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The First-Gen Experience at USC

The First-Gen Experience at USC

Being first in the family to attend college may offer unique challenges. Learn how some of these students have seized the resources USC provides to help them succeed.

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Fuel from the Air

Fuel from the Air

USC scientists convert carbon dioxide into methanol, research that could one day create a sustainable fuel source from greenhouse gas emissions.

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Star STEM Educator

Star STEM Educator

Alumna DJ Kast, a manager for USC Dornsife’s Joint Educational Project, is honored by Forbes’ annual list for her achievements in science.

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Frontline Scholar: Austin

Frontline Scholar: Austin

Frontline scholars — USC Dornsife students, faculty and alumni — stand side by side working to find solutions to our global society’s toughest challenges.

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Physics Gets Graphic

Physics Gets Graphic

With a graphic book that shows how the universe came into being and more, Clifford Johnson of physics and astronomy reminds us that science is not just for scientists.

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Gaming the Past

Gaming the Past

Brett Sheehan of history leads first-year USC students through 200 years of Chinese economic and social history with a new course that incorporates an online role-playing game.

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