Annenberg Evening of Innovation features student startups


The Annenberg Innovation Lab hosted an Evening of Innovation at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism on Wednesday. Six student-founded startups partook in the event for an opportunity to receive $10,000 in funding. Erin Reilly, Annenberg Innovation Lab creative director, described the Evening of Innovation as a culmination of the 2013-2014 academic year. […]

Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at USC


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was the featured speaker of the 13th annual Carmen and Louis Warschaw Distinguished Lecture in the Davidson Executive Conference Center Wednesday night. Titled “From Valley Boy to First Jewish Mayor of Los Angeles,” Garcetti discussed the role of his mixed heritage growing up, how Judaism can be an effective medium […]

Recording artist Akon meets with USC students


It’s not every day that students get the opportunity to pitch their ideas for a nationwide media campaign on energy poverty to a five-time GRAMMY Award nominee. But on Wednesday, students in Professor Steven Lamy’s IR 210: “Introductory Theory and Analysis in International Relations” got to do just that. “I’m here because we are the […]

Breaking ground at Kaufman


(Left to right): USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Dean Robert A. Cutietta, school benefactor and namesake Glorya Kaufman, USC President C. L. Max Nikias and USC Kaufman Vice Dean and Director Jodie Gates participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center on Wednesday.  

Visiting professor discusses Egyptian military


Professor Robert Springborg, a recent retiree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate school in Monterey and an expert on Egypt and its military, spoke to students in Ronald Tutor Campus Center Tuesday afternoon about the structure and role of the Egyptian military during and after the revolution in 2011 that deposed former president Hosni Mubarak. The event was […]

Sports industry leaders speak about success


The USC Sports Business Association hosted a panel Tuesday in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center with industry leaders Jeff Borris, a sports agent at Beverly Hills Sports Council; Steve Harden, Vice President of Sales at Oakley; Brendan Meyer, Senior Director of Digital Marketing at Wasserman Media Group; and Ryan Lawrence, Vice President of Business Development […]