Building bridges for education
President C. L. Max Nikias met with leaders including National Taiwan University President Pan-Chyr Yang to strengthen ties between USC and Taiwanese institutions.
The university is among just 16 U.S. institutions with the highest number of both Fulbright students and faculty. The eight scholars chosen from among the faculty place USC among the top five institutions, and it’s the only major research university in California to make the list.
A leading online dating site recruits two USC data scientists to break down the hidden factors that result in long-lasting relationships. Read their story, and listen to a USC Viterbi podcast on how algorithms may predict love.
Thanks to support from alumni, trustees, parents and other generous donors, USC raised the third-largest total in U.S. higher education in 2016, according to the Council for Aid to Education. It's the fourth straight year USC ranks in the top three with Harvard and Stanford.