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.
A tiny drop of blood. One day that may be all a device needs to screen for hundreds of cancer markers and viral infections. Richard Roberts partners with electrical engineers to help create such cutting-edge diagnostic… more>
Using the sun’s energy to improve our quality of life is not a new idea. A relatively more recent development, however, is converting solar radiation into electricity. From calculators to satellites, solar cells can be… more>
He’s been to the bottom of the ocean on the Alvin submarine and spent nearly three years of accumulated time on cruise expeditions. Yet, Dave Caron still has a visit to the Space Station to tick off on his life… more>
"I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” These were the remarkable words spoken by President… more>
Great scientists make great science happen. But clearly they need cutting-edge facilities for ground-breaking scientific research. And that’s what is happening in USC College’s Department of Chemistry. The vision… more>
Combining science, music and a late night at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County might seem like a strange idea to some. But Michael Quick, executive vice dean in USC College and moderator of the museum’s… more>
Creating the college of the future is the impetus behind "College 2020." In Fall 2009, Howard Gillman, dean of the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, invited faculty to work across existing departments and programs to… more>
University Professor Leo Braudy of English and Scott Soames, professor of philosophy, have been named fellows of the 230-year-old American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the world's most prestigious honorary… more>
As an intern with the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Helen Moser researched pros and cons for a proposed law that would ban tobacco displays in stores. Working for member Mary Scanlon, whose party opposed the bill, Moser… more>
William G. Spitzer, 82, former dean of USC College and professor emeritus of electrical engineering, materials science and physics at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, died April 14 in Oceanside, Calif., after suffering a… more>