On display

Martin Benson, a senior majoring in fine arts, is critiqued by one of the head judges during Wednesday’s Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work. Trousdale Parkway was lined with students competing for prizes in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Big talk

Albert “Skip” Rizzo made a presentation at Bovard Auditorium on Tuesday for the USC Institute for Creative Technologies as part of the TEDxUSC conference. The center developed a virtual reality system to help soldiers with post traumatic stress disorder. The TEDxUSC conference was a daylong event and featured new technology demonstrations, presentations and musical performances.