University of Southern California

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University of Southern California

University of Southern California

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The University of Southern California (often referred to as USC) is a private research university located in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, USC is California's oldest private research university and has historically educated a large number of the region's business leaders and professionals. USC has the largest number of international students of any university in the United States.

As of 2011, USC enrolls 17,414 students in its four-year undergraduate program. USC is also home to 20,596 graduate and professional students in a number of different programs, including business, law, social work, and medicine. The university has a "very high" level of research activity and received $560.9 million in sponsored research from 2009 to 2010.

USC's sports teams, the Trojans, compete in the NCAA Pacific-12 Conference. They have won 94 NCAA team championships and 361 NCAA individual championships. Trojan athletes have won 287 medals at the Olympic games (135 golds, 87 silvers and 65 bronzes), which is more than any other U.S. university.

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Family, friends and fellow musicians remember the talented percussionist who touched so many lives during his time as a Trojan.
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USC Board of Trustees selects internationally recognized biologist and former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill chancellor to lead the university into new era.
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At Santa Monica center, USC leadership hear from national leaders on trauma-informed care for sexual assault survivors.
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Anne DeSalvo had never been to the Middle Eastern country before; her experience there was not what she expected -- in a good way.
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Group including president, provost and trustees advocates for a host of key national priorities that directly impact the university's faculty, researchers and students.
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Fourteen USC students received grants through the program to conduct research, teach or study abroad.
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The event recognizes hundreds of USC veterans and their spouses and ROTC cadets and their officers.
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USC experts confirm biological challenges of the time change; if anything, they say we should be on standard time all year.
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Danny Bilson, perhaps best known as a screenwriter (he wrote The Rocketeer) has been in the game business for 20 years. Now he'll lead USC Games, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation's top places to study game design. (Los Angeles Times)
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Initial studies with young adults show dramatic drops in stress, cravings, impulsivity and risk of relapse after practicing mindfulness.
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