A $6.6 million gift from the Shinnyo-en Buddhist order supports the newly named USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions…
Alumnus Douglas Keeney’s book Lost in the Pacific unearths the voices of WWII heroes who survived for days — or weeks — after…
USC Dornsife archaeology students and faculty help recover the remains of famed racehorse Native Diver who was buried in a…
USC Dornsife student Thomas Honeyman helps cofound FindMySong.com, which connects musicians who want to create music together.
Meat and cheese may be as bad as smoking, according to a new study led by Valter Longo, biological sciences professor at USC Dornsife.
Researchers from USC, Peking University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a team of international partner institutions released on May 30 the first major report from a massive survey of Chinese adults… more>
Luis Hernandez was hunkered down at his older sister’s home in Jamaica, Queens while Hurricane Sandy carved its destructive path. Hernandez, his mother and 13-year-old brother had been evacuated from their apartment at… more>
In the eyes of Provost Fellow Edward Gauvin, translation is a creative activity. A busy translator of French literature for the past five years, he sees the task as more an exercise in adaptation. “I have to create a… more>
Stress and exhaustion may turn us into zombies, but a novel study by USC researchers shows that mindless behavior doesn’t just lead to overeating and shopping sprees — it can also cause us to stick with behaviors… more>
Housed in USC Dornsife, the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies (IACS) has announced its new class of Generations in Dialogue (GID) scholars. Six scholars from throughout the nation were selected from a pool of 121… more>
A towering electricity pylon dominates a moody black-and-white nightscape of 1950s Los Angeles. Silhouetted center stage, it straddles the landscape, its looping power cables carving up the artificially illuminated sky. At… more>
categories: faculty research
As many children do, Sean Little dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. Then the Manhattan Beach native decided spending his days in the sunshine as a lifeguard was his calling. By the time he reached high school, he felt a tug… more>
The academic achievements of more than 60 exceptional USC students — many from USC Dornsife —took center stage at the annual Wall of Scholars recognition ceremony on May 16. The names of these high-achieving… more>
An anonymous donor has given $1 million to the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies (IACS) housed in USC Dornsife to foster greater understanding, cooperation and unity among Christian denominations and churches. The gift… more>
In high school, Howard Wayne Harris had a rough time in academics. Because he had a difficult time spelling and handwriting one teacher advised him not to go to college. How would that 9th grade teacher feel… more>