USC Marshall Combines MBA, STEM

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The University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business is hoping to make its MBA students more attractive to the marketplace--and help its international students--by adding a new "STEM specialization" option for its full time MBA students, the company announced on Wednesday. USC said the new option is will become available for its 2020 and 2021 MBA classes this fall.

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Amazon Alexa Fund Backs USC Viterbi Startup Garage

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The USC Viterbi Startup Garage , the startup accelerator that is part of the University of Southern California, has scored backing from the Amazon Alexa Fund , the venture investment arm of Amazon that invests in startups using Amazon Alexa. According to USC, the application deadline for its new cohort is September 15th. The program will be held at the USC Viterbi Startup Garage in Marina Del Rey, starting in October.

USC Innovation Summit

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USC Marshall Incubator Seeks Applications

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The University of Southern California's Marshall Greif Incubator said on Wednesday that it is accepting application for its next class of startups, which must have at least one founder who is a student, alum, faculty or staff member of USC.

USC Viterbi Data Analytics Boot Camp Demo Day

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -- USC Viterbi Data Analytics Boot Camp Demo Day. The USC Viterbi Data Analytics Boot Camp is the latest non-degree continuing education offering for the Viterbi School, training working professionals on key skills in the field of data analytics. Please join us as the USC Viterbi Data Analytics Boot Camp participants showcase their new skill set.

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USC Body Computing Conference

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USC Veterans Career Fair

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -- USC Veterans Career Fair. Then come to the USC Veterans Career Fair during Veterans Appreciation Week! Are you a transitioning service member, student veteran, alumni veteran or military spouse looking for opportunities with employers who actively recruit veterans and have instituted military-hiring initiatives?

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Wavemaker Three Sixty Teams With USC Keck School of Medicine

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Pasadena-based Wavemaker Three Sixty Health, LP , the healthcare startup investment fund led by Jay Goss, has teamed up with the University of Southern California's MESH (Medicine, Engineering, Science, Humanities) Academy at the USC Keck School of Medicine. According to the two, they are in a collaborative agreement where the two will collaborate on supporting promising life and health science companies affiliate with USC.

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USC's CTM Hires Cisco Vet

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The USC Marshall Institute for Communication Technology Management --which focuses on research in technology, communications and media--said this week that it has hired on a Cisco veteran to head up its strategy, research, and industry relations.

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8th Talk at USC Marshall School: How My Failure at Make It Work can Benefit Geek Squad and Best Buy

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As I began prepping for my talk at USC Marshall School of Business about the recent failure of my 12 year old company Make It Work, I cannot deny many memories were dug up. Tomorrow, I will present my story at USC Marshall and the USC MBA candidates will discuss and present their findings.

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USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts

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A new study compiled by the University of Southern California tallies up $380M raised in capital by USC spinouts in the last three years, and a 15 year total of $800M raised by 39 startups with roots at the school.

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USC Viterbi: 44 Percent of Entering Engineering Class Is Female

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According to USC Viterbi, that number is a historic high for the school. USC said that, in part, the increase in females in its program comes due to an effort called the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program. Overall, USC Viterbi said female students account for nearly 40 percent of its entire undergraduate class, about double the national average of 18 to 20 percent.

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USC Launches Media Lab

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The University of Southern California is looking to tie together technology and media, saying Thursday that it has launched a new Annenberg Innovation Lab as part of the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.

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Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement

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USC has regularly tapped figures from the technology world for its commencement; in 2014, the university had Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer, and Marc Benioff as commencement speakers for various schools at the university.

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USC Viterbi Launches Startup Accelerator

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USC revealed this morning that it has created a new, startup accelerator on campus, the Viterbi Startup Garage , which will help students and alumni start technology companies in Los Angeles.

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ARMORWAY Spins Out Of USC

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A new, Los Angeles startup, ARMORWAY , has spun out of the University of Southern California, the USC Stevens Center for Innovation announced THursday. According to USC, ARMORWAY has been issued an exclusive license to commercialize software to intelligently plan randomized, security patrols for security agencies. The technology being commercialized by ARMORWAY was developed at USC's National Homeland Security Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE).

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USC, 2U Launch New Online Nursing Degree

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2U already powers a number of online degree programs for USC. The University of Southern California and online degree program operator 2U said last week that they are planning to launch a new, online degree in nursing.

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USC And Unity Technologies Launch Online Game Design Course

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According to Unity Technologies and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, its self-paced, adaptive online course will teach students and prospective developers how to design and publish their original games. The University of Southern California and 3D game development engine developer Unity Technologies are launching a brand new, online game design course , aimed at both students and "lifelong learners", to help them design and publish their own original games, the two announced on Tuesday.

