Oracle’s Larry Ellison urges graduates to pursue their own dreams
At USC’s 133rd commencement, the tech titan recalls the decisions that shaped his life and advice he received from longtime friend Steve Jobs.
From dawn till doves to diplomas, take a look through the memorable images of an unforgettable day.
The tech entrepreneur and main speaker shares advice: Follow your dreams, not the dreams of others.
Provost Michael Quick presents the long-awaited degree a mere 69 years after the World War II veteran started at USC.
The valedictorian’s commencement address reflects on her time at USC, looks to the future — and provides a few laughs along the way.
The wool garment first worn in 1916 has been passed down 45 times over 100 years.
A lack of support once held back a USC Marshall student, but transferring to USC changed the direction of her life.
“There is nothing stopping Trump from releasing those returns, or some version of them, except his own reluctance,” writes USC tax law expert Edward J. McCaffery.
In Yaffa Weisman’s classes, the goal is “to have the students see that this particular conflict is more than the sum of news headlines, and that creative expressions of Israelis and Palestinians shed light on the human aspects of the conflict.”
“The world has produced a multitude of MBAs and engineers but an undersupply of executives with the essential communication-related soft skills critical for success in the digital age,” writes USC’s Ernest Wilson.
It’s not your imagination: Depo-Provera can cause significant weight gain. USC’s Penina Segall-Gutierrez wants to know why, and how to mitigate that weight gain.
The USC senior’s mom lost her eyesight to retinitis pigmentosa, but she hasn’t missed a minute of her daughter’s journey to the 2016 NCAA beach volleyball tournament and a national title.
USC’s new Masters of Communications Informatics degree and Innovation Teams will bring informatics to journalism and communication to data science.
USC’s Ellen Wayland-Smith’s new book, Oneida: From Free Love to the Well-Set Table, prompts the question: “When did your parents sit you down and tell you that your ancestors had been these crazy sex perverts?”
USC intends to help its students bring informatics to journalism, and communication to data science, by launching a partnership between the USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
“The old paradigm of train hard, get an agent and wait for the phone to ring is long dead,” says David Bridel, who leads the USC School of Dramatic Arts.
USC’s Carolee Winstein notes that many patients “still end up with residual disability for the rest of their lives, and rehab after this event needs to be treated as a chronic disease.”
The choreographer, a professor of dance at USC, will add one work each year for company over the next five years.
The new program makes USC Gould the nation’s first top 20 law school to offer such a certificate, providing students with an edge as they pursue careers in startup, venture capital and technology markets.
The first female CEO at a major accounting firm talks about family, career, leadership and learning the next big thing.
Official closing ceremony is held for the facility, once home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and 47 years of Trojan basketball.
The USC Annenberg junior and pre-med student keeps busy using both sides of his brain.
Brooke Kidner reaches commencement after a long, tough journey.
Students go to court as digital forensics experts in an annual exercise that simulates an actual trial.
Against tough odds, Adrian Trinidad makes the leap from a community college to the University Park Campus.
USC Dornsife sophomore succeeds as entrepreneur with a company that supplies games, gadgets and art sculptures on a monthly basis.
USC symposium offers research on homelessness, child welfare and immigration for faculty and local officials.
One of the largest recent donations supporting cancer research and treatment will harness proteomics, molecular biology, genetics and nanotechnology for new ways of ending cancer
Mom Delmy Lemus left USC more than a decade ago; daughter Leslie convinced her to return, and showed her the ropes.
Scientists hope that lessons learned from zebrafish jawbone regeneration might hold promise for healing severe human bone fractures.
The Guadalajara-born athlete will go pro in Europe for a few years, then return to USC for a master’s in criminal psychology.
Catch the famous faces that have been part of past ceremonies — and much more — in a pictorial walk down memory lane.
Rubi Garcia lets us follow her journey as a USC undergraduate and the first in her family to attend college.
The Renaissance Scholar couples the tech-savvy skills of a scientist with the smarts of an investment analyst.
Alfonso Gonzales started at USC in 1947 as the first person in his family to go to college.
The districts are a key factor for families with children, USC sociologist finds.
Find out all the details about the festivities. And what will the weather look like?
Clear-bag policy limits the size and types of bags that may be brought into the stadium for all events.
The legendary scholar’s work in communications helped usher in the digital age.
The highly accomplished neuroscience major wishes every day had 48 hours, giving her more opportunities to conduct research and help others.
The squad wins the first-ever NCAA tournament in the sport, marking the university’s 101st NCAA championship.
Policy researchers and graduate students discuss how analytic research can be more relevant in addressing diversity and inclusion.