As USC Dornsife’s newly appointed associate dean for science and health, USC alumna Erin Quinn has a far-reaching vision to…
The USC Dornsife alumnus was dean of the USC Marshall School of Business for a decade, then became a forward-looking banker.
Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather…
Remo Rohs, assistant professor of computational biology at USC Dornsife, publishes three award-winning papers, one named a…
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
We know that on July 28, 2010, Federal District Court Judge Susan Bolton blocked key sections of Arizona's immigration law SB 1070 from taking effect. But why did it take so long for the federal government to step up? During… more>
Jerry Brown has a double-digit advantage over Meg Whitman among likely Latino voters, contributing to a slight overall lead in California's closely contested race for governor, according to the latest results from the USC… more>
Latino voters in California are leaning heavily toward Democratic candidates, but appear to be more supportive of Barbara Boxer than Jerry Brown, according to results from the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences/Los… more>
You may not think of the fizz in soda as spicy, but your body does. The carbon dioxide in fizzy drinks triggers the same pain sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish, though at a lower intensity, according to… more>
As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Rebecca Wertman feels a deep connection to the study of human rights policy. As a Canadian, she was proud to discover that a country famous for its hockey, snow and maple syrup… more>
What is the legacy of Spanish colonialism in the Americas and how does it still affect Latin America and Latinos in the United States today? This question is raised in the upcoming PBS documentary When Worlds Collide: The… more>
The Honda Foundation of Japan has announced that its annual Honda Prize, one of the most important international awards for scientific achievement, will go to Antonio Damasio, David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience and… more>
Roaming a Myrtle green swath of forest in the Pearl of Africa, Maureen McCarthy attaches what looks like an oversized electric-yellow iPhone to a long stick and extends it skyward in a tiny clearing among a canopy of… more>
This past summer, John Pollini, professor of classical art and archaeology in art history in USC College, led 11 students on an excavation at Ostia Antica, the important port town of ancient Rome and the third best preserved… more>
Even a cognoscente of the written word like Aimee Bender admits the difficulty in communicating feelings. In her new novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (Random House), the professor of English in USC College… more>