Archive for September, 2015

September 30, 2015

Michelson Center Construction

Michelson image
The center is named in honor of philanthropist and retired orthopaedic spinal surgeon Gary K. Michelson and his wife, Alya Michelson, who recently presented USC with a gift of $50 million. The university continues to raise funds for the facility, which will add 190,000 square feet of laboratories and offices for key researchers to the southwest quadrant of the University Park Campus. There,

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September 24, 2015

Inaugural Scholarship Luncheon Connects Donors With Students

Kenneth Richardson at the annual Scholarship Luncheon
The inaugural USC Viterbi Scholarship & Fellowship Luncheon brought together donors and scholarship recipients. Dean Yortsos spoke about the importance of scholarships and how they allow USC to attract and retain the best students, one of the school’s top priorities. USC Viterbi scholarship recipients, he added, will one day become future leaders who will make important contributions to solving

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September 17, 2015

USC Viterbi Startup Awarded Silver Medal In Beijing

USC Viterbi’s Stasis Labs made headlines earlier in the year when Inc. Magazine named it one of 16 “Coolest College Startups of 2015,” but the young company is now earning international recognition after winning the silver medal in the student business plan competition at the Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in Beijing on September 14. Read all about it here.

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