The Plan in Practice

CAR Info Diagram
Building A Better “CAR”

Several recent cancer treatments show considerable promise. Among them is Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, which the American Society of Clinical Oncology recently named the “2018 Advance of the Year.” Three…

Dr. Valter Longo from Gerontology, speaking
Ensuring Lifespan Health

As you may know, Ensuring Lifespan Health is one of USC’s strategic priorities. Life expectancies are generally increasing worldwide, contributing to a demographic shift in which older people will soon outnumber young…

The Pop-Up DREAM Center has launched

This April marked the soft launch of our Pop-Up DREAM Center, a resource center for USC’s undocumented and DACAmented students, staff, faculty, and others. It has been made possible by the Department…

Professor Beauregard-USC Photo-Gus Ruelas)
Spring Semester Stress — and Help

Spring Semester can be a stressful time as we work toward final projects and exams, grades, commencement in a scant few weeks — is that even possible? — and deal…

Excellence in Teaching

USC’s first priority is the education of our students. As we continue our momentous ascent and assume the responsibilities of the most influential private research university of the 21st century…

Hahn Plaza (USC Photo Gus Ruelas)
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

From an official communication from Provost Michael Quick: “The challenges of diversity, inclusion and equity traverse our national history and every sector of society, including higher education.  They strike at heart of…

Glow Yoga
Mindful USC

Wellness and the promotion of mental, physical, and emotional health are longstanding priorities of the faculty, staff, and student communities at USC. As a way of proactively addressing wellness on…

Annenberg Hall
USC Statement on Free Speech

USC has long had established policies protecting the free speech rights and academic freedom of faculty and students. In both policy and practice, when USC faculty speak or write as…

Homeless Count
USC Community Gives Back

The last six weeks have been a challenging time for many members of our USC community. The hurricane in Puerto Rico left that island devastated. Hurricanes also struck Florida, Texas,…

USC’s Principles of Community

Dear USC Students, Faculty, and Staff, I welcome all of you, new and returning, to the 2017-18 school year, and I hope that it will be successful, productive, and personally…