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Social Skills

February 1, 2005

Dedication wins social psychologist top T.A. award By Katherine Yungmee Kim February 2005 In his second year as a graduate student in social psychology at the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Mathew Curtis was a…

Excited about Genomes

February 1, 2005

Demystifying genomics opens field to under-represented minority students and undergrads By Eva Emerson February 2005 Genomic science is still new enough that many people don’t have a clear idea of what the…

Passings

Passings

February 1, 2005

February 2005 Psychologist Ward Edwards, a former faculty member in USC College’s department of psychology and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Daniel J. Epstein department of industrial and systems…

Fall 2004 Dean's List

January 1, 2005

Congratulations to all students who were named to the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Dean's List in the  Fall 2004 Semester. View the Fall 2004 Deans List

A Virtual World of Languages

A Virtual World of Languages

January 1, 2005

By Katherine Yungmee Kim, with additional reporting by Eva Emerson January 2005 It’s noontime at The Language Center during Finals Week. Andrew Pick, a USC College junior majoring in East Asian Languages and Culture, is…

USC College Physics Professor Dies

January 1, 2005

John Nodvik was a “Stalwart” of the Physics Department’s Graduate Program By Kaitlin Solimine January 2005 Physicist John Nodvik, longtime member of the faculty of the USC College of Letters, Arts &…

Trojan Family Establishes Endowed Chair in Humanities

Trojan Family Establishes Endowed Chair in Humanities

January 1, 2005

By Katherine Yungmee Kim January 2005 Jim Corfman (B.A., History, 1964) is marveling over the Trojan swimmers at the 2004 Summer Olympics. “Those boys are incredible,” the founding member of the College’s…

Fast Fading Visual Image May Signal Retreating Memory

January 1, 2005

A new study by USC College scientists links a deficit in visual memory to the mild cognitive impairments that may precede Alzheimer’s disease By Eva Emerson January 2005 A simple test of visual short-term memory may…

Creative Minds

Creative Minds

January 1, 2005

Damasios join faculty By Nicole St. Pierre January 2005 When it comes to creativity, USC College has the market cornered. In fall 2005, Antonio and Hanna Damasio, two eminent neuroscientists, will join USC as professors…

Finding a New Religion

Finding a New Religion

January 1, 2005

A College professor and student trace the roots of a global religion from suburban Pomona to the outskirts of Saigon By Eva Emerson January 2005 In many ways, the little known religion of Caodai seems the ultimate product of…