Students from Black Campus Ministries answered questions about their experiences on campus.d
USC Rossier alumnae and sisters Patricia (Patti) Poon and Candace (Candy) Yee and their husbands established last week two endowed scholarships for Rossier students: the James and Candace Chan Yee Endowed Scholarship and the Dudley and Patricia Poon Endowed Scholarship. The sisters both graduated from the USC Rossier School of Education and went on to […]
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Rohit Varma, M.D., M.P.H. was named as the chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and the director of the USC Eye Institute. Varma was previously a professor at the Keck School of USC, as well as a director of the clinical trials unit, the glaucoma service, and ocular epidemiology. Varma will […]
Dan Schnur, likely to run for California Secretary of State in 2014, will be taking a leave of absence as Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics in the beginning of January.
Graphic artist Shepard Fairey, designer of the Barack Obama Hope poster, surprised two USC classes yesterday by dropping in to explain his life’s work of exposing cultural truths and inspiring social change through graphic and street art. Students in the School of Cinematic Arts’ IML 420: “New Media for Social Change” and the Roski School […]
Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been appointed a professor of practice at the USC Price School of Public Policy. The university announced Villaraigosa’s appointment in a press release on Friday. The title of “professor of practice” is reserved for individuals who have made “significant contributions in the public practice of their field of expertise,” according […]
USC has issued new sanctions on The Row after a string of hospital transports during what Student Affairs characterized as the “worst weekend of the semester.” According to a memo sent from Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Beth Saul and Associate Director for Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development Ray Carlos and obtained by the Daily […]
Dr. Arieh Warshel of the USC David and Dana Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday. The award recognized Warshel, Martin Karplus of the Université de Strasbourg in France and Harvard University, and Michael Levitt of Stanford University for “the development of multiscale models for complex […]
The University of Washington announced May 22 that Denzil Suite, USC’s associate vice president for Student Affairs, will serve as the UW Vice President for Student Life starting July 29, pending approval from the university’s board of regents. This follows Michael L. Jackson, USC’s vice president for Student Affairs for nearly two decades, February announcement […]
Though the acceptance rate seems to have gone up, other measures of admitted students' academic achievements are the same.