Caldwell Scholars: Exceptional Students Supported by Retired Faculty
Group photo of retired faculty and Caldwell Scholars
Retired faculty Karen Koblitz and Victor Webb with past and present Caldwell Scholars

A special group of intergenerational Trojans gathered at a luncheon in September, where retired faculty who continue to serve USC students came together with current undergraduates to continue a unique tradition of support.

Insulin prices are skyrocketing, but just who is driving the rise in costs? Hint: it’s not the drug manufacturers
Photo Courtesy Agefotostock

A USC Schaeffer Center study follows the money and finds that mystery middlemen have the most to gain.

Viterbi top guns and their need for speed
Three Viterbi students pose in front of their 8-foot plane
From left to right: Class of 2022 Viterbi graduates Diana Salcedo-Pierce, Mikell Myers and Jackson Markow/Photo Courtesy Chandrea Miller

The USC AeroDesign Team attends the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design/Build/Fly competition.

A Grandfather’s Love
A young Dayanara with their grandfather
A young Dayanara with their grandfather/Photo courtesy Dayanara Saucedo

Most trojan undergrads invest four years at USC, but Senior Dayanara Saucedo dedicated 12 years towards commencement day with one special person in mind.

A Serendipitous Meeting of the Minds–Creating Equal Opportunity to Succeed Online
Ali, Paul and Professor Halfond
Viterbi grad students Ali and Paul with Professor Halfond in their lab.

Their mission is to create assistive technologies that give equal access to people with disabilities.

Popcorn, Movie, and a Love Story
Volunteers accept tickets at entrance table
Satrang member Nathan Singh and USC Visions and Voices volunteer Inger Flem Soto/Photo courtesy of Arielle Toney

From South Asia to Los Angeles, ONE Archives at the USC Libraries combines artwork and narrative in a pathbreaking and pioneering multi-site exhibition Archival Intimacies: Queering South/East Asian Diasporas. 

The Dream Team
Researcher Scott Fraser & Francesco Curtale
USC researchers Scott Fraser and Francesco Cutrale/Photo courtesy Scott Fraser & Francesco Cutrale

USC develops software that revolutionizes information gathering to deliver life-saving diagnoses.

He can paint a picture with words and write poetry with a paintbrush
Artist in his studio
Artist Enrique Martinez Celaya in his Culver City Studio/Photo courtesy Enrique Martinez Celaya Studio

Artist Enrique Martinez Celaya’s multifaceted approach to art makes him one of the most important artists of our generation.

Happy Valentine’s Day from USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Student plays guitar
Viterbi student Rueben Levine plays guitar and sings about his love for engineering

This love song to engineering features original music composed and performed by Reuben Levine (B.S. Mech. Eng. ’22).

Lives Not Grades
movie poster
Lives Not Grades/Movie poster courtesy of USC Viterbi

No one turns to college students for the answers. This film challenges that as it documents a team of USC Viterbi students at “the worst refugee camp on earth,” designing and building innovations to improve the lives.