The Los Angeles Service Academy based at the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West celebrates 10 years in action.
Sure, everyone reads "To Kill a Mockingbird," but faculty members from USC Dornsife’s Department of English have updated suggestions for today’s teens. [4 min read]
USC Dornsife graduate students mentor juniors and seniors from high schools near USC, giving them hands-on research experience and a taste of what a career in STEM fields could bring.
Promising results from a pilot study led by Anna Saavedra of the Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and supported by the George Lucas Educational Foundation could herald a shift in traditional approaches to education.
Students present their research and inspire local high schoolers at the 2015 USC Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work.
Researching in the laboratory of John Tower of biological sciences, local high school student Caleb Smith earns prizes at several science fairs — notably at the Intel ISEF international science fair.
Professor Aaron Lauda works with USC undergraduates to teach and inspire area high school students to understand mathematics using the tools of knot theory.
Through the Los Angeles Service Academy, the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West is helping high school students interested in civil service to cultivate an appreciation of their city.
For the 13th consecutive year, professor Steven Lamy, vice dean for academic programs in USC Dornsife, led the Center for Active Learning in International Studies (CALIS) High School Leadership Conference.