August 23, 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.
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