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Company Overview of University of Southern California

Company Overview

University of Southern California is an educational institution offering accounting, computer science, civil engineering, advertising, and management programs. The schools of the university include The College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, which offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in over 30 academic departments such as sciences and social sciences, civic and cultural studies, and international and language studies; The Graduate School focuses on academic and professional affairs of the university; and Professional Schools including the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. University of Southern California was established in 1880 and is based in Los Angeles, California. The un...

University Park Campus

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

Founded in 1880





Key Executives for University of Southern California

President and Trustee
Age: 61
Interim Chief Financial Officer and Interim Senior Vice President
Age: 69
Dean of USC College
Vice Provost
Age: 54
Vice President of Student Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of Southern California Key Developments

Keck Medicine of University of Southern California Launches Neurorestoration Center

Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) has established the USC Neurorestoration Center, a multi-institution collaboration for breakthrough discoveries that, for the first time, bring together neural engineering, neuroscience and neurorehabilitation to restore neurological function in the human brain. The center is the 'brain child' of Charles Liu, M.D., Ph.D., director, and Christianne Heck, M.D., M.M.M., co-director, who spent more than 10 years seeking the best community partners to move the treatment of neurological disorders beyond traditional surgery and medications. They aim to accomplish this by engineering new technology that restores neurological function while keeping the brain intact.

University of Southern California to Establish the Center for Advanced Genocide Research

University of Southern California will establish the Center for Advanced Genocide Research to study how and why such instances of mass violence occur, and how to intervene in the cycle that can lead to them. USC President C. L. Max Nikias and USC Shoah Foundation founder Steven Spielberg announced the new research center, which will be housed within the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The Center will serve as the research and scholarship unit of the USC Shoah Foundation, building off the substantial academic work the Institute has accomplished since joining USC in 2006. It will also integrate the Resisting the Path to Genocide research cluster that has been part of the successful interdisciplinary Dornsife 2020 initiative for the past four years, and has opened new avenues of research on mass violence. The center aligns with the university's strategic vision of creating scholarship with consequences by bringing together experts from different fields to tackle grand challenges facing the world.

Keck Medicine of USC Announces Hiring of Paul Craig to Serve as Chief Administrative Officer for USC Health, Effective May 1, 2014

Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) announced the addition of a seasoned medical and human resources professional as the new chief administrative officer of USC Health, effective May 1, 2014. Paul Craig, R.N., J.D., comes to Keck Medicine of USC from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where he serves as vice president for Human Resources and is the hospital's chief human resources officer. His more than 30 years of experience includes practicing law and working as a registered nurse in intensive care units and emergency departments. Reporting directly to Tom Jackiewicz, senior vice president and CEO for USC Health, Craig's new responsibilities include central coordination of health system activities operations and planning, and ensuring the timely flow of information to and from the executive office. He also will concentrate on streamlining operations and leading task forces and initiatives to facilitate organizational improvement.

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