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Feminism’s Loose Ends

Feminism’s Loose Ends

December 1, 2005

Streisand Professor explores paradoxes of women’s lives By Katherine Yungmee Kim December 2005 Scholar Sharon Hays explores “the unfinished business of feminism.” The culture, gender and family…

Alums Put Education, Each Other to Work

Alums Put Education, Each Other to Work

December 1, 2005

The bonds students create at USC extend far beyond the classroom, campus and even graduation — as proof, take the four USC alumni who have launched an online business that they claim will “provide a better way than…

Study Challenges View on Aging Research

Study Challenges View on Aging Research

November 17, 2005

Deleting the ‘anti-aging’ gene from yeast greatly lengthens life span, say USC molecular scientists. By Carl Marziali A counterintuitive experiment has resulted in one of the longest recorded life-span…

Exploring the Biological Unknown

Exploring the Biological Unknown

November 1, 2005

College geneticist studies yeast for insight into cell growth and cancer By Eva Emerson November 2005 Like Hamlet, eventually all cells must make a fateful decision: To divide or not to divide. And like the melancholy Prince…

Neuroscience Research Institute Launched

Neuroscience Research Institute Launched

November 1, 2005

New University Park-focused Institute replaces the Program in Neural, Informational and Behavioral Sciences By Eva Emerson November 2005 Neuroscientists describe learning as a process in which new experiences lead to a…

Reflecting on Disaster

Reflecting on Disaster

November 1, 2005

USC professors explore the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in wide-ranging teach-in. By Pamela J. Johnson November 2005 During a teach-in entitled, “Learning from Katrina,” seven USC professors analyzed the…

College Honors Society Launched

College Honors Society Launched

November 1, 2005

New program to strengthen recruitment efforts, academic excellence and student scholarship By Eva Emerson November 2005 At a launch party held Oct. 27, USC College leaders announced the establishment of the College Honors…

USC Chemists Named AAAS Fellows

USC Chemists Named AAAS Fellows

October 28, 2005

Charles McKenna and G.K. Surya Prakash will be honored for advancing socially distinguished applications by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. By Carl Marziali Two chemistry professors in the USC…

USC Neuroscientist Earns Asturias Award

USC Neuroscientist Earns Asturias Award

October 21, 2005

Antonio Damasio is the sole winner in the scientific category. The jury says his contributions have reshaped an understanding of emotions, language and decision-making. By Carl Marziali Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio,…

USC Professors Share Water Quality Prize

USC Professors Share Water Quality Prize

October 20, 2005

Engineer Joe Devinny and political scientist Sheldon Kamieniecki team up on a solution to the clean-up of Southern California’s stormwater. By Eric Mankin A report on preventing ocean pollution authored by USC and…