Trojans Spring Forward: Spring 2023

Our Faculty, Students and Alumni: Achievements and Recognitions

Across the university, our faculty and students continue to soar across all fields. Faculty are receiving national awards, recognitions and are being inducted into national academies; students are receiving fellowships and scholarships, and our Trojan alums continue to make us proud. We are a powerhouse of talent. Please read more here about these talented and inspiring individuals.

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USC produces more 2022-23 Fulbright students than any other university in California

Twenty-two Trojans from various schools received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant during the 2022-23 awards cycle.

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Inside USC alumnus Ke Huy Quan’s Oscar nomination

Hear directly from USC alumnus and newly minted Academy Award winner Ke Huy Quan as he reflects on his experience.

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USC Thornton faculty and alumni celebrated at 65th annual Grammy Awards

Celebrating the winners, nominees, and performers of the 65th annual Grammy Awards.

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2 more USC professors elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Maja Matarić and James Van Cleve join the prestigious organization, which recognizes excellence in academia, the arts, industry, policy, research and science.

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USC Price Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett Wins a Guggenheim Fellowship

Chosen from a rigorous application and peer review process out of almost 2,500 applicants, Currid-Halkett is one of 171 successful applicants “appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.”

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Professors Costas Synolakis and Gérard Medioni and Viterbi Board of Councilors Member Fariborz Maseeh Elected to the NAE

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is considered the highest honor for engineers.

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Celebrated writer and Distinguished Professor of English elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters

USC Dornsife’s Percival Everett joins a select handful of notable figures in literature, music, art and architecture who were elected this year.

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USC’s Petros Ioannou, Gérard Medioni and J. Joshua Yang Elected as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The trio joins a distinguished class of 169 new inductees whose innovations have tangibly impacted society.

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Structural biologist Helen Berman elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The USC Dornsife professor (research) of quantitative and computational biology is recognized for “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”

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4 USC researchers named AAAS fellows

Carolyn C. Meltzer, Massoud Pedram, Remo Rohs and Richard M. Watanabe join more than 40 USC faculty as fellows of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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