USC Kicks Off 2020-21 School Year OnlineMonday was the first day of school for USC’s 2020-21 school year, but most of the classes will be online because of the coronavirus pandemic, with exceptions for clinical education.
USC Seeking Vernon Factory Workers To Volunteer For COVID-19 Vaccine TrialBack in May, coronavirus outbreaks struck nine industrial facilities in Vernon, including the Smithfield Foods-owned Farmer John meatpacking plant.
USC Researchers Uncover Likely Order Of COVID-19 SymptomsAccording to a new study, people who contract the virus first develop a fever, followed by a cough and muscle pain, then nausea or vomiting and diarrhea.
USC Scales Back On-Campus Reopening Plans For Fall Term Due To CoronavirusThe University of Southern California released details on Wednesday that classes will resume in the fall with completely online instruction, with some limited exceptions for clinical education.
Coronavirus Outbreak Reported At USC's Fraternity Row After 44 People Test PositiveA coronavirus outbreak has been reported along USC's fraternity row after 44 people tested positive for the virus, officials confirmed Thursday.
USC Student Health To Expand Daily Coronavirus Testing With Minimum 500 Daily TestsUSC Student Health will begin ramping up to a minimum of 500 tests per day for students and on-site faculty and staff.
Former USC Gynecologist George Tyndall Pleads Not Guilty To New ChargesIf convicted as charged, Tyndall could face up to 64 years in a state prison, according to the D.A.'s office.
Number Of USC Students Testing Positive For COVID-19 Jumps To 9% Over 2 WeeksUSC Student Health issued a memo that said of 304 students tested between July 5-12, 27 were positive for COVID-19. One employee of 55 tested was also positive.
Feds Drop Rule Requiring International Students To Leave US If Schools Remain Online OnlyThe decision was announced at the start of a hearing in a federal lawsuit in Boston. U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs said federal immigration authorities agreed to pull the July 6 directive and “return to the status quo.”
USC To Dismantle Exhibit About John WayneThe materials in the Wayne exhibit will be moved into the Cinematic Arts Library, “where other artifacts and papers of influential Hollywood figures reside for the purpose of research and scholarship.”
Nearly 400 USC Faculty Members Sign Letter Calling On School To Do More To Address RacismAccording to the letter, President Carol Folt's proposals "fall dramatically short of what is needed at USC."
Additional Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Former USC Gynecologist George TyndallAdditional charges have filed against former USC gynecologist George Tyndall, who allegedly sexually assaulted more than 20 young women.
Southland Universities Weigh Impact Of ICE Directive On International StudentsUniversities across the Southland Tuesday said they were reviewing a directive fromm federal immigration authorities.
Second USC Athlete Tests Positive For CoronavirusA second USC athlete has tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced Friday.
USC Says Fall Semester To Be Conducted Primarily Online; On-Campus Housing Will Be LimitedThe university said the move came due to ever-changing public health guidelines and the fact that Los Angeles County had yet to approve the school's plans to return to full campus operations.