A great private research university should take on the most intractable, difficult, multifaceted problems of our time.
These are often called “wicked problems.” These include problems such as poverty; food and water security; obesity; social justice issues; cancer; sustainability and climate change; terrorism; cyber security; aging and dementia; among others.
USC’s breadth of research and programmatic areas collectively create a strong community to make influential contributions to address these problems. It is our opportunity, and moral obligation, to apply our efforts to great, intractable global problems.
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