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USC Marshall Launches Online MBA Program

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The USC Marshall School of Business said Monday that it is launching itself into the online world, with a new, online MBA program. USC said the new program will focus on emerging online business topics such as internet analytics, social media, virtual teams, and entrepreneurial thinking. USC said the program runs for 21 months, and will primarily be conducted online, with seminars via webcam, plus a one-time, one-week on-campus event.

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USC Startup Weekend

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Sunday, September 25, 2011 -- Startup Weekend USC. See [link] (more

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USC Startup Weekend

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Saturday, September 24, 2011 -- Startup Weekend USC. See [link] (more

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USC Startup Weekend

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Friday, September 23, 2011 -- Startup Weekend USC. See [link] (more

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Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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I wanted to connect LA’s incredible entrepreneurs with the larger business community and with the resources of USC.”. Sellbot, an e-commerce platform for sellers made by USC graduates Michael and Payam Ahdoot, took home the grand prize of $25,000. Over $50,000 in prize money.

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Agilent Funds Biotech Research Center At USC

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According to Agilent, it is working with the University of Southern California (USC) Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience to create an Agilent Center of Excellence (CoE) in Biomolecular Characterization. Scientific equipment maker Agilent is funding a new scientific research center at the University of Southern California , focused on biomedical research, through a new scientific collaboration.

USC Plans Cyber Security Degree

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The USC Viterbi SChool of Engineering said this week that it is launching a new, Master''s program in Cyber Security, focusing on preparing students for administering environments with a requirement for a high level of information security. USC said the new degree will cover such courses as secure operating systems and applications, secure networking, digital forensics, cryptography, and key management.

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USC At Center Of Alleged Chinese Espionage Ring

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The indictment names former USC graduate students and now Tianjin University professors Wei Pang and Hao Zhang, along with Huisui Zhang and three others.

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USC's Startup Accelerator Targets 10 Companies, Starts In May

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The startup accelerator will actually based based at USC's Information Sciences Institute in Marina Del Rey.

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Silicon Beach @ USC

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 -- Silicon Beach @ USC. USC, with a strong entrepreneurial tradition and home to the leading school for cinematic arts, is pushing the Silicon Beach movement forward with an upcoming forum. SoCal has had a long history of tech innovation and Los Angeles is undeniably the creative capital.

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Alelo, USC Team On Virtual Learning Technology

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Los Angeles-based Alelo , which develops game-based, role playing simulations and teaching technology, says that it has partnered with the USC Institute for Creative Technologies , to co-develop disruptive learning technology.

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USC Gets $200M From Oracle's Larry Ellison For Cancer Research

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Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC , a multi-disciplinary center focused on the prevention and treatment of cancer. Agus, professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. The University of Southern California has just received a huge, $200M donation from Oracle founder Larry Ellison , to create a new cancer treatment research center. According to the school, the donation will create the Lawrence J.

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USC Students Aim To Launch Rocket Into Space, Promote STEM

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Students at the University of Southern California , as well as fellow students from area community colleges, said they are looking to launch a rocket into space--and help further STEM education--through its USC Rocket Propulsion Lab (RPL). According to RPL, which is run by USC Viterbi School of Engineering students, it is working with the nonprofit Base 11, to be the first undergraduate team to launch a rocket into space.

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USC Stevens' Krisztina Holly Departs

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The founding Executive Director of the USC Stevens Center for Innovation , Krisztina Holly , is leaving the center to pursue other interests, USC said late Friday. According to the university, Holly decided to leave USC this month to pursue other opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation. Holly took the reins at USC Stevens in 2006, shortly after the center was funded. USC said so far the center has helped spin off more than 30 companies from USC's research.

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2U Adds Another Degree Program At USC

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2U already runs a number of online degree programs for USC, which was one of its first customers. Online education operator 2U , which has offices in Los Angeles, has added another degree program at the University of Southern California, the company said this week. According to 2U, it has announced a new partnership with the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy where it will offer up two new, online graduate degrees for professionals from the school.

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USC Marshall Snags Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer For Commencement

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According to the school, technology mogul Elon Musk, who founded Telsa Motors and SpaceX, will speak at the USC Marshall Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at the Galen Center on Friday morning, and retired Microsoft CEO Steven A. Ballmer will speak at the USC Marshall Graduate Commencement Ceremony in the evening. USC said it will be streaming all of the commencement addresses online.

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34th Annual USC Viterbi Awards

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 -- 34th Annual USC Viterbi Awards. See [link] (more

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