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Living and learning in a new culture

While pursuing studies relevant to their majors, three undergraduates will improve their foreign language skills. Three students at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts...... Read more

Research Centers

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Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital

One of the top five independent pediatric research institutes in the country, the Saban Institute conducts biomedical research involving the molecular and clinical understanding of childhood development.

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Innovation

RSA Algorithm

Cryptography

The RSA algorithm, co-invented by the Viterbi School's Len Adleman (the "A" in RSA), is amathematical method to ensure secure communications. The RSA algorithm is used worldwide to secure internet, banking, smart card and credit card transactions.

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Announcements

NEW Web Portal for Inventions

USC Stevens launches new web portal, simplifying tech transfer. Faculty, disclose your invention now. More Information

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