The Discovery Project

The Discovery Project Summer Webinars, developed for middle-high school students, provides opportunities to explore topical areas from the disciplines: Medicine, Engineering, Philanthropy, Education, Sociology, Art, Biology, and more! Professors and professionals will guide discovery and discussion on various significant topics.

Weekly webinars include both a presentation and opportunity for Q&A. This event is open to all students and is offered by the University of Southern California.


It is anticipated that student participants attend all webinar sessions. The Discovery Project encourages students to make inter-disciplinary connections between the various presentations and their own interests.

Participants: incoming 6-9th grade students
Format: Online Webinar with Q/A opportunities
Dates: 2022 Program TBA

2021 speakers/topics



The program is supported by a USC Provost grant and directed by faculty from the USC Price School of Public Policy, Viterbi School of Engineering, and Rossier School of Education:

Dr. Elizabeth Currid-Halkett
Dr. Leana Golubchik
Dr. Sandra Kaplan