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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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Seeing her mom and dad work tough jobs to survive motivates USC Mork Scholar Jacqueline Martinez to provide them and others in similar circumstances with a better life.
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In an op-ed, USC Marshall's Sarah Townsend and a colleague argue that first-generation and low-income students often do not feel welcome at their schools, and that most colleges lack services that cater to students with their backgrounds.
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USC Libraries' Elizabeth Galoozis discusses the Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Diversity and Inclusion, held as part of the university's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week.
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USC doctor of physical therapy students are first-line defenders of pain management policy, doing everything from writing letters to meeting lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
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Other top 5 showings in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings come for USC's online graduate engineering, business and MBA programs.
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USC is one of several institutions that have revised the role evaluations play in faculty members' careers. Now the university uses a largely peer-review process, with student evaluations playing only a part in measuring student engagement.
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The broad range of topics for students, faculty and staff includes panel discussions and workshops, presentations, film screenings, social events and more.
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The Feb. 9 ceremony honors the year's best film and television adaptations, as well as the works on which they are based.
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Ever wonder why USC doesn't have solar panels on its buildings? Or whether the dining halls serve sustainable food? The university's sustainability specialist takes on tough questions about going green at USC.
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The research will focus on what causes joints to age, lose their regenerative capacity and succumb to arthritis, and how we can slow that process.
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