Houses for the homeless
USC School of Architecture students designed innovative prototypes for homeless housing. Now they’re working to helping to build actual units that will put their ideas to work.
USC Thornton faculty member and alumnus Andrew Norman earns the prestigious Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his acclaimed orchestral work inspired by the experience of playing video games.
The buildings that comprise the USC Village project are coming together quickly; in some locations, landscaping is already in place. The $700 million project, including thousands of student beds as well as Target, Trader Joe’s and Starbucks, will open to students and shoppers in August.
The 2015 USC graduate is among 32 Americans to be honored with a scholarship to the University of Oxford. The son of Mexican immigrants, De Los Santos graduated with USC’s Order of the Laurel and Palm, the university’s highest honor for graduating undergraduates.