• USC commencement 2021: What you need to know

USC commencement 2021: What you need to know

May 11, 2021

Get ready to celebrate the classes of 2020 and 2021, as USC’s 137th and 138th commencements will get underway beginning Friday, May 14. Here are some things you need to know about a commencement full of firsts: Ceremonies will be... Read More Now »

A commencement two years in the making begins: Classes of 2020 and 2021 walk the Coliseum stage

May 17th, 2021

Friday was a day of firsts. It was the first time in 70 years that USC’s commencement had taken place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum — complete with a lit torch. It was also ... Read More »

Student-led task force promotes racial justice at the Keck School

May 14th, 2021

When George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, 2020, outrage erupted across the country. Terry Zhu, a fourth-year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, marched with ... Read More »

Keck Medicine marks Nurses Week and Hospital Week 2021

May 13th, 2021

Keck Medicine of USC recently joined organizations across the country in celebrating National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week. These annual events serve as an opportunity to pause and honor health care employees for the ... Read More »

Commencement 2021: Graduate goes from patient to physical therapy practitioner

May 13th, 2021

Chris Pierson can't pinpoint the exact moment he knew he was destined to become a physical therapist, but he knows roughly when he became interested. At the age of 16, Pierson suffered a serious spinal cord ... Read More »

Commencement 2021: Dentistry grad follows the family footsteps

May 13th, 2021

Even though dentistry is the family business, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC graduate Danilo Diangkinay wasn’t sold on the idea of following in his parents’ footsteps. He watched as his parents, who run ... Read More »

Targeted therapies linked to improved outcomes for advanced-stage breast cancer patients

May 12th, 2021

It is projected the United States will spend $245 billion on cancer care in 2030, a 35% increase over the amount spent in 2015. Innovative treatments including targeted therapies — complex, precision medicine that attack ... Read More »

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