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September 2006 News Archives

  • Bringing Up (Cyber)Baby

    Bringing Up (Cyber)Baby

    September 1, 2006

    Meet Joseph. He turned 18 this summer. In the fall, this honor student will be attending a very selective university on a baseball scholarship. An ever-inquisitive child, he showed an early aptitude for math and science and… more>

    categories: undergraduate, research

    tags: children, psychology, virtual reality

  • Nano Know-How

    Nano Know-How

    September 1, 2006

    Devices for detecting dangerous substances can literally be life savers, in situations ranging from soldiers on the battlefield to luggage screeners at airports.Yet chemical sensors now available for such tasks have their… more>

    tags: molecules, physics

  • Conversation With Michael Quick

    Conversation With Michael Quick

    September 1, 2006

    Professor Michael Quick, dean of research for USC College, is one of the most compelling lecturers on campus. He’s also one of the hardest working. He rarely takes vacations, he said, because he truly would rather work… more>

    tags: dean, interview

  • USC College Welcomes New Students

    USC College Welcomes New Students

    September 1, 2006

    This fall, USC College admitted approximately 1,150 freshman and 600 transfer students — and celebrated their arrival at its annual welcome picnic. An estimated 650 students new to the College joined some 30 faculty… more>

    categories: undergraduate

    tags: freshman, new students