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What It’s Like Being a Nonnative English-Speaking USC Student

Have you ever been in a situation where you had to take time to translate words in your head before you say them out loud in a different language? Or have you ever been nervous about how you sound when pronouncing a certain word in English? If you are living in the U.S and your Read more

Meet Keck School of Medicine’s Very Own Hip-Hop Scientist, Zipeng Zeng

Each year, Keck School of Medicine holds a research video challenge that is open to Keck School of Medicine Master’s and Doctoral students in Health and Biomedical Science programs. With this challenge, students need to create a three-minute video describing their lab, research project, or trajectory at USC.  Zipeng Zeng, a fifth year Development, Stem Read more

From Bollywood to Hollywood: The Epic Journey of Harnish Ambaliya

Harnish Ambaliya is a filmmaker and creative director from India. He is also a first-year master’s student studying Film Production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Pursuing film was not always his intention though. When he was 18 years old, Harnish enrolled in an undergraduate engineering program in his hometown, Mumbai. This was what Read more

Jennie Fitzgerald Joins the OIS Staff

The Office of International Services is excited to announce that Jennie Fitzgerald has joined our team as an International Student Advisor. A Massachusetts native who has lived in the Los Angeles area for five years, Jennie has embraced the warm SoCal weather, and loves exploring all that California has to offer. In her free time, she Read more