Communities

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HS students test their paper airplanes.

Paper airplanes give future engineers a “lift”

More than 100 students from STEM Academy of Boyle Heights, STEM Academy of Hollywood and Diamond Bar High School visited the USC Viterbi School of Engineering to compete in a “paper airplane” challenge—a contest bridging theoretical math and physics with a physical test: Hopeful teams plotted out their calculations to ask perennial question of aeronautical engineers everywhere: will it fly?

Engineering student helps high schoolers’ aerospace dreams take flight — starting with paper planes

USC Viterbi junior runs a competition that could turn a teen’s career path toward science

Music Classes Bridge Academics With Creativity

The success of the Thornton’s Community Engagement Program makes a case for music’s importance in a well-rounded academic curriculum.

USC Norris organizes donation to medical center in Puerto Rico

Those looking to contribute to relief efforts in Puerto Rico and elsewhere can visit one of the donation sites recommended by USC Student Affairs.

Good Neighbors Campaign dinner salutes Trojans who support the community

Annual event at the home of USC President Nikias honors people whose generosity brings a sense of hope.