Food at USC Part 1

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One of the most important things about going to a new place is finding the best food. Luckily, USC is packed with many great places with different cuisines and prices so that every student can find what they like best within an affordable budget! Below are some of the most popular dining choices at USC and what they have to ...

Sororities and Fraternities: Part 1

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You may have heard a little bit about Greek life at USC - social sororities or fraternities--organizations that are part of the Panhellenic and Interfraternity councils.  These organizations offer a lot of pretty unique opportunities including participating in fun and meaningful charity events, living in a house with a group of close-knit people, and making connections with an extremely broad network ...

Discover Civil & Environmental Engineering!

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Ever think you could conduct research involving a wave tank?  Meet Professor Patrick Lynett.  A professor in civil engineering at USC, Dr. Lynett’s research investigates hurricane and tsunami impacts on the coast.  While rare events, the consequences of natural disasters can leave behind a neighborhood in rubles.  Thus Lynett he looks into creating reliable infrastructures for these communities.  Watch to ...

USC Football Weekender: Trojans take NorCal

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It's GAMEDAYYYYY! Fight On! @viterbistudent #weekender2014 — Ian (@igm331) September 6, 2014 Great game! Always awesome when USC comes out on top! #timber #deforestation — Josue Campos (@JoshTheTrojan) September 7, 2014 September 22nd marks the first day of fall and football season 2014 is in full swing!  Game days are a USC tradition as alumni, current and prospective students gather ...

Meet Makana: Chemical Engineering Senior!

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQV0VDgKY2Q]Tour the life of a senior, researcher, tutor, ultimate frisbee athlete, international intern, chemical engineer etc. -- the list goes on!  Through this link you’ll be able to: see what a typical day of a USC student is, learn how to get research as a freshman or once you realize you’re interested, discover the academic resources available at Viterbi, ...

American Institute of Chemical Engineers!

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Our student org spotlight is on: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)!  AIChE is a professional organization for students interested in a future related to chemical engineering.  National AIChE is the world's leading organization for ChemE professionals both in established industries and emerging areas from Petroleum to nanobiotechnology.  As a chapter at USC, we host events that promote members ...

Viterbi Career Conference: Follow Live on Snapchat!

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Add viterbistudent on snapchat!We're on snapchat! Add viterbistudent and this Friday we will be live updating you from our Viterbi Career Conference! Career Conference is a full day of career prep activities: resume reviews, learning about elevator pitches, and how to network effectively, plus tons of Viterbi Swag and opportunities to talk to company representatives!  We're really excited about searching ...

Summer Internship Part 2

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Hannah has been interning at Chevron in Bakersfield, California this summer! As a Petroleum Engineering intern working in reservoirs, she works with a team to perform reservoir characterization studies, data mining, property evaluations and development planning.  Through meetings and presentations, she is able to collaborate with other employees and interns in addition to learning more about the oil industry!  As ...

Summer Internship Part 1

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This summer, Zach was interning at Bloomberg L.P. in New York City as a software developer intern. He was working with a team of full-time employees in a Research and Development team on projects related to the Bloomberg terminal's trading features. He can't talk about the specifics of his projects due to how important and top secret his work is, ...

Abroad in Guatemala: #Viterbi Part 3

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Juliana spent two weeks this summer abroad in Guatemala for a class she took this year, ANTH 400: Maya Resilience.  Juliana took this class for her Cultural Anthropology Minor, and it is part of USC's Problems Without Passports Program. The course, taught by USC professor and Maya archaeologist Thomas Garrison, studied how the Maya people of Central America have forged ...

iPodia: #Viterbi Part 2

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This summer, Markus, Lyssa, Jordan, and Archana went abroad to Israel through the Viterbi iPodia Program!  iPodia is a global alliance between USC and schools around the world.  This semester, students from USC, KAIST in Korea, PKU in China, Technion in Israel, and BITS in India all took a class together via web conferencing about global innovation.  After a semester ...

Research mRNA Display: #Viterbi Part 1

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This summer, Makana started working in a chemical engineering lab with Professor Richard Roberts. Her project uses mRNA display to optimize a sequence of DNA that produces a high-affinity pepide for HDM2, which is related to cancer cells. Starting with a randomly sequenced DNA pool, she uses transcription and translation to produce proteins, then uses binding assays to find the ...