Spring 2014

Campaign for USC

Cardinal, Gold and Bold: Campaign Success at USC

Two and a half years after the public launch of the Campaign for USC, the Trojan Family has already pushed USC more than halfway to its target.

8 min readUniversity, Campaign for USC
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Ground breaking Ground is broken for new Norris Healthcare Consultation Center. All photos courtesy of USC University Archives and Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing Cancer Quest

Lives in the Balance

Physicians are now treating, even curing, some cancers once thought to be untreatable. See what’s ahead at USC Norris.

11 min readHealth
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Witness Protection

The USC Shoah Foundation painstakingly guards the last remaining voices of the survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust.

4 min readHumanities
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The Ultimate Playground

USC students create the digital future in a new interactive building.

9 min readScience/Technology
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Climate Talk

Fuel for Thought: Methanol

USC chemists receive a first-ever $1 million prize for their innovative research on alternative fuels.

1 min readScience/Technology, Climate Change, Wicked Problems
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To The Moon

USC Viterbi researchers aim to spread their 3-D printing technology throughout our world—and beyond.

3 min readScience/Technology
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Marqise Lee embraces his Trojan Family. (Widney Society Photos by Steve Cohn)

Thanks a Million

Support from USC’s Widney Society members opens the Trojan Family to first-generation Trojans like Marqise Lee.

3 min readAthletics
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Photo by Noé Montez

Screen Science

USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Hao Li wants to create your future.

7 min readScience/Technology
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Photo by Brett Erickson

Swim Team

Tara Pollak DPT ’03 keeps Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli ’07 in the swim.

2 min readAthletics, Health
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Photo courtesy of Allie Harrison

Give and Go

A soccer career cut short opens doors to a creative life serving others.

3 min readSocial Impact
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Photo by Scot Obler

Sport Support

It’s all about building the complete student-athlete at USC.

3 min readSocial Impact
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From left, Matthew Dunn, Inderbir Gill, Monish Aron, Mihir Desai and Chester Koh (Photo by Philip Channing)

Life, Rebooted

Robotic surgery uses high tech to restore fatherhood and fitness to a man whose life was threatened by kidney cancer.

5 min readHealth, Science/Technology
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Niki C. Nikias and C. L. Max Nikias, center, welcome USC alumni back to the University Park Campus. (Photos by Dan Avila and Armando Brown)

Home Again

In the wake of Reunion Weekend, two Trojans share their memories of USC.

6 min read
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Photo by Steve Cohn

Launch Pad

USC provided the tools to success for Daniel J. Epstein ’62, whose Trojan spirit makes him a natural for the Asa V. Call Alumni Achievement Award.

3 min readScience/Technology
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Photo by Stephen Blaha

Jaime Lee: The Trojan Who Makes Time Management an Art

Here’s a hint to the USC alumna’s success: It’s about making choices.

3 min readAlumni Life, Alumni
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Photo by Max S. Gerber

Holocaust Survivor’s 3-D Projection Keeps History Alive

3 min readHumanities, Science/Technology, History, Holocaust, Technology, USC Shoah Foundation, Virtual Reality
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REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

USC Shoah Collects Lessons Learned and Shared Beyond the Holocaust

3 min readHumanities, History, Holocaust, USC Shoah Foundation
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Students and faculty members work together Group Think: Students and faculty members work together in spaces throughout the Interactive Media Building to explore the potential of media. (Photo courtesy of USC School of Cinematic Arts)

Fantasy Lives Here

2 min readDigital Media, Science/Technology, Emerging Technology, Interactive Media, Media Arts
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