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High School STEM Students and Alumnae Print 3D PPE for USC

A group of students and college-age alumnae from Mayfield Senior School, an all-girls high school in Pasadena, marshalled their engineering know-how to produce and donate hundreds of face masks and shields to Keck Medicine of USC health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Sisters Katherine… Read More »

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You Danced, She Donated

July 10th, 2020

Having heard horror stories about personal protective equipment shortages from her brother, Richard Zapanta, who works in an ER, lawyer Gina Zapanta hosted a virtual dance ‘FUN’raiser party, but she didn’t ask… Read More »

Alum donates more than 20,000 masks

July 10th, 2020

Paul Nassif, BS ’84, MD ’92, partnered with LA Made, a clothing company in downtown Los Angeles to make face masks for healthcare workers and others at a time of serious shortages… Read More »

Herman's Masks

A Giving Trojan Family

June 19th, 2020

Herman Yu and boxes of masks ready for shipment. When US hospitals called for surgical masks, Jonathan Yu, a high school junior, sold sweatshirts he designed to raise money to buy masks… Read More »