Social Impact

USC Dornsife researchers will provide sound science to help guide L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s effort to plant 90,000 trees citywide, beginning in Eastside communities near the USC Health Sciences campus. It signals an expanding partnership between the city and the university to advance environmental initiatives under USC President Carol L Folt. [3¼ min read]


Five buildings affiliated with USC Dornsife are designated Historic-Cultural Monuments, deemed worthy of preservation based on architectural, historic and cultural criteria.