Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

USC graduates cast shadows as they stand during the singing of the national anthem at the start of the ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Cynthia Chan stands amid fellow students from the USC School of Pharmacy as they prepare to attend commencement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

The shadow of student Mihir Shah of the USC School of Pharmacy is cast against a flag before commencement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A student jumps over a railing to catch up with members of his class who process toward commencement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Hyeran Shin, 21, is all smiles at commencement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

USC President Max Nikias flashes the victory symbol after his opening remarks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

With last-minute studies and work contributing to economics major Femi Oniya's fatigue, he enjoys a brief nap during opening remarks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

"Find your passion," said Steven A. Ballmer, chief executive of Microsoft Corp., in his speech.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

USC graduate Gabriel Oros, 24, celebrates at the end of the ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | August 27, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Apple, where a sign painter outlines the pope's nose on the side of a New York City office building. Pope Francis will visits...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | Aug. 11, 2015

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, protesters chant during an L.A. Police Commission meeting on Tuesday. The meeting, held on the first anniversary of the shooting death of...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

The Week in Pictures | July 14-20, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | March 31, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins along historic Route 66, where Elmer E. Long, the owner of the Bottle Tree Ranch along Route 66 in Oro Grande, Calif., continues to collect...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News a visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day to look at the names inscribed on the wall....   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

The Week in Pictures | September 23 – 29, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. It was a comeback for the ages this week in San Francisco, where the crew of Oracle Team USA celebrated after winning...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for January 2013

Come with me, we're about to take a trip. We'll start off at the information desk at Union Station, where we'll get directions for the rest of our journey. From there, we'll...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | Nov. 22, 2011

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Cairo, where Egyptian demonstrators clashed with riot police in the streets. Thousands of protesters swarmed Cairo's Tahrir Square to...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | March 17, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, take a look at an upside-down hot air balloon, or one designed to look that way, the White House's North Lawn fountain dyed green in observance...   View Post»

   

USC's 128th commencement

Pictures in the News | March 14, 2011

Images of the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan lead today's Pictures in the News. For in-depth earthquake photo coverage, see our   View Post»

USC’s 128th commencement

USC President C. L. Max Nikias presided over his first graduation and officially congratulated the newly minted class of 12,513  during USC’s 128th commencement ceremony, which featured keynote speaker Steven A. Ballmer, chief executive of Microsoft Corp.

No comments yet

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published