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The USC Viterbi School of Engineering brings innovative STEM projects and programs to K-12 schools and teachers in Los Angeles through VAST -- Viterbi Adopt-a-School, Adopt-a-Teacher. Our goal is to inspire the younger generation with the creativity and possibilities of science, technology, engineering, and math. Our projects are funded through USC Viterbi, USC, the National Science Foundation, Google, and a host of federal agencies, corporations, and foundations as well as the generosity of all those who volunteer their time to promoting STEM.

VAST Overview  

VAST spans a large number of K-12, undergraduate and graduate based programs. K-12 programs include teacher training, student training, curricular development, after school programs, summer programs, lab visits and competitions. Graduate and undergraduate programs include outreach, sponsored research and service learning. (View all programs.)

See our recent VAST events. We are building our network of partners and helping to train future STEM leaders.