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Award for USC College Philosopher and Popular Religious Writer

Award for USC College Philosopher and Popular Religious Writer

January 1, 2007

Dallas Willard, professor of philosophy at USC College, last week received the Baylor University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2007. The honor was presented at a black-tie banquet Friday, Jan.…

A New Kind of Literacy

A New Kind of Literacy

January 1, 2007

Louis de Berniéres wrote that love is a temporary madness. Elizabeth M. Daley, dean of the School of Cinematic Arts and executive director of the IML, recalled her conversation with filmmaker George Lucas, who…

Technology + Teamwork = New Discoveries

Technology + Teamwork = New Discoveries

January 1, 2007

Inside a darkened lab at University Village, two professors and a group of students huddled around a computer screen depicting the image of a person or deity whose head resembled a fastener doohickey. “There’s the…

T.C. Boyle on America’s Identity Crisis

T.C. Boyle on America’s Identity Crisis

January 1, 2007

It’s easy to see why an author as rare as a red wolf would be fanatical about protecting his uniqueness. Coupled with the fact that he’s also a chronic worrier, it somehow makes sense that T.C. Boyle’s…

Research Project Garners $600,000 Grant

Research Project Garners $600,000 Grant

January 1, 2007

A joint grant-writing initiative of USC's West Semitic Research Project, InscriptiFact, the USC Archaeological Research Collection and the USC Libraries has secured $600,000 in funding from the federal Institute of Museum and…

USC College Discovery Sheds Light on Rare Immune Disease

USC College Discovery Sheds Light on Rare Immune Disease

January 1, 2007

USC College researchers have provided the first 3-D view of a protein from an enzyme family that, through its ability to mutate genes, can both help and hinder human health. Reporting in the Dec. 24 online edition of Nature,…