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We’re Celebrating the Class of 2024

Four days of festivities featured family, friends, faculty and more showing love and support with plenty of flowers, all things Cardinal and Gold, and of course, pictures. See our giant photo gallery and watch the event livestreams online.

USC 2024 commencement: Photo with Traveler

USC 2024 commencement: Photo with Traveler

Salton Sea lithium: aerial view

The Perils and Promise of California’s ‘White Gold’

The race to mine lithium at the Salton Sea is intensifying, but USC experts caution against potential environmental health impacts in a region already burdened by poverty and air pollution.