Researchers from USC Marshall and Wharton team up with the Greek Government to safely reopen to tourism

An AI-based project combines real-time testing data with information from tourists visiting Greece to build a risk profile, helping officials make decisions about who to test for COVID-19.

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers and policy makers have announced an AI-based project, nicknamed “Eva,” that uses data to support decision-making by the Greek government… Read more »

Songwriting at Home, Around the World

USC Thornton students make the finals in the Quarantunes Student Music Competition and reflect on how the pandemic has offered new ways to stay creative.

The Quarantunes Student Music Competition asked students to inspire each other during these uncertain and unprecedented times. It sought songs to bring people together in… Read more »

A Global Conversation in Film Continues, via Zoom

The Global Exchange Workshop documentary short Come, Live, Leave (2019) is the story of two students whose lives are in limbo because of visa issues -- Gao in Beijing (left) and S. in Los Angeles (right). The film inspired Professor Pablo Frasconi to proceed with the global filmmaking workshop this summer -- connecting students in China and the US via Zoom.

In February, as the Covid-19 pandemic tore through parts of China and began to ignite in the US, USC School of Cinematic Arts Professor Pablo… Read more »

Three Trojans receive prestigious Schwarzman scholarship to study in China

Songzhi “Richard” Huang, Gabrielle Roberts and Christopher Carpenter won the Schwarzman scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing next fall. (Composite/Andy Jones-Liang)

A well-traveled filmmaker and producer, a business student interested in culture and sustainable growth, and a specialist in visual effects and machine learning will represent… Read more »