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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?

Los Angeles teen dreams of dentistry and USC

Former TRiO student Rosalinda Larios faces intense competition, but she’s determined to beat the odds

Univision Covers USC’s Ophthalmology Technician Education Program

OTEP is a 21-month training program to facilitate the development of a career in the field of ophthalmology.

USC track team lends a hand to help free turkeys get to their Thanksgiving tables

USC track and field team members were up bright and early Tuesday to help distribute Thanksgiving turkeys and groceries to the community.

High schoolers get early glimpse of a career in science

USC grad students give juniors and seniors hands-on research experience and a taste of what a career in STEM fields could bring