At the inaugural USC GeoScavenge, incoming freshmen use geospatial technology to familiarize themselves with the University Park campus.

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After immersing themselves in Holland’s renowned city planning and design, students in the USC GeoDesign Problems Without Passports course propose ways to improve Los Angeles.


Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather balloon to photograph the USC University Park campus and raise awareness about the institute’s new undergraduate degree in GeoDesign.


High school students may learn and live like USC students during the summer while earning college credit. Application deadline for Summer 2013 is May 8 for domestic students and April 1 for international students.