October 1, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The new Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California will offer a curriculum aimed to help young innovators create the next iPod or Facebook.
The hip-hop mogul best known as Dr. Dre and the co-founder of Interscope Records appeared Wednesday alongside USC President C. L. Max Nikias to announce the new program funded by a $70 million donation by the two music superstars.
The university president characterized the donation as the largest gift from the entertainment industry to American higher education.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.