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April 23rd, 2014

Keck Medicine of USC announces hiring of seasoned executive to serve as chief administrative officer for USC Health

Contact: Leslie Ridgeway at (323) 442-2823 or lridgewa@usc.edu LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) announces the addition of a seasoned medical and human resources professional as the new chief administrative officer of USC Health, effective May 1, 2014. Paul Craig, R.N., J.D., comes to Keck Medicine of USC from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where […]

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April 22nd, 2014

USC Announces Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipients

Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu More than 40,000 members of the Trojan Family will unite on the University Park Campus for USC’s 131st commencement ceremony on May 16. Marc Benioff, CEO and chairman of salesforce.com, will deliver the address. Benioff, recognized as one of the pioneers behind cloud computing, is a USC […]

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April 22nd, 2014

Popular Music Performance and Ceremony Thursday at USC to Mark Historic Affiliation with GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live

CONTACT: Evan Calbi, USC Thornton School of Music 213/740-3229calbi@thornton.usc.edu  Andie Cox, The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE 213/763-2133 acox@grammymuseum.org A ceremony and performance at noon Thursday, April 24 at the Flora L. Thornton Courtyard on the USC campus will mark the new partnership between The University of Southern California and The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE. This […]

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April 22nd, 2014

Alia Tutor Endowed Chair established at Keck School of Medicine of USC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 21, 2014 Contact: Leslie Ridgeway at (323) 442-2823 or lridgewa@usc.edu LOS ANGELES - A new endowed chair in reproductive medicine supporting a groundbreaking fertility researcher and professor has been established at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). Alia Tutor, wife of USC trustee Ronald Tutor, both longtime supporters of the university, […]

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April 21st, 2014

Groundbreaking to be held Wednesday, April 23 for Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center on USC Campus

CONTACT: Evan Calbi 213/740-3229calbi@thornton.usc.edu Allison Engel 213/740-1927allison.engel@usc.edu  A groundbreaking ceremony for the $43 million, 55,000-square-foot Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center on the University of Southern California campus will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23. The site for the new three-story red brick home for the new USC Kaufman School of Dance is on […]

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April 18th, 2014

USC Libraries Announce the Purchase and Preservation of Unpublished Lewis Carroll Letter

The letter to a friend explores the “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” author’s discomfort with fame Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 220-0017 or perkinsr@usc.edu USC Libraries officials have announced that they were the anonymous buyers of an unpublished letter by the C.L. Dodgson, famed for publishing “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” under […]

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April 9th, 2014

USC Thornton School of Music and San Francisco Conservatory of Music Represent the United States at Inaugural Asia-Pacific Music Summit

The four-day event in Sydney, Australia brought together representatives from leading music institutions from Asia and the Pacific to officially form the Pacific Alliance of Music Schools (PAMS) CONTACT: Evan Calbi, USC Thornton School of Music, 213.740.3229 | calbi@thornton.usc.edu Sam Smith, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 415.503.6265 | ssmith@sfcm.edu LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (April 9, 2014) […]

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April 9th, 2014

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend at USC

Fourth year on the USC campus expected to draw more than 150,000 attendees Contact: For USC, Eddie North-Hager at (213) 740-0335 or edwardnh@usc.edu For Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Hillary Manning (213) 237-2664 or hillary.manning@latimes.com WHAT: The 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the largest and most prestigious public literary event in […]

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April 8th, 2014

Major Gift to Establish USC Marshall School of Business Global Real Estate Program

International real estate executive endows and names bold new program Contact: Amy Blumenthal at (213) 740-5552 or amyblume@marshall.usc.edu. A substantial gift from international real estate executive William J. McMorrow will establish and endow a sophisticated program in global real estate, the University of Southern California and USC Marshall announced. The new William J. McMorrow Global […]

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April 8th, 2014

USC Releases Admission Statistics for Fall 2014

One in eight admitted students would be the first in their families to attend college Contact: Merrill Balassone at (213) 509-7805 or balasson@usc.edu April 8, 2014 – More than 51,800 accomplished high school seniors from all 50 U.S. states and 80 other countries applied for an estimated 2,750 places in this fall’s entering class of […]

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