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Enormous Changes At the Last Minute

Enormous Changes At the Last Minute

February 1, 2006

Program offers students second chance at medical calling By Eva Emerson February 2006 Within months of earning her B.A. in creative writing from UC San Diego in 2002, Sharon Shapiro had a job in journalism, an apartment…

Marijuana and Depression

Marijuana and Depression

December 1, 2005

Marijuana smokers are less depressed than those who never smoke, purports the largest-ever study of its kind, co-authored by a USC College psychology researcher. The conclusions surprised even the study’s co-author. …

USC College Scholars Celebrated at Holiday Fête

USC College Scholars Celebrated at Holiday Fête

December 1, 2005

Dean expresses gratitude and recognizes outstanding teaching, research efforts at annual reception By Pamela J. Johnson December 2005 In an annual holiday reception, USC College honored its faculty and graduate students for…

Neuroscience Research Institute Launched

Neuroscience Research Institute Launched

November 1, 2005

New University Park-focused Institute replaces the Program in Neural, Informational and Behavioral Sciences By Eva Emerson November 2005 Neuroscientists describe learning as a process in which new experiences lead to a…

College Dean Appoints New Leaders

College Dean Appoints New Leaders

October 17, 2005

Following an extensive search by the Deans Committee, the scholars are selected for their leadership, energy, creativity and commitment. USC College Dean Joseph Aoun has appointed his new administration, and in an innovative…

USC College Launches $400 Million Fundraising Initiative

August 1, 2005

Inaugural USC College Dean's Medallions Awarded at the "Tradition & Innovation" Event August 2005 USC President Steven B. Sample, USC College Dean Joseph Aoun and USC trustee Patrick C. Haden formally launched Tradition…

Sharing Hope for Tsunami Victims

Sharing Hope for Tsunami Victims

August 1, 2005

USC Students Band Together By Pamela J. Johnson August 2005 “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul," Emily Dickinson wrote, "and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all.” At…

Young Chemist Receives National Honor

Young Chemist Receives National Honor

June 1, 2005

Graduate Student Honored for Her Research By Kaitlin Solimine June 2005 USC College’s Lyudmila Slipchenko, a doctoral student in chemistry, recently received the 2005 Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding…

A Classicist Who Can Build a Computer?

A Classicist Who Can Build a Computer?

May 1, 2005

Salutatorian and Renaissance Scholar Brent Nash studied computer sciences and classics. His next adventure? A job researching artificial intelligence for NASA. By Christine Shade May 2005 Brent R. Nash has been named…

USC College Dedicates New Facility

USC College Dedicates New Facility

April 27, 2005

The Molecular & Computational Biology Building will house researchers working on the front lines of genomics, genetics and molecular evolution. President Sample calls the four-floor structure a ‘gateway of new…