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On Common Ground

On Common Ground

September 1, 2008

Emphasizing the importance of USC College faculty coming together as a community, Dean Howard Gillman has announced the creation of The College Commons. Driven by faculty, The College Commons will provide opportunities for…

In Memoriam: Kazumi Maki, 72

In Memoriam: Kazumi Maki, 72

September 1, 2008

Kazumi Maki, world-renowned physicist in the field of superconductivity, has died. He was 72. Maki was among an elite group of Japanese physicists who during the 20th century fostered the development of physics as a science.…

Petasis Named Cope Scholar for 2009

Petasis Named Cope Scholar for 2009

September 1, 2008

USC College chemist Nicos Petasis, an authority on organic synthesis and drug discovery, including the anti-inflammatory compounds known as lipoxins and beneficial substances such as omega-3 fatty acids, has received the…

USC College’s Shelley Berman Earns Emmy Nod

USC College’s Shelley Berman Earns Emmy Nod

September 1, 2008

The morning the nominations were announced, a Curb Your Enthusiasm co-star called Shelley Berman to congratulate him on his Emmy nod. “What Emmy?” Berman barked into the phone at Jeff Garlin. “What?”…

USC College Welcomes New Faculty Members

USC College Welcomes New Faculty Members

September 1, 2008

  Jody Agius VallejoAssistant Professor of SociologyPh.D., Sociology, University of California, Irvine, 2008 Jody Agius Vallejo specializes in immigration, race/ethnicity and the Mexican-origin population. Her current…

USC College’s Ruth Wilson Gilmore Receives Prestigious Book Award

USC College’s Ruth Wilson Gilmore Receives Prestigious Book Award

September 1, 2008

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, associate professor of American studies and ethnicity and of geography in USC College, has been awarded the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for the best first book in American studies that…

Obituaries Fall 2008

August 7, 2008

In Memoriam: Herbert E. Alexander In Memoriam: Dagmar Barnouw, 72 In Memoriam: Kazumi Maki, 72 ________________________________________________________ Judge Harrison Hollywood, 77, (B.A., political science, '51) died May…

Alumni News Fall 2008

August 6, 2008

Daniel Wei HoSang (Ph.D., American studies and ethnicity, '07) earned three prestigious awards for his dissertation. "Racial Propositions: Genteel Apartheid in Postwar California" won the American Studies Association's Ralph…

Student News Fall 2008

August 5, 2008

Student News University Honors Fulbright Scholars America's Next Top (Role) Model Rotary Ambassadorial ScholarElizabeth Dahill '08, who earned her bachelor of arts degree in history and political science, is pursuing a…

Faculty News Fall 2008

August 3, 2008

Lawford Anderson, professor of earth sciences, and Al Fischer, professor emeritus of earth sciences, were presented Distinguished Alumnus Awards by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geology & Geophysics at…