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Conversation With Michael Quick

Conversation With Michael Quick

September 1, 2006

Professor Michael Quick, dean of research for USC College, is one of the most compelling lecturers on campus. He’s also one of the hardest working. He rarely takes vacations, he said, because he truly would rather work…

USC College Welcomes New Students

USC College Welcomes New Students

September 1, 2006

This fall, USC College admitted approximately 1,150 freshman and 600 transfer students — and celebrated their arrival at its annual welcome picnic. An estimated 650 students new to the College joined some 30 faculty…

Moving In, Leaving Memories Behind

Moving In, Leaving Memories Behind

August 17, 2006

Along with the overstuffed suitcases, endless boxes and plastic storage tubs, families at Move-In Day were juggling emotions. Excitement. Pride. Anxiety. Awkwardness. As parents and students stacked beds and maneuvered…

Every Microbe in Its Place

Every Microbe in Its Place

August 16, 2006

Every creature has its place and role in the oceans – even the smallest microbe, according to a new study. Scientists have long endorsed the concept of a unique biological niche for most animals and plants – a…

Trojan Treasure

Trojan Treasure

August 1, 2006

On May 2 at the La Jolla Country Club, USC College kicked off its annual Herbert G. Klein Lecture Series on Civic and Community Leadership with a distinguished speaker—the series’ namesake, USC Trustee Herbert G.…

Message from the Board

Message from the Board

August 1, 2006

Richard M. Rosenblum Dear Friends: This fall, Edison International and USC College will launch a bold new partnership to enhance math and science instruction in our schools.  My colleagues and I are proud to commit $1…

Supporting the Mentor Model

Supporting the Mentor Model

August 1, 2006

  Although John “Jack” Wills Jr. retired from USC College in 2004, he’s still devoted to the place he called his intellectual home for four decades. Wills has donated $50,000 to help establish a…

Korean Studies at USC College

Korean Studies at USC College

August 1, 2006

New Home for Korean Studies Recognized as a symbol of Korean independence, the Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Family House was dedicated March 29 as the home of USC College’s Korean Studies Institute. The dedication came more…

Doing the Write Thing

Doing the Write Thing

August 1, 2006

One of the hallmarks of a USC education is the freedom to explore studies widely separated across the academic spectrum. Alumnus Dan Angius (’04) not only believes in breadth with depth—he exemplifies it. While at…

Rolphs Endow Fellowship

Rolphs Endow Fellowship

August 1, 2006

The Hammond and Julia Rolph Endowed Fellowship for Graduate Students will provide funds for promising graduate students in the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, specifically for students in the School of…