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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…

Inspiring a Village

Inspiring a Village

August 1, 2006

Located on Catalina Island as part of the Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, the George and MaryLou Boone Center for Science and Environmental Leadership was established in 2004 with a generous lead gift from George…

Investing in the Future

Investing in the Future

August 1, 2006

Mitchell and Deena Lew found more than a top-notch education at USC. They found each other. Mitchell Lew (B.S., biological sciences, ’83; M.D., ’87) met Deena Inouye (B.S., business, ’85) in front of Doheny…

The Definition of Honor

The Definition of Honor

August 1, 2006

On Tuesday, Aug. 22, some 300 students joined USC College faculty members and administrators to celebrate academic achievement and aspirations at the USC College Honors Society’s inaugural initiation banquet, held at the…

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Hosts Judges’ Forum

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Hosts Judges’ Forum

August 1, 2006

The USC Institute of Armenian Studies and the Armenian Bar Association are hosting an Armenian-American Federal Judges’ Forum on August 13.The three federal judges of Armenian descent participating in this highly…

Building the Student in 'Student-Athlete'

Building the Student in 'Student-Athlete'

August 1, 2006

Although exhausted after her graveyard shift, Judy Jefferson was determined to attend the closing ceremonies of the NFL Impact Program at USC. “Sure I’m tired, but how could I miss this?” Jefferson said.…

Taking History to School

Taking History to School

August 1, 2006

The nine-year-old boy stood in the front of the classroom, under a hand-made sign reading “friar's quarters.” He held a slip of paper, from which he read out to his classmates, slowly and carefully:…

Protein Switches Immune Response

Protein Switches Immune Response

July 27, 2006

A single protein can turn on and off a key component of the immune system by changing partners in an elegant genomic dance, said researchers at USC and Harvard Medical School. Because autoimmune diseases such as arthritis…

USC College Gets Edison Education Grant

USC College Gets Edison Education Grant

July 12, 2006

The Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, a unit of USC College, has received the single-largest education grant ever awarded by Edison International. The $1million grant launches a partnership between USC College…