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.
Antonia Szabari and Natania Meeker of French and Italian, and comparative literature, research plants as a life form in…
Key smartphone colors were invented at USC by chemist Mark Thompson, who has joint appointments at USC Dornsife and the USC…
On the first day of Hernan Ramirez’s field research into the workplace culture of immigrant gardeners, an enraged Westwood homeowner stormed from his house, unleashed a litany of expletives and threatened to sue. His… more>
Anne Porter is challenging her colleagues in academia to re-envision the ancient world. She disputes a basic assumption: Nomads were a discrete group of traveling herdsman, hostile to city dwellers and their ways. In her… more>
Just hours after the wildfire on Catalina Island started May 10 near Avalon, the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on the island lost all electricity and communications. Though the fire never got within 10 miles of the… more>
On the eve of the Stalinist purges, a time when dogmatic Russian propaganda was in vogue, filmmaker Grigori Alexandrov came out with "Veselye Rebyata" ("Jolly Fellows"), a Hollywood-style musical. The romantic screwball comedy… more>
Head of the Class Colin Koproske is a Renaissance man. When he’s not performing with the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra or playing gigs around Los Angeles, he can be found reading up on existential philosophy or working… more>
In the play, “Gone…,” the character Sarah reminds her protesting mother, a recent stroke victim, why she was moved to an assisted-living facility. Ethel: Why! Why can’t I go to the house? I… more>
Charles Sammis, professor of earth sciences in USC College, has devoted almost four decades to studying earthquakes. His contributions to the field of geophysical sciences recently led to his being named a Fellow of the… more>
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education is moving forward with its plan to expand beyond the Holocaust and document survivor memories from other acts of genocide and oppression. Calling the move an… more>
As a doctoral student in physics at USC College, Amy Cassidy noticed there are few women graduates in her field. So she and classmate Katie Mussack found a way to mentor young women considering careers in physics. The pair… more>