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April 2006 News Archives

Natural Selection at Single Gene Demonstrated

April 24, 2006

Biologists seeking elusive proof of natural selection at the single-gene level have a powerful new tool at their disposal. Chris Toomajian, postdoctoral researcher in molecular and computational biology in USC College, led…

Earning Academic Accolades From France

Earning Academic Accolades From France

April 13, 2006

Joseph Aoun, dean of USC College, has been named a chevalier, or knight, in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Ministry of Education. Considered one of France’s oldest and most prestigious civic…

Conversation With Sandra Tsing Loh

Conversation With Sandra Tsing Loh

April 6, 2006

USC College alumna Sandra Tsing Loh is a Los Angeles-based humor writer, performer, musician and radio personality. She has authored several books, including the semi-autobiographical “A Year in Van Nuys.” She…

New Home of Korean Institute Dedicated

New Home of Korean Institute Dedicated

April 3, 2006

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

USC College Dean’s Prize Winners Announced

USC College Dean’s Prize Winners Announced

April 1, 2006

What do students think would make for a better USC College? That’s the question at the heart of the USC College Dean’s Prize for the Enrichment of Student Academic Life. This year’s winning proposals,…

Research — It’s Not Just for Professors Anymore

Research — It’s Not Just for Professors Anymore

April 1, 2006

USC College students show off their research at the 2006 Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work. By Wayne Lewis April 2006 USC undergraduates from across the disciplines showed off their academic chops and…

Radicals, Renegades and Rock Stars

Radicals, Renegades and Rock Stars

April 1, 2006

Feminist scholar explores social change, pop culture and music of 1960s and 1970s By Pamela J. Johnson April 2006 Alice Echols disarms her students with her relaxed manner and infectious laugh. The associate professor of…