The new group of Distinguished Professors are: Paula Cannon, C.-C. Jay Kuo, and Elyn Saks; and the University Professors are Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jacob Soll.
Across the U.S. – indeed, across the world – high school seniors are receiving word that they were admitted to USC. We received 64,000 applications – a record – and admitted just 13 percent – another record.
Five faculty winners of Zumberge Diversity and Inclusion Grants illustrate that across USC’s schools, we’re often working toward the same convergent goal of improving access and opportunity.
Today I encourage you to take a look at our new strategic plan, which was adopted by the Board of Trustees this month.
The nearly 1,100 students who arrived in January are an impressive group: their average standardized test scores are in the 95th percentile.
116 Cameras, a New York Times op-doc by Davina Pardo featuring the inspiring work of the USC Shoah Foundation, was shortlisted for an Oscar.
Elizabeth Currid-Halkett’s The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class was named an Economist Best Book of 2017.
The stunning banners up and down Trousdale Parkway were conceptualized by local high school students and painted by acclaimed muralist Noni Olabisi.