. The program is offered at each of the LAPD's 21 community police stations and includes a cadet post at USC.
Thanks to the Joint Educational Project's Young Scientists Program, elementary students near the USC University Park campus got hands-on experience with the challenges astronauts face while on a mission, from keeping in shape to setting a table.