Enthusiastic Reunion of SHINE Students

Testimonials of clarity of purpose, greater confidence, and friendship dominated the reunion of the 2017 Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering (SHINE) program this past Saturday. [Read more]

USC Student is a Role Model for Girls Who Code

USC Viterbi first-year student Glory Kanes gave a copy of the new Girls Who Code books to each of the high school students at the Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) she had met when volunteering at VAST’s Code Dojo during National Computer Science Education Week last month. [Read more]

Heart Cells Beating Without a Body

“Organ on a chip” is a cutting-edge technique for testing new drugs when they are still in their most experimental phase, before animal tests and before clinical tests with humans. [Read more]

STEM Spotlight on Center for Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing focuses on making things, while educators tend to emphasize making opportunities, and the two outcomes occurred simultaenously this month at the USC Viterbi STEM Spotlight on the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) on National Manufacturing Day, October 6, 2017 [Read more]

College App Season

Last Friday was the fourth weekly SHINE cohort lunch in which SHINE students take time out of their busy lab schedules to eat lunch together and engage in stimulating activities. [Read more]