USC Trojan Family

Looking Back

Celebrating a half-century of scholarships and mentoring for Latino Trojans

USC Latino Alumni Association marks its 50th anniversary at a time of record-setting Latino enrollment.

Dance On

Dance summit showcases women in hip-hop

The sisterhood-themed Cypher Summit — presented by the USC Kaufman School of Dance and USC Visions and Voices — will mark Women’s History Month with dance performances and a party.

INNOVATION

Performing the world’s first bladder transplant: How a USC urologist blazed the trail

Renowned USC urologic surgeon Inderbir “Indy” Gill is on the verge of performing the world’s first human bladder transplant clinical trial. His skills in robotic surgery — and zeal for innovation — are making it possible.

In this video, USC Engineering Professor Burçin Becerik-Gerber looks back to the places that defined her — and how they influence what she is building today.

The Latest

    On Campus

    A robotic dog is a paws-itively worthy successor to George Tirebiter.

    Apr 13, 2023

    Some people have a flair for playing instruments. Ho-Chun “Herbert” Chang PhD ’23 has a knack for inventing them.

    Jun 9, 2022

    Morgan Stephens was on track to a dream career in journalism—and then she got COVID.

    Jun 30, 2022

    Trojan Alumni

    Jazz pianist Donald Vega ’99 talks about working on a very personal album — and his Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition.

    Aug 14, 2023

    Actor JP Karliak ’03 founded nonprofit Queer Vox to train LGBTQ+ voiceover actors and help them network and find mainstream roles in animation and video games.

    Jun 17, 2022

    Meet Nadine Watt, the new president of the USCAA Board of Governors.

    Sep 30, 2022

    From USC News

    Life Trustee Charles Cale will receive the Asa V. Call Alumni Achievement Award on Saturday.

    Apr 16, 2024

    The National Institutes of Health gave ophthalmologists Sun Young Lee and Benjamin Xu reason to celebrate.

    Apr 16, 2024

    Mathematician Paul Newton will use the prestigious fellowship to investigate cancer models; composer Nicolás Lell Benavides will complete several musical works.

    Apr 15, 2024