Viterbi hosts STEM program to mentor local kids in coding

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is collaborating with several organizations to give 300 elementary and middle school students the opportunity to experience STEM at USC, learn coding and meet with Viterbi students. The Viterbi Adopt-a-School and Adopt-a-Teacher programs will partner with the National Society of Black Engineers, Project Launch and the mentorship program Motivate […]

The value of a degree in the humanities

“What are you going to do with an English major?” “English major? I haven’t heard that one in a while.” “Wow, an English major. That’s a bold choice.” Any student who is “bold” enough to choose to major in the English language knows the trials and tribulations that these quotes encapsulate. These are the struggles […]

Program gets WiSE about gender

At a university so evenly balanced between male and female students, it might seem easy to assume that the same is true for other groups on campus. Among faculty, however, gender is not always as equally represented. The discrepancies between men and women in the science, technology and engineering fields have been widely acknowledged on […]

Women needed in STEM fields

Women outnumber men at most colleges and universities — something that would have been unimaginable at a not-so distant point in history. But when it comes to the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math — women are still critically underrepresented. Though the recent increase of women in fields like biology and medicine indicates […]