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The Colonial No One Remembers

The Colonial No One Remembers

February 6, 2007

Richard Hakluyt may be the most important figure responsible for the English colonization of North America that you’ve never heard of. Though this contemporary of Shakespeare published even more writings than the Bard…

Pinochet’s Past Is Still Present for Professor

Pinochet’s Past Is Still Present for Professor

February 1, 2007

As a child, Macarena Gómez-Barris fled Chile for Northern California with her family, exiles escaping the brutal rule of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte. Now, as a faculty member in USC College, Gómez-Barris is plumbing…

Inside the Academics Studio

Inside the Academics Studio

February 1, 2007

To view the Webcast, click here. On Feb. 21, the third installment of the College's "Inside the Academics Studio" series featured Cynthia Herrup, professor of history and law, interviewed by historian Peter Mancall. Herrup…

USC Mock Trial Team Sweeps Regional Competition

USC Mock Trial Team Sweeps Regional Competition

February 1, 2007

Students from USC’s Mock Trial Team recently won first, second, third and fifth places and were named tournament champions at the American Mock Trial Association’s Great Western Regional Tournament held Feb.…

Promising Awards for USC College Earth Scientist and Chemist

Promising Awards for USC College Earth Scientist and Chemist

February 1, 2007

USC College’s Thorsten Becker and Peter Qin each have received an Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award honors academics near the start of their careers.…

Fellow Scientists Salute Susan Forsburg

Fellow Scientists Salute Susan Forsburg

February 1, 2007

Long a de facto role model for women in academia, USC College biologist Susan Forsburg has made it official by becoming a fellow of the Association for Women in Science. Forsburg and nine others were honored Feb. 18 in San…

Gaining a Political Voice Via Religion

Gaining a Political Voice Via Religion

February 1, 2007

When millions moved out of the shadows and marched for immigrant rights last year, the nation was shocked that these people of little means from different countries could organize so effectively. But USC College sociology…

Changing the Game

Changing the Game

February 1, 2007

USC College undergraduates Colin Koproske and Mathew Morgan have a modest goal: They want to change the tenor of American political dialogue. They want to replace polemics and partisanship with rational debate based on solid…

Life Sciences Building Named in Honor of Alumnus

Life Sciences Building Named in Honor of Alumnus

February 1, 2007

Amidst a shower of cardinal and gold streamers and music from the Trojan Band, USC College christened its flagship life sciences building the Ray R. Irani Hall on Friday, Feb. 9. The building was dedicated in honor of USC…

Everett Named Distinguished Professor

Everett Named Distinguished Professor

February 1, 2007

USC President Steven B. Sample has appointed Percival Everett II, award-winning novelist and professor of English in USC College, as a Distinguished Professor. This title, currently held by 17 professors university-wide, is…