Families Page

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Object Assignment

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Important dates and events for SHINE.

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SHINE 2018 Mentors

Check out the list of mentors along with their respective professor and SHINE student.

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SHINE 2018 Orientation Map

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SHINE 2018 Family Orientation Packet

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SHINE 2018 Student Parking Application

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MATLAB Tutorials:

Notes/Worksheets that will be used by the instructor. These PDFs contain important topics that will be covered during class as well as short problems and exercises.

Orientation Handouts:

Forms for Families to Complete and Return:

– Please send all forms to vast@usc.edu
– Also send a scanned copy of the front and back of student’s health insurance card


SHINE Payment Info

Please pay your balance online here or send checks (PAYABLE to University of Southern California) to:
ATTN: SHINE, c/o Dr. Katie Mills, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, 1042 Downey Way DRB#254, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1111

USC Gym Membership

During SHINE, students will be able to join the main Lyon Center and also use the brand-new facility at the Village when it opens in mid-July for $40. Parents will need to create an Guest/Non-Affiliate account, sign this waiver and email it to recsport@usc.edu. More info to come …

SHINE students will join these research fields:

  • Jacqueline Yang, Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
  • Manaeha Rao, Harvard-Westlake School
  • Clemence Yi, Troy High School
  • Alexander Chen, San Marino High School
  • Sarah Fry, Marymount High School
  • Brody Bishop, Windward School
  • Luke Harris, Chadwick School
  • Jessica Lee, Notre Dame Academy
  • Min Jung Shim, Northwood High School
  • Anouk Braun, The Archer School for Girls
  • Stephanie Ang, Marymount High School
  • Joon-Ha Park, Eastside Christian HS

Videos of SHINE professors

Learn about the work SHINE professors are doing and the impact it’s making.

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