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Disneyland meets Hogwarts at $700-million USC Village

At a ceremony last week to mark the opening of the $700-million USC Village, C.L. Max Nikias, the university’s president, spoke at some length about the architecture of the new complex and what he called “USC’s extraordinary physical metamorphosis” in recent years. He pointed out the similarities...

USC Admits To History Of Complaints And Disciplining Of Former Med School Dean

President C.L. Max Nikias released a letter to the USC community addressing the University's handling of Anthony Puliafito's scandals. [ more › ]

USC admits receiving complaints, disciplining former medical school dean linked to drug use

USC President C.L. Max Nikias revealed late Friday that the university had received complaints and imposed disciplinary measures against the then-dean of its medical school, who a Times investigation found took drugs and associated with criminals and drug abusers. In a letter to the campus community,...

USC admits receiving complaints, disciplining former medical school dean linked to drug use

USC President C.L. Max Nikias revealed late Friday that the university had received complaints and imposed disciplinary measures against the then-dean of its medical school, who a Times investigation found took drugs and associated with criminals and drug abusers. In a letter to the campus community,...

Essential California: USC says it ‘could have done better’

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, July 27, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES USC ‘could have done better’ USC President C. L. Max Nikias admitted Wednesday that the university “could have done better” in how it handled former...

USC president admits university 'could have done better' in handling reports of medical school dean's drug use

USC President C.L. Max Nikias acknowledged Wednesday that the university “could have done better” in its handling of a former medical school dean who a Times investigation found took drugs and associated with criminals and drug abusers. Nikias didn’t detail how the university could have done more...

USC president tries to quell outrage over drug allegations against former medical school dean

Acknowledging widespread concern on campus, USC President C.L. Max Nikias said Tuesday the university would “examine and address” a report in The Times that its former medical school dean abused drugs and associated with criminals and drug users. Nikias, speaking about the controversy for the first...

Two Big Architecture Schools, Two Outgoing Deans, One (Neutral Territory) Meeting

8 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Christopher Hawthorne interviews UCLA's Hitoshi Abe and USC's Qingyun Ma. One of the amusing exchanges: "Dean Ma, you’ve been at USC during the presidency of C.L. Max Nikias, who’s been ambitious about raising money and building new facilities in a very consistent and conservative architectural style, which he calls Collegiate Gothic. "Ma: This is where […]

USC closes in on $6-billion fundraising goal way ahead of schedule

USC is about to reach its ambitious $6-billion fundraising goal more than 17 months ahead of schedule and will be extending the campaign five more years, university President C.L. Max Nikias announced Wednesday during his annual address to the faculty. The momentum has helped USC grow much faster...

Sam Darnold plays like a veteran as No. 20 USC stuns No. 4 Washington, 26-13

All around him Saturday evening, USC was going mad. Receiver Keyshawn Young was pulling flips. Athletic Director Lynn Swann was snapping selfies with the school’s president, Max Nikias. Quarterback Sam Darnold was taking a final knee as his teammates were streaming onto the field, celebrating USC’s...

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USC classics course: In the April 19 California section, a story about a USC classics course taught by the school's president, C.L. Max Nikias, mistakenly summarized the plot of "Antigone" as the story of a princess who disobeyed her father. She disobeyed her uncle. Galleries roundup: In the April...

USC president's aim in teaching a classics course is to 'light a fire' for humanities

C.L. Max Nikias hasn't taught a full-time course since becoming USC's president nearly six years ago. But in his return to the classroom this semester, the former electrical engineer didn't focus on circuits or radar but on the ethical implications of the Greek tragedy "Antigone," demonstrating...

USC will consider an athletic director without previous ties to school

The search for USC’s next athletic director will take months and could result in a hire without any previous USC ties, university President C.L. Max Nikias said Wednesday. In his first public comments since athletic director Pat Haden announced his plans to retire in June, Nikias said he would...

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden To Step Down In June

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Pat Haden will step down from his role as Trojans athletic director on June 30, according to a USC alumni email sent by school president C.L. Max Nikias. Read more...

USC's Max Nikias talking innovation among week's L.A. tech highlights

USC President C.L. Max Nikias is going out of his way to foster relationships with Los Angeles’s technology business community while highlighting his own moves to boost innovation at the university. Nikias recently gave his first big speech to “Silicon Beach” at an LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce...

Pat Haden receives 'unwavering support' from USC President Max Nikias

With speculation mounting as to his future with the program, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden received support from university President Max Nikias in a statement released on the school's athletic website Tuesday: "As president of USC I am very, very fortunate to have Pat Haden as our Athletic Director...

USC President C.L. Max Nikias gets national award with $500,000 for campus

USC President C.L. Max Nikias and three other university presidents around the country have received Carnegie Corp. awards for academic leadership, recognition that comes with $500,000 grants for each of the schools, officials announced Thursday.

Steve Sarkisian says conversation with USC president went 'great'

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian, who has been embroiled in controversy since appearing inebriated at a booster event on campus last week, said Wednesday that he had spoken to USC President Max Nikias.

In quest to raise $6 billion, USC runs a massive fundraising machine

USC President C. L. Max Nikias was 1,400 miles from the Los Angeles campus, but he knew just how to appeal to his audience.

USC student protest: Did the school really have to call their parents?

When 18 USC students staged a sit-in Tuesday outside the office of university President C.L. Max Nikias to protest the school’s business dealings with a vendor — the parent company of which has ties to factories in Bangladesh — school officials took a tough stance. Show More Summary

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