International dentistry program at USC, first of its kind, marks milestone

USC‘s Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists has trained dentists from all over the world for 50 years, including Melika Haghighi, Armen Babaian, Gauen Lee, Catherine Begazo, Subashini Natarajan and Rene Gacives Vega (clockwise from top left). (Photos/Hannah Benet)

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC is celebrating a milestone. Nearly 50 years ago, seven Cuban refugees were among the first class of… Read more »

At the heart of the USC International Artist Fellowship, collaboration

Ana Carolina Estarita Guerrero and Lea Marina Lanoue Timm listen to Johnny Nawracaj and at a recent breakfast for the USC International Artist Fellowship (IAF) Program. (USC Photo/Stella Kalinina)

It’s a casual breakfast on a Friday in November and a small, diverse group of international artists at USC have come together to talk about… Read more »

USC ranks No. 17 nationally in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey

USC is again one of only three California institutions, along with Caltech and Stanford, to make the top 20 in the third annual Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey. (USC Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

USC ranks No. 17 nationally in the newly released Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of nearly 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities. Among all California… Read more »

USC-China agreements aim to reduce poverty, boost research

Professor Eric Heikkila speaks to an audience at the Danzhai Wanda Village memorandum of understanding ceremony. (Photo/Courtesy of Eric Heikkila)

The USC Price School of Public Policy has signed on to establish new research opportunities and international exchanges in Shenzhen, one of the leading cities… Read more »

USC joins the Age-Friendly University Global Network

USC aims to promote an inclusive approach to healthy and active aging through research and learning opportunities for all ages. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

USC has become California’s first member of the Age-Friendly University Global Network, an international group of higher education institutions dedicated to addressing the needs of older… Read more »