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2004 News Archives

Collective Action Key to Solving Global Ills

Collective Action Key to Solving Global Ills

October 12, 2004

The go-it-alone principle won’t solve planet-wide problems such as terrorism and global warming, says a USC international relations expert. Cooperation is key. By Usha Sutliff Pressing global problems – from…

USC College Scientists Recognized by AAAS

USC College Scientists Recognized by AAAS

October 1, 2004

World’s largest general scientific society honors USC faculty membersBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004Three USC scientists have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a…

Cancer Protein Revealed

Cancer Protein Revealed

October 1, 2004

X-ray “snapshots” capture the moves of a key cancer proteinBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004A USC College scientist has captured the first-ever views of a potent cancer protein in action, revealing new details about how…

On Our Own Two Feet

On Our Own Two Feet

October 1, 2004

By Katherine Yungmee KimOctober 2004Upright: The Evolutionary Key to Becoming HumanBy Craig StanfordHoughton Mifflin Company, $24.00Bipeds are bizarre.So asserts USC College anthropologist Craig Stanford in his latest book,…

Jane Goodall Speaks at Bovard Auditorium

Jane Goodall Speaks at Bovard Auditorium

October 1, 2004

By Katherine Yungmee KimOctober 2004Jane Goodall, the famed primatologist, delivered a speech in the Bovard Auditorium at the University of Southern California on Oct. 25. A crowd of more than 1,000, mostly students, welcomed…

When Good Metals Go Bad

When Good Metals Go Bad

October 1, 2004

USC scientists explore the complex and costly problem of corrosion in metalsBy Eric MankinOctober 2004Air travel could become safer as a result of USC interdisciplinary research into corrosion-induced failure in…

Advanced Writing Teacher Honored

Advanced Writing Teacher Honored

October 1, 2004

By Katherine Yungmee KimOctober 2004Sitting cross-legged on a bench in the Queen’s Courtyard at USC, Kathi Berens identifies herself as “a Woolf person” and “a literature/history person of old.”…

The Los Angelino?

The Los Angelino?

October 1, 2004

The bright Angelino sun peeks behind two curving palm trees on the home page of the new student-created and student-run Web site AngeLingo. The top of the page boldly declares, “We look to Los Angeles/ for the language…

Dean Aoun Lauds USC College Momentum at State of the College Address

Dean Aoun Lauds USC College Momentum at State of the College Address

October 1, 2004

Announces formation of general ed panel, welcomes 31 new faculty By Katherine Yungmee Kim October 2004 In the annual State of the College address held on September 29, USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Dean Joseph…

U.K. Society Lauds USC College Physics Professor

U.K. Society Lauds USC College Physics Professor

October 1, 2004

Clifford Johnson recognized by the Institute of Physics for his contributions to scienceOctober 2004USC College’s Clifford Johnson has received the 2005 Maxwell Medal and Prize from the leading physics society in the…