See the full schedule of USC Dornsife faculty, alumni and students participating in this event.
Alumni Laurie Barge ’09 and Scott Perl ’19 co-lead a laboratory at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. There, they search for the origins of life on Earth to better understand how life might develop elsewhere in the universe. [5½ min read]
“We think it’s all weirdos and whackos, but fringe culture has real implications,” says USC Dornsife alumnus Colin Dickey, who explores the paranormal and the occult in his books. [5¾ min read]
From the first deaf American to win an Olympic medal to the only swimmer to win a million dollars in prize money, these USC Dornsife Olympians demonstrate Trojan excellence. [4 min read]
Inspired by California’s vibrant food scene while at USC, alumna Shriya Naheta formed Zama Organics which delivers fresh, organic produce to thousands of customers across India. [5¾ min read]
Frazier’s debut book, inspired by summers spent delivering pizza while at USC Dornsife, is an ode to life lived on one’s own terms.
Wayétu Moore ’09 pens a memoir that explores her escape from Liberia’s civil war and her immigrant experience in America. [8¼ min read]
Emily Sweet ’07 puts her degree to use finding the perfect participants for reality TV shows like Survivor, The Amazing Race and Guy’s Grocery Games. [4 ¾ min read]
Mark Padoongpatt ’11, a professor of Asian American studies, turned his Ph.D. thesis into a book on Thai immigrants that landed him air time on the Hulu show hosted by Padma Lakshmi. [5 ½ min read]