A high-tech window to the past
A computer program by USC spatial sciences professor Yao-Yi Chiang reads maps to identify historical locations — from long-closed factories to waterways that dried up decades ago.
For the approximately 15 percent of USC undergraduates who are the first in their families to attend college, navigating university life can be daunting. A first-ever daylong summit at USC focused on making that journey easier.
The Trojan legend, who has led USC Athletics since 2010, will retire as USC athletic director at the end of June; he will stay on for a year to guide the university’s renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The university will conduct a search for his replacement.
That character you’re playing may soon look awfully familiar. Researchers at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies have released a set of free tools that allow players to upload their own face and body into a game.