135 years old and still fighting on
From a modest start in what is now the Widney Alumni House, USC marks its 135th birthday Oct. 6 as one of the nation’s leading research institutions.
After a childhood filled with long bus rides and cheap motels, 28-year-old sophomore Stephen Guy moves up from community college. “USC is investing in me,” says the USC Annenberg communications major.
A class in exercise physiology changed the course of Dave Salo’s career. His cerebral approach to the sport of swimming brought an entirely new style of training to his athletes — and more than a few championships.
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.