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Boone Center Dedicated on Catalina Island

Boone Center Dedicated on Catalina Island

March 1, 2008

  Nearly 300 Trojan Family members and friends boarded a chartered vessel to attend the dedication of the George and MaryLou Boone Center for Science and Environmental Leadership, a complex of houses on a hillside…

Drilling For Answers

Drilling For Answers

March 1, 2008

  This time next year, Katrina Edwards expects to be aboard the German research vessel for deep-sea coring, R/V Merian, cruising above the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Edwards, an associate…

The Pentecostal Phenomenon

March 1, 2008

  As Europeans and Americans slowly turn away from mainline churches, Pentecostalism is winning the souls of those in developing nations. It’s a worldwide phenomenon that Donald Miller, Leonard K. Firestone…

Lowenthal Appointed as Brookings Senior Fellow

Lowenthal Appointed as Brookings Senior Fellow

March 1, 2008

Abraham Lowenthal, holder of the Robert F. Erburu Chair in Ethics, Globalization and Development in USC College, was recently named a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s foremost …

A Parisian Slice of Life in L.A.

A Parisian Slice of Life in L.A.

February 1, 2008

Starting in March, rarely seen images of the City of Light come to the City of Angels thanks to a partnership of the USC Francophone Resource Center, the Los Angeles Public Library, Otis College of Art and Design and…

Donal Manahan Appointed Wrigley Director

Donal Manahan Appointed Wrigley Director

February 1, 2008

Donal Manahan, professor of biological sciences in USC College, has been appointed director of the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. In an announcement Feb. 25, USC College Dean Howard Gillman named Manahan to…

Poetry Takes Center Stage

Poetry Takes Center Stage

February 1, 2008

After her 55-year-old husband died of a heart attack, Carol Muske-Dukes brought some of his ashes to New York City. Muske-Dukes wanted her beloved to spend eternity the same place he began his acting career — on a…

The Power of Redemption

The Power of Redemption

February 1, 2008

In a world where self-reliance is both respected and revered, Anthony Kemp believes in the need to remain open to things “that can revolutionize the way you think.” Kemp, associate professor of English in USC…

Preserving Memories of Genocide in Rwanda

Preserving Memories of Genocide in Rwanda

February 1, 2008

In a pathbreaking new partnership to record the testimonies of genocide survivors, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education is joining with IBUKA, the umbrella organization representing survivors…

Courting Disaster

Courting Disaster

February 1, 2008

From mudslides to fires to earthquakes, Los Angeles has long cornered the market on disasters. “You shove nature around enough and nature will slap back, ever diligently and fiercely,” said William Deverell,…