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2004 News Archives

Koreans and Tigers and Bears

Koreans and Tigers and Bears

December 1, 2004

Historian to examine cultural identity, oral narratives and fairy tales By Katherine Yungmee Kim December 2004 Myung Choi is telling a story. A legend, to be exact, on the origin of the Korean people.   “There is…

One Wise Woman

One Wise Woman

December 1, 2004

Two Fulbrights Awarded to IR Prof to Study NAFTA By Katherine Yungmee Kim December 2004 Carol Wise is getting her countries confused. The USC College political economist is leaving for Hong Kong, where she will be working on…

College Faculty Recognized

College Faculty Recognized

December 1, 2004

By Nicole St. Pierre December 2004 USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences recognized the accomplishments of its faculty at the annual holiday reception and award ceremony presided over by Dean Joseph Aoun on Wednesday,…

Setting the Online Precedent

Setting the Online Precedent

December 1, 2004

Spanish Department Paves the Way Technologically By Katherine Yungmee Kim December 2004 In Spanish 240, students discern between ser and estar—the two forms of “to be”—while examining photographs of…

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

December 1, 2004

Non-profit with USC ties teaches philanthropy By Katherine Yungmee Kim December 2004    What do you give 42 vice presidents for the holidays? Scott Cook (B.A. Mathematics and Economics, ’74), co-founder of…

Nutrition Key to Aggressive Behavior

Nutrition Key to Aggressive Behavior

November 16, 2004

Early malnutrition may lead to low IQ and later antisocial behavior, says a new USC study. The work is an important first step in identifying early risk factors for adult violence and developing programs to prevent it. By…

Teaming Up for Drug Discovery

Teaming Up for Drug Discovery

November 1, 2004

New program links chemists and pharmaceutical scientists By Eva Emerson November 2004 Traditionally, the development of new drug therapies followed a linear course, with little interaction between the chemists who created new…

USC's Tradition of Scholarship and Service

USC's Tradition of Scholarship and Service

November 1, 2004

Pictured are USC retired faculty for 2004, long-standing Emeriti scholars, and recently hired scholars gathered together for a luncheon hosted by the Provost's office, Retired Faculty Association and the Emeriti Center which…

At the Intersection of Law and Philosophy

At the Intersection of Law and Philosophy

November 1, 2004

New Center examines legal and moral issuesBy Katherine Yungmee KimNovember 2004What sorts of legal restrictions should we have in biomedical research? What legislation needs to be promulgated for environmental preservation?…

Fulbright Taps IR Professor Twice

Fulbright Taps IR Professor Twice

October 20, 2004

Carol Wise, the fourth Fulbright scholar in the USC School of International Relations, will spend a year studying effects of NAFTA on Canada and Mexico. Her goal: To pinpoint ways nations can tackle the social deficit created…